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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 7th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news of the ***Snowy Owl*** being present in the village yesterday Loch Bornish, South Uist A Little Egret was on the loch today South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 5th November 2018

    Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A juvenile *Common Rosefinch* was seen this morning in the garden of the old Post Office (with House Sparrows). [see post below] Cliasmol, Isle of Harris A male Blackcap which has been present in a garden there for a week was joined by a female today Liniclate...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd November 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardabroc, Isle of Lewis The Great Tit was again seen there this morning South Glendale, South Uist A male Blackcap was in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:05 -...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 31st October 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Hosta, North Uist A female type Common Scoter was seen on the loch South Glendale, South Uist A Brambling was in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:05 - 11:10...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western isles bird sightings for today, 30th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 55 Waxwings were behind the Bangla Spice restaurant in Stornoway this morning and a further 8 were seen on Churchill Drive later in the day. A Little Egret was at the...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A drake *Green-winged Teal* was on the loch early afternoon Hirta, St Kilda A Sooty Shearwater was seen passing offshore this morning. Butt of Lewis A Glaucous Gull...
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    Scottish Rarity 28th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Ormaclate, South Uist The *Cattle Egret* was there again today Ardabroc, Isle of Lewis A Great Tit was seen there this afternoon Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 9 Waxwings and a Great Tit were seen...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 27th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Lionaclete , Benbecula The juvenile *American Golden Plover* was there again today West Gerinish, South Uist 2 juvenile *American Golden Plovers* were seen on the Range Loch Stiapabhat, Isle...
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    Scottish Rarity 26th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 26th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Stoneybridge, South Uist The **Cattle Egret** was again in the area but very mobile. Butt of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were seen around the lighthouse this evening Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2...
  10. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 25th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 25th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St. Kilda 1,150+ Redwings arrived on the island today and a Fieldfare was in the village The Butt of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were there today. An Arctic Tern was seen nearby off Port of...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Oban Trumisgarry, North Uist A female *American Wigeon* was reported today. Berneray 1,500+ Barnacle Geese and 4 Pink-footed Geese were seen there today Lochmaddy, North Uist 3 Siskins were...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 23rd October 2018. Updated throughout the day Crulivig, Isle of Lewis 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and a Pied Flycatcher were there early afternoon. Carinish, North Uist A Jack Snipe was seen there this afternoon. Liniclate, Benbecula The...
  13. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 21st October 2018

    Mangersta, Isle of Lewis A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* and a Pectoral Sandpiper were present this morning. A Lesser Whitethroat was also seen in the area and a Lapland Buting was nearby at Gallan Head Ardroil, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there today Torlum,Benbecula A juvenile...
  14. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 19th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra The ****Baltimore Oriole**** was seen there again early this morning The Butt of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings ere in the lighthouse compound this afternoon Chrulabig, Isle of...
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    Mega!!! 18th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 17th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra A ***Baltimore Oriole*** was seen there this morning, later it was in a neighbouring garden. Huisinis, Isle of Harris 20 Barnacle Geese flew south and 5 Whooper Swans...
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    Mega!!! 17th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 17th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra A ***Baltimore Oriole*** was seen there early afternoon Miavaig, Harris 12 Bramblings were there today Carinish, North Uist A Swallow was seen there North Loch Eynort...
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    National Rarity 16th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 16th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Steinish, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there this evening Miavaig, Isle of Harris 4 Bramblings were there today Sollas, North Uist 2 Bramblings were there today Loch...
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    National Rarity 15th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Castlebay, Barra The ***Pechora Pipit*** was again at the SW corner of the football pitch. A Wood Warbler was also in the area Brevig, Barra 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2 *Common Rosefinch*...
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    National Rarity 14th October 2018

    Castlebay, Barra The ***Pechora Pipit*** was showing well near the football pitch again today. A Yellow-browed Warbler was also present. Langass Lodge, North Uist A Yellow-browed Warbler and 5 Bramblings were there this morning. Carinish, North Uist A Wheatear and a Woodcock were seen there...
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    National Rarity 13th October 2018

    Castlebay, Barra A ***Pechora Pipit*** was seen at the football pitch today. This is only the second record for the Outer Hebrides, the first being in North Uist in 2008 [see posts below] Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there today. Another was reported as being "on...