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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 14th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Ollag, South Uist There has been an unconfirmed report of a ***Snowy Owl*** being seen opposite the Lochcarnan turn off on the A865 today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Blackcaps are still to...
  2. Hawkeye

    13th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th November 2018. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps, a Brambling and a Woodcock were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:35 Weather: Wind WNW backing WSW F4-5...
  3. Hawkeye

    11th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th November 2018. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 4 Blackcaps (3 Females, 1 Male) were still in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:05 - 10:45 Weather: Wind SSE F4, 8/8 cloud, dull with...
  4. Hawkeye

    10th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th November 2018. Updated throughout the day. Seilebost, Isle of Harris Two drake Surf Scoters were reported to be in a flock of Common Scoters there this morning. 4 Slavonian Grebes and 32 Long-tailed Duck were also in the area...
  5. Blackbird

    Blackbird

    Blackbird, Barvas, Lewis. November 2018. (C) Graham Forsyth
  6. MisterT

    9th November 2018

    Redwing numbers in and around Askernish had increased to 40+ this morning. A Fieldfare was amongst them and a Pink-footed Goose was with Greylags on the machair.
  7. Hawkeye

    8th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 8th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Waxwing was there this morning South Glendale, South Uist 4 Blackcaps (1 male and 3 female) were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:40 -...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 7th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news of the ***Snowy Owl*** being present in the village yesterday Loch Bornish, South Uist A Little Egret was on the loch today South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps...
  9. BrianR

    6th November 2018

    North Uist: at Carinish there was a family of five Whooper Swans on the loch opposite the old school and at least 50 Redwings in the township. At Loch Sandary wildfowl included at least 110 Teal and there was a single Black-tailed Godwit. At Knockintorran there was a single Pink-footed Goose...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 5th November 2018

    Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A juvenile *Common Rosefinch* was seen this morning in the garden of the old Post Office (with House Sparrows). [see post below] Cliasmol, Isle of Harris A male Blackcap which has been present in a garden there for a week was joined by a female today Liniclate...
  11. Hawkeye

    4th November 2018

    News from Tony Marr at Ness The strong SW gale Force 8-9 is still raging through Ness, with most birds skulking or hunkering down out of sight. The Butt held a surprising variety early this morning (09.00-10.00): Glaucous Gull – a/the juv near the lighthouse Common Eider – a drake Eurasian...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd November 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardabroc, Isle of Lewis The Great Tit was again seen there this morning South Glendale, South Uist A male Blackcap was in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:05 -...
  13. Hawkeye

    2nd November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 2nd November 2018. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist A female Blackcap was seen there today South Glendale, South Uist 2 Blackcaps were in a garden there Milton, South Uist Late news of a Little Egret seen there yesterday
  14. Hawkeye

    1st November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st November 2018. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A Fieldfare was seen on the island today Carinish, North Uist A Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and a Goldcrest were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 31st October 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Hosta, North Uist A female type Common Scoter was seen on the loch South Glendale, South Uist A Brambling was in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:05 - 11:10...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western isles bird sightings for today, 30th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 55 Waxwings were behind the Bangla Spice restaurant in Stornoway this morning and a further 8 were seen on Churchill Drive later in the day. A Little Egret was at the...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A drake *Green-winged Teal* was on the loch early afternoon Hirta, St Kilda A Sooty Shearwater was seen passing offshore this morning. Butt of Lewis A Glaucous Gull...
  18. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 28th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Ormaclate, South Uist The *Cattle Egret* was there again today Ardabroc, Isle of Lewis A Great Tit was seen there this afternoon Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 9 Waxwings and a Great Tit were seen...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 27th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Lionaclete , Benbecula The juvenile *American Golden Plover* was there again today West Gerinish, South Uist 2 juvenile *American Golden Plovers* were seen on the Range Loch Stiapabhat, Isle...
  20. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 26th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 26th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Stoneybridge, South Uist The **Cattle Egret** was again in the area but very mobile. Butt of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were seen around the lighthouse this evening Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2...