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Eyes and Ears Everywhere
Feb 7, 2017
Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 26th September 2019. Updated throughout the day

Luskentyre, Isle of Harris
A Pied Flycatcher was there and 180+ Common Scoters were nearby in the Sound of Taransay

Balranald, North Uist
The 2 white phase ***Snow Geese*** were seen there again today

Bornish, South Uist
The ***Subalpine Warbler sp*** was again seen briefly. this morning. Also a Garden Warbler there

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Subalpine Warbler sp (C) and courtesy of Andrew Stevenson
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Senior Member
Feb 7, 2017
Carinish, North Uist: Cuckoo and Rose-coloured Starling still present.

Aird an Runair, North Uist: at least three Lapland Buntings.


Claddach Knockline, North Uist (garden of Ceol na Mara): Redstart.


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
On Barra the Blyth's Reed Warbler was still at Bruernish, though elusive in overcast, breezy conditions. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, I Spotted Flycatcher and 4 Pied Flycatchers were still present around the island and my first Redwing of the season was at Glen.