outer hebrides

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  1. MisterT

    National Rarity 11th June 2019

    The Osprey is still looking to be at home on Loch Druidibeg.
  2. MisterT

    Scottish Rarity 10th June 2019

    A visit to North Loch Eynort on a very calm morning meant that I could hear the birds singing. Two male Whitethroats were in full voice and a Spotted Flycatcher was near the car park. There were several pairs of Redpolls in the new planation, some of which drew my attention to a roosting...
  3. B

    Scottish Rarity 9th June 2019

    A Curlew Sandpiper was in the tern/colony at Aird an Runair, North Uist this morning. In very 'dull' plumage (similar to the two that were present at Baleshare in May). A Quail was calling near the N shore of Loch nam Feithean, North Uist later.
  4. Hawkeye

    8th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardroil, Isle of Lewis A Little Egret has been present in the area for several weeks now Loch Paible, North Uist A little Stint was there today Loch Sandary, North Uist A male ruff was seen...
  5. Hawkeye

    7th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th June 2019 North Locheynort, South Uist A Spotted Flycatcher was there in the afternoon
  6. Hawkeye

    6th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist 6 Storm Petrels were seen from the Lochmaddy- Uig ferry this afternoon. Clachan, South Uist The Little Egret was again at the north end of Loch Bee this morning
  7. Hawkeye

    5th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Woodpigeon was seen there today Ardivachar, South Uist 2 Whimbrel, 2 Knot, 150+ Bar-tailed Godwits and a Great Skua were there this morning Clachan, South Uist The Little...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis An *American Golden Plover* was seen there briefly this morning [see post below] Balemore, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was there today Druidibeg Plantation A Goldcrest...
  9. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 3rd June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd June 2019. Updated throught the day Paible, North Uist A ****Calandra Lark**** was seen on the machair at Cnoc an Torrain, [NF726674] this evening Second record for Outer Hebs, the first being on St Kilda in 1994 Cheesebay, North...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd June 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist The ***Iberian Chiffchaff*** was heard briefly there again this afternoon Vallay, North Uist 3 Barnacle Geese were there today Loch Mor, Benbecula A male Ruff there was...
  11. Dotterel

    Dotterel

    Doterel, Nort Uist 2019 (C) Glyn Evans
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 1st June 2019. Updated throughout the day Peninerine, South Uist A 2CY *Mediterranean Gull* was seen there today Loch Mor, Benbecula A female Garganey was there this morning Loch Druidibeg, South Uist An Osprey was seen there again...
  13. MisterT

    31st May 2019

    100+ hirundine feeding over a loch in Daliburgh today in the wet weather consisting mainly of Sand Martins and Swallows with 1, possibly 2 House Martins amongst them Sand Martin - not quiet the perfect photo
  14. Shoveler

    Shoveler

    Shoveler, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist An ***Iberian Chiffchaff*** was heard singing there today Druim Dubh, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen there at 13.30 by the A865 junction to Paiblesgarry at...
  16. B

    Local Rarity 29th May 2019

    A sighting of a Pied Flycatcher by Peter Murray and others for yesterday - the bird was was feeding around drystone walls about 17.00 hours at Knockintorran, North Uist.
  17. Hawkeye

    28th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A single Snow Bunting was seen around the lighthouse this morning Eochar, South Uist A Little Egret was seen off Hebridean Jewellery this morning. West Gerinish...
  18. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 27th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was still at Loch an Ali this morning. Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were there this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Wood Warbler was in...
  19. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 26th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis 4 Long-tailed Ducks were on the loch this morning Aird an Runair, North Uist Circa 65 Long-tailed...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th May 2019. Updated throughout the day St Kilda Late news - The ***Snowy Owl*** was seen briefly in Glenn Mor yesterday Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Tiumpan Head, Isle of...