meditteranean gull

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 4 Leach's Petrels, a juvenile Pomarine Skua, 8 Arctic Skuas, 40+ Bonxies, a Sooty Shearwater and 3 Manx Shearwaters were seen from the Stornoway - Ullapool ferry...
  4. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 18th September 2018

    News from Tony Marr at Ness Lapland Buntings at The Butt After yesterday’s flock of 4 in the morning near the lighthouse, this morning saw a further arrival. At (08.45) a flock of 45 came in over our heads along the cliffs, about a quarter of a mile SW of the lighthouse, appearing to arrive...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis The Spotted Flycatcher and a Wheatear were seen around the lighthouse this afternoon Lower Barvas, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Glaucious Gull was seen on the shore today Pollachar...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st September 2018. Updated throughout the day Traigh Leathann, Baleshare A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* was seen there at midday [see BrianR's post below] Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The adult Rose-coloured Starling was still at the landfill...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings 26th August 2018 Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris The drake Surf Scoter was seen there again today Liniclate, Benbecula Circa 30 Black-tailed Godwits were on the machair today Bornish, South Uist 61 Black-tailed Godwits were on the machair this...
  8. MisterT

    Local Rarity 25th August 2018

    An influx of Redpoll today here at Askernish including a male that was ringed in Thornton, Leicester on 3rd November 2015. This was the forth time that I have controlled it here, the last time being a year ago, almost to the day! Previous encounters here in Askernish 30-April-2016 07-May-2016...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th August 2018. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A ***Bonaparte's Gull*** was seen there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:00 - 10:15 Weather: Wind SW F4, 8/8 cloud, dull. Temp 13.5C. A 4+...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 12th August 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar, South Uist The adult ***Baird's Sandpiper*** was still present this afternoon as well as a juvenile *Mediterranean Gull* Govig, Isle of Harris An Osprey was seen briefly before...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 22nd July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 22nd July 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:05 - 10:10 Weather: Wind WSW F4, 8/8 cloud, very dull with misty spells. Temp 14.5C. A three hour seawatch this morning produced 3 Tufted Ducks (S)...