western isles birds

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  1. Spoonbill

    Spoonbill

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

    Local Rarity 14th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Market Stance, Benbecula A male Whinchat was singing there today Loch Mor, Benbecula An immature Glaucous Gull was seen there today South Glendale, South Uist A Siskin and a Spotted Flycatcher...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist 250+ Manx Shearwaters were seen offshore this morning Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser Scaup*** was still present today Carnan, South Uist A Common...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 12th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird, Benbecula A Rose-coloured Starling was seen in a garden there this morning Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll is still visiting a garden there West Gerinish, South Uist The *Spoonbill*...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis The two Barnacle Geese were there again today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser Scaup*** was still present today Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll is...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Uig, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there this morning Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis Two Barnacle Geese were by the loch this afternoon Eochar, South Uist A Pied Flycatcher...
  7. Hawkeye

    9th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll was still visiting a garden there
  8. Blyth's Reed Warbler

    Blyth's Reed Warbler

    Blyth's Reed Warbler, Barra June 2020. (C) Ian Ricketts
  9. Blyth's Reed Warbler

    Blyth's Reed Warbler

    Blyth's Reed Warbler, Barra June 2020. (C) Ian Ricketts
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser Scaup*** was present again today. Vallay, North Uist 2 Barnacle Geese were at the west end Loch Druidibeg, South Uist The Osprey was seen there again...
  11. Hawkeye

    7th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Lionel, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen on the machair this morning. Knockaird, Isle of Lewis Late news of two Rose-coloured Starlings seen in the township yesterday...
  12. Hawkeye

    6th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Port Stoth, Ness, Isle of Lewis The 2CY Glaucous Gull was still on the cliffs today Loch Druidibeg, South Uist The Osprey was seen there again today
  13. Red-backed Shrike

    Red-backed Shrike

    Red-backed Shrike, Brevig, Barra. 2019 (C) Bruce Taylor
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Port Stoth, Ness, Isle of Lewis 2CY Glaucous Gull was present this afternoon Fivepenny, Ness, Isle of Lewis Two Rose-coloured Starlings were seen there earlier today and joined by a third late...
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd June 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The ***Lesser Scaup*** was still present today Langass Lodge, North Uist A Whitethroat, Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Siskin were seen there today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A...
  16. A

    Local Rarity 2nd June 2020

    The Acrocephalus warbler sp (reed or Blyth's reed) again singing in my garden at Bornish early morning (6-7am) but very skulking (singing from within brambles/rosa rugosa and/or willow), and still no clear view. Yesterday 2 whitethroats and a chiffchaff at North Loch Eynort and the spotted...
  17. B

    Hawfinch

    This morning in Askernish, a Hawfinch with a number of Goldfinch. What stunning birds they are !
  18. Hobby

    Hobby

    Hobby, Point, Isle of Lewis 2020 (C) Muriel Halle
  19. Hawkeye

    1st June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st June 2020. Updated throughout the day Callernish House, North Uist A Spotted Flycatcher was seen there today. Also three Barnacle Geese were nearby Clachan, North Uist A Turtle Dove was there this evening. Carnan, South Uist A...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 31st May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st May 2020. Updated throughout the day Callernish, North Uist A Hoopoe was at Callernish House Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser Scaup*** was on the loch again today Paible, North Uist A Swift was seen heading south along...