24th April

MID-ARGYLL: Cuckoo , Common Sandpiper and Grasshopper Warbler in Kilmichael Glen today (Blair Urquhart).  Update for 22 Apr – 120 Pale-bellied Brents on Loch Gilp increased to 200 in area through the day and headed north over Oakfield, Lochgilphead in late evening.  At around noon 90 White-fronted Geese seen heading north over Lochgilphead (Simon Lawrence).
TIREE:  Today 6 Lapland Bunting inc 4 males again by feeders at south end of Sorobaidh Bay – also 6 White Wagtails there inc 1 with entirely pale grey crown; 1 juv Glaucous Gull at Traigh Bhagh; 135 Black-tailed Godwits at The Reef inc 2 colour-ringed birds; 325 Black-tailed Godwits at Loch Bhasapol inc 3 colour-ringed birds and 2 Common Terns at Loch a’ Phuill (John Bowler).  Also today 30 Black-tailed Godwits at Kilkenneth including 1 colour-ringed bird (Tim Frank)
COWAL: Still 10 Purple Sandpipers at Dunoon Crazy Golf course today. Update for 22 Apr – 3 Sandwich Terns offshore at Dunoon. (George Newall)
KINTYRE: Yesterday – a Common Swift briefly over Campbeltown (Eddie Maguire)

Black-tailed Godwits including a colour ringed bird at The Reef, Tiree – 24th April. (John Bowler)