western isles

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  1. Hawkeye

    2nd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Balivanich, Benbecula A female Common Scoter was seen offshore Ardivachar, South Uist A 1CY Iceland Gull and Lapland Bunting were to the south on Eochar machair Carnan, South Uist Two...
  2. Hawkeye

    29th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra A Snow Bunting flew over and a Slavonian Grebe was seen from the jetty Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:15-10:45 Weather: Wind S veering SSW f4-5. 8/8 cloud...
  3. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, South Uist 2020 © Ian Thompson
  4. Mute Swan cygnet

    Mute Swan cygnet

    Mute Swan cygnet, South Uist 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  5. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Sub adult male Two-barred Crossbill, langass Woods, North Uist August 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  6. Lesser Black-backed Gull

    Lesser Black-backed Gull

    Lesser Black-backed Gull, Loch an Duin, Barra July 2019. (C) Ian Thompson. Originally ringed in Malaga, Spain
  7. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Caolis, vatersay July 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  8. Hawkeye

    21st July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st July 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 700+ Manx Shearwaters flew north this morning between 09:00 - 10:30 Loch Druidibeg, South Uist Late news:- of an Osprey again being present on Friday evening [19th...
  9. Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll with young, Barvas, Lewis. (C) Graham Forsyth
  10. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  11. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  12. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  13. Lapwing

    Lapwing

    Lapwing, Askernish, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  14. Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier 2019 (C) Dean Eades [birdmad.com]
  15. Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier 2019 (C) Dean Eades [birdmad.com]
  16. Shelduck

    Shelduck

    Shelduck with chicks South Uist 2019 (C) Hebridean Imaging
  17. Little Grebe

    Little Grebe

    Little Grebe, South Uist 2019 (C) Hebridean Imaging
  18. Meadow Pipit

    Meadow Pipit

    Meadow pipit on Butterburr, Barvas, Lewis 2019 (C) Graham Forsyth
  19. Golden Plover

    Golden Plover

    Golden Plover, South Uist, June 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  20. Hawkeye

    13th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Tree Sparrow was there today Isle of Eriskay Late news: A Waxwing was reported as being present yesterday on a beach near the Am Politician Ruhba Ardvule, South...