6th September

ISLAY: At RSPB Loch Gruinart now 2 SPOTTED REDSHANKS and 2 PECTORAL SANDPIPERS (Jim Dickson, Peter Roberts et al). A noteworthy count of 16 juv CURLEW SANDPIPERS at Loch Gruinart (up from 3 on 3/9) also 4 juv LITTLE STINT and fem MARSH HARRIER there (Jim Dickson).
MULL: At sea NW of Mull today 06/09 0930-1430: Juvenile LITTLE GULL, c30 Storm Petrels, 1 Arctic & 1 Great Skua, 1 Puffin, 4 R-T Diver (Theo de Clermont & Ewan Miles).