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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : August 2006

 

 

 

 

This table is Hebrides Bird Sightings period August 2006
thur 31st August, 2006 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Rubha Ardvule - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
thur 31st August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Vatersay - Barra - Outer Hebrides    
thur 31st August, 2006 Surf Scoter Taransay Sound - Isle of Harris - Hebrides    
thur 31st August, 2006 Snowy Owl Grenitote - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
NS831777  
wed 30th August, 2006 White-tailed Eagle Lewis - Harris Border - Outer Hebrides Over high ground over part of the lewis harris border, was quite a scruffy bird which appeared not to have any wing tags Andy l
tue 29th August, 2006 Great Shearwater Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Almost 200 then more later  
tue 29th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Approx 50 then more later  
tue 29th August, 2006 Cory's shearwater Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
tue 29th August, 2006 Grey Phalarope Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
tue 29th August, 2006 Leachs Petrel Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
tue 29th August, 2006 Great Shearwater Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Tues 29th August, 2006

Sound of Taransay drake Surf Scoter still present with Common S.,
Knot,Black-tailed and several Bar-tailed Godwit.
Tarbert-Uig crossing-a few Storm Petrels,only a few Manxies,1 Great Northern
Diver flying South.

Ian Ford & the Heatherlea Birding Guests
mon 28th August, 2006 Ullapool-Stornoway ferry-again
10+ Great Skuas,2 Sooty Shearwaters,
1 Great Shearwater,several hundred Manxies and a few Storm Petrels.
Whooper Swan at Eorpie Loch, Golden Plover flock there growing.
Ian Ford & the Heatherlea Birding Guests
mon 28th August, 2006 White-tailed Eagles North Uist - Hebrides 3! Gareth K
Mark A
mon 28th August, 2006 Great Shearwater Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
mon 28th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Runair an Aird - North Uist +Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Uists 3 heading north
Lewis 2
Gareth K
Mark A
mon 28th August, 2006 Leachs Petrel Uig Ferry   Gareth K
Mark A
mon 28th August, 2006 Snowy Owl Grenitote - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
NS831777

Steve E

Gareth K
Mark A

sun 27th Augus, 2006 Twites Croir - Bernera - Outer Hebrides   Suzanne H
sun 27th August, 2006 Garganey Griminis - Benbecula Garganey on pool with Teal, Shoveler and Tuftys (tufted duck)
NF768510
Gareth K
Mark A
sun 27th August, 2006 Shoveler
sun 27th August, 2006 Curlew Sandpiper Lochdar - South Uist tidal flats by cafe
NF775470
sun 27th August, 2006 Twite Colour ringed
sun 27th August, 2006 Pomarine Skua Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
sun 27th August, 2006 Leachs Petrel Rubha Ardvule - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
sun 27th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Rubha Ardvule - South Uist + Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 10+ Uists
2 Lewis
 
sat 26th August, 2006 Leachs Petrel Aird an Runair - North Uist - Outer Hebrides NS688702 Gareth K
Mark A
sat 26th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Rubha Ardvule - South Uist - Outer Hebrides 3 birds  
sat 26th August, 2006 Black -Tailed Godwit Penerine + Bornish - South Uist - Outer Hebrides Penrine 40+  
sat 26th August, 2006 Ruff Penirine + Bornish - South Uist - Outer Hebrides Penerine 10  
sat 26th August, 2006 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Bornish - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Fri 25th August, 2006 Blue-headed Wagtail Aiginish -Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Bird sighting at the shore  
Thurs 24th August, 2006 Mediterranean Gulls Penerine - South Uist - Outer Hebrides Both immature  
Thurs 24th August, 2006 Storm Petrels Rubha Ardvule - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Thurs 24th August, 2006 Whimbrel Butt of Lewis + Rubha Ardvule - South Uist - Outer Hebrides 4 Rubha Ardvule, 8 at the Butt

 

Liz M

Thurs 24th August, 2006 Snowy Owl Grenitote - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
   
Wed 23rd August, 2006 Snowy Owl Grenitote - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
   
Wed 23rd August, 2006 Little Stint South Uist - Hebrides Reported as Loch Bhasapol, South Uist.
Is there such a place?
I thought that was Loch Bhasapol was Tiree
If so, that's Inner not Outer Hebrides...
Anyone know?
 
