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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

    Local Rarity 18th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 2 second summer *Mediterranean Gulls* were seen there this afternoon Loch Sandary, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was there today Aird an Runair, North Uist The...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis An *American Golden Plover* was seen there briefly this morning [see post below] Balemore, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was there today Druidibeg Plantation A Goldcrest...
  3. 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...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 40 Common Scoters were in the sound today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:15 - 09:45 Weather: Wind WNW backing W F 5-6, mix of occasional showers...
  5. D

    Local Rarity 28th November 2018

    GREAT WHITE EGRET Borghastan Carloway Loch Isle of Lewis 10.38am
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 12th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A 1st winter *Mediterranean Gull* was on the beach at Holm The Butt of Lewis 25+ Fieldfare were seen arriving off the sea before heading on south Tarbert, Isle of...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 28th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Ilse of Lewis A juvenile ***Semipalmated Sandpiper*** was on the this evening before flying to the west Hirta, St Kilda The first Redwings (3) of the autumn were seen on the...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 20th September 2018 New Tolsta, Isle of Lewis Late news of a 1W *Mediterreanean Gull* seen yesterday evening on pools to the west of Triagh Ghearadha Mangersta, Isle of Lewis 5 Sooty Shearwaters, 13 Scaup and 20 Black-throated Divers...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 13th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The Rose-coloured Starling is still present in the village and a Lapland Bunting was seen up at Mullach Sgar. Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* was seen...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 31st August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 31st August 2018 Loch Stiapavat, Isle of Lewis An adult ***Franklin's Gull*** was seen in the early evening before flying to the fileds on the north side and later reported in fields to the east of the loch, circa 100 yards NW of the...
  11. B

    Rose Coloured Starling

    Rose Coloured Starling with starling flock at Hushinish. Bird was around Scarp Pier Car Park at 8:30 and seen later in village at 17:00. Brian Coleman
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 25th May 2018 St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was in the village on Hirta this morning. The adult *Ring-billed Gull* and a juvenile Iceland Gull were also on the island Loch nam Feithean, North Uist 2 Whooper Swans, a drake Garganey...
  13. Icterine Warbler

    Icterine Warbler

    Icterine Warbler, Ness, Isle of lewis 6 June 2014 © Tony Marr
  14. OHB Admin

    Info Exhibition - Art and Photography

    1st to 31st May 2017 The Steading, Callanish Centre, Isle of Lewis Two of our sponsors - Hebridean Imaging and the Blue Pig Studio are having a joint exhibition - as both parties are passionate about birds that subject will feature heavily in their work. Please drop by and visit this month...