outer hebrides birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Cross, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was again there today Swordale, Isle of Lewis A Long-tailed Skua was seen over Swordale Moor this morning Stinky Bay, Benbecula A Glaucous Gull...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 13th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Cross, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was seen there again today Ardivachar Point, South Uist Circa 300 Arctic Terns and 270 Bar-tailed Godwits were there today West Gerinish, South...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 11th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Cross, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was seen there again today Loch Bee, South Uist The *Spoonbill* was at the south west side of the loch yesterday evening.
  4. Hawkeye

    10th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Cross, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was seen there again today
  5. Hawkeye

    9th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th July 2020 Cross, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today Loch Mor, Baleshare Four Black-tailed Godwits were by the loch Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:20-10:10 Weather: Wind, light NW f2, mix...
  6. Common Crossbill

    Common Crossbill

    Common Crossbill, Barra, 2020. (C) Bruce Taylor
  7. A

    8th July 2020

    Rose-coloured starling still at Ardvule this morning though mobile with starling flocks. Also a nice adult little gull there with c20 1st summer Arctic terns and 10 1st summer knot. cheers, Andrew
  8. Hawkeye

    7th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th July 2020. Updated throughout the day St. Kilda Two Long-tailed Skuas (adult and 2nd summer ) were seen 10 miles north of St. Kilda today Skigersta, Isle of Lewis One Rose-coloured Starling was still present there today with three...
  9. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 6th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th July 2020. Updated throughout the day St. Kilda A **Wilson's Petrel** was seen off-shore early evening, only the fourth record for Outer Hebrides Skigersta, Isle of Lewis Just one Rose-coloured Starling was present there today with...
  10. Hawkeye

    5th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis The two Rose-coloured Starlings were present there again today plus three still at Cross. Another is nearby in Port of Ness Breanish, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis The two Rose-coloured Starlings were present there again today plus three still at Cross Ben Risary Plantation, North Uist Three Common Crossbills were there today...
  12. Hawkeye

    3rd July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12nd July 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis The two Rose-coloured Starlings were again there today plus three are now at Cross Carinish, North Uist The Rose-coloured Starling was again visiting a garden there...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd July 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis The two Rose-coloured Starlings were still there today as was the one at Cross. A forth bird was also present at South Dell Loch Druidibeg, South Uist The Osprey was...
  14. Hawkeye

    30th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was seen there again today Carinish, North Uist The Rose-coloured Starling was again visiting a garden there Rubha Ardvule, South Uist...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured starling was seen there today Cross, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 10+ Crossbills were seen...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th June 2020. Updated throughout the day. Butt of Lewis A juvenile Glaucous Gull was at Stoth early afternoon Ness, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was visiting a garden feeder this morning Carinish, North Uist A Rose-coloured...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 27th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Ardnastruban, Grimsay A Rose-coloured Starling was seen at 13:30 on the fence at Ardnastruban Guest House Stinky Bay, Benbecula The 2CY ***Bonaparte's Gull*** was there again this afternoon...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Stinky Bay, Benbecula The 2CY ***Bonaparte's Gull*** was there this morning Baymore, Grimsay A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today. Ardivachar, South Uist A Rose-coloured Starling was...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 25th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A male Ruff was there today Ardnamonie, South Uist The *Great White Egret* was there again this afternoon at the north end of Loch Bee
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th June 2020 Stornoway, Lewis A Swift was seen over the airport today. Ardnamonie, South Uist A *Great White Egret* was there this morning.