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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Whinchat was still present this morning reported as "still looking fed up with life" Barvas, Isle of Lewis An adult **White-rumped Sanpiper** was seen on the...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis A Lapland Bunting was there today Mangersta, Isle of Lewis 32 Sooty Shearwaters flew south between 08:50 - 09:20 Corran Ormiclate, South Uist 130+ Black-tailed...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** and the white phase ***Snow Goose*** were still present today Eoropie, Isle of Lewis 12 Lapland Buntings were on the machair to the north mid...
  4. Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp, Bornish, South Uist September 2019. (C) and courtesy of Andrew Stevenson
  5. Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher

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

    Mega!!! 11th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A ***Long-billed Dowitcher*** was feeding by the roadside pool just before the lighthouse Labost, Isle of Lewis 40 Sooty Shearwaters flew south this morning Seilebost, Isle...
  7. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 9th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Mangersta, Isle of Lewis 30 Sooty Shearwaters and 220 Manx Shearwaters flew south during an hour long watch in the early afternoon. Stornoway, Isles of Lewis 300+ Fulmars, c30 Great Skuas...
  8. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 7th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A juvenile ****Hudsonian Whimbrel**** reported there today. The female ***Snowy Owl*** also still there [see @Slawrence post below] Stornoway, Isle of lewis 15+ Great Skuas...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 6th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A Sooty Shearwater and 30 Manx Shearwaters were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 11:45 Weather: Wind W f5-6 veering WNW...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 5th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still present and has ben sheltering around Village Bay during the recent wet and windy weather Labost, Isle of Lewis 1 Grey Phalarope, 16 Sooty...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 31st August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st August 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar Point, South Uist A Ruff was there this morning The Range, South Uist The Pectoral Sandpiper and 7 Ruff were on the flooded area near Launch Area 2 this morning. Bornish, South...
  12. Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit, Castlebay, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  13. Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit, Castlebay, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Ricketts
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist 33 Storm Petrels, 50+ Manx Shearwaters, 3 Arctic Terns, 2 Great Skuas and an Arctic Skua were seen from the lochmaddy - Uig ferry this morning Pollachar, South Uist 2...
  15. Eastern Kingbird

    Eastern Kingbird

    Eatern Kingbird, Bornish, South Uist 2016. (C) Andrew Stevenson. First British Record
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 25th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 135 Common Scoters were there today
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 23rd August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd August 2019. Updated throughout the day Seilebost, Isle of Harris 7 Black-tailed Godwits seen there today Loch Paible, North Uist The juvenile Curlew Sandpiper were seen there again today along with 48 Knot and 7 Grey Plover...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balemore, North Uist 36 Black-tailed Godwits were there today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:30 - 10:25 Weather: Wind W backing WSW f4 gust f6. Bright at first followed by 8/8...
  19. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  20. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington