american wigeon

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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st April 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Ness, Isle of Lewis 400+ Pink-footed Geese were on the machair close to the loch this evening Barvas, Isle of Lewis 250+ Redwings were seen moving north early this morning...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st March 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Harris 8 Red-throated Divers, 49 Great Northern Divers, 5 Slavonian Grebe, 295 Eider, 107 Long-tailed Duck and, 4 Kittiwake were seen from the ferry. 23 Whoopers flew NW up the Sound at...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Ness, Isle of Lewis 2 Greenland White-fronted Geese were seen with a flock of possibly Icelandic Greylag Geese Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 31 Whooper Swans were on the loch...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th March 2018. Updated throughout the day Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis Late news of an Osprey seen there yesterday Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 30 Whooper Swans were on the loch today and another seven were nearby on Loch an Duin at...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Berneray 1,900 Barnacle Geese were at the south end of the island Aileodair, North Uist The drake *American Wigeon* was again on Loch there Balranald, North Uist The Cackling Goose and small...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st January, 2019. Updated throughout the day Reef, Isle of Lewis A Little Egret was seen there this morning Balranald North Uist The Cackling Goose, small Canada Goose and circa 10 Snow Buntings there today. Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 16th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 16th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray At least 100 Snow Buntings were the machair Aileodair, North Uist A drake *American Wigeon* was on the loch today Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th November 2018 Stornoway, Lewis A Pink-footed Goose was at Sand Street today Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 3 drake Surf Scoters, circa 320 Common Scoters and 36+ Slavonian Grebes were there today Sound of Harris: A 1CY Surf...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western isles bird sightings for today, 20th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Aileodair, North Uist A drake *American Wigeon* was seen on the loch today Borve, Berneray Circa 20 Snow Buntings and 3 Pink-footed Geese were on the machair there South Glendale,South Uist...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western isles bird sightings for today, 30th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 55 Waxwings were behind the Bangla Spice restaurant in Stornoway this morning and a further 8 were seen on Churchill Drive later in the day. A Little Egret was at the...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Oban Trumisgarry, North Uist A female *American Wigeon* was reported today. Berneray 1,500+ Barnacle Geese and 4 Pink-footed Geese were seen there today Lochmaddy, North Uist 3 Siskins were...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 23rd May 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardvule, South Uist A pair of *American Wigeon* were seen on the sea just north of Loch Ardvule around midday Loch Paible, North Uist Curlew Sandpiper seen this morning Loch Sandary, North Uist...