bird sightings

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  1. Hawkeye

    24th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th May, 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:20 - 09:15 Weather: Wind WNW veering NW F3, 8/8 cloud, temp 9C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Red-throated Divers (N), 5 Great...
  2. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 23rd May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Loch Portain, North Uist Three Long-tailed Skuas flew north today at 12:30. A Fieldfare was also reported...
  3. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 22nd May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally. A Spotted Flycatcher was also seen on the island Loch Paible, North Uist A pale-bellied Brent Goose was...
  4. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 21st May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 21st May 2019. Updated throughout the day Brevig, Barra A female/2CY male *Golden Oriole* was there this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Wood Warbler was in the Castle Grounds in trees beside Willowglen Burn. At least 10 singing...
  5. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 20th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 20th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Aird an Runair, North Uist 2 Long-tailed and 3 Pomerine Skuas flew past this morning. The Barnacle Goose was...
  6. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 19th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 19th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Balgarva, South Uist A male *Bearded Tit* was seen by the road junction this morning. A first for the Outer Hebrides Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A Swift was seen there mid morning Aird an Runair...
  7. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 18th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali this morning. A Wood Warbler was nearby at Creachan Aird an Runair, North Uist 4 Dotterels were seen again in firlds by the car...
  8. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 17th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 17th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Whitethroat was singing in the castle grounds this morning and a Grey Wagtail was on the...
  9. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 16th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra A **Purple Heron** was at Loch an Ali this morning and again late afternoon Butt of Lewis A Dotterel was seen 800 metres to the west of the lighthouse this afternoon Loch...
  10. Hawkeye

    15th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis An Osprey was there this evening [see @VickyA post] Carloway, Isle of Lewis A Hoopoe was seen at Borrowston late afternoon Locheport, North Uist A Pochard was seen...
  11. Hawkeye

    14th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Oban Trumisgarry, North Uist A Little Egret was there today Aird an Runair, North Uist A Little Stint was seen on the beach to the south of the car park at 16:00. A Ruff was nearby at Loch nam...
  12. Hawkeye

    13th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A Yellow Wagtail was seen in Village Bay by the jetty today Bunavoneadar, Isle of Harris A Swift was seen there today Aird an Runair, North Uist 4 Dotterel were again reported on...
  13. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 11th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis ***American Bittern*** still present, last reported as "showing well" at 14:40 A *Crane* was seen flying over Lionel machair early afternoon having first been...
  14. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 10th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 6 Whooper Swans were there early this morning Report of ***American Bittern*** there today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A *Common Crane* flew north-east over the war...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 9th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th May 2019. Updated throughout the day North Tolsta, Isle of Lewis 39 Pink-footed Geese flew north this afternoon Aird an Runair, North Uist 3 Dotterels were near the car park this morning and were then joined by a fourth early...
  16. Hawkeye

    8th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray 3 Pink-footed Geese were on the machair and 43 Barnacle Geese were nearby on the west side of Loch Bhrusda Balranald, North Uist 3 Dotterel (2 males and a female) were there this...
  17. B

    Scottish Rarity 7th May 2019

    On Barra the Little Bunting is still showing well at Eoligarry on the path in front of the church this morning.
  18. B

    Scottish Rarity 6th May 2019

    On Barra there's a Little Bunting at Eoligarry church this afternoon. The bird is feeding on the path in front of the church and showing superbly. This morning there was a Redwing at Northbay. Good numbers of Whimbrel are still around the island including a flock of 59 at Allasdale.
  19. Hawkeye

    5th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A male Brambling is visiting feeders there Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 pairs of Grey Wagtail were seen along the River Creed in the Castle Grounds today and 2 Cuckoos were...
  20. B

    National Rarity 4th May 2019

    On Barra a Wood Warbler was at Castlebay at 11am, in bushes on the east side of the football pitch, singing occasionally. Also 15+ Lesser Redpolls, a Whitethroat and unusually for Barra in May a Dunnock.