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  1. Mandarin Ducks

    Mandarin Ducks

    Mandarin Ducks, Triagh Mhor, Barra. April 2018 (C) Pete & Racheal Hazelhurst
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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.
  5. 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...
  6. 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+...
  7. 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.
  8. D

    29th November 2018

    Merlin over road at Shawbost this afternoon
  9. 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...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th November 2018 Stornoway, Lewis A Pink-footed Goose was at Sand Street today Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 3 drake Surf Scoters, circa 320 Common Scoters and 36+ Slavonian Grebes were there today Sound of Harris: A 1CY Surf...
  11. Hawkeye

    13th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th November 2018. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps, a Brambling and a Woodcock were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:35 Weather: Wind WNW backing WSW F4-5...
  12. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 21st October 2018

    Mangersta, Isle of Lewis A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* and a Pectoral Sandpiper were present this morning. A Lesser Whitethroat was also seen in the area and a Lapland Buting was nearby at Gallan Head Ardroil, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there today Torlum,Benbecula A juvenile...
  13. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 19th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra The ****Baltimore Oriole**** was seen there again early this morning The Butt of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings ere in the lighthouse compound this afternoon Chrulabig, Isle of...
  14. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 18th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 17th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra A ***Baltimore Oriole*** was seen there this morning, later it was in a neighbouring garden. Huisinis, Isle of Harris 20 Barnacle Geese flew south and 5 Whooper Swans...
  15. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 17th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 17th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra A ***Baltimore Oriole*** was seen there early afternoon Miavaig, Harris 12 Bramblings were there today Carinish, North Uist A Swallow was seen there North Loch Eynort...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 16th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Steinish, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there this evening Miavaig, Isle of Harris 4 Bramblings were there today Sollas, North Uist 2 Bramblings were there today Loch...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Castlebay, Barra The ***Pechora Pipit*** was again at the SW corner of the football pitch. A Wood Warbler was also in the area Brevig, Barra 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2 *Common Rosefinch*...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th October 2018

    Castlebay, Barra A ***Pechora Pipit*** was seen at the football pitch today. This is only the second record for the Outer Hebrides, the first being in North Uist in 2008 [see posts below] Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there today. Another was reported as being "on...
  19. MisterT

    National Rarity 10th October 2018

    Rather quiet on the patch this morning with fewer birds on the fields at Askernish apart from Snipe which remain in large numbers. A Wheatear and 5 Swallows on the beach and 15 Redwing were in the township as well as a noticable increase in Blackbirds Bar-tailed Godwit
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 9th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Isle of Barra The ***Isabelline Shrike*** was again in the garden of Donscurravel House Bornish, South Uist The *Common Rosefinch* is still to be found in a garden there Isle of...