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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

    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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. B

    Local Rarity 7th October 2019

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

    6th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Lionel, Isle of Lewis 2 Brambling were seen on a croft there Stornoway, Isle of Lewis C50 Redwings were seen in and around the town Balranald, North Uist A Pintail and 5 Pink-footed Geese...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th October 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th October 2019. Updated throughout the day Butt of Lewis A Lesser Whitethroat was in the lighthouse compound and 3 Snow Buntings were in the area. An arrival of Redwings included 50 in South Dell Gress, Isle of Lewis 30 Pink-footed...