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  1. Hawkeye

    9th April 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th April 2021. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Lewis circa 200 Whooper Swans and 180 Pink-feet were there today, still held up by the weather Baleshare, North Uist The drake Scaup is still at Loch Mor Snishival, South Uist...
  2. Hawkeye

    8th April 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th April 2021. Updated throughout the day Coll, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Glaucous Gull was seen on the beach this morning Baleshare, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen there this afternoon. The drake Scaup was again on Loch Mor...
  3. MisterT

    National Rarity 7th April 2021

    Whooper Swans on the move this morning with 47 passing over north. 27 Greenland White-fronts flew over Frobost mid afternoon and 74 Whooper Swans were on Loch na Liana Moire where I tripped over a Corncrake while counting them.
  4. Hawkeye

    6th April 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th April 2021. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen there this afternoon and the drake Scaup was still to be found on Loch Mor. North Ford, North Uist A Great Skua was off Carinish this...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 5th April 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th April 2021. Updated throughout the day Ness area, Lewis Circa 200 Pink-feet, 200 Whooper Swans and hundreds of Redwing curently grounded in the area due to the bad weather Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 29 Pink-feet, five Barnacle...
  6. Hawkeye

    4th April 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th April 2021. Updated throughout the day Port Stoth, Isle of Lewis An Iceland Gull was seen there late morning. Circa 200 Whooper Swans were in the Ness area. A juvenile Glaucous Gull was at Loch Stiapabhat Coot Loch, Benbecula 25...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd April 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd April 2021. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 36 Pink-feet were there this morning and seen to depart early afternoon. Tong, Isle of Lewis A Glaucous Gull was seen there today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A...
  8. Hawkeye

    2nd April 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd April 2021. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis The first Wheatear to be reported on Lewis was at Stoth this morning Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 175 Pink-feet flew in at 10:20 where they remained until 15:30 when they were...
  9. Redwing

    Redwing

    Redwing, Askernish, 2021 (C) Ian Thompson
  10. MisterT

    1st April 2021

    90+ Redwing were in and around Askernish early morning. 40 White-fronts flew over north around midday.
  11. Iceland Gull

    Iceland Gull

    Iceland Gull, Stornoway harbour, March 2021 (C) Steve Dodd
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st March 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st March 2021. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Four 2CY Iceland Gulls and two 2CY Glaucous Gulls and eight Grenland White-fronts flew north there this afteroon Loch nam Feithean, North Uist 17 White-fronted Geese...
  13. Hawkeye

    30th March 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th March 2021. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist The drake Scaup was still on Loch Mor Circa 540 Whooper Swans were in the Kildonan / Bornish area West Kildbride, South Uist An immature Iceland Gull was there late afternoon
  14. Hawkeye

    29th March 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th March 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A Great Skua flew west this morning and two Greylag Geese were seen to come in over the Minch before continuing north. A second winter Iceland Gull was nearby at Loch...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th March 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th March 2021. Updated throughout the day Aird, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Iceland Gull was again in the bay this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A 3CY Iceland Gull was seen in the harbour area Kyles Paible North Uist Six White-fronted...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 27th March 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th March 2021. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis Two 2CY Iceland Gulls were there this morning and two 2CY Glaucous Gulls were nearby at Loch Stiapabhat (see post below) Aird, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Iceland Gull was seen in th bay...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th March 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th March 2021. Updated throughout the day. Tiumpan head, Isle of Lewis An immature Iceland Gull was there at midday West Gerinish, South Uist 347 Whooper Swans and two Scaup were in the south-west corner of Loch Bee Howmore, South...
  18. Hawkeye

    25th March 2021

    Loch Fada, Benbecula The Little Egret was present early afternoon (see post below) Askernish, South Uist A male Blackcap was seen in the township this morning Loch Hallan, South Uist 328 Whooper Swans were on the loch this evening
  19. Hawkeye

    24th March 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th March 2021. Updated throughout the day Balgarva, South Uist Four Pink-footed Geese were there today and six Black-tailed Godwits were nearby at Loch an-t'Saile Orosay, South Uist two immature Glaucous Gulls still present feeding on...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 23rd March 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd March 2021. Updated throughout the day. Hirta, St. Kilda The ***Snowy Owl*** was seen the this morning Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A Little Auk was seen in a bay between Aird and Tiumpan Head this evening Barvas, Isle of Lewis A...
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