outer hebrides birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    2nd July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12nd July 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis The two Rose-coloured Starlings were still there today as was the one at Cross. A forth bird was also present at South Dell Rose-coloured Starlings (C) and courtesy of...
  2. Hawkeye

    30th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was seen there again today Carinish, North Uist The Rose-coloured Starling was again visiting a garden there Rubha Ardvule, South Uist...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Skigersta, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured starling was seen there today Cross, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 10+ Crossbills were seen...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th June 2020. Updated throughout the day. Butt of Lewis A juvenile Glaucous Gull was at Stoth early afternoon Ness, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was visiting a garden feeder this morning Carinish, North Uist A Rose-coloured...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 27th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Ardnastruban, Grimsay A Rose-coloured Starling was seen at 13:30 on the fence at Ardnastruban Guest House Stinky Bay, Benbecula The 2CY ***Bonaparte's Gull*** was there again this afternoon...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Stinky Bay, Benbecula The 2CY ***Bonaparte's Gull*** was there this morning Baymore, Grimsay A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today. Ardivachar, South Uist A Rose-coloured Starling was...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 25th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A male Ruff was there today Ardnamonie, South Uist The *Great White Egret* was there again this afternoon at the north end of Loch Bee
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th June 2020 Stornoway, Lewis A Swift was seen over the airport today. Ardnamonie, South Uist A *Great White Egret* was there this morning.
  9. Marsh Warbler

    Marsh Warbler

    Marsh Warbler, South Uist 2020 (C) John Kemp
  10. Bonaparte's Gull

    Bonaparte's Gull

    Bonaparte's Gull, South Uist 2020 (C) John Kemp
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd June 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 57 Manx Shearwaters flew south this morning between 08:30-10:00. Seven Swifts were feeding nearby at Loch na Tiumpan late afternoon (16:15) Tarbert, Harris A...
  12. Hawkeye

    22nd June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd June 2020. Updated throughout the day Coot Loch, Benbecula An adult Little Gull was seen there this afternoon. A House Martin was nearby at Balivanich Carnan, South Uist Two Whinchats were there this evening Loch na Tiumpan, Isle...
  13. Hawkeye

    21st June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st June 2020. Updated throughout the day Europie, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was there this morning. A Black-tailed Godwit was nearby at Stoth Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:40-09:20 Weather: Wind SSE veering...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 20th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Stinky Bay, Benbecula The 2CY Glaucous Gull was there again today Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:35-09:30 Weather: Wind S f3 veering SSW f4. 8/8 cloud becoming slightly brighter...
  15. Hawkeye

    19th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Stinky Bay, Benbecula A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there today
  16. B

    18th June 2020

    Peter Murray took these photos of a Red-breasted Flycatcher in his garden at Paiblesgarry today.
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Hushinish, Isle of Harris A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there this evening Loch nam Feithean, North Uist A House Martin was seen there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser...
  18. A

    Local Rarity 16 June 2020

    The spoonbill still at the south end of Loch Bee this afternoon and also a adult glaucous gull on the beach at Kildonan. cheers, Andrew
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser Scaup*** is still to be found on the loch. A male Ruff was also present
  20. Spoonbill

    Spoonbill

    Spoonbill, South Uist 2020 (C) Andrew Stevenson. The first occurrence of this species on the islands since 1986.