31st March

TIREE: some recent photos and reports from Stephanie Cope on Tiree included a Wheatear at Sandaig on 26 Mar, colour-ringed Sanderlings at Sorobaidh Bay on 23 Mar, a sub-adult White-tailed Eagle at Crossapol on 29 Mar and several Glaucous Gulls still around the island. Also a 4.5m headless Minke whale dead stranded in Scarinish Harbour. Many thanks Stephanie.
ISLAY: the drake Green-winged Teal seen again at Gruinart (Richard Belter) and 3 Lapland Buntings at Ardnave (Mark Eden).
KINTYRE: at Westport Marsh today: 8 Greylags, 10 Shelducks, 2 Wigeons, 83 Teal, 5 Shoveler (3 males), a male Tufted Duck, 5 Little Grebe, 7 Moorhen and 9 Lapwing (much display) (Eddie Maguire).

Glaucous Gull and Minkie Whale – Scarinish, Tiree 29 Mar (Stephanie Cope).
Wheatear – Sandaig, Tiree 26 Mar (Stephanie Cope).
Sanderling – Sorobaidh Bay, Tiree 23 Mar (Stephanie Cope).