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  1. Hawkeye

    15th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th June 2018. Updated throughout the day Vatersay An adult Rose-coloured Starling was on the machair to the south of the community hall Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:45 - 10:10 Weather: Wind varying through WSW-SW-W F4...
  2. Hawkeye

    14th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 14th June 2018 West Kilbride, South Uist A Grasshopper Warbler was calling there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 05:25 - 09:30 Weather: Wind W F 8-9, 8/8 cloud with rain for most of the time A 4 hour seawatch this...
  3. Hawkeye

    11th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th June 2018 Aird an Runair, North Uist A 2nd summer Glaucous Gull and an Iceland Gull were seen there this afternoon Ardivachar, South Uist Two summer plumage Long-tailed Ducks were seen offshore today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist...
  4. C

    June 8th 2018

    Rubha Ardvule 8th June 8-30 to 10-30 am. Light southerly breeze. Some swell. Overcast. Sea watch. Storm petrel 3 S. Manx Shearwater 124+ ( one group exceeded 100). Red- throated diver 3 S. Fulmar 3 N. Gannet 30. Guillemot 100 S. Auk sp 100 S, 12 N. Bottlenose dolphin 3. Nearby. Dunlin 20...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 7th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th June 2018. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis A 2nd summer Iceland Gull flew north past The Butt early afternoon Loch Ordais, Isle of Lewis A Curlew Sandpiper was seen there today Borve, Berneray A Pink-footed Goose...
  6. Hawkeye

    5th June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 5th June 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda A 2CY Iceland Gull there today Leurbost, Isle of Lewis A Whinchat was still there today Aird an Runair, North Uist The 2nd summer Glaucous Gull and 2CY Iceland Gull were still there...
  7. Hawkeye

    3rd June 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd June 2018. Updated throughout the day Aird an Runair, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull and a juvenile Iceland Gull were there around midday. A male White Wagtail was also present Loch Mor, Benbecula 2 male Ruff were there today...
  8. Hawkeye

    30th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Uig, Isle of Lewis An immature Iceland Gull is visiting a garden there North Locheynort, South Uist A Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Siskins and 2 Chiffchaffs were there today . South Glendale, South...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 22nd May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 22nd May 2018. Updated throughout the day Smerclete, South Uist The ***Long-billed Dowitcher*** was still by the loch this morning, showing well and seen again in the afternoon St Kilda The *Ring-billed Gull* was still present on Hirta...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides /Western Isles bird sightings for today, 20th May 2018 Ardmore, South Uist The drake *Ring-necked Duck* was again seen on Loch nan Ceann Balemore, North Uist A Pied Flycatcher was seen there today. Aird an Runair, North Uist A single Pomarine Skua flew north early afternoon...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 17th May 2018

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The ***Snowy Owl*** is again there, seen near the Lovers Stone this evening Loch Bhrusda, Berneray The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** still present today, seen at 11.30 and then again at...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th May 2018

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Bhrushda, Berneray A ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was seen on the loch this evening. A Curlew Sandpiper and 6 Black-tailed Godwits were nearby on Loch Beag Bhuirgh. (Chris Townend). Iochar, South...
  13. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 10th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 10th May 2018 Caolas, Vatersay The ***Lesser Yellowlegs*** was still present this morning at grid ref NL625975 (see Bruce's post below) Eilogarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was seen off the jetty late afternoon Stinky Bay...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 9th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 9th May 2018 Coalas, Vatersay A ***Lesser Yellowlegs**** seen there this afternoon (See Bruce's post below) Aird an Runair, North Uist A Glaucous Gull was on the beach early afternoon Smercleit, South Uist 5 Whooper Swans were on the...
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th May 2108

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 8th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda. The female ***Snowy Owl*** is still to be found on the island. Now considered to be a different bird from that last seen on 29th April Northton, Isle of Harris 12 Black-tailed Godwits...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 7th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today 7th May 2018. Updated throughout the day St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was there again this morning, last seen on 29th April Reef, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Glaucous Gull seen there today Sound Of Taransay, Isle of Harris 45 Long-tailed...
  17. Hawkeye

    5th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 5th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Gramsdale, Benbecula A Swift was seen there this afternoon. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:50 - 10:00 Weather: Wind SSW F6, 8/8 cloud, some light drizzle at first. Temp 10.3 - 10.7C...
  18. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 4th May 2018. Updated throughout the day Eilogarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* is still to be found off-shore from the jetty. A 2CY Iceland Gull was also in the area Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 2 Siskins were seen in the Castle Grounds...
  19. Hawkeye

    3rd May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sighting for today, 3rd May 2018 Loch Branahuie, Isle of Lewis A Glaucous Gull, 3 Black-tailed Godwits and 11 Long-tailed Duck were seen there early afternoon. Torlum, Benbecula 3 Barnacle Geese were on the machair today Aird an Runair, North Uist 80+...
  20. Hawkeye

    2nd May 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 2nd May 2018. Updated throughout the day Tarbert, Isle of Harris A Blackcap was in the grounds of the Harris Hotel Ardveenish, Barra 2 2CY Iceland Gulls seen there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:50 - 10:10 Weather...