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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 22nd September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd September 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist Three Lapland Buntings were in stubble fields today Baleshare, North Uist Circa 1,500 Pink-footed Geese were grounded on sands off Lag Gorm this evening, a single...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st September 2020. Updated throughout the day Kneep, Isle of Lewis The four ***Blue-winged Teal*** were seen on Loch Sgallier this morning Tolsta Chaolais, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Rose-coloured Starling has been visiting a garden...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 34 Lapland Bunting were still circa 1km to the south-west of the lighthouse this morning Baleshare, North Uist The ***Baird's Sandpiper*** and the two *Buff-breasted...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Hawkeye

    22nd August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd August 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist 11 Black-tailed Godwits and a Curlew Sandpiper were there this morning Carinish, North Uist A Swift was there this morning. Six Black-tailed Godwits were there later in...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th August 2020 Butt of Lewis Two Sooty Shearwaters and 12 Storm Petrels were seen during a seawatch this morning West Gerinish, South Uist The *Spoonbill* was still present in the south-west corner of Loch Bee early this morning [see...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th August 2020 Butt of Lewis A Pomarine Skua, three Sooty Shearwaters and eight Storm Petrels were seen during a seawatch this morning Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Sooty Shearwaters flew north this afternoon Loch Sandary, North...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. Hawkeye

    3rd August 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd August 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:45-08:45 Weather: Wind WSW f4, mostly bright and sunny. Temp13C. A two hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Fulmars (N), 78 Manx Shearwaters (75S...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Griminish Point , North Uist A near three hour seawatch this morning (07:15 - 10:00) produced 1 Sooty Shearwater, 620 Manx Shearwaters, 44 Fulmar, 185 Gannets and an Arctic Skua all heading west...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird, Benbecula Six Black-tailed Godwits were seen there today West Gerinish, South Uist The *Spoonbill* was again seen in the south west corner of Loch Bee early afternoon. 31 Black-tailed...
  14. Hawkeye

    19th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Coll, Isle of Lewis A Coal Tit was seen there today Howmore, South Uist Five Whimbrel were seen on the machair today Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:50-09:40 Weather: Wind W f4...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 16th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:55-10:15 Weather: Wind SW f4, initially misty slowly improving. Fine drizzle at times. Temp 14C. A 3+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 13th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Cross, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was seen there again today Ardivachar Point, South Uist Circa 300 Arctic Terns and 270 Bar-tailed Godwits were there today West Gerinish, South...
  17. Hawkeye

    12th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was in a recently cut field late morning Ardivachar, South Uist 180 Manx Shearwaters, 122 Eider, 264 Arctic Terns (on the beach and offshore) and a Puffin...
  18. Hawkeye

    9th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th July 2020 Cross, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today Loch Mor, Baleshare Four Black-tailed Godwits were by the loch Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:20-10:10 Weather: Wind, light NW f2, mix...
  19. Hawkeye

    30th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was seen there again today Carinish, North Uist The Rose-coloured Starling was again visiting a garden there Rubha Ardvule, South Uist...
  20. Hawkeye

    25th March 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th March 2020 Carinish, North Uist A Jack Snipe was there today Ruhba Ardvule Counting period: 08:15 - 11:10 Weather: Wind NW veering NNW - NNE - E f2-f1. 8/8 cloud, dull. Temp 6-7C. A three hour seawatch this morning produced 64...