26th October

KINTYRE: At the Machrihanish SBO: a very quiet morning with only 10 Brent Geese and 2 Great Northern Divers >S and a Merlin. At Strath Farm (The Laggan) the Whooper Swan total has risen to 211.  Also there, ca. 400 Greenland White-fronted Geese, 77 Canada Geese, 4 hybrid Canada X Barnacle Geese, 127 Wigeon, a male Shoveler, 600 Fieldfare and 900 Redwing (Eddie Maguire).
MID-ARGYLL: Little Egret still at Loch Craignish today, near Ardfern, also 6 Great Northern Divers there (Stephen Westerberg).

Brent Geese – MSBO, Kintyre 26 Oct (Eddie Maguire).