local rarities

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  1. Bearded Tit

    Bearded Tit

    Bearded Tit, Balgarva, South Uist 2019. (C) Chris Townsend. First for Outer Hebrides
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 25th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th March 2019. Updated throughout the day. Balranald, North Uist A flock of 500 Twite were seen there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch. Also a single Pink-footed Goose was nearby...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 27th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th March 2018. Updated throughout the day Balranald NR, North Uist 4 Snow Buntings in with a flock of 200+ Twite were seen near the visitors centre late this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Weather: Wind S F4 veering SW then WNW...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 26th March 2018. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A female Wheatear was seen early this morning and a male Wheatear was seen early afternoon on Balranald reserve. A single Snow Bunting was on the beach at Aird an Runair...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th February 2018

    Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th February 2018 Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* is still to be found on the loch along with a drake Scaup, Pochard, a pair of Pintail and a single Greenland White-fronted Goose. Stornoway Harbour, Isle of Lewis The Little Grebe...
  6. YvonneB

    List of local rarity species that require a description 2018-01-24

    This document is a list of local rarity species that require submission of a description to be accepted into the county records. A description is required for all species occurring for the first time in the Outer Hebrides - this applies to species that are not on the OHRC, SBRC or BBRC lists...