• This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.
  • Only 10 of the Outer Hebrides Bird Report 2014-16 left! Buy now if you would still like one, visit our shop


Senior Member
Feb 25, 2017
All the usual suspects were present and correct on Barra again: White-billed Diver and 12 Snow Buntings at Eoligarry, parvipes Canada Goose at Borve, 3w Glaucous Gull at Ardveenish, juv Iceland Gull and Coot on Loch Tangasdale, 4 Common Redpolls at Castlebay and 56 Pale-bellied and 1 Dark-bellied Brent at Traigh Mhor. Several Twite were in song around the island; the first time I've heard them singing this year. Also Golden Plover are back and displaying on their breeding territories.

Glaucous Gull at Ardveenish.