western isles birds

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  1. Sooty Shearwater

    Sooty Shearwater

    Sooty Shearwater, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2019 (C) Steve Dodd
  2. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, September 2019 (C) Graham Forsyth
  3. MisterT

    21st August 2019

    The cut fields at Askernish had attracted c250 lapwing, 52 Curlew and 11 Black-tailed Godwits this morning A Whooper Swan was at Frobost this evening
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balemore, North Uist 36 Black-tailed Godwits were there today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:30 - 10:25 Weather: Wind W backing WSW f4 gust f6. Bright at first followed by 8/8...
  5. Hawkeye

    18th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Lower Barvas Isle of Lewis 14 Woodpigeon were seen there today Bragar Bay, Isle of Lewis 3 Great Northern Divers and a Ruff were seen there this morning Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 110...
  6. Hawkeye

    17th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:10 - 10:05 Weather: Wind SW f5-6, 5/8 cloud with isolated shower at first, becoming bright and sunny. Temp 13-15C A near 4 hour seawatch this...
  7. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  8. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  9. Hawkeye

    16th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 16th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris Circa 50 Common Scoters and 2 Velvet Scoters were reported today Borve, Benbecula 16 Black-tailed Godwits were on the cut fields this morning Ruhba Ardvule...
  10. Curlew

    Curlew

    Curlew, Ormaclete, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  11. MisterT

    National Rarity 15th August 2019

    Newly cut fields at Ormaclete were attacting numerous birds. In amongst the many gulls and lapwings were 50+ Curlew and 13 Black-tailed Godwits late morning
  12. Hawkeye

    13th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A juvenile Ruff and 2 Black-tailed Godwits were there today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A 2CY Glaucous Gull was seen near near there .
  13. BrianR

    12th August 2019

    At Aird an Runair, North Uist at 11.25 hours a flock of 28 Knot flew S followed shortly after by a flock of 32 Redshank. Aso here were two Hen Harriers (one was certainly a juvenile and the other probably - the first I have seen fledged this year). At Carinish, North Uist in the early...
  14. Hawkeye

    11th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A 1CY Glaucous Gull and 14 Black-tailed Godwits were there today
  15. Hawkeye

    10th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardroil, Isle of Lewis An Osprey was seen Flying over Uig Lodge this morning Baleshare, North Uist 3 Black-tailed Godwits were there today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:50 -...
  16. Hawkeye

    8th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Bagh Hogha Glan, North Uist A Green Sandpiper flew south this evening. Hougharry, North Uist 7 Black-tailed Godwits were in recently cut fields this morning.
  17. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill, Bruernish, Barra, August 2019 (C) Bruce Taylor
  18. B

    National Rarity 6th August 2019

    I found a male Two-barred Crossbill at Bruernish, Barra this morning. It flew in from the north at around 11.10 and fed on spruce cones until around mid day. At one point it flew off high to the east before returning a minute or so later. It was extremely vocal. There has been no sign of it...
  19. Hawkeye

    5th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th August 209. Updated throughout the day The Udal, North Uist A male Common Quail was heard singing there this morning Stilligarry, South Uist The Osprey was at the west end of Loch Druidibeg today
  20. Hawkeye

    4th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A Ruff was seen there today