seawatch

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. Hawkeye

    21st December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 21st December 2018. Updated throughout the day Grenitote, North Uist 2 hyrbid Cackling x Barnacle Geese were there and a Greenland White-fronted Goose was nearby at Sollas. Baleshare, North Uist A Snow Bunting was seen there today...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 20th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra The *White-billed Diver* was seen off the jetty this morning along with 5 Slavonian Grebes Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the machair today Balranald...
  5. Hawkeye

    19th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 19th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Balivanich, Benbecula The female type Velvet Scoter was again off shore this morning Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:50 - 10:30 Weather: Wind S F5, 8/8 cloud, rain. Temp 7.5C A...
  6. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 16th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 16th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Borve, Berneray At least 100 Snow Buntings were the machair Aileodair, North Uist A drake *American Wigeon* was on the loch today Borve, Barra The small Canada Goose was again on the...
  7. Hawkeye

    14th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 14th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was in the harbour area today Balivanich, Benbecula The female type Velvet Scoter was still present off shore there this morning Ruhba...
  8. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 13th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 13th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:20 - 10:35 Weather: Wind SSE F7 gust f9. 8/8 cloud. Temp 5.5C. A 2+ hour seawatch this morning produced 40 Eider (S), 4 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1...
  9. Hawkeye

    11th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 11th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 09:40 - 10:55 Weather: Wind SSE F6-7, 8/8 cloud, temp 9C. A 1+ hour seawatch this morning produced 1 Eider (S), 1 Long-tailed Duck (S), 1...
  10. Hawkeye

    7th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 7th December 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:05 - 11:15 Weather: Wind SW veering WSW F10 - 11, 8/8 cloud murky out to sea. Frequent squally showers. Temp 7.5C. Comments: Too windy for much...
  11. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 4th December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 4th December 2018. Updated throughout the day. Iochar, South Uist A Woodcock was flushed by the road there this afternoon Rubha Arvule, South Uist Seen during a two and a half hour sea watch there today: 08:05 to 10:30 Wind WNW f4, mix...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 3rd December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 3rd December 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The ***Snowy Owl*** was in the quarry this afternoon Little Loch Roag, Isle of Lewis The Little Egret was again seen on the loch yesterday Loch Sandary,North Uist The drake...
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 2nd December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 2nd December 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A Greenland White-fronted, Barnacle and Greylag Goose were in the village today Baleshare, North Uist A Jack Snipe was at Lag Gorm today Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting...
  14. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 1st December 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 1st Decemebr 2018. Updated throughout the day South Glendale, South Uist 2 Blackcaps were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10 - 10:40 Weather: Wind SSW F4, cloudy, a little brighter later. Temp 8.6C. A 2+...
  15. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 26th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 26th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda A single Greenland White-fronted Goose was in the village today Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was still on the loch. A pale-bellied Brent Goose was...
  16. Hawkeye

    25th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 25th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Hallan, South Uist A Little Egret was seen there early afternoon South Glendale, South Uist 3 Blackcaps were in a garden there Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:05 - 10:50...
  17. Hawkeye

    23rd November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 23rd November 2018 Hirta, St Kilda A Jack Snipe was seen in the village yesterday Loch Barvas, Isle of Lewis 45 Greenland White-fronted Geese (including 8 juveniles) were there today and several Snow Buntings were nearby on the machair...
  18. Hawkeye

    22nd November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 22nd November 2018. Updated throughout the day Loch Erisort, Lewis A drake Goosander was at the head of the loch (near Balallan) today. Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris 2 drake Surf Scoters, circa 300 Common Scoters and 80+ Long-tailed...
  19. Hawkeye

    15th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 15th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 07:50 - 10:20 Weather: Wind S veering SSW F4 decreasing to f2. 8/8 cloud, very murky and dull, continual rain. Temp 10C A 2+ hour seawatch this...
  20. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th November 2018

    Outer Hebrides / Western Isles bird sightings for today, 14th November 2018. Updated throughout the day Ollag, South Uist There has been an unconfirmed report of a ***Snowy Owl*** being seen opposite the Lochcarnan turn off on the A865 today South Glendale, South Uist 4 Blackcaps are still to...