Large congregations of Manx Shearwaters in Loch a’ Siar.
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Two basking sharks seen at the mouth of Loch Seaforth on the 18th August.
Lots of cetacean activity at Eileen Glas lighthouse, Scalpay. Porpoises, Minke whales and possible Fin whales all seen from the shore.
The swallows are back!
Loads happening down at Eilean Glas lighthouse on Scalpay. Large pod of common Dolphins and two smaller pods of Porpoises not far from shore.
Lots of Puffins and Razor Bills feeding.
Cuckoo, possibly two heard in Miabhaig this morning.
Large flock of Gannets Fishing around what looked to be Porpoise about 200m out from the beach at Teilesnish.
Two Merlins sighted. The first was seen from the road at Buna diving onto a small gathering of Pipits. Second sighting was at the beginning of Glen Miabhaig flying across the Glen.
A wildlife-rich drive to Tarbert from Amhuinnsuidhe yesterday morning: a juvenile sea eagle flying very low over the road at Cliasmol being mobbed by a pair of gulls; a red deer stag at Tolmachan; and two buzzards, at Buna and Ardhasaig! A buzzard is quite regularly seen perched on top of the chimney of the old Whaling Station at Buna.