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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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*...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
  12. 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...
  13. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Isle of Barra The ***Isabelline Shrike*** was again in the garden of Donscurravel House Aird an Runair, North Uist A ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was seen there this morning Askernish...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 5th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 5th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Isle of Barra The ***Isabelline Shrike*** was again in the garden of Donscurravel House today Askernish, South Uist The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was still in the fields by the...
  15. Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike, Barra, October 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 4th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Isle of Barra The ***Isabelline Shrike*** was again in the garden of Donscurravel House this morning Askernish, South Uist The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was still on the flooded field...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd October 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Isle of Barra The ***Isabelline Shrike*** was again in the garden of Donscurravel House A Barred Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher and 3Grey Wagtails were...
  18. Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike, Barra, October 2018. (C) Ian Ricketts
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 2nd October 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra An *** Isabelline Shrike*** was seen there this afternoon at NF698083 in the garden and surrounding area on Donscurravel house Earshader. Isle of Lewis A Little Egret was...
  20. BrianR

    Local Rarity 21st September 2018

    A flock of at least 45 Pink-footed Geese flew S over Carinish, North Uist this morning as I was taking the dogs out while a Water Rail (the first for some while) was 'squealing' in the marsh. Later in the morning there was the first arrival of Whooper Swans on Baleshare, North Uist with three...