birds

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  1. Iceland Gull

    Iceland Gull

    Iceland Gull, Castlebay, Barra September 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  2. Golden Plover

    Golden Plover

    Golden Plover, Barvas, Isle of Lewis (C) Graham Forsyth
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis A Scaup was seen there today Sollas, North Uist The *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* was still there today Balranald, North Uist The 2 ***Snow Geese*** were there...
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 20+ Pink-footed Geese flew south early afternoon Sollas North Uist The *American Golden Plover* was seen there again mid morning along with a juvenile...
  5. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, September 2019 (C) Graham Forsyth
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th September 2019. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis Hundreds of Pink-footed Geese were seen arriving in off the sea this morning with 500 being seen in "just a few minutes" Barvas, Isle of Lewis The adult **White-rumped...
  7. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhack, Barvas, Isle of Lewis (C) Graham Forsyth
  8. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Barvas, Isle of Lewis September 2019 (C) and courtesy of Josh Jones
  9. Sabine's Gull

    Sabine's Gull

    Juvenile Sabine's Gul, l Stinky Bay, Benbecula September 2019. (C) Ian Thompson
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Whinchat was still present this morning reported as "still looking fed up with life" Barvas, Isle of Lewis An adult **White-rumped Sandpiper** was seen on...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A juvenile Long-tailed Skua and 92 Sooty Shearwaters flew past between 07:00 - 08:20. A Lapland Bunting was also in the area Tobson, Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis 350...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** and the white phase ***Snow Goose*** were still present today Eoropie, Isle of Lewis 12 Lapland Buntings were on the machair to the north mid...
  13. Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp, Bornish, South Uist September 2019. (C) and courtesy of Andrew Stevenson
  14. Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher, Butt of lewis September 2019. (C) and courtesy of tristan ap Rheinallt
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A light phase Pomearine Skua passed south at 09:00 Baleshare, North Uist 18 Black-tailed Godwits flew south this this morning Ormiclete, South Uist an adult...
  16. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 9th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Mangersta, Isle of Lewis 30 Sooty Shearwaters and 220 Manx Shearwaters flew south during an hour long watch in the early afternoon. Stornoway, Isles of Lewis 300+ Fulmars, c30 Great Skuas...
  17. Hawkeye

    8th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 500 Sooty Shearwaters, 1 juvenile Pomarine Skua, 1 Arctic Skua and 150 Manx Shearwaters were feeding off shore this morning along with and number of Great Skuas and a mass of...
  18. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, The Range 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 6th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A Sooty Shearwater and 30 Manx Shearwaters were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 11:45 Weather: Wind W f5-6 veering WNW...
  20. Hawkeye

    4th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist 4 Leach's Storm Petrel, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 Grey Phalarope, 1 European Storm Petrel and 4 Arctic Terns flew south today Loch Paible, North Uist 10 Black-tailed...