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  1. Hawkeye

    25th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 15th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A chiffchaff was heard singing there today and 2 Redpolls were visiting garden feeders there Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris Circa 40 Common Scoters and 20 Long-tailed...
  2. Hawkeye

    22nd April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 22nd April 2019. Updated throughout the day. Sollas, North Uist 3 Arctic Skuas seen over the beach Loch Dusary, North Uist 43 Pink-footed Geese were seen. Baleshare, North Uist 22 Black-tailed Godwits reported North Ford, North Uist 2...
  3. BrianR

    21st April 2019

    A Cuckoo was heard by David Bateson at Callernish, North Uist this morning.
  4. Hawkeye

    17th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 17th April 2019. Updated throughout the day. Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Seawatch between 07:25 - 07:45 Weather: Wind SE f 4-5, mix of 8/8 high cloud and sunny periods. Temp 8-9 C. Eider 1S, Common Scoter 2N, Long-tailed Duck 1S 1N...
  5. Hawkeye

    4th April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today 4th April 2019. Updated throughout the day Bornish South Uist 3 Black-tailed Godwits were on the machair Askernish, South Uist 47 Greenland White fronts flew north over the township early this morning South Glendale, South Uist 4...
  6. Hawkeye

    3rd April 2019

    Weatern Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd April 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:05 - 10:35 Weather: Wind N F6-7 gust F9. Mix of sunny periods and occasional showers. Temp 5 - 6C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 7 Eider...
  7. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 2nd April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd April 2019. Updated throughout the day Ness, Isle of Lewis An estimate 1500 - 2000 Redwings arrived in the area late afternoon. 2 male Wheatears were by the lighthouse. Pink-footed Geese were also arriving with large flocks seen in...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st April 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st April 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Ness, Isle of Lewis 400+ Pink-footed Geese were on the machair close to the loch this evening Barvas, Isle of Lewis 250+ Redwings were seen moving north early this morning...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st March 2019. Updated throughout the day Sound of Harris 8 Red-throated Divers, 49 Great Northern Divers, 5 Slavonian Grebe, 295 Eider, 107 Long-tailed Duck and, 4 Kittiwake were seen from the ferry. 23 Whoopers flew NW up the Sound at...
  10. MisterT

    30th March 2019

    Redwings again on the move through Askernish this morning with the air filled with their song and chatter in the township. Too numerous to count but 73 passed the front of the house in a ten minute period while I was drinking tea. Early afternoon there were 196 Whooper Swans on 2 lochs at...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Ness, Isle of Lewis 2 Greenland White-fronted Geese were seen with a flock of possibly Icelandic Greylag Geese Loch na Tiumpan, Isle of Lewis 31 Whooper Swans were on the loch...
  12. Hawkeye

    26th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Stiapavat, Ness, Isle of Lewis 3 Greenland White-fronted Geese were seen this morning as well as numerous Whooper Swans Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 2nd winter Iceland Gull and a Great...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 25th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th March 2019. Updated throughout the day. Balranald, North Uist A flock of 500 Twite were seen there today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch. Also a single Pink-footed Goose was nearby...
  14. Hawkeye

    24th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Berneray 7 Whooper Swans were on Borgh machair with an additional 3 on Loch Brusda. 430 Sanderling, 109 Purple Sandpiper and 197 Turnstone were on East Beach where a Short-eared Owl was flushed...
  15. Hawkeye

    23rd March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd March 2019. Updated throughout the day Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Great Tit was visiting a garden there Balranald, North Uist 25 Pink-footed Geese flew north over the reserve at midday South Glendale, South Uist The Great Tit was...
  16. Hawkeye

    22nd March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd March 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch nam Feithean, North Uist A single Pintail was seen there today Loch Mor, Benbecula 6 Pink-footed Geese where there this afternoon Smerclate, South Uist 17 Whooper Swans flew north while...
  17. Hawkeye

    20th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Carinish, North Uist A Tree Sparrow was there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 06:45 - 09:05 Weather: Wind S veering SSW F3-4, 8/8 cloud, dull and misty. Temp 6.7 - 8.9C...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 18th March 2018

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Cackling Goose*** and Canada Goose were again seen there Rubh' Arnal, Nort Uist A 3rd winter Iceland Gull and an adult Glaucous Gull were there today Carinish...
  19. Hawkeye

    12th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:25 - 10:15 Weather: Wind WSW F7 gust F9, mix of cloud, sunny spells and occasional showers. Temp 5.9 - 6.8C. A near 3 hour seawatch this morning...
  20. Hawkeye

    11th March 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th March 2019. Updated throughout the day Kilpheder, South Uist 7 Greenland White-fronted Geese were on machair. Also present were a large flock of 78 Goldfinch Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:15 - 09:55 Weather: Wind W...