2nd November

MID-ARGYLL: Good numbers of thrushes still around this morning – 250 Redwings at Cairnbaan with 50+ Fieldfares and 20+ Blackbirds, also 300+ Redwings nr Slockavullin (Jim Dickson). 70+ Fieldfares at Achaleven, Connel this morning and 5 Buzzards soaring in the sunshine (Mike Harrison). 2 distant White tailed Eagles seen from our living room at Arduaine today before watching the Pied billed Grebe at Loch Feorlin in the afternoon (Darren Thomas).
COWAL: A Kingfisher is back at the the Sandbank, Holy Loch hide (Alex Stichler).
TIREE: An immature male Ring-necked Duck at Loch a’ Phuill at lunch-time, also 2 Gadwall, 3 Little Grebe and 12 Goldeneye there. 2 Siskin, 1 Woodcock and 1 Chiffchaff at the Manse. 1m Brambling and 2 Goldcrest at Balephuil (John Bowler). 1 Little Egret at Milton (Christian Verstraete). 1m Blackcap at Barrapol (Steph Cope).