9th July

ISLAY: Siskins at Kilchoman today with a Goldfinch being the odd one out. Also a Sparrowhawk…perhaps eyeing up a meal! (Ian Brooke).
TIREE: 19 Black-tailed Godwits and a surprise Pale-bellied Brent Goose at Loch a’ Phuill today (John Bowler) and 1 Greenfinch with 1 fledged young at Baugh (Bill Welstead).
MULL: a Black Swan again at Lochdon (Dave Pierce per Alan Spellman). 71 Black-tailed Godwits flying S over Treshnish Farm (Anand Prasad).

Sparrowhawk – Kilchoman, Islay 9 Jul (Ian Brooke).
Siskins & Goldfinch – Kilchoman, Islay 9 Jul (Ian Brooke).
Red-breasted Merganser – Dunoon, Cowal 9 Jul (Alistair McGregor).