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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 20+ Pink-footed Geese flew south early afternoon Sollas North Uist The *American Golden Plover* was seen there again mid morning along with a juvenile...
  2. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, September 2019 (C) Graham Forsyth
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th September 2019. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis Hundreds of Pink-footed Geese were seen arriving in off the sea this morning with 500 being seen in "just a few minutes" Barvas, Isle of Lewis The adult **White-rumped...
  4. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Barvas, Isle of Lewis September 2019 (C) and courtesy of Josh Jones
  5. Sabine's Gull

    Sabine's Gull

    Juvenile Sabine's Gul, l Stinky Bay, Benbecula September 2019. (C) Ian Thompson
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Whinchat was still present this morning reported as "still looking fed up with life" Barvas, Isle of Lewis An adult **White-rumped Sandpiper** was seen on...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A juvenile Long-tailed Skua and 92 Sooty Shearwaters flew past between 07:00 - 08:20. A Lapland Bunting was also in the area Tobson, Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis 350...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings fot today, 14th September 2019. Updated throughout he day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Whinchat was still present this morning Eoropie. Isle of Lewis 5 Lapland Buntings were again on the machair late afternoon to the north of the township...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis A Lapland Bunting was there today Mangersta, Isle of Lewis 32 Sooty Shearwaters flew south between 08:50 - 09:20 Corran Ormiclate, South Uist 130+ Black-tailed...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** and the white phase ***Snow Goose*** were still present today Eoropie, Isle of Lewis 12 Lapland Buntings were on the machair to the north mid...
  11. Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp, Bornish, South Uist September 2019. (C) and courtesy of Andrew Stevenson
  12. Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher

    Long-billed Dowitcher, Butt of lewis September 2019. (C) and courtesy of tristan ap Rheinallt
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A light phase Pomearine Skua passed south at 09:00 Baleshare, North Uist 18 Black-tailed Godwits flew south this this morning Ormiclete, South Uist an adult...
  14. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 9th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Mangersta, Isle of Lewis 30 Sooty Shearwaters and 220 Manx Shearwaters flew south during an hour long watch in the early afternoon. Stornoway, Isles of Lewis 300+ Fulmars, c30 Great Skuas...
  15. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 7th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A juvenile ****Hudsonian Whimbrel**** reported there today. The female ***Snowy Owl*** also still there [see @Slawrence post below] Stornoway, Isle of lewis 15+ Great Skuas...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 6th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A Sooty Shearwater and 30 Manx Shearwaters were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 11:45 Weather: Wind W f5-6 veering WNW...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 5th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still present and has ben sheltering around Village Bay during the recent wet and windy weather Labost, Isle of Lewis 1 Grey Phalarope, 16 Sooty...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 31st August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st August 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar Point, South Uist A Ruff was there this morning The Range, South Uist The Pectoral Sandpiper and 7 Ruff were on the flooded area near Launch Area 2 this morning. Bornish, South...
  19. Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit, Castlebay, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  20. Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit, Castlebay, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Ricketts