I had a long look at the Lurgies on Wednesday while waiting for the tide to bring birds up the basin which it did, but nothing of great interest or rarity. I probably should have gone back in the evening as the tide receded. Moving inland later I checked if the Little Ringed Plovers had fledged any young as they are getting close but none yet in or near the protected nest.
The world is watching and it's an embarrassment for Scotland, the Scottish Government and the SNH. Click here to read a conservationists blog
Japanese Conservationists to help with Raven Cull?? Click here for full article
The predation of Tern chicks by sheep. Click here
R.W. FURNESS Applied Ornithology Unit, Department of Zoology,
University of Glasgow,
Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK