2nd March

TIREE: A juvenile GLAUCOUS GULL at Traigh Bhi today (John Bowler).
KINTYRE: Adult male SURF SCOTER & two male VELVET SCOTER still at Sound of Gigha, seen from Ballochroy.
ISLAY: Adult male AMERICAN WIGEON still at Loch Gorm (Jim Dickson, David Jardine). Also still on the island – RED-BREASTED GOOSE, CACKLING GOOSE & fem MARSH HARRIER in the Gruinart area, female/imm  SURF SCOTER still at Loch Indaal, seen from Bowmore, a juv GLAUCOUS GULL at Uiskentuie and a notable count of 6 LITTLE EGRETS at Gruinart floods.

Juv GLAUCOUS GULL – Islay 2nd Mar (Jim Dickson)