birds

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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. Red-breasted Merganser

    Red-breasted Merganser

    Male Red-breasted merganser, Loch Bee, south Uist, seen during monthly WeBS count.
  2. Askernish Beach

    Askernish Beach

    Looking towards Barra from the dunes. Quite a few waders on the beach on this calm autumn afternoon.
  3. Cormorant

    Cormorant

    Cormorant, South Uist 2017 © Ian Thompson
  4. Greater Black-backed Gull

    Greater Black-backed Gull

    Greater Black-backed Gull, Askernish, South Uist. Nov 2017 © Ian Thompson
  5. Meadow Pipit

    Meadow Pipit

    Meadow Pipit, Askernish, South Uist October 2017 © Ian Thompson
  6. Grey Heron

    Grey Heron

    Grey Heron, Askernish, South Uist. October 2017 © ian Thompson
  7. Curlew Sandpiper

    Curlew Sandpiper

    Curlew Sandpiper, South Ford, South Uist, October 2017 © Ian Thompson
  8. Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot, South Uist 2017 © Ian Thompson
  9. Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll, Bornish, South Uist, September 2017 © Ian Thompson
  10. Buzzard

    Buzzard

    Buzzard, askernish, September 2017 © Ian Thompson
  11. Pied Flycatcher

    Pied Flycatcher

    Pied Flycatcher, Askernish, September 2017 © Ian Thompson
  12. Willow Warbler

    Willow Warbler

    Willow Warbler, Askernish, September 2017 © Ian Thompson
  13. Greater Snow Geese

    Greater Snow Geese

    Greater Snow Geese © John Kemp
  14. Hawkeye

    21st February 2017

    Ardveenish, Barra 3 Iceland Gulls seen this afternoon Traigh Mhor, Barra 5 Iceland Gulls present Tiumpan Head, Lewis 1 adult Iceland Gull still present this morning Iceland Gulls (Bruce Taylor)
  15. yellow-legged Gull © Machiel Oudejans

    yellow-legged Gull © Machiel Oudejans

  16. Gyr Falcon. Balelone, North Uist © Mary Lewis

    Gyr Falcon. Balelone, North Uist © Mary Lewis

  17. Bean Geese, Iochar © Bill Allan

    Bean Geese, Iochar © Bill Allan

  18. Marsh Harrier

    Marsh Harrier

    Marsh Harrier, Coot Loch, Benbecula
  19. Whiskered Tern © Brian Rabbitts

    Whiskered Tern © Brian Rabbitts

    Whiskered Tern, Loch Bhrusda, Berneray
  20. Gyr Falcon © Ronan Dugan

    Gyr Falcon © Ronan Dugan

    Toe Head, Harris