• When here in the Outer Hebrides and looking at a bird, have you ever wondered how rare it is? The status of all species can vary enormously from island to island. How rare is Shoveler on Barra, has Stock Dove been seen on Harris, does Dotterel occur on Benbecula in the autumn, and how common is Blue Tit on North Uist? Well, fret no longer! The Status and Distribution of birds here on the Outer Hebrides has been completely updated and summarised for every species and each of the main islands and outliers. Available as an online resource at https://status.outerhebrides-birdreports.org/ or via our shop

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cory's shearwater

  1. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 5th August 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th August 2021. Updated throughout the day Brevig, Barra A **Cory's Shearwater** flew south early afternoon (see post below)
  2. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 18th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Cross, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was present again today Griminish Point, North Uist A Sooty Shearwater flew west this afternoon. Also 1,000's of Manx Shearwaters seen feeding...