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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 14th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Ollag, South Uist There has been an unconfirmed report of a ***Snowy Owl*** being seen opposite the Lochcarnan turn off on the A865 today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Blackcaps are still to...
  2. Hawkeye

    13th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th November 2018. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps, a Brambling and a Woodcock were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:35 - 10:35 Weather: Wind WNW backing WSW F4-5...
  3. Hawkeye

    11th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th November 2018. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 4 Blackcaps (3 Females, 1 Male) were still in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:05 - 10:45 Weather: Wind SSE F4, 8/8 cloud, dull with...
  4. Hawkeye

    8th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 8th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Waxwing was there this morning South Glendale, South Uist 4 Blackcaps (1 male and 3 female) were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:40 -...
  5. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 7th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda Late news of the ***Snowy Owl*** being present in the village yesterday Loch Bornish, South Uist A Little Egret was on the loch today South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps...
  6. Hawkeye

    4th November 2018

    News from Tony Marr at Ness The strong SW gale Force 8-9 is still raging through Ness, with most birds skulking or hunkering down out of sight. The Butt held a surprising variety early this morning (09.00-10.00): Glaucous Gull – a/the juv near the lighthouse Common Eider – a drake Eurasian...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd November 2018. Updated throughout the day Ardabroc, Isle of Lewis The Great Tit was again seen there this morning South Glendale, South Uist A male Blackcap was in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:05 -...
  8. Hawkeye

    1st November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st November 2018. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A Fieldfare was seen on the island today Carinish, North Uist A Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and a Goldcrest were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist A drake *Green-winged Teal* was on the loch early afternoon Hirta, St Kilda A Sooty Shearwater was seen passing offshore this morning. Butt of Lewis A Glaucous Gull...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 27th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 27th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Lionaclete , Benbecula The juvenile *American Golden Plover* was there again today West Gerinish, South Uist 2 juvenile *American Golden Plovers* were seen on the Range Loch Stiapabhat, Isle...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 24th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Oban Trumisgarry, North Uist A female *American Wigeon* was reported today. Berneray 1,500+ Barnacle Geese and 4 Pink-footed Geese were seen there today Lochmaddy, North Uist 3 Siskins were...
  12. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 23rd October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 23rd October 2018. Updated throughout the day Crulivig, Isle of Lewis 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and a Pied Flycatcher were there early afternoon. Carinish, North Uist A Jack Snipe was seen there this afternoon. Liniclate, Benbecula The...
  13. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 21st October 2018

    Mangersta, Isle of Lewis A *Buff-breasted Sandpiper* and a Pectoral Sandpiper were present this morning. A Lesser Whitethroat was also seen in the area and a Lapland Buting was nearby at Gallan Head Ardroil, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there today Torlum,Benbecula A juvenile...
  14. Hawkeye

    Mega!!! 20th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 20th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Northbay House, Barra The ****Baltimore Oriole**** was there again today Skigersta, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there this morning Daliburgh, South Uist A **Cattle Egret**...
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 16th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Steinish, Isle of Lewis A Yellow-browed Warbler was seen there this evening Miavaig, Isle of Harris 4 Bramblings were there today Sollas, North Uist 2 Bramblings were there today Loch...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th October 2018

    Castlebay, Barra The ***Pechora Pipit*** was showing well near the football pitch again today. A Yellow-browed Warbler was also present. Langass Lodge, North Uist A Yellow-browed Warbler and 5 Bramblings were there this morning. Carinish, North Uist A Wheatear and a Woodcock were seen there...
  17. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 11th October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th October 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandray, North Uist A ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was there this morning. Circa 70 Black-tailed Godwits were also in the area Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was once agin in the...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd October 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 2nd October 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra An *** Isabelline Shrike*** was seen there this afternoon at NF698083 in the garden and surrounding area on Donscurravel house Earshader. Isle of Lewis A Little Egret was...
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 30th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A first winter ***Citrine Wagtail*** was in Village Bay late this evening Bragar, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Pomarine Skua and 5 Sooty Shearwaters few past Geodha nan...
  20. Hawkeye

    29th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 29th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Northton, Isle of Harris The Little Egret was seen there again today Iochar, South Uist 4 Pale-bellied Brent Geese and 176 Grey Plover were seen on the mud flats by Hebridean Jewellery. A...