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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A single Snow Bunting was still there early afternoon. A single Yellow-browed Warbler was nearby in Port of Ness Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis A Pectoral Sandpiper was seen there...
  2. Snowy Owl

    Snowy Owl

    Snowy Owl, St Kilda September 2019. (C) Sarah Lawrence
  3. Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp., Bornish, South Uist, September 2019. (C) Andrew Stevenson
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 28th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen there today Butt of Lewis 4 Snow Buntings were there today. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, a Lesser Whitethroat and a Pied Flycatcher were...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 22nd September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd September 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Pied Flycatcher was there early afternoon Labost, Isle of Lewis A Snow Bunting was on the headland this morning Bragar, Isle of Lewis A Slavonian Grebe and a...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 20th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist 2 *Buff-breasted Sandpipers* were with Golden Plovers near the picnic site. A Lapland Bunting, Ruff and 3 Black-tailed Godwits were also seen there [see post below]...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis A Scaup was seen there today Sollas, North Uist The *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* was still there today Balranald, North Uist The 2 ***Snow Geese*** were there...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th September 2019. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis Hundreds of Pink-footed Geese were seen arriving in off the sea this morning with 500 being seen in "just a few minutes" Barvas, Isle of Lewis The adult **White-rumped...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Whinchat was still present this morning reported as "still looking fed up with life" Barvas, Isle of Lewis An adult **White-rumped Sandpiper** was seen on...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis A Lapland Bunting was there today Mangersta, Isle of Lewis 32 Sooty Shearwaters flew south between 08:50 - 09:20 Corran Ormiclate, South Uist 130+ Black-tailed...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** and the white phase ***Snow Goose*** were still present today Eoropie, Isle of Lewis 12 Lapland Buntings were on the machair to the north mid...
  12. Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp, Bornish, South Uist September 2019. (C) and courtesy of Andrew Stevenson
  13. Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher, Butt of lewis September 2019. (C) and courtesy of tristan ap Rheinallt
  14. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 11th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A ***Long-billed Dowitcher*** was feeding by the roadside pool just before the lighthouse Labost, Isle of Lewis 40 Sooty Shearwaters flew south this morning Seilebost, Isle...
  15. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 9th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Mangersta, Isle of Lewis 30 Sooty Shearwaters and 220 Manx Shearwaters flew south during an hour long watch in the early afternoon. Stornoway, Isles of Lewis 300+ Fulmars, c30 Great Skuas...
  16. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 7th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A juvenile ****Hudsonian Whimbrel**** reported there today. The female ***Snowy Owl*** also still there [see @Slawrence post below] Stornoway, Isle of lewis 15+ Great Skuas...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 6th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A Sooty Shearwater and 30 Manx Shearwaters were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 11:45 Weather: Wind W f5-6 veering WNW...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 5th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still present and has ben sheltering around Village Bay during the recent wet and windy weather Labost, Isle of Lewis 1 Grey Phalarope, 16 Sooty...
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 31st August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st August 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar Point, South Uist A Ruff was there this morning The Range, South Uist The Pectoral Sandpiper and 7 Ruff were on the flooded area near Launch Area 2 this morning. Bornish, South...
  20. Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit, Castlebay, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson