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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Hawkeye

    27th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Ness, Isle of Lewis 33 Whooper Swans were on the loch and 60 Greenland White-fronted Geese were nearby on the Lional/Habost machair Oban Trumisgarry, North Uist 7 Greenland...
  4. Hawkeye

    26th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Ness, Isle of Lewis 3 Greenland White-fronted Geese were seen this morning as well as numerous Whooper Swans Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 2nd winter Iceland Gull and a Great...
  5. 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...
  6. Hawkeye

    24th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Berneray 7 Whooper Swans were on Borgh machair with an additional 3 on Loch Brusda. 430 Sanderling, 109 Purple Sandpiper and 197 Turnstone were on East Beach where a Short-eared Owl was flushed...
  7. Hawkeye

    23rd March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd March 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Great Tit was visiting a garden there Balranald, North Uist 25 Pink-footed Geese flew north over the reserve at midday South Glendale, South Uist The Great Tit was...
  8. Hawkeye

    22nd March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd March 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch nam Feithean, North Uist A single Pintail was seen there today Loch Mor, Benbecula 6 Pink-footed Geese where there this afternoon Smerclate, South Uist 17 Whooper Swans flew north while...
  9. Hawkeye

    21st March 2019

    Western Isles bird sightings for today, 21st march 2019. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist 3 Fieldfares were there this morning Clachan, South Uist A Canada Goose was at the north end of Loch Bee this morning Coot Loch, Benbecula 3 Black-tailed Godwits were there and another 4...
  10. Hawkeye

    20th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist A Tree Sparrow was there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:45 - 09:05 Weather: Wind S veering SSW F3-4, 8/8 cloud, dull and misty. Temp 6.7 - 8.9C...
  11. Starlings

    Starlings

    Winter Starlings, South Uist (C) Ian Thompson
  12. 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
  13. Long-Tailed Duck

    Long-Tailed Duck

    Long-tailed Duck, South Uist
  14. 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...
  15. Hawkeye

    17th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult and 3rd winter Iceland Gull were seen there late morning
  16. 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...
  17. Hawkeye

    12th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 10:15 Weather: Wind WSW F7 gust F9, mix of cloud, sunny spells and occasional showers. Temp 5.9 - 6.8C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning...
  18. Hawkeye

    11th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Kilpheder, South Uist 7 Greenland White-fronted Geese were on machair. Also present were a large flock of 78 Goldfinch Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:15 - 09:55 Weather: Wind W...
  19. Hawkeye

    9th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:15 - 09:25 Weather: Wind WNW F5 gust F7, mix of showers and sunny spells. Temp 4 - 4.5C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 9 Eider (S), 7...
  20. 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...