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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
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 Lewis
A male Snow Bunting was seen the today. A Snow Bunting was also seen on St Kilda during the week.

Barvas, Lewis
The Turtle Dove was seen again there today

Loch Fada, Benbecula
2 Little Egrets were on the loch today. A Pink-footed Goose was nearby at Balivanich in amongst Greylags

West Gerinish, South Uist
4 Garganey [2 males 2 females] were seen at the south west corner of Loch Bee at 15:00 ,possibly joined by a fifth bird as they flew off along the west shoreline

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Cuckoo (C) & courtesy og Graham Forsyth