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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 10th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Port of Ness, Isle of Lewis A ***Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll*** was seen in a sycamore tree by 9 Port of Ness and then flew off. [See news from Tony Marr below] Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis 24...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th October 2019

    Western Isles /Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Langass Lodge, North Uist A *Barn Owl*, Yellow-browed Warbler and a Chiffchaff were seen around the lodge Lochmaddy, North Uist A Fieldfare and male Blackcap were seen there today Balranald...
  3. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch an Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis A Little Grebe was seen on the loch today The Braigh, Isle of Lewis A Slavonian Grebe was on the south side today Loch Sandary, North Uist The Little Egret, 32...
  4. BrianR

    Local Rarity 7th October 2019

    A Little Egret was a recent arrival at Loch Sandary, North Uist today.
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 5th October 2019

    Western Isles /Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 5th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was again on the hills overlooking Village Bay Butt of Lewis A Snow Bunting was near the lighthouse before flying off to the south-west Eoropie, Isle...
  6. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A Lesser Whitethroat was in the lighthouse compound and 3 Snow Buntings were in the area. An arrival of Redwings included 50 in South Dell Gress, Isle of Lewis 30 Pink-footed...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd October 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 8 Whooper Swans were seen on the lock this morning which increased to 15 mid afternoon Northton, Isle of Harris A Swallow and two Redwings were there this...
  8. 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...
  9. Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper

    Pectoral Sandpiper, Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis September 2019. (C) Tristan ap Rheinallt
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. Hawkeye

    23rd June 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd June 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A Rose-coloured Starling and a Quail seen on the machair at Aird an Runair this morning Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there today Coot Loch, Benbecula A...
  17. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 20th May 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 20th May 2019. Updated throughout the day Bolnabadoch, Barra The **Purple Heron** was again at Loch an Ali, showing occasionally Aird an Runair, North Uist 2 Long-tailed and 3 Pomerine Skuas flew past this morning. The Barnacle Goose was...
  18. Hawkeye

    25th July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 25th July 2018. Updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The Rose-coloured Starling is still to be found on the machair Ardnastruban, Grimsay A Grey Wagtail was seen there today. Loch Mor, Benbecula 33 Black-tailed Godwits were on the...
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 24th July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th July 2018. Updated throughout the day Grenitote, North Uist The ***Snowy Owl*** was again seen this morning on the beach near the picnic site Hirta, St Kilda A Rose-coloured Starling was in the village today Hushinish, Isle of...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 23rd July 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 23rd July 2018. Updated throughout the day Grenitote, North Uist The ***Snowy Owl*** was seen there again this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:45 - 10:00 Weather: Wind WSW F4, cloudy and dull, temp 14 C. A 3+ hour...