rarities

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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th March 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald,North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese *** and a dark juvenile Iceland Gull were seen there today. An immature Glaucous Gull, drake Pintail and 60+ Snow Buntings were nearby at Aird an...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 8th March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th March 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist The *Snow Goose*, 40 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and eight Whooper Swans were seen there today Baleshare, North Uist 50 Snow Buntings were there today
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 6th March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th March 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Five Glaucous Gulls, an Iceland Gull and 60 Brent Geese were there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The *Snow Goose* was by the loch this morning Baleshare, North Uist...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd March 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The *Snow Goose* was seen there this morning amongst Greylag Geese Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A Glaucous Gull, 3 Iceland Gulls and 45 pale-bellied Brent Geese were there...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st March 2020. updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Glaucous Gull was there today Baleshare, North Uist Three Glaucous Gulls and a Snow Bunting were at Eachkamish this morning Craigston, Barra A juvenile...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th February 2020

    Western Isles /Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th February 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis The ***Cackling Goose*** first reported on 13th February was seen again today at the north end of the loch amongst Barnacle Geese Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th February 2020. Updated throughout the day Knockintorran, North Uist The adult white morph *Snow Goose* was there again today. A Coot was nearby on Loch Sandary Traigh Mhor, Barra A Little Auk was seen near the airport today
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 22nd February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd February 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist 4 immature Glaucous Gulls and 30+ Snow Buntings were there today
  9. B

    Local Rarity 20th February 2020

    Barra. A White-billed Diver was off Eoligarry this afternoon, most likely a returning bird from last winter. The Green-winged Teal and a Slavonian Grebe were at Ardmhor, Ring-necked Duck on Loch Tangasdale and juvenile Glaucous Gull at Borve Point.
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th February 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The two ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were seen at Traigh Iar today amongst Barnacle Geese. A 2CY Glaucous Gull was also there at a dead seal on the beach. The drake...
  11. B

    Local Rarity 17th February 2020

    Barra. The Ring-necked Duck was still on Loch Tangasdale. Nearby the juvenile Glaucous Gull was at Borve Point along with an immature Iceland Gull. A raft of at least 21 Black-throated Divers were off Ardmhor ferry terminal plus a Slavonian Grebe.
  12. MisterT

    Local Rarity 10th February 2020

    12 Greenland White-fronts were at Loch Hallan this morning and a juvenile Glaucous and Iceland Gull were on the beach at Milton early afternoon
  13. MisterT

    Local Rarity 5th February 2020

    The two immature Glaucous Gulls were again on Askernish beach this morning and a juvenile Iceland and Glaucous Gull were at Kildonan in the afternoon Glaucous Gull in the gloom
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd February 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist The darake Pintail was again seen on Loch a Roe Baleshare, North Uist At least four Glaucous Gulls (adult + 3 juveniles) were there this afternoon. Clachan, South...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st February 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis 70 Pink-footed Geese were seen there today Baleshare, North Uist Six Glaucous Gulls were on the flooded area at the north end of Eachkamish Carinish, North Uist A...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis 3 Juvenile Glaucous Gulls were at a West Loch Roag fish farm Barvas, Isle of Lewis Seven Snow Buntings were on the machair this morning Tiumpan Head, Isle of...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 23rd January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd January 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The 2 ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were in amongst the Barnacle Geese at Traigh Iar this morning. Also present were circa 25 Snow Buntings and a Glaucous Gull. An...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 22nd January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd January 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An Iceland Gull was there today Balranald, North Uist The two ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were on the reserve this afternoon. The drake Pintail was on Loch...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Steinish, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was along Simon's Road this morning Berneray A Pale-bellied Brent Goose and 270 Twite were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The *Snow...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 3+ Glaucous Gulls (2 juveniles and 2nd winter) were there this afternoon Baleshare, North Uist At least 4 Glaucous Gulls were seen there early afternoon Clachan...