• 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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wood warbler

  1. Hawkeye

    12th May 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th May 2021. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist A Crossbill flew north this evening Balranald, North Uist Circa 30 Pink-feet, 40 Barnacle Geese and a juvenile Glaucous Gull was on the machair to the south of the...
  2. B

    21st October 2020

    Barra. Heavy rain and a northerly gale grounded 87 Pink-footed Geese at Allasdale and 216 on the machair north of the airport.
  3. Wood Warbler

    Wood Warbler

    Wood Warbler, Ness 2020 (C) Tony Marr
  4. Hawkeye

    12th May 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th may 2020. Updated throughout the day North Ford, North Uist A Little Tern, 4 Whimbrel and 2 Arctic Skuas were seen from Carinish today Castlebay, Isle of Barra A Wood Warbler was heard singing around the football pitch this morning