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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : February 2007

 

 

 

 

This table is Hebrides Bird Sightings period February 2007
Tue 27th February, 2007 Goldfinches Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides A pair In my garden in Stornoway Dave
Tue 27th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides In the Harbour  
Mon 26th February, 2007 Lesser Scaup Baleshare Loch - North Uist Near the schoolhouse - a drake  
Sun 25th February, 2007 White-billed Diver Tiumpanhead - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 2 birds  
Sun 25th February, 2007 Peregrine Falcon (1) Griminish - Benbecula - Outer Hebrides   Terry F
  Coal Tit Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides In my garden in Stornoway this week Dave
Sat 24th Feb, 2007

Sparrowhawk (1)

Loch Carnan - South Uist - Outer Hebrides   Terry F
Sat 24th Feb, 2007 White-billed Diver Skigersta - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 2 birds In the bay  
Sat 24th Feb, 2007 Glaucous Gull Borve - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sat 24th Feb, 2007 Iceland Gull Borve - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sat 24th Feb, 2007 Snowy Owl Borve - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides North of Borve - one bird - immature male  
Fri 23rd Feb, 2007 Snowy Owl Borve - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides North of Borve - one bird - immature male  
Thu 22nd Feb, 2007 Red-breasted Merganser Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides On the beach Julie S
Wed 21st Feb, 2007 Iceland Gull Loch Mor- Benbecula
Outer Hebrides
   
Wed 21st Feb, 2007 Lesser Scaup Coot Loch - Benbecula
Outer Hebrides
   
Wed 21st Feb, 2007 Snowy Owls Brue - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Tue 20th February, 2007 Snowy Owls Brue - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides "Two Snowy owls between South Galson and Borve at the side of the main road ...Both are males....One is the Brue bird (that has been around on and off since November) with the head band (but its got some brown stains now on its chest), and the other is also a male, with green staining to the tail and is overall less speckled."

Martin S
Tue 20th February, 2007 Iceland Gull

Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis + Butt of Lewis
+ Loch Mor - Benbecula
Outer Hebrides

   
Tue 20th February, 2007 Glaucous Gull Loch Barvas + Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 18th February, 2007 Purple Sandpipers
Great Northern Divers
Scaup
Wigeon
Coots
Teal
Moorhen
Long-tailed Duck
Sanderling
Little Gull
Shelduck

Benbecula - Outer Hebrides

 

Plus fulmars, herring, gulls, common gulls , oystercatchers, ravens, tufties, mallards...

 

Lots of photos - I've had a great weekend!

Debbie B
Sun 18th February, 2007 Glaucous Gull Bornais + Scolpaig Bay - South Uist -
+ Lochmaddy - North Uist Outer Hebrides
   
Sun 18th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Loch Groigearraidhe - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 18th February, 2007 Lesser Scaup Coot Loch - Benbecula
+ Baleshare - North Uist Outer Hebrides
   
Sun 18th February, 2007 Whooper Swans Croir - Bernera - Outer Hebrides 2 adults with a juvenile Suzanne H
Sun 18th February, 2007 American Wigeon Loch Bee - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 18th February, 2007 Ring-necked Duck Loch an Eilean - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 18th February, 2007 Green-winged Teal Loch Bee - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 18th February, 2007 Surf Scoter Taransay Sound - Isle of Harris - Outer Hebrides    
Sat 17th February, 2007 Lesser Scaup Coot Loch - Benbecula
- Outer Hebrides
   
Fri 16th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Thurs 15th February, 2006 Barnacle Geese Tiumpanhead Pond - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   John H
Thurs 15th February, 2006 Goldeneye Tiumpanhead Pond - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 2 male and 2 female John H
Thu 15th February, 2007 Little Gull Benbecula - Outer Hebrides    
Thu 15th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Wed 14th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Wed 14th February, 2007 Snowy Owl Brue - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Tue 13th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 11th February, 2007 Treecreeper Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Castle grounds...I had time to take the image but the light was just so dreadful...I saw so many small birds, tits, blue and one looked like coal and even maybe a great tit. Saw robins and wrens and other wee birds that flew too quick to id Debbie B
Sun 11th February, 2007

