green-winged teal

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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st March 2020

    News from Tristan Four Pintail (scarce in Lewis) were in the flooded field between Sand Street (Stornoway) and Simon's Road (Steinish) this afternoon, with six Pinkfeet nearby.
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th March Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again in the channel at the north end of Loch Bee this morning South Glendale, South Uist A Siskin was seen in a garden there
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th March 2020. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The juvenile Glaucous Gull was again seen at the Marybank Salmon factory Bunovenaeder, Isle of Harris An adult Iceland Gull was at the whaling station this morning...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 6th March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th March 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Five Glaucous Gulls, an Iceland Gull and 60 Brent Geese were there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The *Snow Goose* was by the loch this morning Baleshare, North Uist...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd March 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The *Snow Goose* was seen there this morning amongst Greylag Geese Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A Glaucous Gull, 3 Iceland Gulls and 45 pale-bellied Brent Geese were there...
  6. B

    Local Rarity 20th February 2020

    Barra. A White-billed Diver was off Eoligarry this afternoon, most likely a returning bird from last winter. The Green-winged Teal and a Slavonian Grebe were at Ardmhor, Ring-necked Duck on Loch Tangasdale and juvenile Glaucous Gull at Borve Point.
  7. MisterT

    Local Rarity 10th February 2020

    12 Greenland White-fronts were at Loch Hallan this morning and a juvenile Glaucous and Iceland Gull were on the beach at Milton early afternoon
  8. MisterT

    Local Rarity 5th February 2020

    The two immature Glaucous Gulls were again on Askernish beach this morning and a juvenile Iceland and Glaucous Gull were at Kildonan in the afternoon Glaucous Gull in the gloom
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd February 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist The darake Pintail was again seen on Loch a Roe Baleshare, North Uist At least four Glaucous Gulls (adult + 3 juveniles) were there this afternoon. Clachan, South...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis 3 Juvenile Glaucous Gulls were at a West Loch Roag fish farm Barvas, Isle of Lewis Seven Snow Buntings were on the machair this morning Tiumpan Head, Isle of...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two adult Glaucous Gulls and an adult Iceland Gull were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The two ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were seen on the reserve...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 22nd January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd January 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An Iceland Gull was there today Balranald, North Uist The two ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were on the reserve this afternoon. The drake Pintail was on Loch...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Steinish, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was along Simon's Road this morning Berneray A Pale-bellied Brent Goose and 270 Twite were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The *Snow...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 3+ Glaucous Gulls (2 juveniles and 2nd winter) were there this afternoon Baleshare, North Uist At least 4 Glaucous Gulls were seen there early afternoon Clachan...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 9th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Lower Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Coal Tit was seen in a garden today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Two Iceland Gulls, a Glaucous Gull, 46 Brent Geese, 30+ Snow Buntings, 300 Twite and a Chiffchaff were...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd December 2019. Updated throughout the day Ben Risary Plantation, North Uist 25 Mealy Redpolls were seen there today Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again at the north end of Loch Bee. 2 Long-tailed Ducks and a...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 6th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A Pintail was on Loch a Roe Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* and the Little Egret were present at the north end of Loch Bee again this morning...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again at the north end of Loch Bee South Glendale, South Uist A male Blackcap was in a graden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting...
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st November 2019. Updated throughout the day Knockintorran, North Uist The 2 ***Cackling Geese*** the Snow Goose were seen there today. A *Firecrest* was in a nearby garden [see @BrianR post below] Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A juvenile...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebriders bird sightings for today, 14th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, South Uist 500 Twite and 50 Snow Buntings were seen on the reserve today Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again at the north end of Loch Bee this morning...