• When here in the Outer Hebrides and looking at a bird, have you ever wondered how rare it is? The status of all species can vary enormously from island to island. How rare is Shoveler on Barra, has Stock Dove been seen on Harris, does Dotterel occur on Benbecula in the autumn, and how common is Blue Tit on North Uist? Well, fret no longer! The Status and Distribution of birds here on the Outer Hebrides has been completely updated and summarised for every species and each of the main islands and outliers. Available as an online resource at https://status.outerhebrides-birdreports.org/ or via our shop

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  1. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 14th September 2021

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today14th September 2021. Updated throughout the day Hirta, St Kilda The female ***Snowy Owl*** was seen there again today. A Pectoral Sandpiper, juvenile Spotted Redshank (second record), Short-eared Owl, Common Whitethroat, Dark-bellied and...
  2. Hawkeye

    National Rarity 21st November 2019

    Western Isles / Outer Hebrides bird sightings for today, 21st November 2019. Updated throughout the day Knockintorran, North Uist The 2 ***Cackling Geese*** the Snow Goose were seen there today. A *Firecrest* was in a nearby garden [see @BrianR post below] Rubh' Arnal, North Uist A juvenile...
  3. Firecrest, Grenitote © Brian Rabbitts

    Firecrest, Grenitote © Brian Rabbitts