• 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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baird's sandpiper

  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th September 2021

    Red-throated Diver 2, Raven 3, Skylark 6*, Wheatear 1, Meadow Pipit 15, Rock Pipit 1Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st September 2021. Updated throughout the day Grenitote, North Uist A ***Long-billed Dowitcher*** was heard calling while flying east. A Turtle Dove was...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th September 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th September 2021. Updated throughout the day Great Bernera, Isle of Lewis A Lapland Bunting was seen at Bosta Leverburgh, Isle of Harris A *Glossy Ibis* flew east this morning Balgarva, South Uist A Little Stint was seen there today...
  3. Baird's Sandpiper

    Baird's Sandpiper

    juvenile Baird's sandpiper, Loch Paible, North Uist on 16/09/21
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th September 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th September 2021. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis Six Sooty Shearwaters flew past The Butt today Steinis, Isle of Lewis 25 Black-tailed Godwits and 18 Knot were seen there today Loch Paible, North Uist A ***Baird's...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st September 2020. Updated throughout the day Kneep, Isle of Lewis The four ***Blue-winged Teal*** were seen on Loch Sgallier this morning Tolsta Chaolais, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Rose-coloured Starling has been visiting a garden...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 21 Lapland Buntings were still circa 1km to the south-west today Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis The juvenile ***Semipalmated Sandpiper*** was again seen on the beach this morning...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 34 Lapland Bunting were still circa 1km to the south-west of the lighthouse this morning Baleshare, North Uist The ***Baird's Sandpiper*** and the two *Buff-breasted...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th September 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th September 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A juvenile Dotterel and 38 Lapland Bunting were to the south-west of the lighthouse this morning Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis The juvenile ***Semipalmated Sandpiper*** was again...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 14th August 2018 Ardivachar Point, South Uist The adult *** Baird's Sandpiper*** was still present this morning Loch Bee, South Uist Circa 50 Black-tailed Godwits were at the north end of loch today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 3 juvenile...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 12th August 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar, South Uist The adult ***Baird's Sandpiper*** was still present this afternoon as well as a juvenile *Mediterranean Gull* Govig, Isle of Harris An Osprey was seen briefly before...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th August 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th August 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar Point, South Uist An adult *** Baird's Sandpipier*** was seen on the beach there at midday Grenitote, North Uist The ***Snowy Owl*** was seen there in the evening Loch Bee, South...
  12. Bairds Sandpiper

    Bairds Sandpiper

    Frobost, South Uist
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