• Would members please give due consideration when thinking about posting information and sightings relating to Schedule 1 species during the breeding season. Records of these species can be submitted privately to the county bird recorder by email to recorder@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk or via BTO BirdTrack marked as sensitive. For updated guidance on this subject from the Rare Breeding Birds Panel please download the PDF from the Resources section

  • When here in the Outer Hebrides and looking at a bird, have you ever wondered how rare it is? The status of all species can vary enormously from island to island. How rare is Shoveler on Barra, has Stock Dove been seen on Harris, does Dotterel occur on Benbecula in the autumn, and how common is Blue Tit on North Uist? Well, fret no longer! The Status and Distribution of birds here on the Outer Hebrides has been completely updated and summarised for every species and each of the main islands and outliers. Available now as an online resource at https://status.outerhebrides-birdreports.org/ or via our shop

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  1. Hawkeye

    18th October 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th October 2020. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist A Barred Warbler was there briefly this morning The Range, South Uist Pectoral Sandpiper still on the pools near LA2 Creachan, Barra 2 Hawfinches and a Tree-creeper...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th October 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th October 2020. Updated throughout the day Clachan, North Uist A Yellow-browed Warbler was there today Clachan Farm, North Uist A Pied Flycatcher was seen there this afternoon Langass Lodge, North Uist A Barred Warbler, Yellow-browed...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 5th October 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th October 2020. Updated throughout the day Portvoller, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there today. Another plus a blackcap was nearby at Sheshader Loch Paible, North Uist 350 Barnacle Geese were at Loch Paible and a...
  4. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 26th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Bhrusda, Berneray Three Barnacle Geese and two Pink-feet were around the loch. 149 Twite were on the machair Loch Paible, North Uist Three Lapland Buntings were there today. The...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th August 2020 Butt of Lewis A Pomarine Skua, three Sooty Shearwaters and eight Storm Petrels were seen during a seawatch this morning Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Sooty Shearwaters flew north this afternoon Loch Sandary, North...
  6. Barred Warbler

    Barred Warbler

    Barred Warbler, Brevig, Barra 2020 (C) Bruce Taylor
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 24th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen again after several days absence. Also a Grey Heron, Merlin, Lapland Bunting and Brent Goose present Eoropie, Isle of Lewis 3 Blackcaps...
  8. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 16th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings today, 16th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Bunavoneadar, Isle of Harris A Barred Warbler was seen there this morning Mangersta, Isle of Lewis A Leach's Petrel flew past the point this morning Bornish, South Uist 32 Black-tailed...
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