western isles birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th June 2020 Stornoway, Lewis A Swift was seen over the airport today. Ardnamonie, South Uist A *Great White Egret* was there this morning.
  2. Marsh Warbler

    Marsh Warbler

    Marsh Warbler, South Uist 2020 (C) John Kemp
  3. Bonaparte's Gull

    Bonaparte's Gull

    Bonaparte's Gull, South Uist 2020 (C) John Kemp
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd June 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 57 Manx Shearwaters flew south this morning between 08:30-10:00. Seven Swifts were feeding nearby at Loch na Tiumpan late afternoon (16:15) Tarbert, Harris A...
  5. Hawkeye

    22nd June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd June 2020. Updated throughout the day Coot Loch, Benbecula An adult Little Gull was seen there this afternoon. A House Martin was nearby at Balivanich Carnan, South Uist Two Whinchats were there this evening Loch na Tiumpan, Isle...
  6. Hawkeye

    21st June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st June 2020. Updated throughout the day Europie, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was there this morning. A Black-tailed Godwit was nearby at Stoth Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:40-09:20 Weather: Wind SSE veering...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 20th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Stinky Bay, Benbecula The 2CY Glaucous Gull was there again today Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:35-09:30 Weather: Wind S f3 veering SSW f4. 8/8 cloud becoming slightly brighter...
  8. Hawkeye

    19th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Stinky Bay, Benbecula A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there today
  9. B

    18th June 2020

    Peter Murray took these photos of a Red-breasted Flycatcher in his garden at Paiblesgarry today.
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Hushinish, Isle of Harris A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there this evening Loch nam Feithean, North Uist A House Martin was seen there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser...
  11. A

    Local Rarity 16 June 2020

    The spoonbill still at the south end of Loch Bee this afternoon and also a adult glaucous gull on the beach at Kildonan. cheers, Andrew
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser Scaup*** is still to be found on the loch. A male Ruff was also present
  13. Spoonbill

    Spoonbill

    Spoonbill, South Uist 2020 (C) Andrew Stevenson. The first occurrence of this species on the islands since 1986.
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Market Stance, Benbecula A male Whinchat was singing there today Loch Mor, Benbecula An immature Glaucous Gull was seen there today South Glendale, South Uist A Siskin and a Spotted Flycatcher...
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist 250+ Manx Shearwaters were seen offshore this morning Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser Scaup*** was still present today Carnan, South Uist A Common...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 12th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird, Benbecula A Rose-coloured Starling was seen in a garden there this morning Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll is still visiting a garden there West Gerinish, South Uist The *Spoonbill*...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis The two Barnacle Geese were there again today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake ***Lesser Scaup*** was still present today Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll is...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Uig, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there this morning Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis Two Barnacle Geese were by the loch this afternoon Eochar, South Uist A Pied Flycatcher...
  19. Hawkeye

    9th June 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th June 2020. Updated throughout the day Carnan, South Uist A Common Redpoll was still visiting a garden there
  20. Blyth's Reed Warbler

    Blyth's Reed Warbler

    Blyth's Reed Warbler, Barra June 2020. (C) Ian Ricketts