Bird Sightings

Welcome to the Outer Hebrides Birds website. 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 sightings will be forwarded to the County Bird Recorder Thanks!

  1. 2017 Bird Sightings

    All the latest 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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  2. Colour Ring Sightings and Ringing Recoveries

    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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  3. Chatter

    An area for general birding discussion
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  4. 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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  5. Submit a Sighting

    Submit a sighting using the form here.
  • About Us

    Outer Hebrides Birds is a small group of enthusiastic birders here in the islands. We enjoy birding on our local patch as much as we do looking for that elusive rarity. Many of us participate in the regular and one-off local BTO surveys.


    Our aim is to enhance the recording of birds in the county and bring together people with a shared interest in birds and birding here in the Outer Hebrides.


    Please feel free to sign up to our website and post your own sightings and photos. You can also ask questions and join in the discussions.


    Alternatively you may email your sightings and photos to us sightings@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk or telephone us on 01851 741250 and leave a voicemail. All submissions will be passed to the County Bird Recorder. Thank you!

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    Outer Hebrides Birds relies entirely on sponsorship and individuals generosity for maintenance of this website and for the production of county bird reports. If you enjoy visiting and using the site please consider making a donation.