rare birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th September 2020, Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Isle of Lewis Two Black-tailed Godwits and 42 Curlew were there this afternoon Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Lapland Buntings were seen there today Loch Mheacleit, Isle of...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 10th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Leach's Petrel, 40 Storm Petrels and 20 Sooty Shearwaters were seen from the Ullapool -Stornoway ferry Hirta, St Kilda The ***Snowy Owl*** was again seen in...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 9th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A *Buff-Breasted Sandpiper* was seen 1 mile west of the lighthouse at 16:00 Mangersta, Isle of Lewis A seawatch this morning (07:30-0900) produced one Pomarine Skua and 76...
  4. Blue-winged Teal

    Blue-winged Teal

    Blue-winged Teal, Barra 2020 © Bruce Taylor
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 10 Sooty Shearwaters, 7 Manx Shearwaters, 3 Great Skuas and a Great Northern Diver were seen between 0640-0740. Knockaird, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Dotterel was on the hills to...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 7th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A Sooty Shearwater and two House Martins were there late afternoon. Valtos, Isle of Lewis 19 Black-throated Divers were offshore from Traigh na Beirigh. A single House Martin...
  7. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 5th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th September 2020. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis 4 **Great Shearwaters** [2 together and 2 singles], 2 Leach's Petrels, 471 Sooty Shearwaters 51 Manx Shearwaters and a Great Northern Diver flew west past the Butt this...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis The Ruff was still at there today Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis A Lapland Bunting was seen there today. The juvenile Curlew Sandpiper was also still present Griminish Point...
  9. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 3rd September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd September 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 12 Greenland Wheatears were at there and two Black-tailed Godwits were nearby at Loch Stiapabhat Borve, Isle of Lewis A Lapland Bunting flew over this morning Loch Ordais...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd September 2020. Updated throughout the day St. Kilda The ***Snowy Owl*** was seen again in village bay this morning Butt of Lewis A Ruff was seen there today Baleshare, North Uist Three juvenile Curlew Sandpipers were on the island...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 31st August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st August 2020. Updated throughout the day St. Kilda A female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen there today Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 200+ Common Scoters and 3 Slavonian Grebes were in the this afternoon. 13 Black-tailed Godwits were...
  12. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 26th August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th August 2020 Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A **Great Shearwater** passed the point at 15:00. Eight Sooty Shearwaters also passed mid morning Carnan, South Uist A juvenile Cuckoo was there today Loch Bee, South Uist A juvenile Ruff...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 16th August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th August 2020 Butt of Lewis Three Sooty Shearwaters flew past during an hours seawatch this morning Carnan, South Uist An Arctic Skua was seen there today West Gerinish, South Uist. The *Spoonbill* was again in the south-west corner...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 13th August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th August 2020. Updated throughout the day. Balranald, North Uist A juvenile, male Ruff was seen on the shore today Loch Sandary, North Uist An immature Glaucous Gull was there this afternoon Traigh Mhor, Barra An adult *American...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 5th August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th August 2020. Updated throughout the day West Gerinish, South Uist The *Spoonbill* was again in the south-west corner of Loch Bee Howmore, South Uist Seven Black-tailed Godwits were on the shore today Loch Hallan, South Uist 31...
  16. Spoonbill

    Spoonbill

    Spoonbill, Loch Bee, South Uist 2020 (C) Yvonne Benting
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th August 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:30-09:50Count type: seawatch Weather: Wind SSE f5-6 increasing f6-7. 8/8 cloud, dull with continual rain, murky at sea. Temp 12- 13C. A 3+ hour...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd August 2020. Updated throughout the day West Gerinish, South Uist The *Spoonbill* was again in the south-west corner of Loch Bee
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st August 2020. Updated throughout the day Clachan, North Uist A Crossbill was there this morning. West Gerinish, South Uist The *Spoonbill* was again in the south-west corner of Loch Bee Howmore, South Uist 18 Black-tailed Godwits...
  20. A

    National Rarity 31st July 2020

    The Spoonbill still at the SW end of Loch Bee this afternoon.