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  1. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, September 2019 (C) Graham Forsyth
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th September 2019. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis Hundreds of Pink-footed Geese were seen arriving in off the sea this morning with 500 being seen in "just a few minutes" Barvas, Isle of Lewis The adult **White-rumped...
  3. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Barvas, Isle of Lewis September 2019 (C) and courtesy of Josh Jones
  4. Sabine's Gull

    Sabine's Gull

    Juvenile Sabine's Gul, l Stinky Bay, Benbecula September 2019. (C) Ian Thompson
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A juvenile Long-tailed Skua and 92 Sooty Shearwaters flew past between 07:00 - 08:20. A Lapland Bunting was also in the area Tobson, Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis 350...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings fot today, 14th September 2019. Updated throughout he day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Whinchat was still present this morning Eoropie. Isle of Lewis 5 Lapland Buntings were again on the machair late afternoon to the north of the township...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis A Lapland Bunting was there today Mangersta, Isle of Lewis 32 Sooty Shearwaters flew south between 08:50 - 09:20 Corran Ormiclate, South Uist 130+ Black-tailed...
  8. Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp, Bornish, South Uist September 2019. (C) and courtesy of Andrew Stevenson
  9. Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher, Butt of lewis September 2019. (C) and courtesy of tristan ap Rheinallt
  10. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 11th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A ***Long-billed Dowitcher*** was feeding by the roadside pool just before the lighthouse Labost, Isle of Lewis 40 Sooty Shearwaters flew south this morning Seilebost, Isle...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A light phase Pomearine Skua passed south at 09:00 Baleshare, North Uist 18 Black-tailed Godwits flew south this this morning Ormiclete, South Uist an adult...
  12. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 7th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A juvenile ****Hudsonian Whimbrel**** reported there today. The female ***Snowy Owl*** also still there [see @Slawrence post below] Stornoway, Isle of lewis 15+ Great Skuas...
  13. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 6th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A Sooty Shearwater and 30 Manx Shearwaters were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 11:45 Weather: Wind W f5-6 veering WNW...
  14. Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit, Castlebay, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  15. Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit, Castlebay, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Ricketts
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist 33 Storm Petrels, 50+ Manx Shearwaters, 3 Arctic Terns, 2 Great Skuas and an Arctic Skua were seen from the lochmaddy - Uig ferry this morning Pollachar, South Uist 2...
  17. Eastern Kingbird

    Eastern Kingbird

    Eatern Kingbird, Bornish, South Uist 2016. (C) Andrew Stevenson. First British Record
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 25th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 135 Common Scoters were there today
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 23rd August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd August 2019. Updated throughout the day Seilebost, Isle of Harris 7 Black-tailed Godwits seen there today Loch Paible, North Uist The juvenile Curlew Sandpiper were seen there again today along with 48 Knot and 7 Grey Plover...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balemore, North Uist 36 Black-tailed Godwits were there today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:30 - 10:25 Weather: Wind W backing WSW f4 gust f6. Bright at first followed by 8/8...