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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 24th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda the ***Snowy Owl*** was again seen on Hirta on Mullach Bi this evening Ardmore, South Uist The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was again seen on Loch nan Ceann Leurbost, Isle of Lewis A...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 22nd May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 22nd May 2018. Updated throughout the day Smerclete, South Uist The ***Long-billed Dowitcher*** was still by the loch this morning, showing well and seen again in the afternoon St Kilda The *Ring-billed Gull* was still present on Hirta...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 21st May 2018. Updated throughout the day Smercleit, South Uist A ***Dowitcher*** (initially thought to be Long-billed) was seen originally in the fields with Golden Plover and later around the loch St Kilda An adult *Ring-billed Gull*...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 19th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardmore, South Uist The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was again seen on Loch nan Ceann with a pair of Tufted Ducks Loch Fada, Benbecula The drake Garganey and a male Ruff were still on Loch. A 3CY...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th May 2018

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The ***Snowy Owl*** is again there, seen near the Lovers Stone this evening Loch Bhrusda, Berneray The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** still present today, seen at 11.30 and then again at...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th May 2108

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 8th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda. The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still to be found on the island. Now considered to be a different bird from that last seen on 29th April Northton, Isle of Harris 12 Black-tailed Godwits...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 7th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 7th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was there again this morning, last seen on 29th April Reef, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Glaucous Gull seen there today Sound Of Taransay, Isle of Harris 45 Long-tailed...
  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

    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...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd April 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The ***Hooded Merganser*** has returned to the fire pond on Hirta after an absence of a couple of days Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Weather: Wind ENE F5-6, 8/8 cloud, quite dull, temp 3.5...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th March 2018. Updated throughout the day St. Kilda The ***Hooded Merganser*** is still to be found on the fire pond, Hirta Hooded Merganser, St Kilda courtesy of Soay Sheep Project Butt of Lewis An Iceland Gull seen there today...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 29th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th March 2018. Updated throughout the day St. Kilda An adult drake ***Hooded Merganser*** has been seen on Fire Pond, Hirta today Hooded Merganser, courtesy of the Soay Sheep project, St Kilda Stornoway, Isle of lewis 12 Iceland...