outer hebrides

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  1. MisterT

    4th December 2020

    A female Blackcap and a Chiffchaff are being blown around the garden here in Askernish, while a Fieldfare was seen in Bills. There has also a noticable increase in Blackbirds over the past days with up to 15 seen together in Bills garden and a maximum count here of 9 today [high count usually 3]
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was seen again on the loch. A Scaup and Goldeneye were also there and an Iceland Gull was in the area Loch nam Feithean, North Uist 14...
  3. Hawkeye

    2nd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Balivanich, Benbecula A female Common Scoter was seen offshore Ardivachar, South Uist A 1CY Iceland Gull and Lapland Bunting were to the south on Eochar machair Carnan, South Uist Two...
  4. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, South Uist 2020 © Ian Thompson
  5. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  6. Mute Swan cygnet

    Mute Swan cygnet

    Mute Swan cygnet, South Uist 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  7. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Sub adult male Two-barred Crossbill, langass Woods, North Uist August 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  8. Lesser Black-backed Gull

    Lesser Black-backed Gull

    Lesser Black-backed Gull, Loch an Duin, Barra July 2019. (C) Ian Thompson. Originally ringed in Malaga, Spain
  9. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Caolis, vatersay July 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  10. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 22nd July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd July 2019. Updated throughout the day Caolas, Vatersay An adult **White-rumped Sandpiper** was on the beach this afternoon [see Bruce's post below] Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:20 - 10:05 Weather: Wind SSW f3 easing...
  11. Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll

    Lesser Redpoll with young, Barvas, Lewis. (C) Graham Forsyth
  12. White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle

    White-tailed Eagle, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Thompson
  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. Lapwing

    Lapwing

    Lapwing, Askernish, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  17. Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier 2019 (C) Dean Eades [birdmad.com]
  18. Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier

    Hen Harrier 2019 (C) Dean Eades [birdmad.com]
  19. Shelduck

    Shelduck

    Shelduck with chicks South Uist 2019 (C) Hebridean Imaging
  20. Little Grebe

    Little Grebe

    Little Grebe, South Uist 2019 (C) Hebridean Imaging