bird sightings

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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th March 2018

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Cackling Goose*** and Canada Goose were again seen there Rubh' Arnal, Nort Uist A 3rd winter Iceland Gull and an adult Glaucous Gull were there today Carinish...
  2. Hawkeye

    17th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult and 3rd winter Iceland Gull were seen there late morning
  3. BrianR

    Local Rarity 16th March 2019

    Among the species seen in the Rubh' Arnal area, North Uist this morning were 64 pale-bellied Brent Geese (including the colour-ringed bird that has been present since 28th December), a colour-ringed Barnacle Goose, adult Iceland and Glaucous Gulls and 13 Razorbills quite close inshore. Glaucous...
  4. Hawkeye

    12th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 10:15 Weather: Wind WSW F7 gust F9, mix of cloud, sunny spells and occasional showers. Temp 5.9 - 6.8C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning...
  5. Hawkeye

    11th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Kilpheder, South Uist 7 Greenland White-fronted Geese were on machair. Also present were a large flock of 78 Goldfinch Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:15 - 09:55 Weather: Wind W...
  6. Hawkeye

    9th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:15 - 09:25 Weather: Wind WNW F5 gust F7, mix of showers and sunny spells. Temp 4 - 4.5C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 9 Eider (S), 7...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 8th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The parvipes type Canada Goose was again there amongst Barnacle Geese Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:05 Weather: Wind S veering SSW F4-5. 8/8 cloud, rain for...
  8. Hawkeye

    7th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The immature Iceland Gull was again seen in the harbour area
  9. Hawkeye

    6th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today , 6th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Lionel, Isle of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were seen briefly today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis An immature Iceland Gull was seen in the harbour area this morning. Luskentyre, Isle of Harris 95+...
  10. Hawkeye

    5th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for 5th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray Circa 14 Snow Buntings and a Pink-footed Goose were seen there today. Coot Loch, Benbecula 7 Black-tailed Godwits were there today and a pair of Pintail were nearby at Loch Fada.
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 40 Common Scoters were in the sound today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:15 - 09:45 Weather: Wind WNW backing W F 5-6, mix of occasional showers...
  12. Hawkeye

    3rd March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd March 2019. Updated throughout the day Amhuinnsuidhe, Isle of Harris 2 Goosander were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 11:00 Weather: Wind W backing WSW F8-9 easing to F7-8, rain at first, sunny...
  13. Hawkeye

    2nd March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd March 2019. Updated throughout the day Stilligarry, South Uist A Little Egret was again seen by the road this evening
  14. BrianR

    1st March 2019

    A Fulmar and a Great Northern Diver were the only casualties noted during the 2nd leg of RSPB Beached Bird Survey on Baleshare beach, North Uist. The Great Northern Diver was first noted on February 7th. It makes a change to see Golden Eagle and not White-tailed Eagle on the W side and the same...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Kendibig, Isle of Harris Late news of a Chiffchaff seen there yesterday Scotvein, Grimsay A Chiffchaff was seen there today.
  16. Hawkeye

    27th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Knockintorran, North Uist A 2nd winter Glaucous Gull, pale-bellied Brent Goose and a Pink-footed Goose were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:40 Weather...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again on the loch Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 2 Glaucous Gulls (2nd and 3rd winter) were there today. Iochar, South Uist A Swallow...
  18. Hawkeye

    25th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:20 Weather: Wind S-SSE f4-5, 8/8 cloud, dull with persistent rain. Temp 10C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 15 Eider (9S 6N), 2...
  19. Hawkeye

    24th February 2019

    Westren Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Carishader, Isle of Lewis A Little Egret was seen there yesterday and again the morning on the shore of Loch Roag Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Iceland gull was seen there this...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Coot Loch, Benbecula A drake *Green-winged Teal* and a Black-tailed Godwit were there today