snow bunting

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  1. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 20th January 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th January 2021. Updated throughout the day Loch na Tiumpan A 2CY Glaucous Gull was there late morning Balranald, North Uist Circa 30 Snow Buntings were seen on the reserve today Carinish, North Uist 140 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were...
  2. Hawkeye

    3rd January 2021

    Westrn Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings today, 3rd January 2021. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis. An adult Little Gull and a juvenile Iceland Gull flew north today between 10:50 - 11:00 Balranald, North Uist 70 Snow Buntings were seen on the reserve early afternoon...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 31st December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, New Year's Eve 2020. Updated throughout the day Loch Sandary, North Uist The drake *Green-winged Teal* was again seen on the loch. Nine Whooper swans were also present Ardivachar, South Uist 2+ Lapland Bunting and 2+ Snow Buntings were...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 29th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th December 2020. Updated throughout the day The Butt of Lewis A general westward movement of gulls included 4+ Iceland Gulls and 5 Glaucous Gulls (see post below) Balranald, North Uist Circa 50 Snow Buntings were still on the reserve...
  5. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 28th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 28th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Hawfinch continues to visit a garden feeder there having been present for two months, the longest staying bird and only the second December record Balranald, North...
  6. Hawkeye

    27th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 27th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Glaucous Gull was seen there briefly mid-morning Baleshare, North Uist Four juvenile Glaucous Gulls and 2 Snow Buntings were seen on the island this...
  7. Hawkeye

    Scottish Rarity 23rd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 23rd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A 3CY Glaucous Gull flew past late afternoon Berneray A Greenland White-fronted Geese was amongst the Barnacle Geese and 3+ Snow Buntings were on the island Loch...
  8. Hawkeye

    22nd December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 22nd December 2020. Updated throughout the day Scolpaig, North Uist A single Snow Bunting was seen there today Baleshare, North Uist Three juvenile Glaucous Gulls were on the island today Eochar, South Uist 3+ Lapland Buntings and 2...
  9. Hawkeye

    20th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 20th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Glaucaus Gull was on the gull roost this morning Baleshare, North Uist 2+ juvenile Glaucous Gulls and 10 Snow Buntings were seen on the island today...
  10. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A juvenile + 2nd winter Iceland Gull, a 2nd winter Glaucous Gull and 20 Snow Buntings were there this afternoon Coot Loch, Benbecula The drake *Gree-winged Teal* was...
  11. Hawkeye

    12th December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th December 2020. Updated throughout the day Melbost, Isle of Lewis Four Velvet Scoters seen this afternoon (see post below) Balemore, North Uist 30+ Snow Buntings were seen there and an immature Iceland Gull and 70 Pale-bellied Brent...
  12. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 1st December 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 1st December 2020. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St. Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen in village bay today Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A Hawfinch is still visiting a garden there Baleshare, North Uist Six Glaucous Gulls (2CY...
  13. Hawkeye

    29th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 29th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Eoligarry, Barra A Snow Bunting flew over and a Slavonian Grebe was seen from the jetty Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:15-10:45 Weather: Wind S veering SSW f4-5. 8/8 cloud...
  14. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 25th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 25th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St. Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen today above village bay Baleshare, North Uist 17 Snow Buntings and two 1CY Glaucous Gulls were seen at Eachkamish Rubha Ardvule, South...
  15. Hawkeye

    24th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 24th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Frobost, South Uist Four Snow Buntings were on the beach early afternoon Rubha Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:10-11:30 Weather: Wind SW f5-6, 8/8 cloud, very dull, a few light...
  16. Hawkeye

    21st November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st November 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A Snow Bunting, juvenile and a second winter Glaucous Gull were on the island today Balivanich, Benbecula A Grey Phalarope was off shore there early afternoon North...
  17. Hawkeye

    16th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 16th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist A 2CY Glaucous Gull was on the island this morning Kildonan, South Uist Two Snow Buntings were on the beach between Kildonan and Bornish this afternoon Rubha Ardvule...
  18. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 8th November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th November 2020. Updated throughout the day Ness, Isle of Lewis The ***Brown Shrike*** is present again this morning along the Cross Skigersta Road Langass Lodge, North Uist 18 Common Crossbills were there today Photo courtesy of and...
  19. Hawkeye

    3rd November 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd November 2020. Updated throughout the day Bunavenaeder, Isle of Harris An adult Glaucous Gull was there this morning. Luskentyre, Isle of Harris A male Surf Scoter was amongst Eiders today Griminish Point, North Uist A seawatch this...
  20. Hawkeye

    30th October 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 30th October 2020. Updated throughout the day Aline plantation, Isle of Lewis Seven Crossbills were seen there today Callernish House, North Uist A Chiffchaff was there today Paiblesgarry, North Uist Two Lapland Buntings were present on...