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  1. BrianR

    29th June 2018

    At Lochmaddy, North Uist this morning young Buzzards were food-begging (from usual nest-site in large fir) while one parent was getting periodic attention from Common Terns. A Whitethroat was singing near Sponish bridge.
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 28th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was again seen on Hirta Borve, Barra The * Rose-coloured Starling* was still there today (see Bruce's post below) Mingulay A House Martin was seen on the...
  3. BrianR

    Local Rarity 26th June 2018

    There was another Rose-coloured Starling present at Callernish, North Uist during a visit this morning. Also there were at least two Cuckoos and a Redwing is still around. Rather a distant view of the Rosy Starling.
  4. BrianR

    Local Rarity 25th June 2018

    The Glaucous Gull that has usually been on the beach at Aird an Runair, North Uist was on the machair between Aird an Runair and RSPB visitor centre this morning.
  5. Hawkeye

    24th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th June 2018. Updated throughout the day North Locheynort, South Uist A Whitethroat was singing there today and other was heard singing at Kallin, Grimsay
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 23rd June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 22nd June 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen by the quarry yesterday (22nd) Barvas, Lewis A male Hen Harrier was seen on moor this morning Aird an Runair, North Uist The 2nd summer...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 21st June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 21st June 2018. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris The *Rose-coloured Starling* was seen again in a garden near the pier
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 20th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris A *Rose-coloured Starling* first seen on Monday (18th) is still to be found in a garden near the pier St Kilda A Lapland Bunting was seen at Mullach Sgar today North...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis A Scaup was seen offshore today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:50 - 08:45 Weather: Wind WSW F5, cloud at first some sunny spells later. A near 3 hour...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th June, 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 18th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Uig, Isle of Lewis A *Rose-coloured Starling* was seen at Cliff Beach this afternoon. Borve, Barra The *Rose-coloured Starling* was still on the machair near the cemetery this morning...
  11. B

    National Rarity 17th June 2018

    Kathy found an adult Rose-coloured Starling at Borve, Barra this afternoon. It was initially on the hillside above the campsite before moving out onto the machair near the cemetery in the company of about 200 Starlings. It could be the Vatersay bird moving north, or just as likely a new...
  12. BrianR

    16th June 2018

    A Quail was calling near Loch Sandary, North Uist, yesterday evening (from David Henshilwood).
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 15th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Vatersay An adult *Rose-coloured Starling* was on the machair to the south of the community hall Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:45 - 10:10 Weather: Wind varying through WSW-SW-W...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 14th June 2018 West Kilbride, South Uist A Grasshopper Warbler was calling there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:25 - 09:30 Weather: Wind W F 8-9, 8/8 cloud with rain for most of the time A 4 hour seawatch this...
  15. Hawkeye

    13th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Mor, Benbecula A male Ruff was on the loch today Ardivachar, South Uist 16 Bar-tailed Godwits were seen on the beach Howmore, South Uist 4 Black-tailed Godwits were seen on the river...
  16. BrianR

    12th June 2018

    With seemingly few breeding Wheatears this year (on the Uists at least) it was disappointing that this recently fledged bird flew into a window at Carinish, North Uist recently (reported/photo by Rebeca Cotton).
  17. Hawkeye

    11th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th June 2018 Aird an Runair, North Uist A 2nd summer Glaucous Gull and an Iceland Gull were seen there this afternoon Ardivachar, South Uist Two summer plumage Long-tailed Ducks were seen offshore today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist...
  18. Hawkeye

    10th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair A Curlew Sandpiper and 2 adult Iceland Gulls were there today. A 2nd summer Glaucous Gull was seen there later Claddach Vallay, North Uist A Chiffchaff and circa 4 Siskins were...
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 9th June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still on St Kilda Vatersay A *Common Rosefinch* was see near Vatersay township today (See Bruce's post below) Ben Risary Plantation, North Uist A male...
  20. C

    June 8th 2018

    Rubha Ardvule 8th June 8-30 to 10-30 am. Light southerly breeze. Some swell. Overcast. Sea watch. Storm petrel 3 S. Manx Shearwater 124+ ( one group exceeded 100). Red- throated diver 3 S. Fulmar 3 N. Gannet 30. Guillemot 100 S. Auk sp 100 S, 12 N. Bottlenose dolphin 3. Nearby. Dunlin 20...