national rarity

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  1. Gyr Falcon. Balelone, North Uist © Mary Lewis

    Gyr Falcon. Balelone, North Uist © Mary Lewis

  2. Whiskered Tern © Brian Rabbitts

    Whiskered Tern © Brian Rabbitts

    Whiskered Tern, Loch Bhrusda, Berneray
  3. Gyr Falcon © Ronan Dugan

    Gyr Falcon © Ronan Dugan

    Toe Head, Harris
  4. Bairds Sandpiper

    Bairds Sandpiper

    Frobost, South Uist
  5. American Horned Lark

    American Horned Lark

    American Horned Lark, Askernish Beach, South Uist October 2014
  6. Ivory Gull

    Ivory Gull

    Baleshare, North Uist
  7. American Robin

    American Robin

    Found during a BTO Winter Thrushes survey at South Locheynort.
  8. American Robin

    American Robin

    Found during a BTO Winter Thrushes survey at South Locheynort.
  9. Gyr Falcon

    Gyr Falcon

    A great patch tick!
  10. Lesser Yellowlegs

    Lesser Yellowlegs

    Near Daliburgh, South Uist
  11. Ivory Gull

    Ivory Gull

    Benbecula
  12. Bonapartes Gull

    Bonapartes Gull

    Self-found rarity :)
  13. Harlequin Duck

    Harlequin Duck

  14. Lesser Scaup

    Lesser Scaup

  15. YvonneB

    Mega!!! American Robin, South Uist, 21st November 2013 by Ian Thompson

    American Robin, South Uist 21st November 2013 Second record for the Outer Hebrides Article by @MisterT Thursday 21st November 2013 dawned and for once the weather forecast looked to be proven right, calm. “Calm” is a relative expression here as the previous 3 days had been particularly...
  16. YvonneB

    National Rarity Bonaparte's Gull, South Uist, 2nd February 2013 by Yvonne Benting

    Bonaparte's Gull Near Stoneybridge, South Uist 2nd February 2013 by @YvonneB I was on my own and spending the morning surveying Howbeg to Bornish for the annual winter goose count, taking in all the side roads. I headed down to the Ard Michael cemetery and couldn’t resist popping in to a small...