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  1. Hawkeye

    29th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull flew north-west along the shore late morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:00 - 10:45 Weather: Wind NW F2-3, 8/8 cloud with...
  2. BrianR

    Local Rarity 28th January 2019

    Rubh' Arnal today: 38 pale-breasted Brent Geese, an adult Iceland Gull, three Glaucous Gulls and 26 Snow Buntings.
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Linshader, Isle of Lewis 3 Goosander were seen on the loch today Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was seen offshore from the jetty today White-billed Diver (C) & courtesy of Ian...
  4. Hawkeye

    15th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th Juanuary 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Fada, Benbecula A pair of Pintail were on the loch today. Loch Bee, South Uist A Little Egret and 2 female Scaup were at the south end of the loch Borve, Barra The Parvipes type Canada...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 10th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Bee, South Uist A Little Egret was seen at the south end of Loch Bee this morning
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 5th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 100+ Common Scoters and 50 Long-tailed Ducks were there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch Ruhba...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Berneray 1,900 Barnacle Geese were at the south end of the island Aileodair, North Uist The drake *American Wigeon* was again on Loch there Balranald, North Uist The Cackling Goose and small...
  8. Hawkeye

    3rd January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd January 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Isle of Barra The small Canada Goose is still on the machair there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:35 - 10:35 Weather: Wind S F3, 8/8 cloud, dull. Temp 7.1C. A 2 hour...
  9. Hawkeye

    2nd January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd january 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was there again today, viewed from the Craigston layby Loch Bee, South Uist Circa 130 Greenland White-fronted and circa 50 Barnacle Geese were on the west...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st January, 2019. Updated throughout the day Reef, Isle of Lewis A Little Egret was seen there this morning Balranald North Uist The Cackling Goose, small Canada Goose and circa 10 Snow Buntings there today. Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A...
  11. Hawkeye

    25th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for this Christmas Day. Possibly updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the machair today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:35 - 10:30 Weather: Wind S F4, 5/8 cloud increasing to 8/8. Murky. Temp 9C...
  12. Mandarin Ducks

    Mandarin Ducks

    Mandarin Ducks, Triagh Mhor, Barra. April 2018 (C) Pete & Racheal Hazelhurst
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 20th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was seen off the jetty this morning along with 5 Slavonian Grebes Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the machair today Balranald...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 16th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 16th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray At least 100 Snow Buntings were the machair Aileodair, North Uist A drake *American Wigeon* was on the loch today Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the...
  15. Hawkeye

    6th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 6th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Balivanich, Benbecula A 1CY/female Velvet Scoter was seen offshore today.
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 4th December 2018. Updated throughout the day. Iochar, South Uist A Woodcock was flushed by the road there this afternoon Rubha Arvule, South Uist Seen during a two and a half hour sea watch there today: 08:05 to 10:30 Wind WNW f4, mix...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st Decemebr 2018. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 2 Blackcaps were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:40 Weather: Wind SSW F4, cloudy, a little brighter later. Temp 8.6C. A 2+...
  18. Roger Auger

    30th November 2018

    This Little Egret was sheltering in a drainage ditch on Baleshare this afternoon. There was also a Snow Bunting was at the Illeray road end on Baleshare.
  19. D

    29th November 2018

    Merlin over road at Shawbost this afternoon
  20. Hawkeye

    27th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th November 2018. Updated throughout the day. South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps were in a garden there Rubha Ardvule, South Uist A sea watch today from 07:55 - 10:50 Weather: Wind ESE f6 gust f7, 7/8 high cloud. Temp 6.7C - 7.7C...