western isles birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    7th February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th February 2020. Updated throughout the day Coot Loch, Benbecula The Little Egret was seen there again early afternoon
  2. Hawkeye

    6th February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird siightings for today, 6th February 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult (also seen yesterday) and a 2nd winter Icelnd Gull were there today. 2 male Goldeneye (adult and juvenile) were nearby on Loch na Tiumpan Balranald...
  3. MisterT

    Local Rarity 5th February 2020

    The two immature Glaucous Gulls were again on Askernish beach this morning and a juvenile Iceland and Glaucous Gull were at Kildonan in the afternoon Glaucous Gull in the gloom
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd February 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist The darake Pintail was again seen on Loch a Roe Baleshare, North Uist At least four Glaucous Gulls (adult + 3 juveniles) were there this afternoon. Clachan, South...
  5. Hawkeye

    2nd February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd February 2020. Updated throughout the day Coot Loch, Benbecula The little Egret was again seen on the loch West Gerinish, South Uist Two Fieldfares were there late afternoon
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st February 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st February 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis 70 Pink-footed Geese were seen there today Baleshare, North Uist Six Glaucous Gulls were on the flooded area at the north end of Eachkamish Carinish, North Uist A...
  7. Common Starling

    Common Starling

    Common Starling, Parc Barvas, Isle of Lewis, December 2019. (C) Graham Forsyth
  8. Snow Bunting

    Snow Bunting

    Snow Bunting, Barvas, Isle of Lewis January 2020. (C) Graham Forsyth
  9. Iceland Gull

    Iceland Gull

    Juvenile Iceland Gull, Steinish, Isle of Lewis, January 2020. (C) Tristan ap Rheinallt
  10. MisterT

    31st January 2020

    Found a Pied Wagtail and a single Pink-footed Goose here at Askernish which brings the patch species tally to 63 for the year. 10 Whooper Swans and 12 Greenland White-fronts were on or around Loch Hallan and a 1st winter Glaucous Gull was drifting along the beach. A further 8 Whooper Swans were...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis 3 Juvenile Glaucous Gulls were at a West Loch Roag fish farm Barvas, Isle of Lewis Seven Snow Buntings were on the machair this morning Tiumpan Head, Isle of...
  12. Goldfinch

    Goldfinch

    Goldfinch, Barvas, Isle of Lewis (C) Graham Forsyth
  13. Hawkeye

    27th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist 4 juveniles and a 2nd winter Glaucous Gull were there this morning. 35 Snow Buntings were also present
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two adult Glaucous Gulls and an adult Iceland Gull were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The two ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were seen on the reserve...
  15. Hawkeye

    25th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist Two, possibly three Glaucous Gull were there today, two drifting along the beach and another seen later with Great Black-backed Gulls
  16. Hawkeye

    24th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Balemore, North Uist A juvenile Iceland Gull was seen there Coot Loch, Benbecula The Little Egret was there this afternoon.
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 23rd January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd January 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The 2 ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were in amongst the Barnacle Geese at Traigh Iar this morning. Also present were circa 25 Snow Buntings and a Glaucous Gull. An...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 22nd January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd January 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An Iceland Gull was there today Balranald, North Uist The two ***Richardson's Cackling Geese*** were on the reserve this afternoon. The drake Pintail was on Loch...
  19. Hawkeye

    21st January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st January 2020. Updated throughout the day Hushinish, Isle of Harris A juvenile Glaucous Gull was on the beach this morning Borrisdale, Isle of Harris A Snow Bunting was seen there today Balranald, North Uist 90+ Snow Buntings were...
  20. MisterT

    20th January 2020

    Happy to see 3 new year ticks on the patch here at Askernish today which included 2 juvenile Glaucous Gulls drifing along the beach. On the downside, I have never seen so much rubbish, especially plastic waste on the beach and in the dunes. Very disheartening.