western isles birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    14th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:00 - 10:55 Weather: Wind ENE backing NNE f4, 8/8 cloud, light rain. Temp 4C A two hour seawatch this morning produced 13 Eider (S), 5 Long-tailed...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were in the Ruhb' Arnul/Balemore area this afternoon. Also present were a Pink-footed Goose, 39 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, a few Snow...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The 2 ***Cackling Geese*** were seen on the reserve today. The drake Pintail was still on Loch a Roe South Glendale, South Uist The female Blackcap is still in a garden...
  4. Hawkeye

    11th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist 2 Pink-footed Geese were there today South Glendale, South Uist A female Blackcap was in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:50 - 10:50...
  5. Hawkeye

    10th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:45 - 10:35 Weather: Wind SSW f8 gust f9, 8/8 low cloud, very dull with almost continual rain, murky at sea. Temp 10 -11C. A near 2 hour seawatch...
  6. Hawkeye

    9th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th Decemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhb' Arnal 45 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 400 Twite, 50 Snow Buntings and a Tree Sparrow were there today Askernish, South Uist 2 Goldcrests and a Chiffchaff were seen there today South...
  7. Hawkeye

    8th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist 24 Snow Buntings were seen on the reserve including 3 that flew out to sea towards the Monachs. The white morph Snow Goose was at Aird an Runair and a drake Pintail was...
  8. Hawkeye

    7th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th December 2019. Updated throghout the day South Glendale, South Uist A male Blackcap was in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:25 - 10:55 Weather: Wind SSW f3-4, 8/8 cloud very dull with mist out to sea...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 6th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A Pintail was on Loch a Roe Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* and the Little Egret were present at the north end of Loch Bee again this morning...
  10. Hawkeye

    5th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist A 1+ hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 2 Long-tailed Ducks (S), 1 Red-throated Diver (S), 1 Black-throated Diver (S), 2 Great Northern Divers (S), 3...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again at the north end of Loch Bee South Glendale, South Uist A male Blackcap was in a graden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting...
  12. Hawkeye

    3rd December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd December 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The Snow Goose and 3 Pintail were at Loch nam Feitham today Loch Mor, Baleshare A hybrid drake American Wigeon x Eurasion Wigeon was there this afternoon Carinish...
  13. Hawkeye

    2nd December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd December 2019. Updated throughout the day Eochar, South Uist The Little Egret was on Oban na Bual' -uachdraich this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:30 - 11:00 Weather: Wind SW f5, 8/8 low cloud with drizzle...
  14. Hawkeye

    1st December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st December 2019. Updated throughout the day Shulishader, Isle of Lewis A male Blackcap is visiting a garden there Balranald, North Uist 90 Snow Buntings and 200 Skylark were seen on the reserve. The Snow Goose and a Canada Goose were...
  15. Waxwing

    Waxwing

    Waxwing, Askernish, South Uist. December 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist 4 Snow Buntings were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:55 - 12:30 Weather: Wind SE - ESE f 1-2, initially 5/8 cloud with prolonged sunny...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 29th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Berneray 49 Common Scoters were off the west side of of the island. A pale-bellied Brent Goose was amongst the Barnacle Geese and 6+ Snow Buntings were also seen on the island Loch Paible...
  18. Hawkeye

    28th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis The 2CY Glaucous Gull was again seen there. A single Snow Bunting was also present Balranald, North Uist 70 Snow Buntings and an Iceland Gull were seen on the...
  19. MisterT

    National Rarity 27th November 2019

    A day spent plumbing in a dishwasher and washing machine was brightened by a single Waxwing in the garden
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Glaucous Gulls (2CY and 1CY) were in there this morning. 3 Whooper Swans (adult with 2 juveniles) were nearby on Loch na Tiumpan Knockintorran, North Uist A...