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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 31st December 2018. Updated throughout the day Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was again seen on the loch Nunton, Benbecula An Iceland Gull was in a field next to Nunton House Hostel Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting...
  2. Hawkeye

    25th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for this Christmas Day. Possibly updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the machair today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:35 - 10:30 Weather: Wind S F4, 5/8 cloud increasing to 8/8. Murky. Temp 9C...
  3. Mandarin Ducks

    Mandarin Ducks

    Mandarin Ducks, Triagh Mhor, Barra. April 2018 (C) Pete & Racheal Hazelhurst
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 20th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was seen off the jetty this morning along with 5 Slavonian Grebes Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the machair today Balranald...
  5. MisterT

    17th December 2018

    Quiet times here but the Rook was still with the Hooded Crows on the beach at Kilpheder
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 16th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 16th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray At least 100 Snow Buntings were the machair Aileodair, North Uist A drake *American Wigeon* was on the loch today Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the...
  7. Ring-necked Duck

    Ring-necked Duck

    Ring-necked Duck (C) Hugh Insley. Loch an Os, Iochar, South Uist. May 2018
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 13th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 10:35 Weather: Wind SSE F7 gust f9. 8/8 cloud. Temp 5.5C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 40 Eider (S), 4 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1...
  9. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 8th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 8th December 2018. Updated throughout the day. Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 4 Surf Scoters - 3 drakes and 1 female reported there this morning. Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was on seen the island. Also present were 12...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 4th December 2018. Updated throughout the day. Iochar, South Uist A Woodcock was flushed by the road there this afternoon Rubha Arvule, South Uist Seen during a two and a half hour sea watch there today: 08:05 to 10:30 Wind WNW f4, mix...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd December 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The ***Snowy Owl*** was in the quarry this afternoon Little Loch Roag, Isle of Lewis The Little Egret was again seen on the loch yesterday Loch Sandary,North Uist The drake...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st Decemebr 2018. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 2 Blackcaps were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:40 Weather: Wind SSW F4, cloudy, a little brighter later. Temp 8.6C. A 2+...
  13. D

    Local Rarity 28th November 2018

    GREAT WHITE EGRET Borghastan Carloway Loch Isle of Lewis 10.38am
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 26th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A single Greenland White-fronted Goose was in the village today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was still on the loch. A pale-bellied Brent Goose was...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th November 2018 Stornoway, Lewis A Pink-footed Goose was at Sand Street today Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 3 drake Surf Scoters, circa 320 Common Scoters and 36+ Slavonian Grebes were there today Sound of Harris: A 1CY Surf...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western isles bird sightings for today, 20th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Aileodair, North Uist A drake *American Wigeon* was seen on the loch today Borve, Berneray Circa 20 Snow Buntings and 3 Pink-footed Geese were on the machair there South Glendale,South Uist...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Langass Woods, North Uist 9 Crossbills were seen there today Kilpheder, South Uist A 1CY Rook was at the point this morning South Glendale, South Uist 5 Blackcaps, 2 Bramblings and a...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today. 18th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Paiblesgarry, North Uist The Cackling Goose and Canada Goose were there this morning The drake *Green-winged Teal*, a pale-bellied Brent Goose, 13 Pink-footed Geese and 2 Black-tailed Godwits...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 17th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Hougharry, North Uist A Coot was on Loch na Reivil today Knockintorran, North Uist A Cackling Goose, Canada Goose, a pale-bellied Brent Goose and 13 Pink-footed Geese were with Barnacles...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 7th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news of the ***Snowy Owl*** being present in the village yesterday Loch Bornish, South Uist A Little Egret was on the loch today South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps...