rare birds

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  • Would members please give due consideration when thinking about posting information and sightings relating to Schedule 1 species during the breeding season. Records of these species thought to be breeding can be submitted privately to the county bird recorder via email to recorder@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk

  1. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, Sept 2016 © John Kemp
  2. Great White Egret

    Great White Egret

    Great White Egret, Barra 8th December 2015 © Bruce Taylor
  3. Ring-billed Gull

    Ring-billed Gull

    Ring-billed Gull, Vatersay, 15 - 21st September 2015 © Bruce Taylor
  4. Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted sandpiper, Butt of Lewis 4th August 2017 © Tony Marr
  5. White-throated Needle-tail

    White-throated Needle-tail

    White-throated Needle-tail, Gleann, Barra 22 June 2017 © Bruce Taylor
  6. Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Butt of Lewis July 2017 © Toby Green
  7. White-winged Black Tern

    White-winged Black Tern

    White-winged Black Tern, Coot Loch Benbecula June 2017 © an Thompson
  8. Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling, Eoligarry, Barra June 2017 © Ian Thompson
  9. little Egrets

    little Egrets

    Little Egrets, Loch na Liana Mhor, Daliburgh, South Uist 03 11 2015 © Ian Thompson
  10. Whiskered Tern

    Whiskered Tern

    Whiskered Tern, Loch Bhrusda, Berneray 3 June 2014 © Brian Rabbitts
  11. Icterine Warbler

    Icterine Warbler

    Icterine Warbler, Ness, Isle of lewis 6 June 2014 © Tony Marr
  12. Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling, Eoligarry, Barra, June 2017 © Ian Thompson
  13. Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling

    Rose-coloured Starling, Eoligarry, Barra, June 2017 © Ian Thompson
  14. Black-crowned Night Heron

    Black-crowned Night Heron

    Black-crowned Night Heron © Ian Thompson
  15. Blyths Reed Warbler

    Blyths Reed Warbler

    Blyth's Reed Warbler © Peter Wilson
  16. Greater Snow Geese

    Greater Snow Geese

    Greater Snow Geese © John Kemp
  17. Black-crowned Night Heron © Bruce Taylor

    Black-crowned Night Heron © Bruce Taylor

    One of two found by Bruce at castlebay Fotball pitch
  18. GlossyIbis, Balranald North uist

    GlossyIbis, Balranald North uist

  19. Firecrest, Grenitote © Brian Rabbitts

    Firecrest, Grenitote © Brian Rabbitts

  20. Gyr Falcon. Balelone, North Uist © Mary Lewis

    Gyr Falcon. Balelone, North Uist © Mary Lewis