outer hebrides

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  1. Hawkeye

    6th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today , 6th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Lionel, Isle of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were seen briefly today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis An immature Iceland Gull was seen in the harbour area this morning. Luskentyre, Isle of Harris 95+...
  2. Hawkeye

    5th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for 5th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray Circa 14 Snow Buntings and a Pink-footed Goose were seen there today. Coot Loch, Benbecula 7 Black-tailed Godwits were there today and a pair of Pintail were nearby at Loch Fada.
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 40 Common Scoters were in the sound today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:15 - 09:45 Weather: Wind WNW backing W F 5-6, mix of occasional showers...
  4. Hawkeye

    3rd March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd March 2019. Updated throughout the day Amhuinnsuidhe, Isle of Harris 2 Goosander were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 11:00 Weather: Wind W backing WSW F8-9 easing to F7-8, rain at first, sunny...
  5. Hawkeye

    2nd March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd March 2019. Updated throughout the day Stilligarry, South Uist A Little Egret was again seen by the road this evening
  6. B

    1st March 2019

    A Fulmar and a Great Northern Diver were the only casualties noted during the 2nd leg of RSPB Beached Bird Survey on Baleshare beach, North Uist. The Great Northern Diver was first noted on February 7th. It makes a change to see Golden Eagle and not White-tailed Eagle on the W side and the same...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Kendibig, Isle of Harris Late news of a Chiffchaff seen there yesterday Scotvein, Grimsay A Chiffchaff was seen there today.
  8. Hawkeye

    27th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Knockintorran, North Uist A 2nd winter Glaucous Gull, pale-bellied Brent Goose and a Pink-footed Goose were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:40 Weather...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again on the loch Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 2 Glaucous Gulls (2nd and 3rd winter) were there today. Iochar, South Uist A Swallow...
  10. Hawkeye

    25th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:20 Weather: Wind S-SSE f4-5, 8/8 cloud, dull with persistent rain. Temp 10C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 15 Eider (9S 6N), 2...
  11. Hawkeye

    24th February 2019

    Westren Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Carishader, Isle of Lewis A Little Egret was seen there yesterday and again the morning on the shore of Loch Roag Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Iceland gull was seen there this...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Coot Loch, Benbecula A drake *Green-winged Teal* and a Black-tailed Godwit were there today
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. B

    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 ♀?
  20. 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...