Thursday 28th November

Thursday 28th November
Happy birthday to my old mate Paul W. who today reached the heady age of the big 70… make the most of the next 70 years auld yin…

James yesterday had been out helping carrying out the first International Goose count of this season.. While he was out, he had the following birds seen by himself…At Craigens, he had seen a Todd’s Canada goose , also present there was a Pink footed goose and also 2 Pale bellied Brent geese. Over at Carrabus, James had a Canada goose Hutchinsii sp.  Over Borachill Mor a Kestrel was seen while up at Killinallan, a White tailed Eagle was added to his birds seen… On the reserve at Gruinart, James had 3Grey Wagtails, a Merlin and also some Woodcocks.
Source: Islay Birds

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