seabirds

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  • Would members please give due consideration when thinking about posting information and sightings relating to Schedule 1 species during the breeding season. Records of these species thought to be breeding can be submitted privately to the county bird recorder via email to recorder@outerhebridesbirds.org.uk

  1. Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot, Berneray
  2. Hawkeye

    13th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 13th April 2019. Updated throughout the day. Today saw the first of the Voluntary Seabirds at Sea (VSAS) surveys. Three teams are covering Oban - Barra, and Ullapool - Stornoway and Kennacraig - Islay. Observer on Calmac's MV Loch...
  3. Hawkeye

    27th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th November 2018. Updated throughout the day. South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps were in a garden there Rubha Ardvule, South Uist A sea watch today from 07:55 - 10:50 Weather: Wind ESE f6 gust f7, 7/8 high cloud. Temp 6.7C - 7.7C...
  4. Hawkeye

    Shiant Islands declared rat-free

    The Shiant Isles have been officially declared rat-free, thanks to a four-year partnership project to restore them as a secure haven for nesting seabirds. A month-long intensive monitoring check in February found no sign of rats. This means that none has been recorded there for two years, the...
  5. Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot, South Uist 2017 © Ian Thompson