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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

    National Rarity 25th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta St Kilda Late News:- The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen the again yesterday Eoropie, Isle of Lewis A **Stone-curlew** was on ther fields behind the sports centre this morning South...
  2. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 12th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis The ***American Bittern*** was still present and seen at first light [05:00] and reported again late morning. 6 Pink-footed Geese were also still there Note: If...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis News from Tony Marr:- The drake ***Blue-winged Teal*** is still present at the northern end of Loch Stiapavat. I relocated it at around 0730 feeding in the grassy...
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 18th April 2018. Updated throughout the day News this morning from Tony Marr in Ness, Lewis:- "At 0925 this morning I found an immature drake ***Blue-winged Teal*** at the north end of Loch Stiapabhat, preening, in the boggy area and...
  5. YvonneB

    Focus on: White-billed Divers

    A recently published article by BirdGuides explores the history and changing status of this enigmatic Arctic visitor. It highlights the importance of the Outer Hebrides to these birds on their spring migration and states that "along with breeding Corncrakes and – given adequate conditions –...
  6. Icterine Warbler

    Icterine Warbler

    Icterine Warbler, Ness, Isle of lewis 6 June 2014 © Tony Marr