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  1. 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...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 12th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 3 House Martins were there today. A Storm Petrel was feeding close inshore at nearby Port of Ness this evening. Lochmaddy, North Uist 3 Storm Petrels, 10 Puffins...
  3. MisterT

    National Rarity 11th June 2019

    The Osprey is still looking to be at home on Loch Druidibeg.
  4. 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...
  5. BrianR

    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.
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. Crane

    Crane

    Common Crane, Nort Uist 2019 (C) Glyn Evans
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Bulethroat

    Bulethroat

    Bluethroat, Gleann, Barra May 2019 (C) John Hansford
  13. Bluethroat

    Bluethroat

    Bluethroat, Gleann, Barra May 2019 (C) John Hansford
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 24th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th May, 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Barvas, Lewis A Turtle Dove was seen there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The 2 Ruff were again present...
  18. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 23rd May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Loch Portain, North Uist Three Long-tailed Skuas flew north today at 12:30. A Fieldfare was also reported...
  19. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 22nd May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally. A Spotted Flycatcher was also seen on the island Loch Paible, North Uist A pale-bellied Brent Goose was...
  20. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 21st May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 21st May 2019. Updated throughout the day Brevig, Barra A female/2CY male *Golden Oriole* was there this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Wood Warbler was in the Castle Grounds in trees beside Willowglen Burn. At least 10 singing...