green-winged teal

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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. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 13th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 10:35 Weather: Wind SSE F7 gust f9. 8/8 cloud. Temp 5.5C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 40 Eider (S), 4 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 5th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 5th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Coll Beach, Isle of Lewis 2 Velvet Scoters were there this afternoon Steinish, Isle of Lewis A Little Egret was seen there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was on...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd December 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The ***Snowy Owl*** was in the quarry this afternoon Little Loch Roag, Isle of Lewis The Little Egret was again seen on the loch yesterday Loch Sandary,North Uist The drake...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 26th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A single Greenland White-fronted Goose was in the village today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was still on the loch. A pale-bellied Brent Goose was...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th November 2018 Stornoway, Lewis A Pink-footed Goose was at Sand Street today Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 3 drake Surf Scoters, circa 320 Common Scoters and 36+ Slavonian Grebes were there today Sound of Harris: A 1CY Surf...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Langass Woods, North Uist 9 Crossbills were seen there today Kilpheder, South Uist A 1CY Rook was at the point this morning South Glendale, South Uist 5 Blackcaps, 2 Bramblings and a...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today. 18th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Paiblesgarry, North Uist The Cackling Goose and Canada Goose were there this morning The drake *Green-winged Teal*, a pale-bellied Brent Goose, 13 Pink-footed Geese and 2 Black-tailed Godwits...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 17th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Hougharry, North Uist A Coot was on Loch na Reivil today Knockintorran, North Uist A Cackling Goose, Canada Goose, a pale-bellied Brent Goose and 13 Pink-footed Geese were with Barnacles...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd November 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardabroc, Isle of Lewis The Great Tit was again seen there this morning South Glendale, South Uist A male Blackcap was in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:05 -...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A drake *Green-winged Teal* was on the loch early afternoon Hirta, St Kilda A Sooty Shearwater was seen passing offshore this morning. Butt of Lewis A Glaucous Gull...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th May 2018 Caolas, Vatersay The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was still present this afternoon (see Bruce's post below) Loch a Roe, North Uist 2 drake *Green-winged Teal* were seen there mid morning Loch Sandary, North Uist A drake...