27th October

KINTYRE: Today a striking male Long-tailed Duck amongst Common Eiders at Machrihanish SBO . (Eddie Maguire)
TIREE: A ‘Siberian’ Chiffchaff new at Balephuil this morning along with a Chiffchaff and Goldcrest.  The immature Greater Scaup still at Loch a’ Phuill with 9 Goldeneye, 15 Shoveler and 42 Whooper Swans. (John Bowler).
ISLAY: A report of a Hawfinch at feeders at Octofad farm today (Tony and Irene Miller)…they also had one there last year which was well watched by Islay birders.

‘Siberian’ Chiffchaff – Tiree 27 Oct (John Bowler).
Crossbill, Knapdale, Mid-Argyll 27 October (James Lehmann)
Male Long-tailed Duck &MSBO, Kintyre 27 Oct (Eddie Maguire).
Brambling, Oronsay 27 October (Amy Millard)