bird sightings

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  • 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 thought to be breeding can be submitted privately to the county bird recorder via email to recorder@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk

  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news:- The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen on the hill above the village on Monday [15th July]
  2. Hawkeye

    18th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:00 - 10:15 Weather: Wind SW F4, mix of 8/8 cloud and sunny spells. Less sunshine later. Temp 13.7-15C A 3+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2...
  3. Hawkeye

    17th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Lewis A single Swift reported this evening. Earsary, Barra A single Swift was also seen there today Brevig, Barra The Tree Sparrow was seen there again today Ruhba Ardvule...
  4. Hawkeye

    15th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today
  5. Hawkeye

    12th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Two 2CY Glaucous Gulls were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:40 - 08:55...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news:- The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still being seen occasionally, last report being on July 2nd Balranald, North Uist The Quail was again heard singing near the camp site...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today. Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A *Common Rosefinch* was reported as being present in the castle grounds this afternoon Langass...
  8. Hawkeye

    9th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today. Luskentyre, Isle of Harris A Rose-coloured Starling was near the beach car park late this afternoon Balranald, North Uist A...
  9. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  10. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  11. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  12. Hawkeye

    8th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Reivil, North Uist 2 Black-tailed Godwits were seen there today. Short-eared Owl © and courtesy of Steve Johnstone
  13. Hawkeye

    6th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sighting for today, 6th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist 4 Whimbrel were there and 2 Storm Petrels were feeding near the point around midday. Loch Hallan, South Uist A Black-tailed Godwit was there today
  14. Hawkeye

    5th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris A Coal Tit was seen feeding newly fledged young and a male Blackcap was singing in The Harris Hotel grounds today Loch Sandary, North Uist A Ruff was seen there today...
  15. Hawkeye

    4th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:25 - 09:10 Weather: Wind WSW F4-5, 8/8 cloud. Temp 13C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Red-throated Divers (1S 1N), 2 Storm Petrels...
  16. Hawkeye

    3rd July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardnastruban, Grimsay The Rose-coloured Starling was again seen in the area
  17. Hawkeye

    30th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardnastruban, Grimsay A Rose-coloured Starling was around the guesthouse this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:45 - 09:35 Weather: Wind SW backing SSW F4 gust F6. 8/8 cloud...
  18. Hawkeye

    28th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Woods, North Uist 3 Siskins were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist 4 Swifts were seen flying south early afternoon
  19. Hawkeye

    27th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Uigen, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Brambling was trapped and ringed there today, suggesting possible breeding in the area Note:- The bird was later aged as 2CY Female Ben Risary Plantation, North...
  20. Hawkeye

    26th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th June 2019. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 3 Siskins were in a garden there