outer hebrides birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    4th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th May 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis Circa 250 Pink-footed Geese flew north this afternoon Carinish, North Uist A Waxwing was seen briefly late morning. A Redwing was also seen. Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll was...
  2. Hawkeye

    3rd May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd May 2020. Updated throughout the day Carnan, South Uist One Common Redpoll was still present this morning South Glendale, South Uist Two Common Redpolls are also coming to feeders in a garden there
  3. Hawkeye

    2nd May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd May 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis Two Common Redpolls were seen near there today Caranish, North Uist 5 Arctic Terns, 1 Litle Tern, 1 Common Tern, 4 Whimbrel, 4 Long-tailed Ducks and 1 Great Skua...
  4. Hawkeye

    1st May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st May 2020. Updated throughout the day Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll was seen at a garden feeder this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist 33 Kittiwakes and a Great Skua flew north today. Also present in the area were 6 Pale-bellied...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th April 2020

    News from Andrew: 30 Apr – female king eider with a small group of eider in the south bay at 8:40 this morning though the eiders had moved off by the time I got back with my camera! Also 11 pink feet and 10 greylag heading NW, latter presumably Icelandic. c10 whimbrel and 15 white wagtails. 4...
  6. Hawkeye

    29th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Lewis A Grasshopper Warbler was singing at Newmarket this morning Claddach Kirkibost, North Uist Sedge Warblers were singing there and Loch Sandary this morning. 42 Arctic Terns were...
  7. Hawkeye

    28th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Amhuinnsuidhe, Harris A Cuckoo was heard there this morning Balemore, North Uist A Corncrake was calling there this afternoon Claddach Baleshare, North Uist A male Blackcap was there this...
  8. Hawkeye

    27th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist 15 Black-tailed Godwits and a couple of Whimbrel were there this morning. Carinish, North Uist One White Wagtail, 3 Greenland Wheatear, 3 Long-tailed Ducks, 1 Little Tern...
  9. Hawkeye

    26th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Corncrake was heard calling there Shulishader, Isle of Lewis Two House Martins were there today Carinish, North Uist Two adult Little Gulls flew north-west over...
  10. Hawkeye

    25th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th April 2020. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis Circa 30 Pink-footed Geese were at Stathanais early afternoon Carinish, North Uist A Willow Warbler, Swallow, Lesser Redpoll, White Wagtail, 5 Greenland Wheatears and 115...
  11. Hawkeye

    24th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Turtle Dove was seen in Sandwick Road early evening Carinish, North Uist 3 Willow Warblers, 4 Swallows, 3 Lesser Redpolls and 2 Pink-footed Geese were around the...
  12. Hawkeye

    23rd April 2020

    News from Andrew: Today at Ardvule there was a 2nd summer little gull in the south bay, a few more arctic terns around and circa 6 Greenland type wheatears. Bornish machair floods had 47 blackwits and a pair of pintail First green-veined whites in the garden today
  13. Hawkeye

    22nd April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd April 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist Eight Black-tailed Godwits were there today and a Great Skua flew north-west this afternoon Carinish, North Uist 5 Greenland Wheatears, 2 Arctic Terns, 8 Long-tailed Duck...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 21st April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st April 2020. Updated throughout the day Bayhead, North Uist 32 Pale-bellied Brent Geese arrived there this evening Carinish, North Uist 2 Willow Warblers, a Swallow, 4 Pink-footed Geese and 5 Greenland Wheatears were seen around the...
  15. Hawkeye

    20th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th April. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist Three Black-tailed Godwits were there today Ben Risary plantation, North Uist A Cuckoo was there today Carinish, North Uist 3 Whimbrel, 2 Little Terns, 4 Arctic Terns, 1...
  16. Hawkeye

    19th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist A Goldcrest and 2 Pink-footed Geese were seen there today. 5 Greenland Wheater, 5 Long-tailed Duck, 1 Arctic Tern, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Whimbrel and 2 Little Terns...
  17. Hawkeye

    18th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A Lapland Bunting, a 3CY Glaucous Gull and two 2CY Iceland Gulls were there today. Also present were 4+ Whimbrel, nine Pale-bellied Brent Geese, two Little Terns and...
  18. Hawkeye

    17th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis Circa 300 Pink-footed Geese flew north early afternoon Uigen, Isle of Lewis A Willow Warbler was heard singing there today Caranish, North Uist A Swallow and a...
  19. Hawkeye

    16th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Ness, Isle of Lewis A minimum of 500 Pink-footed Geese flew north this morning. 37 Black-tailed Godwits arrived onFivepenny machair yesterday evening and departed early morning. Carinish...
  20. Hawkeye

    13th April 2020

    Western Isles / Outer hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th April 2020. Updated throughout the day Carloway, Lewis A Common Sandpiper and a pair of Wheatears were there today Sollas, North Uist A Blackcap and a Willow Warbler were in a garden there this morning Carinish, North Uist Two...