local rarity

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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 10th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today. Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A *Common Rosefinch* was reported as being present in the castle grounds this afternoon Langass...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 2 second summer *Mediterranean Gulls* were seen there this afternoon Loch Sandary, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was there today Aird an Runair, North Uist The...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist A Rose-coloured Starling and a Lesser Whitethroat were seen there this afternoon Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:10 - 09:20 Weather: Wind mostly SW F3...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Tree Sparrow was still there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:55 - 09:00 Weather: Wind WNW backing W F2, 8/8 cloud, 8/8 cloud, dull with light...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 12th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis 3 House Martins were there today. A Storm Petrel was feeding close inshore at nearby Port of Ness this evening. Lochmaddy, North Uist 3 Storm Petrels, 10 Puffins...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th June 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis An *American Golden Plover* was seen there briefly this morning [see post below] Balemore, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was there today Druidibeg Plantation A Goldcrest...
  7. Crane

    Crane

    Common Crane, Nort Uist 2019 (C) Glyn Evans
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 1st June 2019. Updated throughout the day Peninerine, South Uist A 2CY *Mediterranean Gull* was seen there today Loch Mor, Benbecula A female Garganey was there this morning Loch Druidibeg, South Uist An Osprey was seen there again...
  9. Bulethroat

    Bulethroat

    Bluethroat, Gleann, Barra May 2019 (C) John Hansford
  10. Bluethroat

    Bluethroat

    Bluethroat, Gleann, Barra May 2019 (C) John Hansford
  11. BrianR

    Local Rarity 29th May 2019

    A sighting of a Pied Flycatcher by Peter Murray and others for yesterday - the bird was was feeding around drystone walls about 17.00 hours at Knockintorran, North Uist.
  12. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 19th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 19th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Balgarva, South Uist A male *Bearded Tit* was seen by the road junction this morning. A first for the Outer Hebrides Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A Swift was seen there mid morning Aird an Runair...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 25th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 25th March 2018. Updated throughout the day. Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 3 juvenile Iceland Gulls and 12 Glaucous Gulls were in the harbour area today. Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull there today Borve, Berneray The...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 23rd March 2018. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A Great Skua passed offshore this morning and 2 Snow Buntings were present. The drake *Ring-necked Duck* and 2 Scaup were still to be found nearby at Loch na Tiumpan...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 22nd March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 22nd March 2018 Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis The drake *Ring-necked Duck* is still to be found on the loch and a Snow Bunting was nearby on Tiumpan Head Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Kumlien's Gull, 3 juvenile Glaucous Gulls and...
  16. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 18th March 2018 Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was still on the loch today Carloway, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Glaucous Gull seen in the harbour area this morning Stornoway, Isle of Lewis At least 1 juvenile...
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 16th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 16th March 2018 Ness, Isle of Lewis 7 Snow Buntings were in the Cross area today. Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 8 Iceland Gulls (including 2 adults) and a Glaucous Gull were in the harbour area today Borve, Berneray The *Common Crane* was on...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 15th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th March 2018 Baleshare,North Uist The small Canada Goose was again seen on the island in amongst the Barnacle Geese Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Weather: Wind ESE F6 gusting F8, 8/8 cloud, light drizzle at times. A 2.5 hour seawatch...
  19. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 13th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th March 2018 Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult *Ring-billed Gull*, juvenile Glaucous Gull and juvenile Iceland Gull were seen there this morning. Loch an Tiumpan, Isle of lewis A Drake *Ring-necked Duck* and a pair of Greater Scaup...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 12th March 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for toady, 12th March 2018 Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 4CY Kumlien's Gull was seen there today Ness, Isle of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were in the Skigersta area Loch Bhrusda, Berneray The *Common Crane* was present there again today (See BrianR's...