bird sightings

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  1. MisterT

    4th December 2020

    A female Blackcap and a Chiffchaff are being blown around the garden here in Askernish, while a Fieldfare was seen in Bills. There has also a noticable increase in Blackbirds over the past days with up to 15 seen together in Bills garden and a maximum count here of 9 today [high count usually 3]
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was seen again on the loch. A Scaup and Goldeneye were also there and an Iceland Gull was in the area Loch nam Feithean, North Uist 14...
  3. Hawkeye

    2nd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Balivanich, Benbecula A female Common Scoter was seen offshore Ardivachar, South Uist A 1CY Iceland Gull and Lapland Bunting were to the south on Eochar machair Carnan, South Uist Two...
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st December 2020. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St. Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen in village bay today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Hawfinch is still visiting a garden there Baleshare, North Uist Six Glaucous Gulls (2CY...
  5. Hawkeye

    30th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A 2CY and 1CY Glaucous Gull were seen on the island today Carinish, North Uist A Jack Snipe was there today
  6. Hawkeye

    29th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra A Snow Bunting flew over and a Slavonian Grebe was seen from the jetty Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:15-10:45 Weather: Wind S veering SSW f4-5. 8/8 cloud...
  7. Hawkeye

    28th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Grimsay A juvenile Iceland Gull was on Loch na Faoileag Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:55-10:25 Weather: Wind S f3, 8/8 cloud, dull. Temp 8c. A 1+ hour seawatch this morning...
  8. Hawkeye

    27th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis An Iceland Gull was seen there today [see post below] Baleshare, North Uist Four 1CY Glaucous Gulls were at Eachkamish today Snishival, South Uist Late news of an Iceland Gull...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St. Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen today above village bay Baleshare, North Uist 17 Snow Buntings and two 1CY Glaucous Gulls were seen at Eachkamish Rubha Ardvule, South...
  10. Hawkeye

    24th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Frobost, South Uist Four Snow Buntings were on the beach early afternoon Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10-11:30 Weather: Wind SW f5-6, 8/8 cloud, very dull, a few light...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings, 23rd November 2020. Updated throughout the day Clachan, South Uist A drake *Green-winged Teal* was seen at the north end of Loch Bee
  12. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 22nd November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd November 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Snow Buntings were seen there late morning Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:05-11:30 Weather: Wind WSW veering W f6 gust f7. 8/8 cloud...
  13. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, South Uist 2020 © Ian Thompson
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Aird, Benbecula Six Black-tailed Godwits were seen there today West Gerinish, South Uist The *Spoonbill* was again seen in the south west corner of Loch Bee early afternoon. 31 Black-tailed...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 25th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist Five Black-tailed Godwits were at Loch Sandary. 33 Knot dropped in briefly at nearby Loch Paible around midday before continuing south Claddach-vallay, North Uist News...
  16. A

    Local Rarity 24th July 2020

    The spoonbill was on the west side of Loch Bee this afternoon with a green sandpiper also there. An osprey (presumably the one that's been at Loch Druidibeg) was fishing over east Loch Bee east of the causeway.
  17. Hawkeye

    19th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Coll, Isle of Lewis A Coal Tit was seen there today Howmore, South Uist Five Whimbrel were seen on the machair today Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:50-09:40 Weather: Wind W f4...
  18. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 18th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Cross, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was present again today Griminish Point, North Uist A Sooty Shearwater flew west this afternoon. Also 1,000's of Manx Shearwaters seen feeding...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Cross, Isle of Lewis Rose-coloured Starling was present again today Loch Sandary, North Uist A 3CY Glaucous Gull was seen there this morning Ardivachar Point, South Uist 216 Bar-tailed Godwits...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 16th July 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th July 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:55-10:15 Weather: Wind SW f4, initially misty slowly improving. Fine drizzle at times. Temp 14C. A 3+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2...