outer hebrides

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  1. Hawkeye

    10th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist Three Glaucous Gulls (2nd winter + 2 juveniles) and a juvenile Iceland Gull were seen on the island today
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Seilebost, Isle of Harris An adult drake and *female Surf Scoter* were amongst the Scoter late morning Horgabost, Isle of Harris A Little Auk was seen from Traigh Iar Balranald, North Uist...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 8th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* and the Scaup were present on the loch again today Ardivachar, South Uist The juvenile Iceland Gull was still there today. Balranald...
  4. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 7th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th December 2020. Updated throughout the day. The Sound of Taransay A drake Surf Scoter, 420 Common Scoter, 42 Slavonian Grebe, 240 Eider and 85 Long-tailed Duck were sen there today Ardivachar, South Uist A **Lesser Yellowlegs** was...
  5. Hawkeye

    6th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings today, 6th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Scolpaig, North Uist A Snow Bunting was seen there today Balgarva, South Uist A 1CY Iceland Gull was seen there today The Range, South Uist A single Black-tailed Godwit was on the pools near...
  6. Hawkeye

    5th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Bolnabodach, Barra A 1CY Iceland Gull flew over at 08:40 this morning and then Brevig at 08:50
  7. MisterT

    4th December 2020

    A female Blackcap and a Chiffchaff are being blown around the garden here in Askernish, while a Fieldfare was seen in Bills. There has also a noticable increase in Blackbirds over the past days with up to 15 seen together in Bills garden and a maximum count here of 9 today [high count usually 3]
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was seen again on the loch. A Scaup and Goldeneye were also there and an Iceland Gull was in the area Loch nam Feithean, North Uist 14...
  9. Hawkeye

    2nd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Balivanich, Benbecula A female Common Scoter was seen offshore Ardivachar, South Uist A 1CY Iceland Gull and Lapland Bunting were to the south on Eochar machair Carnan, South Uist Two...
  10. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, South Uist 2020 © Ian Thompson
  11. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  12. Mute Swan cygnet

    Mute Swan cygnet

    Mute Swan cygnet, South Uist 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  13. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Sub adult male Two-barred Crossbill, langass Woods, North Uist August 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  14. Lesser Black-backed Gull

    Lesser Black-backed Gull

    Lesser Black-backed Gull, Loch an Duin, Barra July 2019. (C) Ian Thompson. Originally ringed in Malaga, Spain
  15. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Caolis, vatersay July 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  16. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 22nd July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd July 2019. Updated throughout the day Caolas, Vatersay An adult **White-rumped Sandpiper** was on the beach this afternoon [see Bruce's post below] Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:20 - 10:05 Weather: Wind SSW f3 easing...
  17. Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll with young, Barvas, Lewis. (C) Graham Forsyth
  18. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  19. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  20. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone