rare bird 2017

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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. YvonneB

    Mega!!! American Redstart, Barra, 7th to 17th September 2017 by Bruce Taylor

    The write up for the American Redstart from @Bruce American Redstart on Barra: 7th-17th September 2017 First record for the Outer Hebrides Over the years the Isle of Barra has earned a reputation as something of a rarity magnet. The Yellow Warbler got the ball rolling back in 2004 and was...
  2. YvonneB

    Mega!!! White-throated Needletail, Barra, 22nd June 2017 by Bruce Taylor

    Submitted by @Bruce :) White-throated Needletail on Barra: 22nd June 2017 Second record for the Outer Hebrides. Kathy and I had enjoyed a busy spring on Barra finding a few good birds including two Night Herons, a White-billed Diver, a singing Marsh Warbler and some Hebridean scarcities. Now...