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  1. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 20th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 20th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Aird an Runair, North Uist 2 Long-tailed and 3 Pomerine Skuas flew past this morning. The Barnacle Goose was...
  2. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 19th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 19th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Balgarva, South Uist A male *Bearded Tit* was seen by the road junction this morning. A first for the Outer Hebrides Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A Swift was seen there mid morning Aird an Runair...
  3. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 18th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali this morning. A Wood Warbler was nearby at Creachan Aird an Runair, North Uist 4 Dotterels were seen again in firlds by the car...
  4. Purple Heron

    Purple Heron

    Purple Heron, Bolnabadach, Barra May 2019 (C) Ian Ricketts
  5. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 17th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 17th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Whitethroat was singing in the castle grounds this morning and a Grey Wagtail was on the...
  6. B

    Scottish Rarity 7th May 2019

    On Barra the Little Bunting is still showing well at Eoligarry on the path in front of the church this morning.
  7. B

    Scottish Rarity 6th May 2019

    On Barra there's a Little Bunting at Eoligarry church this afternoon. The bird is feeding on the path in front of the church and showing superbly. This morning there was a Redwing at Northbay. Good numbers of Whimbrel are still around the island including a flock of 59 at Allasdale.
  8. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 30th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th April. Updated throughout the day Nask, Barra The male **Serin** was still in gardens by the junction at Nask this morning but more mobile than yesterday. Also male Brambling, Grasshopper Warbler and the roaming Great Tit are all in...
  9. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 29th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Lionel, Isle of Lewis 3 Dotterel were in fields near to Ness Football Club stadium. A Coot, 4 Whooper Swans and 5 Pink-footed Geese were nearby on Loch Stiapabhat in the afternoon. 2 skiens of...
  10. MisterT

    30th March 2019

    Redwings again on the move through Askernish this morning with the air filled with their song and chatter in the township. Too numerous to count but 73 passed the front of the house in a ten minute period while I was drinking tea. Early afternoon there were 196 Whooper Swans on 2 lochs at...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th March 2018. Updated throughout the day Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis Late news of an Osprey seen there yesterday Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 30 Whooper Swans were on the loch today and another seven were nearby on Loch an Duin at...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 8th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The parvipes type Canada Goose was again there amongst Barnacle Geese Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:05 Weather: Wind S veering SSW F4-5. 8/8 cloud, rain for...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Kendibig, Isle of Harris Late news of a Chiffchaff seen there yesterday Scotvein, Grimsay A Chiffchaff was seen there today.
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was still offshore today, seen from the jetty and circa 30 Snow Buntings were on the beach. Borve, Barra The Parvipes type Canada Goose is still on...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th February 2019. Updated throughout the day. Carishader, Isle of Lewis An early Swallow has been circling and feeding in a garden there Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The adult Iceland Gull was still in the harbour area Balranald, North...
  16. BrianR

    16th February 2019

    A Song Thrush was singing in the garden at Carinish, North Uist this morning. Also two Robins have been singing regularly together sometimes only a few metres apart. As Robins solitary and strongly territorial possibly ♂ and ♀?
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray A Pink-footed Goose was seen on the machair. A Lesser Black-backed Gull was also reported as being present on the island Ardmhor, Barra The *White-billed Diver* and 23...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 3 Glaucous Gull (3CY and 2 juveniles), an adult Iceland Gull, an adult Kumlien's Gull and 36 Brent Geese were there this morning Clachan, South Uist A drake...
  19. Hawkeye

    29th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull flew north-west along the shore late morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:00 - 10:45 Weather: Wind NW F2-3, 8/8 cloud with...
  20. BrianR

    Local Rarity 28th January 2019

    Rubh' Arnal today: 38 pale-breasted Brent Geese, an adult Iceland Gull, three Glaucous Gulls and 26 Snow Buntings.