western isles

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  1. Mute Swan cygnet

    Mute Swan cygnet

    Mute Swan cygnet, South Uist 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  2. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Sub adult male Two-barred Crossbill, langass Woods, North Uist August 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  3. Lesser Black-backed Gull

    Lesser Black-backed Gull

    Lesser Black-backed Gull, Loch an Duin, Barra July 2019. (C) Ian Thompson. Originally ringed in Malaga, Spain
  4. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Caolis, vatersay July 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  5. Hawkeye

    21st July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st July 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 700+ Manx Shearwaters flew north this morning between 09:00 - 10:30 Loch Druidibeg, South Uist Late news:- of an Osprey again being present on Friday evening [19th...
  6. Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll with young, Barvas, Lewis. (C) Graham Forsyth
  7. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  8. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  9. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  10. Lapwing

    Lapwing

    Lapwing, Askernish, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  11. Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier 2019 (C) Dean Eades [birdmad.com]
  12. Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier 2019 (C) Dean Eades [birdmad.com]
  13. Shelduck

    Shelduck

    Shelduck with chicks South Uist 2019 (C) Hebridean Imaging
  14. Little Grebe

    Little Grebe

    Little Grebe, South Uist 2019 (C) Hebridean Imaging
  15. Meadow Pipit

    Meadow Pipit

    Meadow pipit on Butterburr, Barvas, Lewis 2019 (C) Graham Forsyth
  16. Golden Plover

    Golden Plover

    Golden Plover, South Uist, June 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  17. Hawkeye

    13th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Tree Sparrow was there today Isle of Eriskay Late news: A Waxwing was reported as being present yesterday on a beach near the Am Politician Ruhba Ardvule, South...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 12th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 3 House Martins were there today. A Storm Petrel was feeding close inshore at nearby Port of Ness this evening. Lochmaddy, North Uist 3 Storm Petrels, 10 Puffins...
  19. MisterT

    National Rarity 11th June 2019

    The Osprey is still looking to be at home on Loch Druidibeg.
  20. MisterT

    Scottish Rarity 10th June 2019

    A visit to North Loch Eynort on a very calm morning meant that I could hear the birds singing. Two male Whitethroats were in full voice and a Spotted Flycatcher was near the car park. There were several pairs of Redpolls in the new planation, some of which drew my attention to a roosting...