western isles

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  1. Hawkeye

    15th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today
  2. Hawkeye

    12th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Two 2CY Glaucous Gulls were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:40 - 08:55...
  3. Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll with young, Barvas, Lewis. (C) Graham Forsyth
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news:- The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still being seen occasionally, last report being on July 2nd Balranald, North Uist The Quail was again heard singing near the camp site...
  5. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today. Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A *Common Rosefinch* was reported as being present in the castle grounds this afternoon Langass...
  7. Hawkeye

    9th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today. Luskentyre, Isle of Harris A Rose-coloured Starling was near the beach car park late this afternoon Balranald, North Uist A...
  8. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

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

    Short-eared Owl

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

    Short-eared Owl

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

    8th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Reivil, North Uist 2 Black-tailed Godwits were seen there today. Short-eared Owl © and courtesy of Steve Johnstone
  12. Hawkeye

    6th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sighting for today, 6th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist 4 Whimbrel were there and 2 Storm Petrels were feeding near the point around midday. Loch Hallan, South Uist A Black-tailed Godwit was there today
  13. Hawkeye

    5th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris A Coal Tit was seen feeding newly fledged young and a male Blackcap was singing in The Harris Hotel grounds today Loch Sandary, North Uist A Ruff was seen there today...
  14. Hawkeye

    4th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:25 - 09:10 Weather: Wind WSW F4-5, 8/8 cloud. Temp 13C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Red-throated Divers (1S 1N), 2 Storm Petrels...
  15. Hawkeye

    3rd July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardnastruban, Grimsay The Rose-coloured Starling was again seen in the area
  16. Lapwing

    Lapwing

    Lapwing, Askernish, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  17. Hawkeye

    30th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardnastruban, Grimsay A Rose-coloured Starling was around the guesthouse this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:45 - 09:35 Weather: Wind SW backing SSW F4 gust F6. 8/8 cloud...
  18. Hawkeye

    28th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Woods, North Uist 3 Siskins were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist 4 Swifts were seen flying south early afternoon
  19. Hawkeye

    27th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Uigen, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Brambling was trapped and ringed there today, suggesting possible breeding in the area Note:- The bird was later aged as 2CY Female Ben Risary Plantation, North...
  20. Hawkeye

    26th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th June 2019. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 3 Siskins were in a garden there