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  1. Hawkeye

    19th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis A Scaup was seen offshore today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:50 - 08:45 Weather: Wind WSW F5, cloud at first some sunny spells later. A near 3 hour...
  2. Hawkeye

    18th June, 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 18th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Uig, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen at Cliff Beach this afternoon. Borve, Barra The Rose-coloured Starling was still on the machair near the cemetery this morning Stoneybridge...
  3. B

    National Rarity 17th June 2018

    Kathy found an adult Rose-coloured Starling at Borve, Barra this afternoon. It was initially on the hillside above the campsite before moving out onto the machair near the cemetery in the company of about 200 Starlings. It could be the Vatersay bird moving north, or just as likely a new...
  4. YvonneB

    Mega!!! American Redstart, Barra, 7th to 17th September 2017 by Bruce Taylor

    The write up for the American Redstart from @Bruce American Redstart on Barra: 7th-17th September 2017 First record for the Outer Hebrides Over the years the Isle of Barra has earned a reputation as something of a rarity magnet. The Yellow Warbler got the ball rolling back in 2004 and was...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda A first summer ***Black-headed Wagtail*** was there this morning Creachan, Barra An *Icterine Warbler* there and singing this morning (See Bruce's post below) Black-headed wagtail...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 10th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th May 2018 Caolas, Vatersay The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was still present this morning at grid ref NL625975 (see Bruce's post below) Eilogarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was seen off the jetty late afternoon Stinky Bay...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th April 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda :( No sign of the Snowy Owl so far today
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was still present this morning (See Bruce's post below) Druidibeg Plantation, South Uist A Redwing, Siskin and 2 Cuckoos were seen there today...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis News from Tony Marr:- The drake ***Blue-winged Teal*** is still present at the northern end of Loch Stiapavat. I relocated it at around 0730 feeding in the grassy...
  10. Askernish Beach

    Askernish Beach

    Looking towards Barra from the dunes. Quite a few waders on the beach on this calm autumn afternoon.
  11. American Redstart

    American Redstart

    American Redstart, Eoligarry, Barra. 08-Sep-2107
  12. American Redstart

    American Redstart

    American Redstart, Eoligarry, Barra. 08 September 2017 © Yvonne Benting
  13. American Redstart

    American Redstart

    American Redstart, Eoligarry, Barra. 08 September 2017 © Yvonne Benting
  14. American Redstart

    American Redstart

    American Redstart, Eoligarry, Barra 08 September 2017 © Yvonne Benting
  15. American Redstart

    American Redstart

    American Redstart, Eoligarry, Barra 08 September 2017 © Yvonne Benting
  16. Red-breasted Flycatcher

    Red-breasted Flycatcher

    Red-breasted Flycatcher, Barra, October 2016 © Bruce Taylor
  17. Great White Egret

    Great White Egret

    Great White Egret, Barra 8th December 2015 © Bruce Taylor
  18. White-throated Needle-tail

    White-throated Needle-tail

    White-throated Needle-tail, Gleann, Barra 22 June 2017 © Bruce Taylor
  19. Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling, Eoligarry, Barra June 2017 © Ian Thompson
  20. Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling, Eoligarry, Barra, June 2017 © Ian Thompson