25th August

TIREE: 1 Swift, 1 Greenshank and 24 Black-tailed Godwits at The Reef  (John Bowler/Kevin Rylands) also 2 juv Ruff, 29 Black-tailed Godwits, 5 Pintails and 59 Redshanks at Loch a’ Phuill (John Bowler).
MID-ARGYLL: An Osprey was on the mud at Loch Gilp this morning then fishing over the loch. At Loch Crinan – 41 Curlews and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit. At the Add Estuary – 21 Redshanks and 2 juv Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Wigeon also 2 juv Whinchats (Jim Dickson).
ORONSAY: An almost white Linnet in a flock of 160 Linnets also 2 Greenshanks at the Strand (Morgan Vaughan).