Wed 23rd August, 2006 Curlew Sandpiper South Uist - Hebrides (Tiree sighting? see above)  
Tue 22nd August, 2006 Drake Surf Scoter with Common Scoter flock - Sound of Taransay.
Crossing Tarbert - Uig: Good with 6 Storm Petrels, 300 Manxies, 10 Great Skuas, lots of Porpoises, 3 Minke Whales,1 Basking Shark
 
Mon 21st August, 2006 Poor crossing Ullapool-Stornoway : 10 Great Skuas, 1 Storm Petrel, 1 Risso`s Dolphin, 250 Manx Shearwater..
Barvas -1 Great Northern Diver,3 Sanderling,1 Arctic Skua.
Butt of Lewis -1 immature Merlin, 1 Sooty Shearwater, 1 drake Shoveler
Ian Ford & the Heatherlea Birding Guests
Mon 21st August, 2006 Little Stint Loch Bee - South Uist - Hebrides    
Mon 21st August, 2006 Curlew Sandpiper Loch Bee - South Uist - Hebrides    
Mon 21st August, 2006 Spotted Redshank Loch Bee - South Uist - Hebrides    
Mon 21st August, 2006 Sparrowhawk Garynahine - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides At the head of Loch Roag Suzanne H
Sun 20th August, 2006 Mediterranean Gull Peninerine - South Uist - Outer Hebrides 2 birds  
Sat 19th August, 2006 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Ormiclate - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Sat 19th August, 2006 Snowy Owl Grenitote - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
   
fri 18th August, 2006 Snowy Owl Grenitote - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
   
thu 17th August, 2006 Buff-breasted Sandpiper Ormiclate - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
thu 17th August, 2006 White-tailed Eagle

North Uist - Outer Hebrides

I don’t think I’ve seen an individual before with an almost completely white tail and not a sign of any tags It was BIG – so it was probably female. It seemed in no hurry and just circled for several minutes before it drifted away. We don’t often see White-tails, but it certainly wasn’t one of the North Uist pair, both of which I am quite familiar with.
Tim D
thu 17th August, 2006 Marsh Harrier Grenitote - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
immature female Marsh Harrier over the machair at Grenitote.
Probably a bird in her 2nd year.
Tim D
mon 14th August, 2006 Pomarine Skua Sound of Harris - Outer Hebrides   Peter M
mon 14th August, 2006 Rosefinch Ranais - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
sun 13th August, 2006 Green Sandpiper West Gerinish - South Uist - Hebrides 1 in a drain in the Maintenance Compound at Rangehead 4th Green sandpiper I've seen in 22 years.
This is the second I’ve seen at Rangehead and both were in drains.
The other two were at the Howmore ‘Estuary’ and on the shore of Loch Stilligarry on South Uist, so they do wander around loch margins and river banks as well sometimes.
Tim D
sun 13th August, 2006 Snowy Owl Grenitote - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
   
sat 12th August, 2006 Whimbrel Butt of Lewis - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 10 birds Liz M
thur 10th, August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Butt of Lewis + from STY Ferry - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
wed 9th August, 2006 Sabine's Gull Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
wed 9th August, 2006 Leach's Storm Petrel Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
wed 9th August, 2006 Pomarine Skua Mangersta - Lewis - Hebrides 2 birds Don L
wed 9th August, 2006 Pomarine Skua Brue + Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
wed 9th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Brue + Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 60+ birds LAbost  
wed 9th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
tues 8th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Ardule Point - North Uist - Outer Hebrides 17 birds  
tues 8th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 9 birds  
tues 8th August, 2006 Leach's Storm Petrel Ardule Point - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
tues 8th August, 2006 Whimbrel Ardule Point - North Uist - Outer Hebrides 120+ birds  
tues 8th August, 2006 Snowy Owl Grenitote - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
   
mon 7th August, 2006 Storm Petrel Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
mon 7th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 20 + birds  
sun 6th August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Mangersta - Lewis - Hebrides 16 birds  
sun 6th August, 2006 Razorbill Luskentyre - Isle of Harris - Hebrides lots of groups Elizabeth W
sun 6th August, 2006 Pomarine Skua Mangersta - Lewis - Hebrides    
sat 5th August, 2006 Mediterranean Gull Liniclate - Benbecula - Hebrides    
fri 4th August, 2006 Mediterranean Gull Ardivachar Point - South Uist - Outer Hebrides (Headland at North west corner of the island)  
fri 4th August, 2006 Red-necked Phalarope Loch na Muilne - Arnol - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides (On the new RSPB reserve at Loch na Muilne - Arnol)
2 birds
 
wed 2nd August, 2006 Ruff Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides On the loch  
tue 1st August, 2006 Sooty Shearwater Bragar - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides    
         

 

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