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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th March 2018

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Cackling Goose*** and Canada Goose were again seen there Rubh' Arnal, Nort Uist A 3rd winter Iceland Gull and an adult Glaucous Gull were there today Carinish...
  2. BrianR

    Local Rarity 16th March 2019

    Among the species seen in the Rubh' Arnal area, North Uist this morning were 64 pale-bellied Brent Geese (including the colour-ringed bird that has been present since 28th December), a colour-ringed Barnacle Goose, adult Iceland and Glaucous Gulls and 13 Razorbills quite close inshore. Glaucous...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 8th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The parvipes type Canada Goose was again there amongst Barnacle Geese Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:05 Weather: Wind S veering SSW F4-5. 8/8 cloud, rain for...
  4. 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...
  5. 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.
  6. 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...
  7. 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
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada Goose were seen there again today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:00 - 10:20 Weather: Wind SSW...
  11. BrianR

    Local Rarity 13th February 2019

    The ♂ Green-winged Teal was on view again during a brief early afternoon visit to Loch Sandary, North Uist. Herring Gull with unusually pale primaries.
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Glaucous Gull and 2 Iceland Gulls (adult and 2CY) were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Luskentyre, Isle of Harris 4 Surf Scoters (3 drakes and a *female type*) were seen in the Sound of Taransay from the beach. Also present were 140 Common Scoters, 52 Great Northern Divers, 8...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 Great Tits, 9 Brambling, 2 Goldfinches and a pair of Siskin were visiting garden feeders in Willowglentoday. Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* and...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult and 2nd winter Glaucous Gull and a 2nd winter Iceland Gull were there this morning The Braighe, Isle of Lewis 3 Black-throated Divers, 50+ Long-tailed...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray A Pink-footed Goose was seen on the machair. A Lesser Black-backed Gull was also reported as being present on the island Ardmhor, Barra The *White-billed Diver* and 23...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st February 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal 2 Glaucous Gulls, 2 Iceland Gulls, 225 Great Black-backed Gulls and 71 Light-bellied Brent Geese were there today Balivanich, Benbecula A juvenile Glaucous Gull was on the shore...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 3 Glaucous Gull (3CY and 2 juveniles), an adult Iceland Gull, an adult Kumlien's Gull and 36 Brent Geese were there this morning Clachan, South Uist A drake...
  19. Hawkeye

    29th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull flew north-west along the shore late morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:00 - 10:45 Weather: Wind NW F2-3, 8/8 cloud with...
  20. BrianR

    Local Rarity 28th January 2019

    Rubh' Arnal today: 38 pale-breasted Brent Geese, an adult Iceland Gull, three Glaucous Gulls and 26 Snow Buntings.