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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd April 2019. Updated throughout the day Ness, Isle of Lewis An estimate 1500 - 2000 Redwings arrived in the area late afternoon. 2 male Wheatears were by the lighthouse. Pink-footed Geese were also arriving with large flocks seen in...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st April 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Ness, Isle of Lewis 400+ Pink-footed Geese were on the machair close to the loch this evening Barvas, Isle of Lewis 250+ Redwings were seen moving north early this morning...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st March 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Harris 8 Red-throated Divers, 49 Great Northern Divers, 5 Slavonian Grebe, 295 Eider, 107 Long-tailed Duck and, 4 Kittiwake were seen from the ferry. 23 Whoopers flew NW up the Sound at...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Ness, Isle of Lewis 2 Greenland White-fronted Geese were seen with a flock of possibly Icelandic Greylag Geese Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 31 Whooper Swans were on the loch...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th March 2018. Updated throughout the day Gallan Head, Isle of Lewis Late news of an Osprey seen there yesterday Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 30 Whooper Swans were on the loch today and another seven were nearby on Loch an Duin at...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 25th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th March 2019. Updated throughout the day. Balranald, North Uist A flock of 500 Twite were seen there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch. Also a single Pink-footed Goose was nearby...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Cackling Goose*** and Canada Goose were again there today. Also single Light-Bellied Brent and Pink-footed Goose were present in the area
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th March 2018

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Cackling Goose*** and Canada Goose were again seen there Rubh' Arnal, Nort Uist A 3rd winter Iceland Gull and an adult Glaucous Gull were there today Carinish...
  9. BrianR

    Local Rarity 16th March 2019

    Among the species seen in the Rubh' Arnal area, North Uist this morning were 64 pale-bellied Brent Geese (including the colour-ringed bird that has been present since 28th December), a colour-ringed Barnacle Goose, adult Iceland and Glaucous Gulls and 13 Razorbills quite close inshore. Glaucous...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 8th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The parvipes type Canada Goose was again there amongst Barnacle Geese Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:05 Weather: Wind S veering SSW F4-5. 8/8 cloud, rain for...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again on the loch Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 2 Glaucous Gulls (2nd and 3rd winter) were there today. Iochar, South Uist A Swallow...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 19th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Grenitote, North Uist A *European White-fronted Goose* was there along with two Cackling x Barnacle Geese hybrids. 2 Pink-footed Geese were nearby at Sgiobanias Malacleit, North Uist Circa...
  13. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada Goose were seen there again today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:00 - 10:20 Weather: Wind SSW...
  14. BrianR

    Local Rarity 13th February 2019

    The ♂ Green-winged Teal was on view again during a brief early afternoon visit to Loch Sandary, North Uist. Herring Gull with unusually pale primaries.
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Glaucous Gull and 2 Iceland Gulls (adult and 2CY) were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada...
  16. BrianR

    Local Rarity 28th January 2019

    Rubh' Arnal today: 38 pale-breasted Brent Geese, an adult Iceland Gull, three Glaucous Gulls and 26 Snow Buntings.
  17. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch Scotvein, Grimsay 3 Fieldfares were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:30 - 10:25...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd January 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The adult Iceland Gull was still in the harbour area this afternooon Balranald, North Uist The Richardson's Cackling Goose and small Canada Goose were again seen...
  19. Hawkeye

    22nd January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd January 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The Richardson's Cackling Goose and small Canada Goose were seen there again today.
  20. BrianR

    Local Rarity 16th January 2019

    There were 19 Whooper Swans (9 juveniles) and the Green-winged Teal was noted again during a brief late-afternoon visit to Loch Sandary, North Uist. The teal was indulging in some head-shake display.