8th August

MID-ARGYLL: A LITTLE EGRET was at Loch Crinan this afternoon (Sandy Mitchell) and this (and perhaps the Kennacraig bird) or another seen at the pier, West Loch Tarbert this morning (Glyn Toplis) and at Ardpatrick on 7th Aug (Patrick Rourke).
COLL: At sea from the ferry between Coll and Mull – two sightings of a SOOTY SHEARWATER and a possible BALEARIC SHEARWATER – also 2 Arctic Skua, 5 Great Skua & 1 Storm Petrel (Neil Hammatt).