rare bird

  • This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.
  1. BrianR

    Local Rarity 16th January 2019

    There were 19 Whooper Swans (9 juveniles) and the Green-winged Teal was noted again during a brief late-afternoon visit to Loch Sandary, North Uist. The teal was indulging in some head-shake display.
  2. Ring-billed Gull

    Ring-billed Gull

    Ring-billed Gull, St Kilda, May 2018 (C) Cairan Hatsell
  3. Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch, St Kilda, September 2018 (C) Cairan Hatsell
  4. Black-headed Wagtail

    Black-headed Wagtail

    Black-headed Wagtail, St Kilda June 2018 (C) Cairan Hattsell
  5. Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper, St Kilda. September 2018 (C) Cairan Hatsell
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 10th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Bee, South Uist A Little Egret was seen at the south end of Loch Bee this morning
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 8th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of lewis The adult Iceland Gul was still in the harbour area at dusk Balranald, North Uist The Richardson's Cackling Goose and small Canada Goose were again present today. 20...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 6th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray Snow Buntings were reported on the machair today. A single Pink-footed Goose and 14 Common Scoters were also reported off the west side of the island. Askernish, South Uist The...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 5th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 100+ Common Scoters and 50 Long-tailed Ducks were there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch Ruhba...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st January, 2019. Updated throughout the day Reef, Isle of Lewis A Little Egret was seen there this morning Balranald North Uist The Cackling Goose, small Canada Goose and circa 10 Snow Buntings there today. Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Mandarin Ducks

    Mandarin Ducks

    Mandarin Ducks, Triagh Mhor, Barra. April 2018 (C) Pete & Racheal Hazelhurst
  14. 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...
  15. MisterT

    17th December 2018

    Quiet times here but the Rook was still with the Hooded Crows on the beach at Kilpheder
  16. 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...
  17. Ring-necked Duck

    Ring-necked Duck

    Ring-necked Duck (C) Hugh Insley. Loch an Os, Iochar, South Uist. May 2018
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...