bird sightings

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  1. Hawkeye

    25th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, Christmas Day 2020. Updated throughout the day Askernish, South Uist Several Ravens were seen mobbing a sleigh heading north pulled by 9 Reindeer at first light Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:55-11:15 Count type: seawatch...
  2. Hawkeye

    24th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for this Christmas Eve 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist Five Gluacous Gulls were on the island early afternoon Creagorry, South Uist 74 Shelduck were seen on the mudflats this afternoon Eoligarry Barra A Velvet Scoter was...
  3. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 23rd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 3CY Glaucous Gull flew past late afternoon Berneray A Greenland White-fronted Geese was amongst the Barnacle Geese and 3+ Snow Buntings were on the island Loch...
  4. Hawkeye

    22nd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Scolpaig, North Uist A single Snow Bunting was seen there today Baleshare, North Uist Three juvenile Glaucous Gulls were on the island today Eochar, South Uist 3+ Lapland Buntings and 2...
  5. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 21st December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st December 2020. Updated throughout the day The Range, South Uist The **Lesser Yellowlegs** was present this morning on flooded machair in the company of a single Redshank (see post below) Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  6. Hawkeye

    20th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Glaucaus Gull was on the gull roost this morning Baleshare, North Uist 2+ juvenile Glaucous Gulls and 10 Snow Buntings were seen on the island today...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A juvenile + 2nd winter Iceland Gull, a 2nd winter Glaucous Gull and 20 Snow Buntings were there this afternoon Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Gree-winged Teal* was...
  8. Hawkeye

    17th December 2020

    Weatern Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A juvenile Iceland Gull was there this morning Baleshare, North Uist 5 juvenile Glaucous Gulls were seen on the island this morning Dalibrugh, South Uist A Velvet...
  9. Hawkeye

    16th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Garrynamonie, South Uist The juvenile Iceland Gull was again seen on the beach
  10. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 15th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Balgarva. South Uist a female Common Scoter was seen offshore Ardivachar, South Uist The **Lesser Yellowlegs** was again on the machair this morning. A Lapland Bunting and 8+ Snow Buntings...
  11. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 14th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist Five Glaucous Gulls (4 Juveniles and 2nd winter) were on the island this afternoon Ardivachar, South Uist The **Lesser Yellowlegs** was seen on the machair early...
  12. Hawkeye

    13th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th Decemebr 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:00-10:35 Weather: Wind SE f6, 8/8 cloud, very dull, rain throughout watch. Temp 7c. A 1+ hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Wigeon (S - on off...
  13. Hawkeye

    12th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Melbost, Isle of Lewis Four Velvet Scoters seen this afternoon (see post below) Balemore, North Uist 30+ Snow Buntings were seen there and an immature Iceland Gull and 70 Pale-bellied Brent...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Hirta St. Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen today in village bay Askernish, South Uist The female Blackcap is still visiting gardens in the township Snowy Owl (C) and courtesy Soay...
  15. Hawkeye

    10th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist Three Glaucous Gulls (2nd winter + 2 juveniles) and a juvenile Iceland Gull were seen on the island today
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Seilebost, Isle of Harris An adult drake and *female Surf Scoter* were amongst the Scoter late morning Horgabost, Isle of Harris A Little Auk was seen from Traigh Iar Balranald, North Uist...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 8th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* and the Scaup were present on the loch again today Ardivachar, South Uist The juvenile Iceland Gull was still there today. Balranald...
  18. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 7th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th December 2020. Updated throughout the day. The Sound of Taransay A drake Surf Scoter, 420 Common Scoter, 42 Slavonian Grebe, 240 Eider and 85 Long-tailed Duck were sen there today Ardivachar, South Uist A **Lesser Yellowlegs** was...
  19. Hawkeye

    6th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings today, 6th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Scolpaig, North Uist A Snow Bunting was seen there today Balgarva, South Uist A 1CY Iceland Gull was seen there today The Range, South Uist A single Black-tailed Godwit was on the pools near...
  20. Hawkeye

    5th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Bolnabodach, Barra A 1CY Iceland Gull flew over at 08:40 this morning and then Brevig at 08:50