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  1. Hawkeye

    8th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist 24 Snow Buntings were seen on the reserve including 3 that flew out to sea towards the Monachs. The white morph Snow Goose was at Aird an Runair and a drake Pintail was...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 6th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A Pintail was on Loch a Roe Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* and the Little Egret were present at the north end of Loch Bee again this morning...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th December 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th December 2019. Updated throughout the day Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again at the north end of Loch Bee South Glendale, South Uist A male Blackcap was in a graden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 30th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist 4 Snow Buntings were seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:55 - 12:30 Weather: Wind SE - ESE f 1-2, initially 5/8 cloud with prolonged sunny...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 29th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Berneray 49 Common Scoters were off the west side of of the island. A pale-bellied Brent Goose was amongst the Barnacle Geese and 6+ Snow Buntings were also seen on the island Loch Paible...
  6. MisterT

    National Rarity 27th November 2019

    A day spent plumbing in a dishwasher and washing machine was brightened by a single Waxwing in the garden
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Glaucous Gulls (2CY and 1CY) were in there this morning. 3 Whooper Swans (adult with 2 juveniles) were nearby on Loch na Tiumpan Knockintorran, North Uist A...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 24th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray A juvenile White-fronted Goose and a pale-bellied Brent Goose are amongst Barnacle Geese this morning Langass, North Uist Seven ***Two-barred Crossbills*** were there this...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 23rd November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings today, 23rd November 2019 Knockintorran, North Uist The two ** Richardson's Cackling Geese** and the white morph Snow Goose were there again today. 10 Snow Buntings and a Lapland Bunting also flew over Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Two Snow Buntings and...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st November 2019. Updated throughout the day Knockintorran, North Uist The 2 ***Cackling Geese*** the Snow Goose were seen there today. A *Firecrest* was in a nearby garden [see @BrianR post below] Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A juvenile...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Knockintorran, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** and the Snow Goose were there again today. 21 Snow Bunting were nearby at Loch Paible Coot Loch, Benbecula 2 Pink-footed Geese, 16...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A large mixed flock of finches and Skylarks seen on the machair contained a Lapland Bunting, 30+ Snow Buntings and a Brambling. A drake Pintail was on Loch a' Roe Loch...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebriders bird sightings for today, 14th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, South Uist 500 Twite and 50 Snow Buntings were seen on the reserve today Clachan, South Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again at the north end of Loch Bee this morning...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 5 Waxwings were seen on Stewart Drive today. Langass Woods, North Uist 2 ***Two-barred Crossbills** were seen there today [see @BrianR post below] Balranald, North...
  15. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 10th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Ardivachar, South Uist A **White-rumped Sandpiper** was there today Loch Sandary, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was seen there today Balranald, North Uist 14 Snow Buntings were on the stubble...
  16. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 9th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 9th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Miavaig, Isle of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were there today Aird an Runair, North Uist 80+ Snow Buntings were there again today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Waxwings, 2 female Blackaps and a...
  17. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 8th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 8 Waxwings were in Stewart Drive, Stornoway, this morning South Glendale, South Uist 4 Waxwings and 2 female Blackcaps were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South...
  18. BrianR

    Local Rarity 6th November 2019

    A ♂ Blackcap was on peanut feeder at Langass, North Uist this morning while in the nearby Woods were some 25 Siskins while three Waxwings flew in (did not stay long).
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 5th November 2019

    News from Andrew:- Still 3 white-rumped sandpipers (1st w plus 2 still pretty fresh juveniles) at Ardivachar. No sign of the lesser yellowlegs though. 1 brambling, and a woodcock in my garden.
  20. Brown Shrike

    Brown Shrike

    Brown Shrike, Morghan, Barra, November 2019. (C) Bruce Taylor