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  1. Hawkeye

    22nd January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd January 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The Richardson's Cackling Goose and small Canada Goose were seen there again today.
  2. Peregine

    Peregine

    Peregrine Falcon, Frobost, South Uist January 2019. (C) Ian Thompson
  3. Chris Johnson

    Local Rarity 20th January, 2019

    WEBs count, Ardivachar. Not too optomistic this morning as the tide has already ebbs somewhat by 0900hrs. However, it proved otherwise. A large number of gulls on the seaweed, mostly herring gulls (c900), 32 common gulls, 42 black-headed gulls and 5 greaters. Waders: 40 purple sandpipers, 87...
  4. Hawkeye

    18th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Bunavoneadar, Isle of Harris A Brambling was there today Seilebost, Isle of Harris 50 Long-tailed Ducks and 200 Common Scoters were seen offshore Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Linshader, Isle of Lewis 3 Goosander were seen on the loch today Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was seen offshore from the jetty today White-billed Diver (C) & courtesy of Ian...
  6. BrianR

    Local Rarity 16th January 2019

    There were 19 Whooper Swans (9 juveniles) and the Green-winged Teal was noted again during a brief late-afternoon visit to Loch Sandary, North Uist. The teal was indulging in some head-shake display.
  7. Hawkeye

    15th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th Juanuary 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Fada, Benbecula A pair of Pintail were on the loch today. Loch Bee, South Uist A Little Egret and 2 female Scaup were at the south end of the loch Borve, Barra The Parvipes type Canada...
  8. Hawkeye

    14th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch nam Feithean, North Uist 7 Pintail were on the loch Rubh' Arnal, North Uist An Iceland Gull and 23 Light-bellied Brent Geese were seen there today Clachan-a-Luib, North Uist A Fieldfare...
  9. Hawkeye

    13th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist An adult Kumlien's Gull, 17 Light-bellied Brent Geese and circa 40 Corn Buntings were seen there this afternoon Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:35 -...
  10. Hawkeye

    12th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:45 - 11:15 Weather: Wind W F6-7, 8/8 cloud, very dull, misty and rain throughout. Temp 8.5C A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 4 Eider (S)...
  11. Ring-billed Gull

    Ring-billed Gull

    Ring-billed Gull, St Kilda, May 2018 (C) Cairan Hatsell
  12. Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch

    Common Rosefinch, St Kilda, September 2018 (C) Cairan Hatsell
  13. Black-headed Wagtail

    Black-headed Wagtail

    Black-headed Wagtail, St Kilda June 2018 (C) Cairan Hattsell
  14. Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper

    Buff-breasted Sandpiper, St Kilda. September 2018 (C) Cairan Hatsell
  15. Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver

    Great Northern Diver, Askernish (C) Ian Thompson
  16. Hawkeye

    11th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th January 2019. Updated throughout the year Grenitote, North Uist A Pink-footed Goose and 2 hybrid Cackling x Barnacle Geese were on the machair today
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 10th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Bee, South Uist A Little Egret was seen at the south end of Loch Bee this morning
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 8th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of lewis The adult Iceland Gul was still in the harbour area at dusk Balranald, North Uist The Richardson's Cackling Goose and small Canada Goose were again present today. 20...
  19. Hawkeye

    7th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:40 - 10:45 Weather: Wind W F7-8, cloud mostly 7/8 or 8/8, one light shower, temp 9.4C. A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 8 Long-tailed Ducks...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 6th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray Snow Buntings were reported on the machair today. A single Pink-footed Goose and 14 Common Scoters were also reported off the west side of the island. Askernish, South Uist The...