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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada Goose were seen there again today. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:00 - 10:20 Weather: Wind SSW...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 12th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Glaucous Gull and 2 Iceland Gulls (adult and 2CY) were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The ***Richardson's Cackling Goose*** and small Canada...
  3. Hawkeye

    9th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th February 2019. Updated throughout the day. Tiumpan head, Isle of Lewis A 2CY Glaucous Gull was seen there this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:35 Weather: Wind WNW F7 gust F8, mix of 8/8 cloud and sunny...
  4. Hawkeye

    8th February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th February 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule South Uist Counting period: 08:35 - 10:40 Weather: Wind SSE veering S F7-8. 8/8 cloud, increasing rain. Temp 8c. A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 6 Eider (S), 11...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd February 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 2nd February 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray A Pink-footed Goose was seen on the machair. A Lesser Black-backed Gull was also reported as being present on the island Ardmhor, Barra The *White-billed Diver* and 23...
  6. Hawkeye

    31st January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 31st January 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis The adult Iceland gull was still in the harbour area today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:30 - 10:30 Weather: Wind SE backing E F3 falling to f2...
  7. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch Scotvein, Grimsay 3 Fieldfares were there today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:30 - 10:25...
  8. Hawkeye

    25th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis Two adult Iceland Gull were seen in the harbour area this afternooon Scotvein, Grimsay 108 Grey Herons were seen in the bay this morning. Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist...
  9. Chris Johnson

    Local Rarity 20th January, 2019

    WEBs count, Ardivachar. Not too optomistic this morning as the tide has already ebbs somewhat by 0900hrs. However, it proved otherwise. A large number of gulls on the seaweed, mostly herring gulls (c900), 32 common gulls, 42 black-headed gulls and 5 greaters. Waders: 40 purple sandpipers, 87...
  10. Hawkeye

    18th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Bunavoneadar, Isle of Harris A Brambling was there today Seilebost, Isle of Harris 50 Long-tailed Ducks and 200 Common Scoters were seen offshore Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period...
  11. Hawkeye

    13th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 13th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist An adult Kumlien's Gull, 17 Light-bellied Brent Geese and circa 40 Corn Buntings were seen there this afternoon Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:35 -...
  12. Hawkeye

    12th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:45 - 11:15 Weather: Wind W F6-7, 8/8 cloud, very dull, misty and rain throughout. Temp 8.5C A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 4 Eider (S)...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 8th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of lewis The adult Iceland Gul was still in the harbour area at dusk Balranald, North Uist The Richardson's Cackling Goose and small Canada Goose were again present today. 20...
  14. Hawkeye

    7th January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 7th January 2019. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:40 - 10:45 Weather: Wind W F7-8, cloud mostly 7/8 or 8/8, one light shower, temp 9.4C. A 2 hour seawatch this morning produced 8 Long-tailed Ducks...
  15. Hawkeye

    3rd January 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd January 2019. Updated throughout the day Borve, Isle of Barra The small Canada Goose is still on the machair there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:35 - 10:35 Weather: Wind S F3, 8/8 cloud, dull. Temp 7.1C. A 2 hour...
  16. Hawkeye

    30th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 30th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Mor, Benbecula A pair of Pintail were on the loch today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:00 - 11:25 Weather: Wind SW veering WSW F5, 8/8 cloud, dull and murky. Temp 10.5C...
  17. Hawkeye

    28th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 28th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 2 drakes and a female Surf Scoter were seen in the sound today Carinish, North Uist A Jack Snipe was seen the today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting...
  18. Hawkeye

    25th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for this Christmas Day. Possibly updated throughout the day Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the machair today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:35 - 10:30 Weather: Wind S F4, 5/8 cloud increasing to 8/8. Murky. Temp 9C...
  19. Hawkeye

    24th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 24th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 30 pale-bellied Brent Geese were near there this morning Balivanich, Benbecula The female type Velvet Scoter was again offshore Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting...
  20. Hawkeye

    22nd December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for day. 22nd December 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch nam Feithean, North Uist 13 Pintail are still to be found on the loch Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:55 - 10:45 Weather: Wind WSW F2-3, mostly 8/8 cloud, temp 7.2C. A near...