western isles bird

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  1. Hawkeye

    10th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th April 2020 Carinish, North Uist 360 Barnacle Geese flew north-west this morning. A Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Whimbrel and Pink-footed Goose were also present. A total of 740 Barnacle Geese were seen passing from early morning to...
  2. Hawkeye

    4th February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th February 2020. Updated throughout the day Langass Woods, North Uist 14 Fieldfares were seen there today
  3. Hawkeye

    28th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for 28th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Achmor, Isle of Lewis A male Goosander was seen on the loch this morning Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Iceland Gull was seen there again this morning Berneray A juvenile Greenland...
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A large mixed flock of finches and Skylarks seen on the machair contained a Lapland Bunting, 30+ Snow Buntings and a Brambling. A drake Pintail was on Loch a' Roe Loch...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebriders bird sightings for today, 14th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, South Uist 500 Twite and 50 Snow Buntings were seen on the reserve today Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again at the north end of Loch Bee this morning...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist The ***Cackling Goose*** was again seen there amongst Barnacle Geese Loch Sandary, North Uist 2 Black-tailed Godwits and a Chiffchaff around the loch today Clachan...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 5 Waxwings were seen on Stewart Drive today. Langass Woods, North Uist 2 ***Two-barred Crossbills** were seen there today [see @BrianR post below] Balranald, North...
  8. Hawkeye

    11th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 11th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Bornish, South Uist 3 Pintail were on the loch today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Waxwings and a female Blackcap were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  9. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 10th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar, South Uist A **White-rumped Sandpiper** was there today Loch Sandary, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was seen there today Balranald, North Uist 14 Snow Buntings were on the stubble...
  10. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 9th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 9th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Miavaig, Isle of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were there today Aird an Runair, North Uist 80+ Snow Buntings were there again today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Waxwings, 2 female Blackaps and a...
  11. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 8th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 8 Waxwings were in Stewart Drive, Stornoway, this morning South Glendale, South Uist 4 Waxwings and 2 female Blackcaps were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South...
  12. Hawkeye

    7th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 09:40 Weather: Wind ENE f5, 8/8 cloud, dull with light drizzle. Temp 6-7C. A 1+hour seawatch this morning produced 10 Eider (N), 2...
  13. B

    Local Rarity 6th November 2019

    A ♂ Blackcap was on peanut feeder at Langass, North Uist this morning while in the nearby Woods were some 25 Siskins while three Waxwings flew in (did not stay long).
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 5th November 2019

    News from Andrew:- Still 3 white-rumped sandpipers (1st w plus 2 still pretty fresh juveniles) at Ardivachar. No sign of the lesser yellowlegs though. 1 brambling, and a woodcock in my garden.
  15. Brown Shrike

    Brown Shrike

    Brown Shrike, Morghan, Barra, November 2019. (C) Bruce Taylor
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Miavaig, Isle of Harris 2 Snow Buntings were seen there today Hosta, North Uist A juvenile *American Golden Plover* was there around midday (See post below) South Glendale, South Uist 3...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd November 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist 6 Pintail were seen there today and a Siberian Chiffchaff was nearbly at Paiblesgarry Carinish, North Uist The 4 Long-tailed Tits were still there today Loch Sandary...
  18. B

    Scottish Rarity 2nd November 2019

    On Barra the Ring-necked Duck was still on Loch Tangasdale. 64 Fieldfares and a Brambling were at Brevig, while 5 Siskins, another Brambling and 2 Blackcaps were at Creachan. 59 Black-throated Divers were off the east side of Vatersay this afternoon: my highest count to date, though I suspect it...
  19. Hawkeye

    1st November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today,1st November 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 10 Snow Buntings were there this morning. South Dell, Isle of Lewis 3 Siberian Chiffchaffs seen near the old post office this morning. A Chiffchaff, 2 Woodcock, 2 Brambling and 3...
  20. B

    Scottish Rarity 31st October 2019

    A surprise at Carinish, North Uist in the late morning when I took the dogs for a walk were four Long-tailed Tits. I managed to get a photo of one before they headed off.