seawatch

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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis Two Glaucous Gulls (2CY and 1CY) were in there this morning. 3 Whooper Swans (adult with 2 juveniles) were nearby on Loch na Tiumpan Knockintorran, North Uist A...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 24th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray A juvenile White-fronted Goose and a pale-bellied Brent Goose are amongst Barnacle Geese this morning Langass, North Uist Seven ***Two-barred Crossbills*** were there this...
  3. Hawkeye

    22nd November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd November 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis 4 Fieldfare were there this morning Grenitote, North Uist A Canada Goose was amongst the Barnacle Geese at Sgiobanais this afternoon Malacleit, North Uist 11 Snow...
  4. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st November 2019. Updated throughout the day Knockintorran, North Uist The 2 ***Cackling Geese*** the Snow Goose were seen there today. A *Firecrest* was in a nearby garden [see @BrianR post below] Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A juvenile...
  5. Hawkeye

    19th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day North Bay, South Uist A Black-tailed Godwit was amongst the Bar-tailed Godwits Eochar, South Uist 3 Siberian Chiffchaffs were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  6. Hawkeye

    18th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th Novemeber 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis 2 Fieldfares were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 10:55 Weather: Wind S backing SE f2, mostly sunny, temp 1 - 3.2C A 2+ hour seawatch...
  7. Hawkeye

    17th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th November 2019. Updtated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A Snow Bunting flew north-west this morning. A drake Pintail and 2 Gadwall were at Illeray Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:55 - 10:20 Weather: Wind...
  8. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 16th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Knockintorran, North Uist The two ***Cackling Geese*** and the Snow Goose were there again today. 21 Snow Bunting were nearby at Loch Paible Coot Loch, Benbecula 2 Pink-footed Geese, 16...
  9. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 15th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A large mixed flock of finches and Skylarks seen on the machair contained a Lapland Bunting, 30+ Snow Buntings and a Brambling. A drake Pintail was on Loch a' Roe Loch...
  10. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 13th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist The ***Cackling Goose*** was again seen there amongst Barnacle Geese Loch Sandary, North Uist 2 Black-tailed Godwits and a Chiffchaff around the loch today Clachan...
  11. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 5 Waxwings were seen on Stewart Drive today. Langass Woods, North Uist 2 ***Two-barred Crossbills** were seen there today [see @BrianR post below] Balranald, North...
  12. Hawkeye

    11th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 11th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Bornish, South Uist 3 Pintail were on the loch today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Waxwings and a female Blackcap were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  13. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 9th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today. 9th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Miavaig, Isle of Lewis 3 Snow Buntings were there today Aird an Runair, North Uist 80+ Snow Buntings were there again today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Waxwings, 2 female Blackaps and a...
  14. Hawkeye

    7th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th Novemebr 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 09:40 Weather: Wind ENE f5, 8/8 cloud, dull with light drizzle. Temp 6-7C. A 1+hour seawatch this morning produced 10 Eider (N), 2...
  15. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th November 2019. Updated throughout the day Miavaig, Isle of Harris 2 Snow Buntings were seen there today Hosta, North Uist A juvenile *American Golden Plover* was there around midday (See post below) South Glendale, South Uist 3...
  16. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd November 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Paible, North Uist 6 Pintail were seen there today and a Siberian Chiffchaff was nearbly at Paiblesgarry Carinish, North Uist The 4 Long-tailed Tits were still there today Loch Sandary...
  17. Hawkeye

    1st November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today,1st November 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis 10 Snow Buntings were there this morning. South Dell, Isle of Lewis 3 Siberian Chiffchaffs seen near the old post office this morning. A Chiffchaff, 2 Woodcock, 2 Brambling and 3...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 26th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Balemore, North Uist The white morph ***Snow Goose*** was again seen there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:55 Weather: Wind W f5 gust f6. 8/8 cloud, some...
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st October 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 10:00 Weather: Wind SW f3 increasing f4. 8/8 high cloud. Temp9C. A near 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 4 Red-throated...
  20. B

    Local Rarity 7th October 2019

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