Bird Watching (UK) - - Uk Bird Sightings -

HIGH­LIGHTS: A Green-winged Teal was at Loch Flem­ing­ton (1st-3rd). A Black Red­start was at Spey Bay (13th-23rd). BURGHEAD: Sight­ings in­cluded Great North­ern Divers, Turn­stones and Slavo­nian Grebes. FINDHORN: Records in­cluded Pin­tail, Knot, Dun­lin, Golden Plover, Ringed Plover, Gold­en­eye, two tun­dra Bean Geese, Mer­lin, Curlew, Turn­stone, Siskin, Stock Dove, Red-breasted Mer­ganser, Green­shank, Pere­grine, Jack Snipe and Lit­tle Grebe. LOSSIEMOUTH: There were four Ice­land Gulls, a Mediter­ranean Gull, Knot and Teal. SEA­WATCH­ING: A Lit­tle Auk passed Burghead (8th). There were records of Com­mon and Vel­vet Scot­ers, Long-tailed Ducks, Black-throated Divers, Red-throated Divers, Ra­zor­bills, Guillemots, Puffins, Black Guillemots, Gan­nets, Ful­mars, Kit­ti­wakes and Eiders. OTHER SITES: There were 50 Snow Buntings at Culbin Bar (12th), plus around the same num­ber of Twite. Loch Spynie had three Scaup and a Wa­ter Rail. Yvonne Wat­son

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