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  1. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 7th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A juvenile ****Hudsonian Whimbrel**** reported there today. The female ***Snowy Owl*** also still there [see @Slawrence post below] Stornoway, Isle of lewis 15+ Great Skuas...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 6th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A Sooty Shearwater and 30 Manx Shearwaters were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 11:45 Weather: Wind W f5-6 veering WNW...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 5th September 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th September 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still present and has ben sheltering around Village Bay during the recent wet and windy weather Labost, Isle of Lewis 1 Grey Phalarope, 16 Sooty...
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 31st August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st August 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar Point, South Uist A Ruff was there this morning The Range, South Uist The Pectoral Sandpiper and 7 Ruff were on the flooded area near Launch Area 2 this morning. Bornish, South...
  5. Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit

    Pechora Pipit, Castlebay, Barra 2018 (C) Ian Ricketts
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist 33 Storm Petrels, 50+ Manx Shearwaters, 3 Arctic Terns, 2 Great Skuas and an Arctic Skua were seen from the lochmaddy - Uig ferry this morning Pollachar, South Uist 2...
  7. Eastern Kingbird

    Eastern Kingbird

    Eatern Kingbird, Bornish, South Uist 2016. (C) Andrew Stevenson. First British Record
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 25th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 135 Common Scoters were there today
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 23rd August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd August 2019. Updated throughout the day Seilebost, Isle of Harris 7 Black-tailed Godwits seen there today Loch Paible, North Uist The juvenile Curlew Sandpiper were seen there again today along with 48 Knot and 7 Grey Plover...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 19th August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th August 2019. Updated throughout the day Balemore, North Uist 36 Black-tailed Godwits were there today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:30 - 10:25 Weather: Wind W backing WSW f4 gust f6. Bright at first followed by 8/8...
  11. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  12. Hooded Merganser

    Hooded Merganser

    Male Hooded Merganser, St Kilda March 2018 (C) Jane Pilkington
  13. MisterT

    National Rarity 15th August 2019

    Newly cut fields at Ormaclete were attacting numerous birds. In amongst the many gulls and lapwings were 50+ Curlew and 13 Black-tailed Godwits late morning
  14. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill, Bruernish, Barra, August 2019 (C) Bruce Taylor
  15. Two-barred Crossbill

    Two-barred Crossbill

    Sub adult male Two-barred Crossbill, langass Woods, North Uist August 2019 (C) Ian Thompson
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st August 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st August 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Woods, North Uist A report of two, possibly three ***Two-barred Crossbills*** present this afternoon. Lochmaddy, North Uist 12 Storm Petrels were seen from the Uig - Lochmaddy ferry...
  17. Calandra Lark

    Calandra Lark

    Calandra Lark, Paible, North Uist 2019. (C) Paul Donald
  18. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 25th July 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th July 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A ****Blue-cheeked Bee-eater**** was seen and heard flying overhead near the An Graidheag wind turbines this morning but no further sightings since then St Kilda The...
  19. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 23rd July 2019

    Western Isles /Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd July 2019. Updated throughout the day Lochmaddy, North Uist A Pomarine Skua was seen for the Uig - Lochmaddy ferry today Caolas, Vatersay The adult **White-rumped Sandpiper** was again on the beach this morning. Still present in the...
  20. 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...