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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st October 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Lesser Whitethroat was there today West side of Loch Bee, South Uist A Lapland Bunting was present today plus a minimum of 8 Pink-footed Geese. Howmore, South...
  2. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis September 2019. (C) Tristan ap Rheinallt
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A single Snow Bunting was still there early afternoon. A single Yellow-browed Warbler was nearby in Port of Ness Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis A Pectoral Sandpiper was seen there...
  4. Snowy Owl

    Snowy Owl

    Snowy Owl, St Kilda September 2019. (C) Sarah Lawrence
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 29th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist An adult ***Whiskered Tern*** was there today along with 5 Black-tailed Godwits. 130+ Pink-footed Geese headed south and another C200 headed east Langass Lodge, North...
  6. Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp

    Subalpine Warbler sp., Bornish, South Uist, September 2019. (C) Andrew Stevenson
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 27th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist 7 Lapland Buntings were on the machair today Sollas, North Uist A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* and 3 Ruff were on the machair there Claddach-knockline A Common Redstart...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Luskentyre, Isle of Harris A Pied Flycatcher was there and 180+ Common Scoters were nearby in the Sound of Taransay Balranald, North Uist The 2 white phase ***Snow Geese*** were seen there...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Pied Flycatcher was there today Ness today. Swainbost, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Little Stint was on a track near Loch na Muilne, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 24th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen again after several days absence. Also a Grey Heron, Merlin, Lapland Bunting and Brent Goose present Eoropie, Isle of Lewis 3 Blackcaps...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd September 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 16 Storm Petrels, 2 Leach's Petrels, 25 Arctic Skuas 20 Great Skuas and 2 Pomarine Skuas were seen from the Stornoway - Ullapool ferry today Langass Lodge, North...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 22nd September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd September 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A Pied Flycatcher was there early afternoon Labost, Isle of Lewis A Snow Bunting was on the headland this morning Bragar, Isle of Lewis A Slavonian Grebe and a...
  13. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 21st September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st September 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis A Little Grebe was on the loch today Scarista, Isle of Harris A **White-rumped Sandpiper** was seen at Sgarasta Bheag today Seilebost, Isle of Harris A...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 20th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist 2 *Buff-breasted Sandpipers* were with Golden Plovers near the picnic site. A Lapland Bunting, Ruff and 3 Black-tailed Godwits were also seen there [see post below]...
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 20+ Pink-footed Geese flew south early afternoon Sollas North Uist The *American Golden Plover* was seen there again mid morning along with a juvenile...
  16. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Barvas, Isle of Lewis, September 2019 (C) Graham Forsyth
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th September 2019. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis Hundreds of Pink-footed Geese were seen arriving in off the sea this morning with 500 being seen in "just a few minutes" Barvas, Isle of Lewis The adult **White-rumped...
  18. White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper

    White-rumped Sandpiper, Barvas, Isle of Lewis September 2019 (C) and courtesy of Josh Jones
  19. Sabine's Gull

    Sabine's Gull

    Juvenile Sabine's Gul, l Stinky Bay, Benbecula September 2019. (C) Ian Thompson
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis The Whinchat was still present this morning reported as "still looking fed up with life" Barvas, Isle of Lewis An adult **White-rumped Sandpiper** was seen on...