rare birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th January 2021 Loch Branahuie, Lewis A 2CY Iceland Gull was seen there today Balranald, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were again seen there today by Loch nam Feithean Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal*...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 9th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Three Little Auks were on the sea 100 meters east of the lighthouse at midday. An adult Iceland Gull flew south over Loch Tiumpan early afternoon Eochar, South Uist...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Iceland Gull was there mid morning Loch nam Feithean, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were seen distantly at the west end of the loch this...
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, New Years Day 2021. Updated throughout the day Fivepenny, Isle of Lewis A Glaucous Gull was on the machair today Balranald, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were today seen at Loch Sgaraigh. Circa 10 Snow Buntings were on the...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, New Year's Eve 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch. Nine Whooper swans were also present Ardivachar, South Uist 2+ Lapland Bunting and 2+ Snow Buntings were...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th December 2020. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis A general westward movement of gulls included 4+ Iceland Gulls and 5 Glaucous Gulls (see post below) Balranald, North Uist Circa 50 Snow Buntings were still on the reserve...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Hawfinch continues to visit a garden feeder there having been present for two months, the longest staying bird and only the second December record Balranald, North...
  8. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 21st December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st December 2020. Updated throughout the day The Range, South Uist The **Lesser Yellowlegs** was present this morning on flooded machair in the company of a single Redshank (see post below) Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  9. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 15th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Balgarva. South Uist a female Common Scoter was seen offshore Ardivachar, South Uist The **Lesser Yellowlegs** was again on the machair this morning. A Lapland Bunting and 8+ Snow Buntings...
  10. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 14th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist Five Glaucous Gulls (4 Juveniles and 2nd winter) were on the island this afternoon Ardivachar, South Uist The **Lesser Yellowlegs** was seen on the machair early...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Hirta St. Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen today in village bay Askernish, South Uist The female Blackcap is still visiting gardens in the township Snowy Owl (C) and courtesy Soay...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Seilebost, Isle of Harris An adult drake and *female Surf Scoter* were amongst the Scoter late morning Horgabost, Isle of Harris A Little Auk was seen from Traigh Iar Balranald, North Uist...
  13. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 8th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* and the Scaup were present on the loch again today Ardivachar, South Uist The juvenile Iceland Gull was still there today. Balranald...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was seen again on the loch. A Scaup and Goldeneye were also there and an Iceland Gull was in the area Loch nam Feithean, North Uist 14...
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st December 2020. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St. Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen in village bay today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Hawfinch is still visiting a garden there Baleshare, North Uist Six Glaucous Gulls (2CY...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St. Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen today above village bay Baleshare, North Uist 17 Snow Buntings and two 1CY Glaucous Gulls were seen at Eachkamish Rubha Ardvule, South...
  17. Ruby-crowned kinglet

    Ruby-crowned kinglet

    Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Barra 2020 (C) Bruce Taylor
  18. Ruby-crowned Kinglet

    Ruby-crowned Kinglet

    Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Barra 2020 (C) Bruce Taylor
  19. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 22nd November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd November 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Snow Buntings were seen there late morning Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:05-11:30 Weather: Wind WSW veering W f6 gust f7. 8/8 cloud...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was on the pool at Strathanais this morning Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A Sooty Shearwater was seen late morning before heading NW. A juvenile Glaucous...