south uist

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  1. Marsh Warbler

    Marsh Warbler

    Marsh Warbler, South Uist 2020 (C) John Kemp
  2. Bonaparte's Gull

    Bonaparte's Gull

    Bonaparte's Gull, South Uist 2020 (C) John Kemp
  3. Spoonbill

    Spoonbill

    Spoonbill, South Uist 2020 (C) Andrew Stevenson. The first occurrence of this species on the islands since 1986.
  4. YvonneB

    Mega!!! North American Horned Lark, South Uist, 9th October 2014 by Ian Thompson

    North American Horned Lark, Askernish, South Uist, 9th October 2014 First accepted UK record Having been to Barra the previous day for the Scarlet Tanager with Bill Allan and dipped, it was back to normal. Normal for me here in Askernish, South Uist is a walk around my patch to watch and...
  5. Hawkeye

    North American Horned Lark added to the British List

    The British Ornithologists’ Union Records Committee (BOURC) has added the the North American Horned Lark found at Askernish, South Uist on 9th October 2014 to the British List. In their press release the BOURC stated the following: North American’ Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris...
  6. 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...
  7. Juvenile Starling

    Juvenile Starling

    Juvenile Starling, South Uist 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  8. Hawkeye

    31st July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st July 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Druidibeg, South Uist An Osprey was seen there today
  9. Little Grebe

    Little Grebe

    Little Grebe, South Uist 2019 (C) Hebridean Imaging
  10. Hawkeye

    19th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th June 2019. Updated throughout the day North Locheynort, South Uist A Spotted Flycatcher was seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:45 - 10:05 Weather: Wind SW backing SSW F4. 8/8 cloud, sunny spells later...
  11. Golden Plover

    Golden Plover

    Golden Plover, South Uist, June 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist A Rose-coloured Starling and a Lesser Whitethroat were seen there this afternoon Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:10 - 09:20 Weather: Wind mostly SW F3...
  13. MisterT

    Scottish Rarity 10th June 2019

    A visit to North Loch Eynort on a very calm morning meant that I could hear the birds singing. Two male Whitethroats were in full voice and a Spotted Flycatcher was near the car park. There were several pairs of Redpolls in the new planation, some of which drew my attention to a roosting...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 1st June 2019. Updated throughout the day Peninerine, South Uist A 2CY *Mediterranean Gull* was seen there today Loch Mor, Benbecula A female Garganey was there this morning Loch Druidibeg, South Uist An Osprey was seen there again...
  15. Little Egret

    Little Egret

    Little Egret, Clachan, South Uist 2019. (C) Ian Thompson
  16. Avocet

    Avocet

    Avocets, Howmore River, South Uist. April 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 27th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar, South Uist 2 Common Scoter were there toady Carnan, South Uist 2 Common Redpoll were seen today Garryhellie, South Uist A House Martin was seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South...
  18. Purple Sandpiper

    Purple Sandpiper

    Purple Sandpiper, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 Great Tits, 9 Brambling, 2 Goldfinches and a pair of Siskin were visiting garden feeders in Willowglentoday. Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* and...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult and 2nd winter Glaucous Gull and a 2nd winter Iceland Gull were there this morning The Braighe, Isle of Lewis 3 Black-throated Divers, 50+ Long-tailed...