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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A drake *Green-winged Teal* was on the loch early afternoon Hirta, St Kilda A Sooty Shearwater was seen passing offshore this morning. Butt of Lewis A Glaucous Gull...
  2. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 28th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Ormaclate, South Uist The *Cattle Egret* was there again today Ardabroc, Isle of Lewis A Great Tit was seen there this afternoon Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 9 Waxwings and a Great Tit were seen...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 27th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Lionaclete , Benbecula The juvenile *American Golden Plover* was there again today West Gerinish, South Uist 2 juvenile *American Golden Plovers* were seen on the Range Loch Stiapabhat, Isle...
  4. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 26th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 26th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Stoneybridge, South Uist The **Cattle Egret** was again in the area but very mobile. Butt of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were seen around the lighthouse this evening Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2...
  5. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 25th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 25th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St. Kilda 1,150+ Redwings arrived on the island today and a Fieldfare was in the village The Butt of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were there today. An Arctic Tern was seen nearby off Port of...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Oban Trumisgarry, North Uist A female *American Wigeon* was reported today. Berneray 1,500+ Barnacle Geese and 4 Pink-footed Geese were seen there today Lochmaddy, North Uist 3 Siskins were...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 23rd October 2018. Updated throughout the day Crulivig, Isle of Lewis 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and a Pied Flycatcher were there early afternoon. Carinish, North Uist A Jack Snipe was seen there this afternoon. Liniclate, Benbecula The...
  8. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 21st October 2018

    Mangersta, Isle of Lewis A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* and a Pectoral Sandpiper were present this morning. A Lesser Whitethroat was also seen in the area and a Lapland Buting was nearby at Gallan Head Ardroil, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there today Torlum,Benbecula A juvenile...
  9. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 19th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra The ****Baltimore Oriole**** was seen there again early this morning The Butt of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings ere in the lighthouse compound this afternoon Chrulabig, Isle of...
  10. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 18th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 17th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra A ***Baltimore Oriole*** was seen there this morning, later it was in a neighbouring garden. Huisinis, Isle of Harris 20 Barnacle Geese flew south and 5 Whooper Swans...
  11. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 17th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 17th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra A ***Baltimore Oriole*** was seen there early afternoon Miavaig, Harris 12 Bramblings were there today Carinish, North Uist A Swallow was seen there North Loch Eynort...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 16th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Steinish, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there this evening Miavaig, Isle of Harris 4 Bramblings were there today Sollas, North Uist 2 Bramblings were there today Loch...
  13. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Castlebay, Barra The ***Pechora Pipit*** was again at the SW corner of the football pitch. A Wood Warbler was also in the area Brevig, Barra 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2 *Common Rosefinch*...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th October 2018

    Castlebay, Barra The ***Pechora Pipit*** was showing well near the football pitch again today. A Yellow-browed Warbler was also present. Langass Lodge, North Uist A Yellow-browed Warbler and 5 Bramblings were there this morning. Carinish, North Uist A Wheatear and a Woodcock were seen there...
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th October 2018

    Castlebay, Barra A ***Pechora Pipit*** was seen at the football pitch today. This is only the second record for the Outer Hebrides, the first being in North Uist in 2008 [see posts below] Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there today. Another was reported as being "on...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 12th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A 1st winter *Mediterranean Gull* was on the beach at Holm The Butt of Lewis 25+ Fieldfare were seen arriving off the sea before heading on south Tarbert, Isle of...
  17. MisterT

    National Rarity 10th October 2018

    Rather quiet on the patch this morning with fewer birds on the fields at Askernish apart from Snipe which remain in large numbers. A Wheatear and 5 Swallows on the beach and 15 Redwing were in the township as well as a noticable increase in Blackbirds Bar-tailed Godwit
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 9th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Isle of Barra The ***Isabelline Shrike*** was again in the garden of Donscurravel House Bornish, South Uist The *Common Rosefinch* is still to be found in a garden there Isle of...
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Isle of Barra The ***Isabelline Shrike*** was again in the garden of Donscurravel House Aird an Runair, North Uist A ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was seen there this morning Askernish...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 7th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Askernish, South Uist The *American Golden Plover* was again in the fields opposite the clubhouse Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:45 - 10:05 Weather: Wind S F7-8, heavy rain...