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  1. Hawkeye

    27th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th June 2018. Updated throughout the day The Shiant Islands A Quail was heard singing by the old blackhouses on Eilean an Taighe today Callernish, North Uist The Rose-coloured Starling was there again this morning
  2. Hawkeye

    Project Puffin - New research into their decline

    Atlantic puffins are one of the UK’s highest priority conservation species as they have recently joined the European red list as vulnerable to global extinction. There is much uncertainty as to why puffins are in decline but it is believed that reduced food availability caused by climate change...
  3. Hawkeye

    Shiant Islands declared rat-free

    The Shiant Isles have been officially declared rat-free, thanks to a four-year partnership project to restore them as a secure haven for nesting seabirds. A month-long intensive monitoring check in February found no sign of rats. This means that none has been recorded there for two years, the...