Goosander

Wigeon

Shelduck

Uig Sands - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides

2 Goosander down on the saltmarsh at Uig sands, by the waterfall that goes under the road

A flock of about 15 wigeon on the sands and a shelduck

Kim P
Sun 11th February, 2007 Ravens Bernera - Outer Hebrides 4 pairs of ravens having courtship flights in the same area, talons locking etc... Suzanne H
Sun 11th February, 2007 Lesser Scaup Coot Loch - Benbecula
- Outer Hebrides
Drakes  
Sat 10th February, 2007 Mandarin Clachan - North Uist Female  
Sat 10th February, 2007 Redwing Callanish - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Flock of redwings and flock of lapwings... Kim P
Sat 10th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Also the found the Iceland gull again, twice, I think I got a bit closer and this time he/she was in the water again near the Cargo Pier. I attach one. Debbie B
Sat 10th February, 2007 Great Northern Diver Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides

Picture above

I managed to get a Great Northern Diver, found it over by the Cargo Pier. ....

Debbie B
thur 8th February, 2007 Lesser Scaup Loch Fada - Benbecula
- North Uist
   
thur 8th February, 2007 Goldeneye Loch an Duin - Shader - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides There were a pair of Goldeneye on Loch an Duin, Shader this afternoon Julie S
thur 8th February, 2007 American Wigeon Loch Bee - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
thur 8th February, 2007 Glaucous Gull Balranald - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Wed 7th February, 2007 Black Guillemot Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Picture supplied of the Black Guillemot in summer plumage Debbie B
Wed 7th February, 2007 Greylag Geese Holm - Nr Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 197 John H
Wed 7th February, 2007 Redwings Grimshader + Callanish - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
  John H
Ela S
Tue 6th February, 2007 Green-winged Teal Steinish - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
   
Tue 6th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
   
Mon 5th February, 2007 Redwings Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
Six together in the Castle grounds - first in weeks Suzanne H
Mon 5th February, 2007 Green-winged Teal Steinish - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
   
Mon 5th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
   
Mon 5th February, 2007 Whooper Swans Loch Croisten - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
3 Kim P
Mon 5th February, 2007 Great Northern Diver Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
2 divers
along with 8 red-breasted merganser and several small flocks of turnstones
Suzanne H
Sun 4th February, 2007 Little Grebe Loch Chromor - Lewis - Outer Hebrides   Mark H
Sun 4th February, 2007 Glaucous Gull Loch Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 4th February, 2007 Iceland Gull Arnol - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 4th February, 2007 Lesser Scaup Loch Coot - Benbecula
- North Uist
2 Drakes  
Sat 3rd February, 2007 Ring-necked Duck Howmore - South Uist - Outer Hebrides Loch by the Schoolhouse  
Sat 3rd February, 2007 Wheatear Pentland road - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   Kim P
Sat 3rd February, 2007 Glaucous Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
   
Sat 3rd February, 2007 Iceland Gull Islet in Loch Roag
+ Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides
   
Fri 2nd February, 2007 Buzzard MOD Range - Benbecula - Outer Hebrides The Buzzard had been feeding on a rabbit at the MOD Range but was too quick to take flight for a feeding shot. I stayed nearby n my car for nearly forty minutes but it never returned, although it was keen to it stayed a few hundred yards away. Once I decided to leave, sure enough I could see it fly straight to the carcase, maybe another day. Terry F
Fri 2nd February, 2007 Goldfinch (6) Council Tip - Benbecula - Outer Hebrides   Terry F
Fri 2nd February, 2007 Lesser Scaup Loch Coot - Benbecula
- North Uist
Drake  
Fri 2nd February, 2007 Glaucous Gull Stoneybridge + Ardivachar - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Thur 1st February, 2007 Glaucous Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis
- Outer Hebrides
   
         

 

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