outer hebrides

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  1. Hawkeye

    21st July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st July 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 700+ Manx Shearwaters flew north this morning between 09:00 - 10:30 Loch Druidibeg, South Uist Late news:- of an osprey again being present on Friday evening [19th...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news:- The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen on the hill above the village on Monday [15th July] Bedersaig, Isle of Harris A Rose-coloured Starling was there today.
  3. Long-eared Owl

    Long-eared Owl

    Juvenile Long-eared Owl, North Loch Eynort, South Uist 2019 (C) Martin Izzard
  4. Hawkeye

    18th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:00 - 10:15 Weather: Wind SW F4, mix of 8/8 cloud and sunny spells. Less sunshine later. Temp 13.7-15C A 3+ hour seawatch this morning produced 2...
  5. Hawkeye

    17th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Lewis A single Swift reported this evening. Earsary, Barra A single Swift was also seen there today Brevig, Barra The Tree Sparrow was seen there again today Ruhba Ardvule...
  6. Hawkeye

    15th July 2019

    Sedge Warbler, one singing continuously from a hedge at the Anglers Retreat Achmore on SU for five days 9-12 July.
  7. Hawkeye

    12th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis The Rose-coloured Starling was still there today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Two 2CY Glaucous Gulls were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:40 - 08:55...
  8. Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll with young, Barvas, Lewis. (C) Graham Forsyth
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news:- The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still being seen occasionally, last report being on July 2nd Balranald, North Uist The Quail was again heard singing near the camp site...
  10. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  11. 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...
  12. Hawkeye

    9th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Rose-coloured Starling was seen there today. Luskentyre, Isle of Harris A Rose-coloured Starling was near the beach car park late this afternoon Balranald, North Uist A...
  13. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  14. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  15. Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl

    Short-eared Owl, South Uist 2019 (C) Steve Johnstone
  16. Hawkeye

    8th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Reivil, North Uist 2 Black-tailed Godwits were seen there today. Short-eared Owl © and courtesy of Steve Johnstone
  17. Hawkeye

    6th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sighting for today, 6th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist 4 Whimbrel were there and 2 Storm Petrels were feeding near the point around midday. Loch Hallan, South Uist A Black-tailed Godwit was there today
  18. Hawkeye

    5th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris A Coal Tit was seen feeding newly fledged young and a male Blackcap was singing in The Harris Hotel grounds today Loch Sandary, North Uist A Ruff was seen there today...
  19. Hawkeye

    4th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:25 - 09:10 Weather: Wind WSW F4-5, 8/8 cloud. Temp 13C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning produced 2 Red-throated Divers (1S 1N), 2 Storm Petrels...
  20. Hawkeye

    3rd July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd July 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardnastruban, Grimsay The Rose-coloured Starling was again seen in the area