outer hebrides

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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada Goose were seen there again today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:00 - 10:20 Weather: Wind SSW...
  2. B

    Local Rarity 13th February 2019

    The ♂ Green-winged Teal was on view again during a brief early afternoon visit to Loch Sandary, North Uist. Herring Gull with unusually pale primaries.
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Glaucous Gull and 2 Iceland Gulls (adult and 2CY) were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada...
  4. Hawkeye

    11th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris A Blue Tit was seen there this afternoon Kilpheder, South Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen at the point today
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Luskentyre, Isle of Harris 4 Surf Scoters (3 drakes and a *female type*) were seen in the Sound of Taransay from the beach. Also present were 140 Common Scoters, 52 Great Northern Divers, 8...
  6. Hawkeye

    9th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th February 2019. Updated throughout the day. Tiumpan head, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Glaucous Gull was seen there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:35 Weather: Wind WNW F7 gust F8, mix of 8/8 cloud and sunny...
  7. Hawkeye

    8th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule South Uist Counting period: 08:35 - 10:40 Weather: Wind SSE veering S F7-8. 8/8 cloud, increasing rain. Temp 8c. A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 6 Eider (S), 11...
  8. B

    7th February 2019

    Some species seen in the Lag Gorm/Traigh Leathann area, North Uist today were three Great Northen Divers (two in the channel between the N end of Lag Gorm and Kirkibost Island, the other fairly recently dead - minus head - on the shingle), a Jack Snipe flushed from the saltings (as usual came...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 Great Tits, 9 Brambling, 2 Goldfinches and a pair of Siskin were visiting garden feeders in Willowglentoday. Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* and...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult and 2nd winter Glaucous Gull and a 2nd winter Iceland Gull were there this morning The Braighe, Isle of Lewis 3 Black-throated Divers, 50+ Long-tailed...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray A Pink-footed Goose was seen on the machair. A Lesser Black-backed Gull was also reported as being present on the island Ardmhor, Barra The *White-billed Diver* and 23...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st February 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal 2 Glaucous Gulls, 2 Iceland Gulls, 225 Great Black-backed Gulls and 71 Light-bellied Brent Geese were there today Balivanich, Benbecula A juvenile Glaucous Gull was on the shore...
  13. Hawkeye

    31st January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st January 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The adult Iceland gull was still in the harbour area today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:30 - 10:30 Weather: Wind SE backing E F3 falling to f2...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 3 Glaucous Gull (3CY and 2 juveniles), an adult Iceland Gull, an adult Kumlien's Gull and 36 Brent Geese were there this morning Clachan, South Uist A drake...
  15. Hawkeye

    29th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull flew north-west along the shore late morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:00 - 10:45 Weather: Wind NW F2-3, 8/8 cloud with...
  16. B

    Local Rarity 28th January 2019

    Rubh' Arnal today: 38 pale-breasted Brent Geese, an adult Iceland Gull, three Glaucous Gulls and 26 Snow Buntings.
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch Scotvein, Grimsay 3 Fieldfares were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:30 - 10:25...
  18. Hawkeye

    25th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis Two adult Iceland Gull were seen in the harbour area this afternooon Scotvein, Grimsay 108 Grey Herons were seen in the bay this morning. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd January 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The adult Iceland Gull was still in the harbour area this afternooon Balranald, North Uist The Richardson's Cackling Goose and small Canada Goose were again seen...
  20. Hawkeye

    22nd January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd January 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The Richardson's Cackling Goose and small Canada Goose were seen there again today.