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  1. Hawkeye

    18th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:00 - 10:15 Weather: Wind SW F4, mix of 8/8 cloud and sunny spells. Less sunshine later. Temp 13.7-15C A 3+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2...
  2. Hawkeye

    17th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Lewis A single Swift reported this evening. Earsary, Barra A single Swift was also seen there today Brevig, Barra The Tree Sparrow was seen there again today Ruhba Ardvule...
  3. Hawkeye

    12th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Two 2CY Glaucous Gulls were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:40 - 08:55...
  4. Hawkeye

    9th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today. Luskentyre, Isle of Harris A Rose-coloured Starling was near the beach car park late this afternoon Balranald, North Uist A...
  5. Hawkeye

    5th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris A Coal Tit was seen feeding newly fledged young and a male Blackcap was singing in The Harris Hotel grounds today Loch Sandary, North Uist A Ruff was seen there today...
  6. Hawkeye

    4th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:25 - 09:10 Weather: Wind WSW F4-5, 8/8 cloud. Temp 13C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Red-throated Divers (1S 1N), 2 Storm Petrels...
  7. Hawkeye

    30th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardnastruban, Grimsay A Rose-coloured Starling was around the guesthouse this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:45 - 09:35 Weather: Wind SW backing SSW F4 gust F6. 8/8 cloud...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st June 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A male ***Blyth's Reed Warbler*** has been singing and showing on and off by the visitor centre today. The Curlew Sandpiper was still nearby at Aird an Runair Garrabost...
  9. Hawkeye

    20th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Garrabost, Isle of Lewis A Quail was flushed from a croft there today. Seilebost, Isle of Harris 3 Whooper Swans were there this morning Sollas, North Uist A male Siskin was seen there today...
  10. Hawkeye

    19th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th June 2019. Updated throughout the day North Locheynort, South Uist A Spotted Flycatcher was seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:45 - 10:05 Weather: Wind SW backing SSW F4. 8/8 cloud, sunny spells later...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 2 second summer *Mediterranean Gulls* were seen there this afternoon Loch Sandary, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was there today Aird an Runair, North Uist The...
  12. Hawkeye

    15th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Islibhig, Isle of Lewis 2 Tree Sparrows were there today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:15 - 08:55 Weather: Wind ESE f4, mostly 8/8 cloud, very light drizzle gradually easing...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Tree Sparrow was still there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:55 - 09:00 Weather: Wind WNW backing W F2, 8/8 cloud, 8/8 cloud, dull with light...
  14. Hawkeye

    13th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Tree Sparrow was there today Isle of Eriskay Late news: A Waxwing was reported as being present yesterday on a beach near the Am Politician Ruhba Ardvule, South...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 12th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 3 House Martins were there today. A Storm Petrel was feeding close inshore at nearby Port of Ness this evening. Lochmaddy, North Uist 3 Storm Petrels, 10 Puffins...
  16. Hawkeye

    5th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Woodpigeon was seen there today Ardivachar, South Uist 2 Whimbrel, 2 Knot, 150+ Bar-tailed Godwits and a Great Skua were there this morning Clachan, South Uist The Little...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 1st June 2019. Updated throughout the day Peninerine, South Uist A 2CY *Mediterranean Gull* was seen there today Loch Mor, Benbecula A female Garganey was there this morning Loch Druidibeg, South Uist An Osprey was seen there again...
  18. BrianR

    Local Rarity 29th May 2019

    A sighting of a Pied Flycatcher by Peter Murray and others for yesterday - the bird was was feeding around drystone walls about 17.00 hours at Knockintorran, North Uist.
  19. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 24th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th May, 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Barvas, Lewis A Turtle Dove was seen there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The 2 Ruff were again present...
  20. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 23rd May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Loch Portain, North Uist Three Long-tailed Skuas flew north today at 12:30. A Fieldfare was also reported...