4th October

COLL: 2 adult + a juv White-fronted Geese arrived at Totronald today (Ben Jones per John Bowler).
TIREE: 1CY Common Rosefinch again at Balephuil – with 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1m Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 5 Redwing and ca 20 Common Redpoll. 1CY Red-backed Shrike at Heylipol church – also 1 Willow Warbler there (John Bowler).
MID-ARGYLL: A report from Bill Allan of a 1w Pine Bunting that visited his garden in Scammadale south of Oban on Tues 2nd Oct – essentially a Yellowhammer sized bunting with no yellow tones but showing a small white crown patch. The bird was elusive, and no photos obtained unfortunately.