outer hebrides

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  1. Golden Plover

    Golden Plover

    Golden Plover, South Uist, June 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist A Rose-coloured Starling and a Lesser Whitethroat were seen there this afternoon Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:10 - 09:20 Weather: Wind mostly SW F3...
  3. Hawkeye

    16th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A male Ruff was seen at Loch nam Feitham Ardveenish, Barra The long staying Great Tit was seen on garden feeders this morning
  4. Hawkeye

    15th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Islibhig, Isle of Lewis 2 Tree Sparrows were there today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:15 - 08:55 Weather: Wind ESE f4, mostly 8/8 cloud, very light drizzle gradually easing...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Tree Sparrow was still there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:55 - 09:00 Weather: Wind WNW backing W F2, 8/8 cloud, 8/8 cloud, dull with light...
  6. Hawkeye

    13th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Tree Sparrow was there today Isle of Eriskay Late news: A Waxwing was reported as being present yesterday on a beach near the Am Politician Ruhba Ardvule, South...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 12th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 3 House Martins were there today. A Storm Petrel was feeding close inshore at nearby Port of Ness this evening. Lochmaddy, North Uist 3 Storm Petrels, 10 Puffins...
  8. MisterT

    National Rarity 11th June 2019

    The Osprey is still looking to be at home on Loch Druidibeg.
  9. Red-breasted Merganser

    Red-breasted Merganser

    Red-breasted Merganser, South Uist. (C) Ian Thompson
  10. MisterT

    Scottish Rarity 10th June 2019

    A visit to North Loch Eynort on a very calm morning meant that I could hear the birds singing. Two male Whitethroats were in full voice and a Spotted Flycatcher was near the car park. There were several pairs of Redpolls in the new planation, some of which drew my attention to a roosting...
  11. BrianR

    Scottish Rarity 9th June 2019

    A Curlew Sandpiper was in the tern/colony at Aird an Runair, North Uist this morning. In very 'dull' plumage (similar to the two that were present at Baleshare in May). A Quail was calling near the N shore of Loch nam Feithean, North Uist later.
  12. Hawkeye

    8th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardroil, Isle of Lewis A Little Egret has been present in the area for several weeks now Loch Paible, North Uist A little Stint was there today Loch Sandary, North Uist A male ruff was seen...
  13. Hawkeye

    7th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th June 2019 North Locheynort, South Uist A Spotted Flycatcher was there in the afternoon
  14. Hawkeye

    6th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist 6 Storm Petrels were seen from the Lochmaddy- Uig ferry this afternoon. Clachan, South Uist The Little Egret was again at the north end of Loch Bee this morning
  15. Hawkeye

    5th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Woodpigeon was seen there today Ardivachar, South Uist 2 Whimbrel, 2 Knot, 150+ Bar-tailed Godwits and a Great Skua were there this morning Clachan, South Uist The Little...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis An *American Golden Plover* was seen there briefly this morning [see post below] Balemore, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was there today Druidibeg Plantation A Goldcrest...
  17. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 3rd June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd June 2019. Updated throught the day Paible, North Uist A ****Calandra Lark**** was seen on the machair at Cnoc an Torrain, [NF726674] this evening Second record for Outer Hebs, the first being on St Kilda in 1994 Cheesebay, North...
  18. Puffin

    Puffin

    Puffin, 2019 (C) Glyn Evans
  19. Puffin

    Puffin

    Puffin, 2019 (C) Glyn Evans
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd June 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist The ***Iberian Chiffchaff*** was heard briefly there again this afternoon Vallay, North Uist 3 Barnacle Geese were there today Loch Mor, Benbecula A male Ruff there was...