western isles birds

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  1. Hawkeye

    19th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 19th january 2020. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was in the harbour today Ruhb' Arnal, North Uist 2 Glaucous Gulls, 2 Iceland Gulls (1 adult) and a Snow Bunting were seen there today...
  2. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 18th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 18th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Steinish, Isle of Lewis A juvenile Iceland Gull was along Simon's Road this morning Berneray A Pale-bellied Brent Goose and 270 Twite were seen there today Balranald, North Uist The *Snow...
  3. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 17th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 17th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Rubh' Arnal, North Uist 3+ Glaucous Gulls (2 juveniles and 2nd winter) were there this afternoon Baleshare, North Uist At least 4 Glaucous Gulls were seen there early afternoon Clachan...
  4. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 14th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 14th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A Glaucous Gull, Iceland Gull and 3 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were seen on the reserve today. The drake Pintail was again on Loch a Roe Balemore, North Uist The *Snow...
  5. YvonneB

    Mega!!! North American Horned Lark, South Uist, 9th October 2014 by Ian Thompson

    North American Horned Lark, Askernish, South Uist, 9th October 2014 First accepted UK record Having been to Barra the previous day for the Scarlet Tanager with Bill Allan and dipped, it was back to normal. Normal for me here in Askernish, South Uist is a walk around my patch to watch and...
  6. Blyth's Reed Warbler

    Blyth's Reed Warbler

    Blyth's Reed Warbler, Bruernish, Barra September 2019 (C) Bruce Taylor
  7. Hawkeye

    North American Horned Lark added to the British List

    The British Ornithologists’ Union Records Committee (BOURC) has added the the North American Horned Lark found at Askernish, South Uist on 9th October 2014 to the British List. In their press release the BOURC stated the following: North American’ Horned Lark Eremophila alpestris...
  8. Hawkeye

    12th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 12th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist The drake Pintail was again on Loch a Roe Loch Sandary, North Uist A Coot was on the loch today Baleshare, North Uist A juvenile Glaucous Gull and 30 Snow Buntings were...
  9. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 11th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 11th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis The adult Iceland Gull was there again in the afternoon North Bay, South Uist A 1st winter *Ring-billed Gull* was seen there this afternoon. A juvenile Glaucous...
  10. Brown Shrike

    Brown Shrike

    Brown Shrike, Morghan, Barra, November 2019. (C) Bruce Taylor
  11. Hawkeye

    10th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 10th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Tiumpan Head, Isle of Lewis An adult Iceland Gull was there late morning. probably the same bird seen 40 minutes later at Loch an Tiumpan. 5 Whooper Swans and a drake Goldeneye were nearby on...
  12. Coal Tit

    Coal Tit

    Coal Tit, Parc Barvas, Lewis January 2020. (C) Graham Forsyth
  13. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 9th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 9th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Lower Barvas, Isle of Lewis A Coal Tit was seen in a garden today Rubh' Arnal, North Uist Two Iceland Gulls, a Glaucous Gull, 46 Brent Geese, 30+ Snow Buntings, 300 Twite and a Chiffchaff were...
  14. Hawkeye

    8th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 8th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist A Fieldfare, Glaucous Gull and circa 100 Snow Buntings were seen there and the drake Pintail was still at Loch a Roe Knockintorran, North Uist The Snow Goose was there...
  15. Hawkeye

    6th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 6th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Baleshare, North Uist 16 Pale-bellied Brent Geese were at the north end of the island Castlebay, Barra A Chiffchaff was in a garden at Horve Ruhba Ardvule, South Uist Counting period: 08:40...
  16. Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot

    Black Guillemot, Berneray
  17. Buzzard

    Buzzard

    Buzzard at Berneray
  18. Corn Bunting

    Corn Bunting

    Corn Bunting near the visitor centre at RSPB Balranald
  19. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 4th January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 4th January 2020. Updated throughout the day Stornoway, Isle of Lewis 12 Long-tailed Tits are visiting a garden in the Willowglen area Balranald, North Uist The 2 ***Cackling Geese*** were amongst Barnacle Geese on the machair today...
  20. Hawkeye

    Local Rarity 3rd January 2020

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 3rd January 2020. Updated throughout the day Balranald, North Uist Circa 300 Snow Buntings were there today while the drake Pintail was nearby on Loch a' Roe. Baleshare, North Uist 12 Snow Buntings were on the island