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  1. YvonneB

    Sightings Spreadsheet v.05

    Excel spreadsheet for Outer Hebrides Bird sightings. Very useful for preparing your sightings to upload to BTO's BirdTrack. If you would prefer us to upload your sightings please email your completed spreadsheet to us: sightings@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk Please contact the forum admin if you...
  2. UistBTO

    BTO BirdTrack - getting help

    I'm currently trying to gauge interest in a short day course in Uist, that would cover using BirdTrack - covering use of the online version, the mobile app and also entering your sightings into an Excel spreadsheet so that they can be sent to the county bird recorder for uploading directly to...
  3. UistBTO

    Summer is winging its way towards Britain

    One of BTO’s tracked Cuckoos, known as PJ, was tagged in June 2016 in Suffolk and has since been providing BTO with key knowledge about Cuckoo migration. PJ has now begun to move north, travelling from Angola to Gabon on his way back to Britain, but this move is only a fraction of the journey...
  4. UistBTO

    Surveys WeBS dates - 2018

    We are very lucky in the Uists to have almost a full complement of monthly WeBS counters, we are always on the lookout in Lewis and Harris for new counters. If you are interested please email the WeBS local organiser Yvonne Benting at uistbto@gmail.com For more information about WeBS please see...
  5. UistBTO

    Info BTO Regional Rep - Lewis and Harris

    BTO Regional Representative for Lewis and Harris Chris Reynolds cmreynolds@btinternet.com Tel: 01851 672 376 (summer) Tel: 01202 854 629 (rest of year)
  6. UistBTO

    Thank you - Stuart Taylor

    I just wanted to say a big thank you to the RSPB's Stuart Taylor who has regularly counted a number of sites here in South Uist and in Benbecula for a number of years. Sadly Stuart has now re-located to RSPB Blacktoft Sands - so good luck for the future Stuart, you will be missed here! And...
  7. UistBTO

    Surveys Wetland Birds Survey (WeBS) - Dates for 2017

    WeBS Dates 2017 The dates for the BTO's Wetland Bird survey (WeBS) counts for the year are:- 15th January 12th February 12th March 9th April 14th May 11th June 23rd July 13th August 10th September 8th October 19th November 10th December I'm the Local Organiser for WeBS for both Lewis and...