butt of lewis

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  • At a time when travel is being actively discouraged, we will not be posting any sightings that may inspire individuals to do so. We will endeavour to continue to report routine sightings that may be of interest, but not of scarce or rare birds. We thank you for your understanding and of course visiting birders will be most welcome once this crisis is over. Please be safe and sensible and follow government advice and not put our community at risk.

  1. Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher

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

    Focus on: White-billed Divers

    A recently published article by BirdGuides explores the history and changing status of this enigmatic Arctic visitor. It highlights the importance of the Outer Hebrides to these birds on their spring migration and states that "along with breeding Corncrakes and – given adequate conditions –...
  3. Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted sandpiper, Butt of Lewis 4th August 2017 © Tony Marr
  4. Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Butt of Lewis July 2017 © Toby Green