western isles birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 30th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th May 2020 Carnan, South Uist A Rose-coloured Starling was there in fields to the west late afternoon Clachan, South Uist A Sandwich Tern was at the north end of Loch Bee late this evening Askernish, South Uist The **Woodchat...
  2. Chris Johnson

    National Rarity 29th May 2020

    Two long-tailed skuas flew over my head this morning at about 6 metres. I was in the garden at Ardivachar. They were calling and displaying but soon vanished from view.
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 28th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser Scaup*** was still on the loch plus a 3CY Glaucous Gull and a male Ruff were in the area Brevig, Barra A male *Red-backed Shrike* was there this morning
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 27th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A drake ***Lesser Scaup*** was seen on the Loch today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A 3CY Glaucous Gull was there and a 2CY Iceland Gull was nearby at Bayhead
  5. Hawkeye

    26th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings or today, 26th May 2020. Uopdated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist A Chiffchaff was there yesterday and again this morning Langass Lodge, North Uist A male Blackcap was seen there today Scotvein, Grimsay A Long-tailed Skua flew north-east...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 25th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A Swift was there mid afternoon. A *Hobby* was also in the area Swift (C) and courtesy of Steve Dodd
  7. B

    23rd May 2020

    A Spotted Flycatcher was feeding in the garden this afternoon
  8. Hawkeye

    21st May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st May 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 2 Snow Buntings were there today Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll was visiting a garden feeder again today Lochboisedale, South Uist A Turtle Dove was visiting a garden there...
  9. Hawkeye

    20th May 2020

    News from Tristan Late this evening, a Wood Sandpiper was on the small flood behind the shore between Sand Street (Stornoway) and Steinish. Wood Sandpiper (C) and courtesy Tristan ap Rheinallt
  10. Hawkeye

    19th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Carnan, South Uist Two Common Redpolls were again visiting a garden feeder there
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A Canada Goose was seen briefly at Stoth today before flying off with three Greylags Baleshare, North Uist A 2CY ***Bonaparte's Gull*** was there late this afternoon on the beach...
  12. Hawkeye

    17th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis Circa 10 House Martins and a Sand Martin were there mid morning Carnan, South Uist Yesterday, two Common Redpolls were again visiting garden feeders
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis Three Black-tailed Godwits were on the pools at Stathanais this afternoon Carinish, North Uist A *White-billed Diver*, 2 Little Terns, 500 Dunlin, 3 Whimbrel, 4 Whooper Swans and...
  14. Hawkeye

    13th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A Redwing was there this morning Balranald, North Uist 58 Pink-footed Geese were there with three Black-tailed Godwits nearby at Loch Sandary Rubh' Arnal, North Uist At least two...
  15. Hawkeye

    12th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th may 2020. Updated throughout the day North Ford, North Uist A Little Tern, 4 Whimbrel and 2 Arctic Skuas were seen from Carinish today Castlebay, Isle of Barra A Wood Warbler was heard singing around the football pitch this morning
  16. Hawkeye

    11th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist A male Blackcap was singing at the Lodge and a Siskin was also seen Baleshare, North Uist A Pink-footed Goose was on the island today Askernish, South Uist A Turtle...
  17. Hawkeye

    10th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th May 2020. Updated throughout the day North Ford, North Uist 28 Arctic Terns, 4 Whimbrel, 2 Little Terns and 50 Grey Plover were seen there from Carinish this morning. A Sedge Warbler was also in the township Drimsdale, South Uist An...
  18. Hawkeye

    9th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll was there again today Balnabodach, Barra A Common Swift was seen there early afternoon Common Swift (C) and courtesy of Ian Ricketts
  19. Hawkeye

    8th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A 2CY Iceland Gull was seen on the and a male Ruff was in nearby fields. Two immature Glaucous Gulls were at Rubh' Arnal Carnan, South Uist Two Common Redpolls were there...
  20. Hawkeye

    7th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist A House Martin was there briefly this morning Ardveenish, Isle of Barra A male Siskin was visiting feeders there today Morghan, Isle of Barra A Spotted Flycatcher was seen in...