birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd October 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 60+ Whooper Swans were seen on the flooded machair north of the loch today
  2. BrianR

    Scottish Rarity 22nd October 2019

    From Angus Murray - Mike Dilger recorded eight White-rumped Sandpipers today in same place that concentration has been seen recently (on pools in amongst beach seaweed at Ardivachar, South Uist).
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st October 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 10:00 Weather: Wind SW f3 increasing f4. 8/8 high cloud. Temp9C. A near 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 4 Red-throated...
  4. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 20th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis A **White-rumped Sandpiper** was there this morning [see post below] Clachan a Luib, North Uist 28 Whooper Swans were on Oban a Chlachain Claddach Baleshare, North...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist The ***Snow Goose*** and a ***Cackling Goose*** was seen there today South Ford, South Uist A little Egret was seen there this morning and later at Loch Bee...
  6. Yellow-browed Warbler

    Yellow-browed Warbler

    Yellow-browed Warbler, Eriskay, 2019. (C) Jarad Wilson
  7. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 14th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A male Blackcap and a Waxwing were there around midday Loch Siapabhat, Isle of Lewis circ 50 barnacle Geese were seen to fly over, 30 of which returned and settled...
  8. BrianR

    National Rarity 13th October 2019

    After completing a WeBS count at Baleshare, North Uist I stopped to scan through a flock of Golden Plover that were outside the count area and opposite Loch na Paisg. On the fringes of the flock was a moulting adult American Golden Plover. It was pretty distant and I wasn't able to obtain any...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass, North Uist A Yellow-browed Warbler was there again today Carinish, North Uist Circa 300 Barnacle Geese flew south-east this afternoon. The Range, South Uist 2 **White-rumped...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th October 2019

    News from Andrew 10 whoopers over the house this morning, 10 barnacle geese N at Balgarva. drake pintail, 36 gadwall (highest count I can recall here) and 26 shoveler on Coot Loch.
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch an Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis A Little Grebe was seen on the loch today The Braigh, Isle of Lewis A Slavonian Grebe was on the south side today Loch Sandary, North Uist The Little Egret, 32...
  12. BrianR

    Local Rarity 7th October 2019

    A Little Egret was a recent arrival at Loch Sandary, North Uist today.
  13. Hawkeye

    6th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Lionel, Isle of Lewis 2 Brambling were seen on a croft there Stornoway, Isle of Lewis C50 Redwings were seen in and around the town Balranald, North Uist A Pintail and 5 Pink-footed Geese...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 5th October 2019

    Western Isles /Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was again on the hills overlooking Village Bay Butt of Lewis A Snow Bunting was near the lighthouse before flying off to the south-west Eoropie, Isle...
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A Lesser Whitethroat was in the lighthouse compound and 3 Snow Buntings were in the area. An arrival of Redwings included 50 in South Dell Gress, Isle of Lewis 30 Pink-footed...
  16. Hawkeye

    3rd October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd October 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 2 Snow Buntings were there while 100 Pink-footed Geese flew east over Eoropie this afternoon. Sollas, North Uist A Turtle Dove was seen there today
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd October 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 8 Whooper Swans were seen on the lock this morning which increased to 15 mid afternoon Northton, Isle of Harris A Swallow and two Redwings were there this...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st October 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Lesser Whitethroat was there today West side of Loch Bee, South Uist A Lapland Bunting was present today plus a minimum of 8 Pink-footed Geese. Howmore, South...
  19. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis September 2019. (C) Tristan ap Rheinallt
  20. Snowy Owl

    Snowy Owl

    Snowy Owl, St Kilda September 2019. (C) Sarah Lawrence