barra rarity

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  • At a time when travel is being actively discouraged, we will not be posting any sightings that may inspire individuals to do so. We will endeavour to continue to report routine sightings that may be of interest, but not of scarce or rare birds. We thank you for your understanding and of course visiting birders will be most welcome once this crisis is over. Please be safe and sensible and follow government advice and not put our community at risk.

  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st September 2018. Updated throughout the day Traigh Leathann, Baleshare A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* was seen there at midday [see BrianR's post below] Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The adult Rose-coloured Starling was still at the landfill...
  2. YvonneB

    Mega!!! White-throated Needletail, Barra, 22nd June 2017 by Bruce Taylor

    Submitted by @Bruce :) White-throated Needletail on Barra: 22nd June 2017 Second record for the Outer Hebrides. Kathy and I had enjoyed a busy spring on Barra finding a few good birds including two Night Herons, a White-billed Diver, a singing Marsh Warbler and some Hebridean scarcities. Now...