• 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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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd June 2020. Updated throughout the day

Coot Loch, Benbecula
An adult Little Gull was seen there this afternoon. A House Martin was nearby at Balivanich

Carnan, South Uist
Two Whinchats were there this evening

Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis
Four Swifts were feeding over the loch early afternoon. Six Swifts and a House Martin were there later in the evening (19:30)

Swift (C) and courtesy of Steve Dodd
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