western isles birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    18th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Bragar Bay, Isle of Lewis 3 Great Northern Divers and a Ruff were seen there this morning Locheport, North Uist The Rose-coloured Starling is still visiting a garden there Triagh Mhor, Barra...
  2. Hawkeye

    17th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:10 - 10:05 Weather: Wind SW f5-6, 5/8 cloud with isolated shower at first, becoming bright and sunny. Temp 13-15C A near 4 hour seawatch this...
  3. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  4. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  5. Hawkeye

    16th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 16th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Benbecula 16 Black-tailed Godwits were on the cut fields this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:35 - 09:55 Weather: Wind S-SSE f5-6 gust f7. 8/8 cloud, persistent...
  6. Curlew

    Curlew

    Curlew, Ormaclete, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  7. MisterT

    National Rarity 15th August 2019

    Newly cut fields at Ormaclete were attacting numerous birds. In amongst the many gulls and lapwings were 50+ Curlew and 13 Black-tailed Godwits late morning
  8. Hawkeye

    13th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A juvenile Ruff and 2 Black-tailed Godwits were there today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A 2CY Glaucous Gull was seen near near there .
  9. BrianR

    12th August 2019

    At Aird an Runair, North Uist at 11.25 hours a flock of 28 Knot flew S followed shortly after by a flock of 32 Redshank. Aso here were two Hen Harriers (one was certainly a juvenile and the other probably - the first I have seen fledged this year). At Carinish, North Uist in the early...
  10. Hawkeye

    11th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A 1CY Glaucous Gull and 14 Black-tailed Godwits were there today
  11. Merlin

    Merlin

    Merlin, Isle of Barra, August 2019 (C) Bruce Taylor
  12. Hawkeye

    10th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardroil, Isle of Lewis An Osprey was seen Flying over Uig Lodge this morning Baleshare, North Uist 3 Black-tailed Godwits were there today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:50 -...
  13. Hawkeye

    8th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Bagh Hogha Glan, North Uist A Green Sandpiper flew south this evening. Hougharry, North Uist 7 Black-tailed Godwits were in recently cut fields this morning.
  14. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill, Bruernish, Barra, August 2019 (C) Bruce Taylor
  15. B

    National Rarity 6th August 2019

    I found a male Two-barred Crossbill at Bruernish, Barra this morning. It flew in from the north at around 11.10 and fed on spruce cones until around mid day. At one point it flew off high to the east before returning a minute or so later. It was extremely vocal. There has been no sign of it...
  16. Hawkeye

    5th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th August 209. Updated throughout the day The Udal, North Uist A male Common Quail was heard singing there this morning Stilligarry, South Uist The Osprey was at the west end of Loch Druidibeg today
  17. Hawkeye

    4th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A Ruff was seen there today
  18. Hawkeye

    3rd August 2019

    Westrn Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd August 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Druidibeg, South Uist The Osprey was still there this morning Stoneybridge, South Uist 3 Common Sandpipers were on the beach and another 2 were nearby on the Howmore River Juvenile Robin...
  19. Hawkeye

    2nd August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd August 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardroil, Isle of Lewis An Osprey was seen fishing in the Fhorsa today Baleshare, North Uist A 2CY Glaucous Gull was on the beach this afternoon. Loch Druidibeg, South Uist The Osprey was...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st August 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Woods, North Uist A report of two, possibly three ***Two-barred Crossbills*** present this afternoon. Lochmaddy, North Uist 12 Storm Petrels were seen from the Uig - Lochmaddy ferry...