sightings

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  1. Hawkeye

    5th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th March 2018 Ness, Isle of Lewis 5 Snow Buntings were in the Cross area today. Balranald,North Uist The small Canada Goose was seen by Loch Sgaraigh, and a single pale-bellied Brent Goose was with Barnacle Geese nearby. A pair of Pintail were on Loch...
  2. Hawkeye

    4th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th March 2018 Ness, Isle of Lewis 4 Snow Buntings were in the Cross area this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 1 Kumlien's Gull, 4 Glaucous Gulls and at least 28 Iceland Gulls at Goat Island this afternoon. A little Grebe was at Cuddy Point South...
  3. Hawkeye

    1st March 2018

    Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st March 2018 Ness, Isle of Lewis A single Snow Bunting was in the Cross area this morning increasing to 4 in the afternoon Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 3rd winter Kumlien's Gull was seen this afternoon. Carinish, North Uist A Jack Snipe was seen...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th February 2018

    Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th February 2018 Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* is still to be found on the loch along with a drake Scaup, Pochard, a pair of Pintail and a single Greenland White-fronted Goose. Stornoway Harbour, Isle of Lewis The Little Grebe...
  5. Hawkeye

    27th February 2017

    Ness, Isle of Lewis 2 Snow Buntings were in the Cross area this morning Orasaigh, North Uist Circa 20 Snow Buntings were seen there this morning. Hougharry, North Uist A 2nd winter Glaucous Gull was seen there and 4+ Pintail were nearby on Loch nam Feithean. Carinish, North Uist A Jack Snipe...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th February 2018

    Borve, Berneray The *Common Crane* and *Snow Goose* were seen on the machair there today Ness, Isle of Lewis A single Snow Bunting was in the Cross area today Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 2 Iceland Gulls (adult and immature) were there this morning. 6 adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls were on...
  7. Hawkeye

    25th February 2018

    Carinish, North Uist 10 Whooper Swans flew in high from the south this morning. Balivanich, Benbecula An immature Glaucous Gull was seen on the beach from the town. Rubha Ardvule, South Uist During a seawatch of just over 2 hours this morning the following birds were recorded: Whooper Swan 24...
  8. Hawkeye

    20th February 2018

    Ardmhor, Barra the Red-necked Grebe was still to be seen off the ferry terminal this morning. Ness, Isle of Lewis 37 Snow Buntings were present in Ness this morning Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Glaucous Gull and 2nd winter Iceland Gull were seen there this morning. A huge...
  9. B

    Local Rarity 19th February 2018

    I last visited Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 10 days ago and the large influx of Iceland Gulls to Stornoway has now filtered down here. At least 21 were present (all on a small area of floodwater near the fish dump at one time so the overall number was probably more as good number of gulls elsewhere...
  10. Hawkeye

    17th February 2018

    Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th February 2018 Ness, Isle of Lewis 21 Snow Buntings were present there today Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 2 Iceland Gulls (a juvenile and 2nd winter) were there mid-afternoon Balranald, North Uist The small Canada Goose was at again seen on the...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 16th February 2018

    Ness, Isle of Lewis The 19 Snow Buntings are still to be found there Coot, Loch, Benbecula The drake *Ring-necked Duck* is still to be found on the loch along with a pair of Pintail. Liniclate, Benbecula An adult Iceland Gull was seen on the machair and again a little later at Stinky Bay...
  12. Hawkeye

    15th February 2018

    Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 15th February 2018 Ness, Isle of Lewis 19 Snow Buntings were still present today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist A three hour seawatch this morning produced 17 Eider (16S 1N), 8 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (S), 5 Red-throated Divers (S), 5...
  13. Hawkeye

    14th February 2018

    Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th February Stornoway, Isle of Lewis At least 20 Iceland Gulls and 2 juvenile Glaucous Gulls were still to be found in the Stornoway Harbour/ Goat Island area today. Ness, Isle of Lewis 2 Fieldfare seen there today in a small flock of Redwing Ruhba...
  14. Hawkeye

    13th February 2018

    Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 3rd winter Iceland Gull was seen there in the afternoon. Baleshare,North Uist At least 3 Glaucous Gulls were present there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist A two hour seawatch this morning produced 6 Eider (4S 2N), 7 Long-tailed Duck (5S 2N), 57 Gannets (49S...
  15. B

    12th February 2018

    Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 20 Iceland Gulls and 5 Glaucous Gulls were in Stornoway Harbour / Goat Island today.
  16. Hawkeye

    11th February 2018

    Ness, Isle of Lewis The 19 Snow Buntings were still present there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist A 1.5 hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 2 Long-tailed Ducks (S), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (S), 14 Shag (3S 11N), 1 Cormorant (S) and 1 Razorbill (S). Also present in the area...
  17. Hawkeye

    10th February 2018

    Ness, Isle of Lewis The 19 Snow Buntings are still to be found there. The juvenile Glaucous Gull is also still to be found nearby on the machair at Lionel Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist A two hour seawatch early this morning produced 6 Eider (S), 4 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1 Red-breasted Merganser (S)...
  18. Hawkeye

    28th January 2018

    Ness, Isle of Lewis 11 Snow Buntings seen there this morning Balranald, North Uist A 2nd winter Iceland Gull, 2nd winter Glaucous Gull and a pale-bellied Brent Goose were seen there this morning. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist A 1.5 hour seawatch this morning produced 3 Eider (N), 3 Long-tailed...
  19. Hawkeye

    21st February 2017

    Ardveenish, Barra 3 Iceland Gulls seen this afternoon Traigh Mhor, Barra 5 Iceland Gulls present Tiumpan Head, Lewis 1 adult Iceland Gull still present this morning Iceland Gulls (Bruce Taylor)