• When here in the Outer Hebrides and looking at a bird, have you ever wondered how rare it is? The status of all species can vary enormously from island to island. How rare is Shoveler on Barra, has Stock Dove been seen on Harris, does Dotterel occur on Benbecula in the autumn, and how common is Blue Tit on North Uist? Well, fret no longer! The Status and Distribution of birds here on the Outer Hebrides has been completely updated and summarised for every species and each of the main islands and outliers. Available as an online resource at https://status.outerhebrides-birdreports.org/ or via our shop

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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 15th April 2022

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th April 2022. Updated throughout the day. Tiumpan Loch, Isle of Lewis The drake *Ring-necked Duck* and summer plumage Slavonian Grebe were still on the loch today. Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A skein of 131 Pink-footed Geese flew lowish...
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    Willow Warbler
  3. Willow Warbler

    Willow Warbler

    Willow Warbler, Askernish, September 2017 © Ian Thompson