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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 19th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardmore, South Uist The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was again seen on Loch nan Ceann with a pair of Tufted Ducks Loch Fada, Benbecula The drake Garganey and a male Ruff were still on Loch. A 3CY...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 18th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Iochar, South Uist The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was on the Loch opposite the Airdmore turning behind the houses. Shawbost, Isle of Lewis 2 Whooper Swans seen this morning. Another was on Loch...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th May 2018

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The ***Snowy Owl*** is again there, seen near the Lovers Stone this evening Loch Bhrusda, Berneray The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** still present today, seen at 11.30 and then again at...
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th May 2018

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Bhrushda, Berneray A ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was seen on the loch this evening. A Curlew Sandpiper and 6 Black-tailed Godwits were nearby on Loch Beag Bhuirgh. (Chris Townend). Iochar, South...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th May 2018 Aird an Runair, North Uist The ***Semipalmated Sandpiper*** was still present this afternoon on its favoured pool at top of the beach. A Long-tailed Skua north at 15:12, 11 Pomarine Skuas and a 2CY Glaucous Gull were also...
  6. BrianR

    National Rarity 14th May 2018

    Dotterel still present on the Paiblesgarry machair early this morning also Semipalmated Sandpiper at Aird an Runair, North Uist (Barry Barnacal). When watching this bird yesterday was consistently showing antagonistic behaviour, especially towards Dunlin, flying at any encroaching on its feeding...
  7. BrianR

    National Rarity 13th May 2018

    The three Dotterel are still present on the Paiblesgarry machair, North Uist early this morning (Barry Barnacal).
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 12th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Caolas, Vatersay The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was still present in the bay this morning (see Bruce's post below) Aird an Runair, North Uist A ***Semipalmated Sandpiper*** seen on the beach this...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th May 2018 Caolas, Vatersay The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was still present this afternoon (see Bruce's post below) Loch a Roe, North Uist 2 drake *Green-winged Teal* were seen there mid morning Loch Sandary, North Uist A drake...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 10th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th May 2018 Caolas, Vatersay The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was still present this morning at grid ref NL625975 (see Bruce's post below) Eilogarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was seen off the jetty late afternoon Stinky Bay...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th May 2108

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 8th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda. The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still to be found on the island. Now considered to be a different bird from that last seen on 29th April Northton, Isle of Harris 12 Black-tailed Godwits...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 7th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 7th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was there again this morning, last seen on 29th April Reef, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Glaucous Gull seen there today Sound Of Taransay, Isle of Harris 45 Long-tailed...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th April 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda :( No sign of the Snowy Owl so far today
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 29th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th April 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda A female ***Snowy Owl*** seen there this afternoon Snowy Owl courtesy of Cairan Hatsell Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was still present today Scarasta, Isle of Harris 5...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was still present this morning (See Bruce's post below) Druidibeg Plantation, South Uist A Redwing, Siskin and 2 Cuckoos were seen there today...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th April 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis News from Tony Marr:- The drake ***Blue-winged Teal*** is still present at the northern end of Loch Stiapavat. I relocated it at around 0730 feeding in the grassy...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 18th April 2018. Updated throughout the day News this morning from Tony Marr in Ness, Lewis:- "At 0925 this morning I found an immature drake ***Blue-winged Teal*** at the north end of Loch Stiapabhat, preening, in the boggy area and...
  18. 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...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 13th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th April 2018. Sightings updated throughout the day. Loch Paible, North Uist A 2nd summer Glaucous Gull was at Loch Paible this morning. Balranald, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was at Loch a' Roe, Balranald. Nearby a Willow...
  20. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 10th April 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th April 2018. Sightings updated throughout the day. Linshader, Isle of Lewis The **Little Bunting** is still present today Sollas, North Uist 3 Lapland Buntings on the machair there this morning