Saturday 11th January

Saturday 11th January
Here are the results of the WeBS count which Mark and his 2 volunteers carried out yesterday at Ardnave Loch, on Loch Gruinart and also on the floods at Gruinart…

Species
Ardnave Loch
Loch Gruinart
Floods
Cormorant
2
Heron
3
1
4
Shelduck
33
Wigeon
3
61
105
Mallard
2
7
189
Goldeneye
10
5
Red Breasted Merganser
2
1
Oystercatcher
1
110
Ringed Plover
2
Lapwing
39
675
Sanderling
114
Dunlin
17
82
Bar Tailed Godwit
355
Curlew
72
88
Redshank
88
Common Gull
156
Herring Gull
12
Great Black Backed Gull
7
Goosander
1
Greenshank
2
Mute Swan
2
6
Whooper Swan
6
Teal
12
890
Little Grebe
2
1
Little Egret
1
Greylag
10
Green Winged Teal
1
Tufted Duck
1
Golden Plover
1005
Black Headed Gull
7
Pintail
68
Shoveler
48
Snipe
3
Jack Snipe
1
White Tailed Eagle
4

A job well done folks, as I doubt if you would have managed them today, or evenĀ  over the next few days as the weather is not looking that great here!!!!
Source: Islay Birds

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