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  1. Hawkeye

    24th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The juvenile Iceland Gull was agin seen in the harbour Balranald, North Uist A juvenile Iceland Gull was there this afternoon and a Lesser Black-backed Gull was...
  2. Hawkeye

    23rd February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd February 2021. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was at Port Stoth this afternoon Culla Bay, Benbecula An Iceland Gull was there early afternoon Juvenile Iceland Gull (C) and courtesy of Sam Hawkins
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 22nd February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd February 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis An immature Iceland Gull was in the harbour this morning and two Jackdaws on the roof of the Co-op (see photos below) Rubh, Arnal, North Uist Seven immature Glaucous...
  4. Hawkeye

    19th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull was there today. A drake Scaup was on Loch Mor Rubha Ardvule, South Uist An immature Iceland Gull was there this evening
  5. Hawkeye

    17th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The juvenile Iceland Gull was again in the habour Liniclate, Benbecula Circa 20 Redwing were there this morning Askernish, South Uist A Water Rail continues to...
  6. Hawkeye

    16th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull and adult Iceland Gull was seen there this afternoon
  7. Hawkeye

    12th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 12th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Glaucous Gull was there today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was seen in the inner harbour today Loch Mor, Baleshare A male Scaup was...
  8. Hawkeye

    11th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist At least four Iceland Gulls and seven Glaucous Gulls were there early afternoon Carinish, North Uist A Jack Snipe was seen there again this morning
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Loch Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis An adult Iceland Gull was on the Loch at 10.30am and three Barnacle Geese were feeding with Greylag at the margins Stornoway, Isle of Lewis An adult Iceland Gull...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 6th February 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th February 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Glaucous Gull was in the harbour in the afternoon Balranald, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** were seen there this afternoon Rubh' Arnal, North...
  11. Hawkeye

    30th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Eight Glaucous Gulls (adult + seven immatures), seven iceland Gulls (adult and six immatures), four Lapland Buntings, seven Snow Buntings and 108 Pale-bellied Brent...
  12. Hawkeye

    29th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis Two juvenile Iceland Gulls were in the harbour area today, seen off Battery Point Kilpheder, South Uist Two immature Glaucous Gulls were seen there this afternoon
  13. Hawkeye

    28th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An immature Iceland Gull flew south mid-morning Smerclate, South Uist An immature Glaucous Gull was there this afternoon West Kilbride, South Uist Five Fieldfares...
  14. Hawkeye

    25th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis Four Glaucous Gulls (two adults and two juveniles) and two Iceland Gulls (adult and a juvenile) were there this afternoon Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Treecreeper was seen in a...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Iceland Gulls flew south mid-morning Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again on the loch Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Four juvenile...
  16. Chris Johnson

    23rd January 2021

    Great sight from the lounge window this morning, feeding on the headland: 160 golden plovers, 57 lapwings, 23 turnstones and 2 young sea eagles drifted past stirring every up.
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there late morning Balranald, North Uist Circa 30 Snow Buntings were seen on the reserve today Carinish, North Uist 140 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Iceland Gull was seen at the gull roost 10:30 this morning Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch. An Iceland...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Iceland Gulls (adult, &1st winter) were seen on the gull roost just before 15:00 Loch Paible, North Uist Ten Pintail were there this morning South Ford, South...
  20. Hawkeye

    13th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was seen in the harbour today
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