bird sightings

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  • Would members please give due consideration when thinking about posting information and sightings relating to Schedule 1 species during the breeding season. Records of these species thought to be breeding can be submitted privately to the county bird recorder via email to recorder@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk

  1. Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot, Berneray
  2. Buzzard

    Buzzard

    Buzzard at Berneray
  3. Corn Bunting

    Corn Bunting

    Corn Bunting near the visitor centre at RSPB Balranald
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 12 Long-tailed Tits are visiting a garden in the Willowglen area Balranald, North Uist The 2 ***Cackling Geese*** were amongst Barnacle Geese on the machair today...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd January 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist Circa 300 Snow Buntings were there today while the drake Pintail was nearby on Loch a' Roe. Baleshare, North Uist 12 Snow Buntings were on the island
  6. Hawkeye

    2nd January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd January 2020. Updated throughout the day South Ford, South Uist 11 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were there opposite Hebridean Jewellery today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:10 - 10:55 Weather: Wind S veering SSW f7 gust...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, New Years Day, 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were there again today. Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A juvenile Iceland Gull and juvenile Glaucous Gull were seen there today Baleshare, North...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 31st December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st December 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** and 270+ Snow Buntings were on the machair there and a drake Pintail on the sea. Loch Mor, Benbecula 7 Greenland White-fronted Geese were...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 4 Iceland Gulls (3 juveniles and a 2CY), 83 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and 11 Snow Buntings were there today Kyles Paible, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were...
  10. Hawkeye

    29th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:55 - 11:35 Weather: Wind SSW f7, 8/8 cloud, continual rain, misty at sea. Temp 10C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 6 Eider (S), 10...
  11. Hawkeye

    28th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch an Tiumpan. Isle of Lewis 4 Lesser Black-backed Gulls (3 adults, 1 immature) were seen there briefly bathing early afternoon Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:35 - 11:30...
  12. R

    27th December 2019

    Little Egret where we left it yesterday...to the left of the junction at Iochdar - near Hebridean Jewellery.
  13. R

    National Rarity 26th December 2019

    Little Egret feeding at the edge of the marsh at Iochdar by the road junction near Hebridean Jewellery. (To the left of the junction)
  14. Hawkeye

    25th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for Christmas Day, 2019 . Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:55 - 10:55 Weather: Wind NW f2-3, initially 5/8 cloud clearing to 2/8, bright and sunny. Temp 6-7C. A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 3 Eider...
  15. Hawkeye

    24th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Scotvein, Grimsay 5 Fieldfares were there this afternoon Kilaulay, South Uist A Lapland Bunting and 10 Snow Buntings were amongst a large flock of Twite on the machair near the green barn...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd December 2019. Updated throughout the day Ben Risary Plantation, North Uist 25 Mealy Redpolls were seen there today Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again at the north end of Loch Bee. 2 Long-tailed Ducks and a...
  17. Hawkeye

    22nd December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd December 2019. Updated throughout the day Grenitote, North Uist 20 Snow Buntings were on the machair there. Malaclate, North Uist A juvenile Pale-bellied Brent Goose and 2 hybrid Canada x Barnacle Geese were amongst Barnacles Ruhba...
  18. Hawkeye

    21st December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st December 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:50 - 10:55 Weather: Wind SW f5-6, 6/8 cloud occasional light drizzle. Temp 8C. A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 12 Pale-bellied Brent...
  19. Redwing

    Redwing

    Redwing, Askernish, South Uist 2019. (C) Ian Thompson
  20. Hawkeye

    20th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist Circa 400 Snow Buntings are still on the machair and a juvenile Iceland Gull was seen along the shore Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:00 - 10:55 Weather...