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  1. Hawkeye

    22nd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:55 - 10:05 Weather: Wind S F7-8, 8/8 cloud some light drizzle at first. Temp 11C. A near two hour seawatch today produced 9 Eider (5S 4N), 3...
  2. Hawkeye

    21st February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 21st February 2019. Updated throughout the day Stilligarry, South Uist A Little Egret was again by the roadside on the banks of Loch Bee Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:15 Weather: Wind S F 5-6, 8/8 cloud, occasional...
  3. Hawkeye

    20th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:00 - 10:20 Weather: Wind S F6-7, 8/8 cloud, dull with light rain throughout. Temp 10C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Eider (S), 3...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Grenitote, North Uist A *European White-fronted Goose* was there along with two Cackling x Barnacle Geese hybrids. 2 Pink-footed Geese were nearby at Sgiobanias Malacleit, North Uist Circa...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was still offshore today, seen from the jetty and circa 30 Snow Buntings were on the beach. Borve, Barra The Parvipes type Canada Goose is still on...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th February 2019. Updated throughout the day. Carishader, Isle of Lewis An early Swallow has been circling and feeding in a garden there Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The adult Iceland Gull was still in the harbour area Balranald, North...
  7. BrianR

    16th February 2019

    A Song Thrush was singing in the garden at Carinish, North Uist this morning. Also two Robins have been singing regularly together sometimes only a few metres apart. As Robins solitary and strongly territorial possibly ♂ and ♀?
  8. Hawkeye

    15th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Lag Gorm, Baleshare A juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen there this morning. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:05 - 09:50 Weather: Wind S F6-7, 8/8 cloud, murky. Temp 8.1C. A near 2...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada Goose were seen there again today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:00 - 10:20 Weather: Wind SSW...
  10. BrianR

    Local Rarity 13th February 2019

    The ♂ Green-winged Teal was on view again during a brief early afternoon visit to Loch Sandary, North Uist. Herring Gull with unusually pale primaries.
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Glaucous Gull and 2 Iceland Gulls (adult and 2CY) were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada...
  12. Hawkeye

    11th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris A Blue Tit was seen there this afternoon Kilpheder, South Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen at the point today
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Luskentyre, Isle of Harris 4 Surf Scoters (3 drakes and a *female type*) were seen in the Sound of Taransay from the beach. Also present were 140 Common Scoters, 52 Great Northern Divers, 8...
  14. Hawkeye

    9th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th February 2019. Updated throughout the day. Tiumpan head, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Glaucous Gull was seen there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:35 Weather: Wind WNW F7 gust F8, mix of 8/8 cloud and sunny...
  15. Hawkeye

    8th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule South Uist Counting period: 08:35 - 10:40 Weather: Wind SSE veering S F7-8. 8/8 cloud, increasing rain. Temp 8c. A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 6 Eider (S), 11...
  16. BrianR

    7th February 2019

    Some species seen in the Lag Gorm/Traigh Leathann area, North Uist today were three Great Northen Divers (two in the channel between the N end of Lag Gorm and Kirkibost Island, the other fairly recently dead - minus head - on the shingle), a Jack Snipe flushed from the saltings (as usual came...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 Great Tits, 9 Brambling, 2 Goldfinches and a pair of Siskin were visiting garden feeders in Willowglentoday. Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* and...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult and 2nd winter Glaucous Gull and a 2nd winter Iceland Gull were there this morning The Braighe, Isle of Lewis 3 Black-throated Divers, 50+ Long-tailed...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray A Pink-footed Goose was seen on the machair. A Lesser Black-backed Gull was also reported as being present on the island Ardmhor, Barra The *White-billed Diver* and 23...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st February 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal 2 Glaucous Gulls, 2 Iceland Gulls, 225 Great Black-backed Gulls and 71 Light-bellied Brent Geese were there today Balivanich, Benbecula A juvenile Glaucous Gull was on the shore...