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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balemore, North Uist 36 Black-tailed Godwits were there today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:30 - 10:25 Weather: Wind W backing WSW f4 gust f6. Bright at first followed by 8/8...
  2. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  3. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  4. MisterT

    National Rarity 15th August 2019

    Newly cut fields at Ormaclete were attacting numerous birds. In amongst the many gulls and lapwings were 50+ Curlew and 13 Black-tailed Godwits late morning
  5. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill, Bruernish, Barra, August 2019 (C) Bruce Taylor
  6. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Sub adult male Two-barred Crossbill, langass Woods, North Uist August 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st August 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Woods, North Uist A report of two, possibly three ***Two-barred Crossbills*** present this afternoon. Lochmaddy, North Uist 12 Storm Petrels were seen from the Uig - Lochmaddy ferry...
  8. Calandra Lark

    Calandra Lark

    Calandra Lark, Paible, North Uist 2019. (C) Paul Donald
  9. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 25th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A ****Blue-cheeked Bee-eater**** was seen and heard flying overhead near the An Graidheag wind turbines this morning but no further sightings since then St Kilda The...
  10. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 23rd July 2019

    Western Isles /Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd July 2019. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist A Pomarine Skua was seen for the Uig - Lochmaddy ferry today Caolas, Vatersay The adult **White-rumped Sandpiper** was again on the beach this morning. Still present in the...
  11. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 22nd July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd July 2019. Updated throughout the day Caolas, Vatersay An adult **White-rumped Sandpiper** was on the beach this afternoon [see Bruce's post below] Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:20 - 10:05 Weather: Wind SSW f3 easing...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news:- The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen on the hill above the village on Monday [15th July] Bedersaig, Isle of Harris A Rose-coloured Starling was there today.
  13. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news:- The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still being seen occasionally, last report being on July 2nd Balranald, North Uist The Quail was again heard singing near the camp site...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today. Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A *Common Rosefinch* was reported as being present in the castle grounds this afternoon Langass...
  15. 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...
  16. Hawkeye

    23rd June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd June 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A Rose-coloured Starling and a Quail seen on the machair at Aird an Runair this morning Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there today Coot Loch, Benbecula A...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st June 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A male ***Blyth's Reed Warbler*** has been singing and showing on and off by the visitor centre today. The Curlew Sandpiper was still nearby at Aird an Runair Garrabost...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 2 second summer *Mediterranean Gulls* were seen there this afternoon Loch Sandary, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was there today Aird an Runair, North Uist The...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist A Rose-coloured Starling and a Lesser Whitethroat were seen there this afternoon Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:10 - 09:20 Weather: Wind mostly SW F3...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Tree Sparrow was still there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:55 - 09:00 Weather: Wind WNW backing W F2, 8/8 cloud, 8/8 cloud, dull with light...