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  • We are a group of enthusiastic local birders who share our sightings and other information here. Feel free to read and browse. You are welcome to join us by signing up for an account. You can also email your sightings/photos to sightings@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk or leave a voicemail on 01851 741250 All submissions will be passed to the county bird recorder. Thanks!

  • Would members please give due consideration when thinking about posting information and sightings relating to Schedule 1 species during the breeding season. Records of these species thought to be breeding can be submitted privately to the county bird recorder via email to recorder@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk

2019 Outer Hebrides Bird Sightings New

All the latest Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings and information will be listed here - please log in or sign up if you would like to add your own. Alternatively you may email your sightings and photos to sightings@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk or leave a voicemail at 01851 741250. All sightings will also be forward to the County Bird Recorder Thank you!

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2018 Outer Hebrides Bird Sightings

Western Isles / Outer Hebrides Bird Sightings in 2018.

Sightings for previous years can be found in the archive

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Chatter New

An area for general birding discussion
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Outer Hebrides Rarity Finders

Reports by finders of some of the rare birds that have occurred on our islands

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Colour Ring Sightings and Ringing Recoveries New

News and maps of colour ringed birds and ringing recoveries.

Need help finding the details of a colour ringed bird? Post here or send the details/photographs to sightings@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk and we will endeavour to progress it on your behalf.

Alternatively post your own sightings

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Help with identification

Have you seen a bird and you don't know what it is? Please upload the details here along with a photograph if you have one and one of our local experts will have a look and help you out. Alternatively email to id@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk
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Submit a Record

Submit a record using the form here - this will be uploaded to BTO BirdTrack on your behalf.

Articles and Recording
A series of articles relevant to birds and birding in the Outer Hebrides. You will also find information here about bird recording in the Outer Hebrides and advice on submitting your sightings.

Articles and Discussion

Informative articles about birds and bird sightings in the Outer Hebrides
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Local, Scottish and National Rarities

Details about how best to record your sightings of rarities here in the Outer Hebrides.
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County Bird Recorder

Outer Hebrides County Bird Recorder

Announcements and Events
News about bird-related events in the Outer Hebrides.

Events

Events, courses and suchlike that will be of interest to birders in the Outer Hebrides and beyond.
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Announcements

General information that may be of use to birders in the Outer Hebrides and beyond
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Sign up for our occasional newsletter

On this page you can easily sign up to receive our very occasional newsletter

British Trust for Ornithology - Outer Hebrides
This section of the website is for information from the BTO Regional Representative(s) - so, details about surveys, information and contact details plus general chat. Feel free to ask questions.

Surveys

BTO surveys: details, information and dates
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General Chat - BTO matters

Feel free to chat about your surveying experiences or ask questions of the local BTO Regional Rep
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The Shop

Buy a selection of Outer Hebrides Bird Reports online in our shop

Bird sightings Archive

Outer Hebrides Bird sightings from previous years

2017 Outer Hebrides Bird Sightings

Sightings from 2017

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