western isles

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  1. BrianR

    Scottish Rarity 9th June 2019

    A Curlew Sandpiper was in the tern/colony at Aird an Runair, North Uist this morning. In very 'dull' plumage (similar to the two that were present at Baleshare in May). A Quail was calling near the N shore of Loch nam Feithean, North Uist later.
  2. Hawkeye

    8th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardroil, Isle of Lewis A Little Egret has been present in the area for several weeks now Loch Paible, North Uist A little Stint was there today Loch Sandary, North Uist A male ruff was seen...
  3. Hawkeye

    7th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th June 2019 North Locheynort, South Uist A Spotted Flycatcher was there in the afternoon
  4. Hawkeye

    6th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist 6 Storm Petrels were seen from the Lochmaddy- Uig ferry this afternoon. Clachan, South Uist The Little Egret was again at the north end of Loch Bee this morning
  5. Hawkeye

    5th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Woodpigeon was seen there today Ardivachar, South Uist 2 Whimbrel, 2 Knot, 150+ Bar-tailed Godwits and a Great Skua were there this morning Clachan, South Uist The Little...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis An *American Golden Plover* was seen there briefly this morning [see post below] Balemore, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was there today Druidibeg Plantation A Goldcrest...
  7. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 3rd June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd June 2019. Updated throught the day Paible, North Uist A ****Calandra Lark**** was seen on the machair at Cnoc an Torrain, [NF726674] this evening Second record for Outer Hebs, the first being on St Kilda in 1994 Cheesebay, North...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd June 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist The ***Iberian Chiffchaff*** was heard briefly there again this afternoon Vallay, North Uist 3 Barnacle Geese were there today Loch Mor, Benbecula A male Ruff there was...
  9. Dotterel

    Dotterel

    Doterel, Nort Uist 2019 (C) Glyn Evans
  10. Crane

    Crane

    Common Crane, Nort Uist 2019 (C) Glyn Evans
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 1st June 2019. Updated throughout the day Peninerine, South Uist A 2CY *Mediterranean Gull* was seen there today Loch Mor, Benbecula A female Garganey was there this morning Loch Druidibeg, South Uist An Osprey was seen there again...
  12. MisterT

    31st May 2019

    100+ hirundine feeding over a loch in Daliburgh today in the wet weather consisting mainly of Sand Martins and Swallows with 1, possibly 2 House Martins amongst them Sand Martin - not quiet the perfect photo
  13. Shoveler

    Shoveler

    Shoveler, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist An ***Iberian Chiffchaff*** was heard singing there today Druim Dubh, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen there at 13.30 by the A865 junction to Paiblesgarry at...
  15. BrianR

    Local Rarity 29th May 2019

    A sighting of a Pied Flycatcher by Peter Murray and others for yesterday - the bird was was feeding around drystone walls about 17.00 hours at Knockintorran, North Uist.
  16. Hawkeye

    28th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A single Snow Bunting was seen around the lighthouse this morning Eochar, South Uist A Little Egret was seen off Hebridean Jewellery this morning. West Gerinish...
  17. Bearded Tit

    Bearded Tit

    Bearded Tit, Balgarva, South Uist 2019. (C) Chris Townsend. First for Outer Hebrides
  18. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 27th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was still at Loch an Ali this morning. Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were there this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Wood Warbler was in...
  19. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 26th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis 4 Long-tailed Ducks were on the loch this morning Aird an Runair, North Uist Circa 65 Long-tailed...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th May 2019. Updated throughout the day St Kilda Late news - The ***Snowy Owl*** was seen briefly in Glenn Mor yesterday Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Tiumpan Head, Isle of...