south uist

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  1. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 18th September 2018

    News from Tony Marr at Ness Lapland Buntings at The Butt After yesterday’s flock of 4 in the morning near the lighthouse, this morning saw a further arrival. At (08.45) a flock of 45 came in over our heads along the cliffs, about a quarter of a mile SW of the lighthouse, appearing to arrive...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th August 2018. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A ***Bonaparte's Gull*** was seen there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:00 - 10:15 Weather: Wind SW F4, 8/8 cloud, dull. Temp 13.5C. A 4+...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 14th August 2018 Ardivachar Point, South Uist The adult *** Baird's Sandpiper*** was still present this morning Loch Bee, South Uist Circa 50 Black-tailed Godwits were at the north end of loch today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 3 juvenile...
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th August 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar Point, South Uist An adult *** Baird's Sandpipier*** was seen on the beach there at midday Grenitote, North Uist The ***Snowy Owl*** was seen there in the evening Loch Bee, South...
  5. Hawkeye

    30th July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sighting for today, 30th July 2018. Updated throughout the day North Tolsta, Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today Lochmaddy, North Uist A Pomarine Skua was seen at sea, 30 minutes out of Lochmaddy on the Lochmaddy - Uig ferry Ruhba Ardvule...
  6. Hawkeye

    29th July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th July 2018. Updated throughout the day Grenitote,North Uist 7 Black-tailed Godwits and 35 Knot were there today Loch Euphort, North Uist A Sandwich Tern was seen there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:15 - 10:20...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 22nd July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 22nd July 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:05 - 10:10 Weather: Wind WSW F4, 8/8 cloud, very dull with misty spells. Temp 14.5C. A three hour seawatch this morning produced 3 Tufted Ducks (S)...
  8. Glossy Ibis

    Glossy Ibis

    Glossy Ibis, Kilaulay, South Uist January 2018 © Ian Thompson
  9. Glossy Ibis

    Glossy Ibis

    Glossy Ibis, Kilaulay, South Uist January 2018 © Ian Thompson
  10. Glossy Ibis

    Glossy Ibis

    Glossy Ibis. Kilaulay, South Uist. Jan 2018
  11. Grey Plover

    Grey Plover

    Grey Plover catching a worm on the South Ford.
  12. Greater Black-backed Gull

    Greater Black-backed Gull

    Greater Black-backed Gull, Askernish, South Uist. Nov 2017 © Ian Thompson
  13. Grey Heron

    Grey Heron

    Grey Heron, Askernish, South Uist. October 2017 © ian Thompson
  14. White-billed Diver

    White-billed Diver

    White-billed Diver, Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist. 10 May 2017 © John Kemp
  15. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, Sept 2016 © John Kemp
  16. little Egrets

    little Egrets

    Little Egrets, Loch na Liana Mhor, Daliburgh, South Uist 03 11 2015 © Ian Thompson
  17. Greater Snow Geese

    Greater Snow Geese

    Greater Snow Geese © John Kemp
  18. Short-toed Lark

    Short-toed Lark

    Howmore, South Uist
  19. Great White Egret

    Great White Egret

    Loch Hallan, South Uist
  20. American Robin

    American Robin

    Found during a BTO Winter Thrushes survey at South Locheynort.