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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Woods, North Uist 2 ***Two-barred Crossbills** were seen there today [see @BrianR post below] Clachan, South Uist A drake *Green-winged Teal* was at the north end of Loch Bee this...
  2. Hawkeye

    11th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 11th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Bornish, South Uist 3 Pintail were on the loch today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Waxwings and a female Blackcap were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  3. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 9th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 9th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Miavaig, Isle of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were there today Aird an Runair, North Uist 80+ Snow Buntings were there again today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Waxwings, 2 female Blackaps and a...
  4. Hawkeye

    7th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 09:40 Weather: Wind ENE f5, 8/8 cloud, dull with light drizzle. Temp 6-7C. A 1+hour seawatch this morning produced 10 Eider (N), 2...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Miavaig, Isle of Harris 2 Snow Buntings were seen there today Hosta, North Uist A juvenile *American Golden Plover* was there around midday (See post below) South Glendale, South Uist 3...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd November 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist 6 Pintail were seen there today and a Siberian Chiffchaff was nearbly at Paiblesgarry Carinish, North Uist The 4 Long-tailed Tits were still there today Loch Sandary...
  7. Hawkeye

    1st November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today,1st November 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 10 Snow Buntings were there this morning. South Dell, Isle of Lewis 3 Siberian Chiffchaffs seen near the old post office this morning. A Chiffchaff, 2 Woodcock, 2 Brambling and 3...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Balemore, North Uist The white morph ***Snow Goose*** was again seen there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:55 Weather: Wind W f5 gust f6. 8/8 cloud, some...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st October 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 10:00 Weather: Wind SW f3 increasing f4. 8/8 high cloud. Temp9C. A near 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 4 Red-throated...
  10. BrianR

    Local Rarity 7th October 2019

    A Little Egret was a recent arrival at Loch Sandary, North Uist today.
  11. Hawkeye

    6th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Lionel, Isle of Lewis 2 Brambling were seen on a croft there Stornoway, Isle of Lewis C50 Redwings were seen in and around the town Balranald, North Uist A Pintail and 5 Pink-footed Geese...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A Lesser Whitethroat was in the lighthouse compound and 3 Snow Buntings were in the area. An arrival of Redwings included 50 in South Dell Gress, Isle of Lewis 30 Pink-footed...
  13. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd October 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 8 Whooper Swans were seen on the lock this morning which increased to 15 mid afternoon Northton, Isle of Harris A Swallow and two Redwings were there this...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st October 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Lesser Whitethroat was there today West side of Loch Bee, South Uist A Lapland Bunting was present today plus a minimum of 8 Pink-footed Geese. Howmore, South...
  15. Hawkeye

    8th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 500 Sooty Shearwaters, 1 juvenile Pomarine Skua, 1 Arctic Skua and 150 Manx Shearwaters were feeding off shore this morning along with and number of Great Skuas and a mass of...
  16. Hawkeye

    4th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist 4 Leach's Storm Petrel, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 European Storm Petrel and 4 Arctic Terns flew south today Loch Paible, North Uist 10 Black-tailed...
  17. Hawkeye

    3rd September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd September 2019. Updated throughout the day Bornish, South Uist 8 Black-tailed Godwits and 3 Ruff were on flooded fields by the entrance to the machair this morning. 7 Ruff were there in the evening Kildonan, South Uist c160...
  18. Hawkeye

    2nd September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd September 2019. Updated throughout the day Cross, Isle of Lewis 2 Whooper Swans, thought to be new arrivals were on a loch there Loch Morsgail, Isle of Lewis Late news:- yesterday, 10 pink-footed Geese were seen to briefly land on...
  19. Hawkeye

    29th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Callanish, Isle of Lewis A Reed Warbler was found dead there today. The finder said that it "literally fell out of the sky" Loch Sandary, North Uist 4 Ruff and 10+ Black-tailed Godwits were...
  20. Hawkeye

    27th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist 4 Whimbrel and a Lapland Bunting was seen on the reserve today Loch Sandary, North Uist 35 Black-tailed Godwits and 2 Ruff were by the loch Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist...