seawatch

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  1. Hawkeye

    23rd May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd May 2019. Updated throughout the day Clachan, South Uist The Little Egret is still to be found there on Loch Bee Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:10 - 10:15 Weather: Wind NW backing WNW F4. 8/8 cloud throughout watch...
  2. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 22nd May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally. A Spotted Flycatcher was also seen on the island Loch Paible, North Uist A pale-bellied Brent Goose was...
  3. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 21st May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 21st May 2019. Updated throughout the day Brevig, Barra A female/2CY male *Golden Oriole* was there this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Wood Warbler was in the Castle Grounds in trees beside Willowglen Burn. At least 10 singing...
  4. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 20th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 20th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Aird an Runair, North Uist 2 Long-tailed and 3 Pomerine Skuas flew past this morning. The Barnacle Goose was...
  5. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 19th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 19th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Balgarva, South Uist A male *Bearded Tit* was seen by the road junction this morning. A first for the Outer Hebrides Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A Swift was seen there mid morning Aird an Runair...
  6. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 10th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 6 Whooper Swans were there early this morning Report of ***American Bittern*** there today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A *Common Crane* flew north-east over the war...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 9th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th May 2019. Updated throughout the day North Tolsta, Isle of Lewis 39 Pink-footed Geese flew north this afternoon Aird an Runair, North Uist 3 Dotterels were near the car park this morning and were then joined by a fourth early...
  8. Hawkeye

    8th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray 3 Pink-footed Geese were on the machair and 43 Barnacle Geese were nearby on the west side of Loch Bhrusda Balranald, North Uist 3 Dotterel (2 males and a female) were there this...
  9. Hawkeye

    5th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A male Brambling is visiting feeders there Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 pairs of Grey Wagtail were seen along the River Creed in the Castle Grounds today and 2 Cuckoos were...
  10. Hawkeye

    3rd May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd May 2019. Updated throughout the day Ness, Isle of Lewis 2 Common Redpolls were there today Barvas. Isle of Lewis 6 Whimbrel and a White Wagtail were seen there today Culla Bay, Benbecula A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there late morning...
  11. YvonneB

    2nd May 2019

    Sitting outside in the warm sun with my coffee - just heard my first Cuckoo of the year :) Chiffchaff calling and Willow Warbler singing, Wheatear across the road on the field so i guess spring is well and truly here!
  12. Hawkeye

    28th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 38 Pink-footed Geese around the loch and 5 Fieldfare were nearby inNess. 43 Pink-footed Geese were at South Dell. Borve, Isle of Lewis 6 Whimbrel and 4 White...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 27th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar, South Uist 2 Common Scoter were there toady Carnan, South Uist 2 Common Redpoll were seen today Garryhellie, South Uist A House Martin was seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South...
  14. Hawkeye

    25th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A chiffchaff was heard singing there today and 2 Redpolls were visiting garden feeders there Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris Circa 40 Common Scoters and 20 Long-tailed...
  15. Hawkeye

    22nd April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 22nd April 2019. Updated throughout the day. Sollas, North Uist 3 Arctic Skuas seen over the beach Loch Dusary, North Uist 43 Pink-footed Geese were seen. Baleshare, North Uist 22 Black-tailed Godwits reported North Ford, North Uist 2...
  16. BrianR

    21st April 2019

    A Cuckoo was heard by David Bateson at Callernish, North Uist this morning.
  17. Hawkeye

    17th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 17th April 2019. Updated throughout the day. Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Seawatch between 07:25 - 07:45 Weather: Wind SE f 4-5, mix of 8/8 high cloud and sunny periods. Temp 8-9 C. Eider 1S, Common Scoter 2N, Long-tailed Duck 1S 1N...
  18. Hawkeye

    4th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 4th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Bornish South Uist 3 Black-tailed Godwits were on the machair Askernish, South Uist 47 Greenland White fronts flew north over the township early this morning South Glendale, South Uist 4...
  19. Hawkeye

    3rd April 2019

    Weatern Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd April 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:05 - 10:35 Weather: Wind N F6-7 gust F9. Mix of sunny periods and occasional showers. Temp 5 - 6C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 7 Eider...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd April 2019. Updated throughout the day Ness, Isle of Lewis An estimate 1500 - 2000 Redwings arrived in the area late afternoon. 2 male Wheatears were by the lighthouse. Pink-footed Geese were also arriving with large flocks seen in...