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  1. Hawkeye

    6th May, 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 6th May 2018 Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis 98 Long-tailed Ducks seen on the loch this morning. 8 Black-tailed Godwits also present Butt of Lewis 40 White Wagtails and 30 Whimbrel were seen there today Ulladale, Isle of Harris A...
  2. Hawkeye

    5th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 5th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Gramsdale, Benbecula A Swift was seen there this afternoon. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:50 - 10:00 Weather: Wind SSW F6, 8/8 cloud, some light drizzle at first. Temp 10.3 - 10.7C...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 4th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Eilogarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* is still to be found off-shore from the jetty. A 2CY Iceland Gull was also in the area Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 Siskins were seen in the Castle Grounds...
  4. Hawkeye

    3rd May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sighting for today, 3rd May 2018 Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis A Glaucous Gull, 3 Black-tailed Godwits and 11 Long-tailed Duck were seen there early afternoon. Torlum, Benbecula 3 Barnacle Geese were on the machair today Aird an Runair, North Uist 80+...
  5. Hawkeye

    2nd May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 2nd May 2018. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris A Blackcap was in the grounds of the Harris Hotel Ardveenish, Barra 2 2CY Iceland Gulls seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:50 - 10:10 Weather...
  6. Hawkeye

    1st May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st May 2018. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull reported on the shore there this evening North Locheynort, South Uist 2 Lesser Redpolls seen there late afternoon
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th April 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda :( No sign of the Snowy Owl so far today
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 29th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th April 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda A female ***Snowy Owl*** seen there this afternoon Snowy Owl courtesy of Cairan Hatsell Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was still present today Scarasta, Isle of Harris 5...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was still present this morning (See Bruce's post below) Druidibeg Plantation, South Uist A Redwing, Siskin and 2 Cuckoos were seen there today...
  10. Hawkeye

    27th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Garynahine, Isle of Lewis At least 14 Siskins are visiting a feeder there Smercleit, South Uist 47 Whimbrel, 1 Great Skua., 5 Common Terns and a White Wagtail were seen this morning
  11. Hawkeye

    26th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 26th April 2018 Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The 4 juvenile Iceland Gulls and 2 Glaucous Gulls were still to be found around the outflow on Goat Island today Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis A Corncrake was heard calling around midday...
  12. Hawkeye

    25th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 25th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 4 juvenile Iceland Gulls and 2 Glaucous Gulls were around the outflow on Goat Island today Claddach Kirkibost, North Uist A Corncrake was heard calling early this...
  13. Hawkeye

    24th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th April 2018 St Kilda A juvenile Glaucous Gull has been present there since 20th April Leurbost, Isle of Lewis A Willow Warbler and a Redpoll were seen today. Bunavoneadar, Isle of Harris An adult Iceland Gull was seen near the...
  14. Hawkeye

    23rd April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 23rd April 2018 Barvas, Isle of Lewis A male Siskin was seen there today Balranald, North Uist 130 Barnacle Geese were there today and 200+ Brent Geese flew north this morning. Circa 90 Black-tailed Godwits were nearby at Loch Grogarry...
  15. Hawkeye

    22nd April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 22nd April 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Glaucous Gull seen there today Carinish North Uist 2 Common Terns were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:20 - 09:25...
  16. Hawkeye

    21st April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 21st April 2018 Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 juvenile Iceland Gulls and 2 juvenile Glaucous Gulls were in the harbour area today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:45 - 09:45 Weather: Wind S F4, 8/8 mostly high cloud. Temp 7.5 -...
  17. Hawkeye

    20th April 2018

    Rubha Ardvule, South Uist A seawatch this morning, nearly 5 hours produced:- 227 pale-bellied Brent Geese (N), 1 Tufted Duck (S), 7 Eider (N), 4 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1 Red-throated Diver (S), 2 Great Northern Divers (1S, 1N), 104 Fulmars (103S, 1N), 12 Manx Shearwaters (S), 277 Gannets (253 S...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis News from Tony Marr:- The drake ***Blue-winged Teal*** is still present at the northern end of Loch Stiapavat. I relocated it at around 0730 feeding in the grassy...
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 18th April 2018. Updated throughout the day News this morning from Tony Marr in Ness, Lewis:- "At 0925 this morning I found an immature drake ***Blue-winged Teal*** at the north end of Loch Stiapabhat, preening, in the boggy area and...
  20. Hawkeye

    17th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 17th April 2018. Updateted throughout the day Stinky Bay, Benbecula A worn 3CY Iceland Gull, 39 Long-tailed Duck, a Great Skua, 12 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Wheatear and a White Wagtail seen there today. A Great Northern Diver, 6 Long-tailed...