21st March

COWAL: George Newall has noticed a significant drop in numbers of Oystercatchers at the Holy Loch this winter – perhaps weather related and or a reflection of national decline? Alistair McGegor photographed a ringed bird in Dunoon yesterday, however too worn to read – colour rings of course are easier!
TIREE: A Juv Iceland Gull at Balephetrish (John Bowler).

Oystercatcher – Dunoon, Cowal 20th Mar (Alistair McGregor).
Purple Sandpipers and Turnstones – Dunoon 20th Mar (Alistair McGregor).