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  • At a time when travel is being actively discouraged, we will not be posting any sightings that may inspire individuals to do so. We will endeavour to continue to report routine sightings that may be of interest, but not of scarce or rare birds. We thank you for your understanding and of course visiting birders will be most welcome once this crisis is over. Please be safe and sensible and follow government advice and not put our community at risk.

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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 -...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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 -...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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**...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. Hawkeye

    25th September 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 25th September 2018. Updated throughout the day Northton, Isle of Harris Late News:- A Little Egret has been there for the past few days but has not been seen today, probably the same bird reported at Scarista on the 18th Ruhba Ardvule...