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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike, Barra, October 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike, Barra, October 2018. (C) Ian Ricketts
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis The Spotted Flycatcher and a Wheatear were seen around the lighthouse this afternoon Lower Barvas, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Glaucious Gull was seen on the shore today Pollachar...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings 26th August 2018 Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris The drake Surf Scoter was seen there again today Liniclate, Benbecula Circa 30 Black-tailed Godwits were on the machair today Bornish, South Uist 61 Black-tailed Godwits were on the machair this...
  11. MisterT

    Local Rarity 25th August 2018

    An influx of Redpoll today here at Askernish including a male that was ringed in Thornton, Leicester on 3rd November 2015. This was the forth time that I have controlled it here, the last time being a year ago, almost to the day! Previous encounters here in Askernish 30-April-2016 07-May-2016...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 5th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 5th August 2018 Cnoc a' Charnain, nr Carishader, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:50 - 09:50 Weather: Wind SSW F4, 8/8 cloud, occasional misty spells and light...
  13. Hawkeye

    19th July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th July 2018 Borve, Barra The Rose-coloured Starling is still be be found on the machair
  14. Hawkeye

    18th July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 18th July 2018. Updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The Rose-coloured Starling is still to be found on the machair Aird an Runair, North Uist The 2nd summer Glaucous Gull is still there Loch Sandary, North Uist 15 Black-tailed...
  15. Hawkeye

    10th July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th July 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:30 - 09:20 Weather: Wind NW-NNW F2, 8/8 cloud, murky out to sea. Very fine, light drizzle at times. Temp 14C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning...
  16. Hawkeye

    8th July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 8th July 2018. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist The 2nd summer Glaucous Gull was seen there again today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:35 - 09:00 Weather: Wind SW F3 veering NW F2 by end of watch, poor...
  17. Hawkeye

    5th July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 5th July 2018 Borve, Barra The Rose-coloured Starling is still to be found feeding around the cattle on the machair The Shiant Islands A Cuckoo was seen on Garbh Eilean this morning
  18. BrianR

    1st July 2018

    A Sandwich Tern was still present at Aird an Runair, North Uist this morning. Also the summering Glaucous Gull while several of the Arctic Tern chicks are not far off making their first flights. Snipe feeding amongst the seaweed on the beach.
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 28th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was again seen on Hirta Borve, Barra The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today (see Bruce's post below) Mingulay A House Martin was seen on the island...
  20. BrianR

    25th June 2018

    The Glaucous Gull that has usually been on the beach at Aird an Runair, North Uist was on the machair between Aird an Runair and RSPB visitor centre this morning.