rare birds

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  1. Bearded Tit

    Bearded Tit

    Bearded Tit, Balgarva, South Uist 2019. (C) Chris Townsend. First for Outer Hebrides
  2. Bearded Tit

    Bearded Tit

    Bearded Tit, Balgarva, South Uist 2019. (C) Chris Townsend. First for Outer Hebrides
  3. Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike

    Isabelline Shrike, Barra, October 2018. (C) Ian Ricketts
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 27th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta St Kilda 11 Whooper Swans were seen flying over the island this evening Northton, Isle of Harris 4 Whooper Swans were there today Langass Lodge, North Uist The Yellow-browed Warbler...
  5. Snowy Owl

    Snowy Owl

    Snowy Owl, St Kilda. September 2018 (C) Cairan Hatsell
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 9th June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still on St Kilda Vatersay A *Common Rosefinch* was see near Vatersay township today (See Bruce's post below) Ben Risary Plantation, North Uist A male...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 2nd June 2018. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A drake Garganey was on Loch na Paisg this afternoon Stinky Bay, Benbecula 2 male Ruff were seen in the area today and 2 Black-tailed Godwits nearby at Loch Mor Rubh’...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda A first summer ***Black-headed Wagtail*** was there this morning Creachan, Barra An *Icterine Warbler* there and singing this morning (See Bruce's post below) Black-headed wagtail...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 15th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Weather: Wind E-ESE F4-5 gust F6, 8/8 high cloud at first with sunny periods later. Temp 8.7 - 11.6C. Time: 0650 - 1110 An early morning seawatch today produced 181...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th March 2018. Updated throughout the day St. Kilda The ***Hooded Merganser*** is still to be found on the fire pond, Hirta Hooded Merganser, St Kilda courtesy of Soay Sheep Project Butt of Lewis An Iceland Gull seen there today...
  11. White-throated Needle-tail

    White-throated Needle-tail

    White-throated Needle-tail, Gleann, Barra 22 June 2017 © Bruce Taylor
  12. Gyr Falcon. Balelone, North Uist © Mary Lewis

    Gyr Falcon. Balelone, North Uist © Mary Lewis

  13. Redpoll

    Redpoll