outer hebrides bird

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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. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 8 Snow Buntings and 68 Pink-footed Geese were seen arriving from the east this morning. A 3CY Glaucous Gull flew south mid afternoon and 4 Pink-feet were feeding...
  7. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 17th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Ness, Isle of Lewis A Swallow was there today Barvas, Isle of Lewis 45 Pink-footed Geese were seen in a field there Borve, Berneray Circa 1000 Barnacle geese and 7 Pink-footed Geese were...
  8. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 16th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A *Bluethroat* was seen on the island today Loch Stiapabhat, Isle of Lewis A ***Long-billed Dowitcher*** was seen there this afternoon Borve, Berneray 3 **White-rumped...
  9. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 15th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Ahmore, North Uist A juvenile ***Laughing Gull*** flew north along the road just south of Ahmore about 15:30 but couldn't be relocated. Scolpaig, North Uist 3 Snow Buntings were seen there...
  10. Yellow-browed Warbler

    Yellow-browed Warbler

    Yellow-browed Warbler, Eriskay, 2019. (C) Jarad Wilson
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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.
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 10th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A ***Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll*** was seen in a sycamore tree by 9 Port of Ness and then flew off. [See news from Tony Marr below] Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 24...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th October 2019

    Western Isles /Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist A *Barn Owl*, Yellow-browed Warbler and a Chiffchaff were seen around the lodge Lochmaddy, North Uist A Fieldfare and male Blackcap were seen there today Balranald...
  17. 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...
  18. BrianR

    Local Rarity 7th October 2019

    A Little Egret was a recent arrival at Loch Sandary, North Uist today.
  19. 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...
  20. 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...