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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 27th February 2021

    RSPB Balranald, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** on the south side of Loch Scarie Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Three Iceland Gulls and four Glaucous Gulls seen today Askernish, South Uist Two Water Rails are now visiting a garden in the township
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 22nd February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd February 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis An immature Iceland Gull was in the harbour this morning and two Jackdaws on the roof of the Co-op (see photos below) Rubh, Arnal, North Uist Seven immature Glaucous...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 21st February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st February 2021. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist 150 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and a Slavonian Grebe were at Baile Iochdrach Stinky Bay, Benbecula An adult Little Gull was seen there this afternoon Loch Mor, Benbecula...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Iceland Gull was there early afternoon Loch Sandary, North Uist The *Green-winged Teal* was again on the loch and the *Snow Goose* was in fields to the...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Loch Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis An adult Iceland Gull was on the Loch at 10.30am and three Barnacle Geese were feeding with Greylag at the margins Stornoway, Isle of Lewis An adult Iceland Gull...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 9th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st February 2021. Updated throughout the day Carnan, South Uist A Water Rail was visiting in a garden there, and another seen in Askernish Loch Eubhal, North Uist A drake *Green-winged Teal* was seen there today, near Tigharry
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 7th February 2021

    Western Isles /Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was in the harbour in the afternoon Balranald, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were seen there again this morning Coot Loch, Benbecula...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 6th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Glaucous Gull was in the harbour in the afternoon Balranald, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were seen there this afternoon Rubh' Arnal, North...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st February 2021. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch. The *Snow Goose* was nearby at Kyles Paible in the afternoon.
  10. YvonneB

    Local Rarity 27th January 2021

    Making the most of a trip to Benbecula to do some necessary chores, birding on the way there and back Loch Bee, South Uist A juv Glaucous Gull and a single Scaup were at the SW corner of the loch this morning and a Ruff was on the pools near LA2 Ardivachar Machair, South Uist 1 Lapland Bunting...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis Two Bramblings were visiting a garden there Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Green-winged Teal* was still on the loch this morning
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Iceland Gulls flew south mid-morning Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again on the loch Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Four juvenile...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 22nd January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Knockline, North Uist 54 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were seen on the machair Carinish, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull was along the shoreline this morning Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there late morning Balranald, North Uist Circa 30 Snow Buntings were seen on the reserve today Carinish, North Uist 140 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Iceland Gull was seen at the gull roost 10:30 this morning Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch. An Iceland...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightintings for today, 18th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis An Iceland Gull was seen at Port Stoth today Garrynamonie, South Uist The Glaucous Gull was again seen on the beach today Castlebay, Barra The Treecreeper was again seen by...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Iceland Gulls (adult, &1st winter) were seen on the gull roost just before 15:00 Loch Paible, North Uist Ten Pintail were there this morning South Ford, South...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist A Fieldfare was there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The *Snow Goose* was again seen around the loch Malaclate, North Uist Eight Snow Buntings were there plus a...
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th January 2021 Loch Branahuie, Lewis A 2CY Iceland Gull was seen there today Balranald, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were again seen there today by Loch nam Feithean Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal*...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 9th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Three Little Auks were on the sea 100 meters east of the lighthouse at midday. An adult Iceland Gull flew south over Loch Tiumpan early afternoon Eochar, South Uist...
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