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  1. Brambling

    Brambling

    Male Brambling, Barvas, Lewis. May 2019 (C) Graham Forsyth
  2. Hawkeye

    5th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A male Brambling is visiting feeders there Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 pairs of Grey Wagtail were seen along the River Creed in the Castle Grounds today and 2 Cuckoos were...
  3. B

    National Rarity 4th May 2019

    On Barra a Wood Warbler was at Castlebay at 11am, in bushes on the east side of the football pitch, singing occasionally. Also 15+ Lesser Redpolls, a Whitethroat and unusually for Barra in May a Dunnock.
  4. Hawkeye

    3rd May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd May 2019. Updated throughout the day Ness, Isle of Lewis 2 Common Redpolls were there today Barvas. Isle of Lewis 6 Whimbrel and a White Wagtail were seen there today Culla Bay, Benbecula A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there late morning...
  5. YvonneB

    Outer Hebrides - Bird Species Checklist 2019-05

    The most comprehensive list available of all bird species that have occurred in the Outer Hebrides. List contains notes for birds that have been recorded fewer than 10 times in the county and there are also notes for some species of particular interest. The list has been compiled by and made...
  6. YvonneB

    2nd May 2019

    Sitting outside in the warm sun with my coffee - just heard my first Cuckoo of the year :) Chiffchaff calling and Willow Warbler singing, Wheatear across the road on the field so i guess spring is well and truly here!
  7. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 30th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th April. Updated throughout the day Nask, Barra The male **Serin** was still in gardens by the junction at Nask this morning but more mobile than yesterday. Also male Brambling, Grasshopper Warbler and the roaming Great Tit are all in...
  8. Osprey

    Osprey

    Osprey, Balallan, Lewis April 2019 (C) @Paul20
  9. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 29th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Lionel, Isle of Lewis 3 Dotterel were in fields near to Ness Football Club stadium. A Coot, 4 Whooper Swans and 5 Pink-footed Geese were nearby on Loch Stiapabhat in the afternoon. 2 skiens of...
  10. Hawkeye

    28th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 38 Pink-footed Geese around the loch and 5 Fieldfare were nearby inNess. 43 Pink-footed Geese were at South Dell. Borve, Isle of Lewis 6 Whimbrel and 4 White...
  11. G

    Local Rarity Mandarin Duck

    Mandarin Duck seen at Stornoway YM bridge, Jackdaws back visiting bird feeding station.Wood Pigeons enjoying a shower, laying on their sides on my path with one wing held upright in heavy rain, then swapping to the other wing followed by vigorous preening, amazing!
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 27th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar, South Uist 2 Common Scoter were there toady Carnan, South Uist 2 Common Redpoll were seen today Garryhellie, South Uist A House Martin was seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was on the loch again early afternoon along with 4 Black-tailed Godwits. A Ruff was seen nearby on Loch Fada Eoligarry, Barra A single...
  14. Hawkeye

    25th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A chiffchaff was heard singing there today and 2 Redpolls were visiting garden feeders there Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris Circa 40 Common Scoters and 20 Long-tailed...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was seen on the loch this afternoon. 7 Whimbrel and 3 White Wagtails were nearby at Borve Point. Smerclate, South Uist 8 Whimbrel and 16...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 23rd April 2019. Updated throughout the day. Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis 250 Long-tailed Duck and an immature Glaucous Gull were reported on the loch this morning. Grenitote, North Uist Cuckoos were heard there today and also at Vallay...
  17. Hawkeye

    22nd April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 22nd April 2019. Updated throughout the day. Sollas, North Uist 3 Arctic Skuas seen over the beach Loch Dusary, North Uist 43 Pink-footed Geese were seen. Baleshare, North Uist 22 Black-tailed Godwits reported North Ford, North Uist 2...
  18. B

    21st April 2019

    A Cuckoo was heard by David Bateson at Callernish, North Uist this morning.
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 20th April 2019. Updated throughout the day. Near Skigersta, Ness, Isle of Lewis A *White-billed diver* was reported today, it later drifted off to the north-west. Lochmaddy, North Uist 2 Common Terns were seen in the harbour. Berneray...
  20. Hawkeye

    17th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 17th April 2019. Updated throughout the day. Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Seawatch between 07:25 - 07:45 Weather: Wind SE f 4-5, mix of 8/8 high cloud and sunny periods. Temp 8-9 C. Eider 1S, Common Scoter 2N, Long-tailed Duck 1S 1N...