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 Bird Sightings Records : Hebrides : December 2006

 

 

 

 

  This table is Hebrides Bird Sightings period December 2006
Sat 30th December, 2006 Purple Sandpipers Grean Head - Barra - Outer Hebrides

Two on the edge of the cliff.

Peter Z
Sat 30th December, 2006 Lesser Scaup Baleshare - North Uist - Outer hebrides    
Sat 30th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Baleshare - North Uist - Outer hebrides    
Fri 29th December, 2006 Merlin Croir - Great Bernera - Outer Hebrides Female hunting starlings, very streaky Dawn S
Thur 28th December, 2006 Glaucous Gull The Range - West Gerenish - South Uist - Outer Hebrides   2
Thur 28th December, 2006 Ring-necked Duck Loch an Eilean - Drimsdale - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Thur 28th December, 2006 Kestrel Upper Aird - Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides
Single male first seen Boxing day, then again this am, Upper Aird
Grahame & Jackie T
Wed 27th December, 2006 Glaucous Gull The Range - West Gerenish - South Uist   2
Tue 26th December, 2006 Kestrel Upper Aird - Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Single male Grahame & Jackie T
Tue 26th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Mon 25th December, 2006 Siberian Chiffchaff Carinish - North Uist - Outer Hebrides (Probable)  
Mon 25th December, 2006 Siberian Chiffchaff Carinish - North Uist - Outer Hebrides (Probable)  
Mon 25th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 24th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sun24th December, 2006 Kumlien's Gull Benbecula - Stinky Bay - Outer Hebrides    
Sun 24th December, 2006 Goldfinches   2 in the garden in North Tolsta 24.12.06.  First time as far as I can
remember
Stuart W
     
Sat 23rd December, 2006

Iceland Gull       x1         Stornoway Harbour

Golden Eagle     x2         South Lewis 

Sparrowhawk    x1         Sound of Harris

G N Diver          x3         Sound of Harris

Terry F
Sat 23rd December, 2006 Glaucous Gull The Range - West Gerenish - South Uist    
Fri 22nd December, 2006 Purple Sandpipers Grean Head - Barra - Outer Hebrides

I went for a walk round Grean head on Barra yesterday and saw these two on the edge of the cliff.

Peter Z
Fri 22nd December, 2006 Lesser Scaup Loch Sanndaraigh - Bayhead - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Fri 22nd December, 2006 Jack Snipe Dail Mor - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Fri 22nd December, 2006 Kumlien's Gull Benbecula - Stinky Bay - Outer Hebrides    
Fri 22nd December, 2006 Ring-necked Duck Loch an Eilean - Drimsdale - South Uist    
Thur 21st December, 2006 Merlin Croir - Bernera - Outer Hebrides   Suzanne H
wed 20th December, 2006 Ring-necked Duck Loch an Eilean -Drimsdale - South Uist    
wed 20th December, 2006 Sanderlings Seal Bay - Barra - Outer Hebrides

Here's a few photos from the last couple of days. This poor light is making it difficult to get them though.

One is a group of ringed plovers camoflaged brilliantly amongst the shingles at seal bay. There were a few sanderlings there too. The other two are of turnstones at Eolligarry.

 

Peter Z
Tuesday 19th December Chaffinch Druim nan Curracag - Isle of Lewis _ Outer Hebrides Usually just one or two all year...today 7 together, 2 male 5 female Ela S
Tuesday 19th December

Blackcap (Male)

Goldeneye 2

Gisla - Uig - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   Kim P
tue 19th December, 2006 Ring-necked Duck Loch an Eilean -Drimsdale - South Uist    
mon 18th December, 2006 Glaucous Gull Balranald - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
mon 18th December, 2006 Lesser Scaup Loch Sanndaraigh - Bayhead
+ Loch Hosta - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
   
mon 18th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 3  
sun 17th December, 2006 Lesser Scaup Loch Hosta - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
sun 17th December, 2006 Ring-necked Duck Loch Tiumpan - Tiumpanhead - Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sunday 17th December, 2006 Glaucous Gull The Range - South Uist           Terry F
Saturday 16th December, 2006

Sparrowhawk     1 male

 

Hen Harrier       1 male

Lochcarnan - South Uist   Terry F
sat 16th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 4  
fri 15th December, 2006 Lesser Scaup Loch Sanndaraigh - Bayhead
+ Loch Hosta - North Uist - Outer Hebrides
   
Friday 15th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 3 or 4x 1w & 1x 2w Iceland Gull, Goat Island, Stornoway Harbour late pm Mark W
Friday 15th December, 2006 Red-throated Diver Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 2 in the inner harbour Mark W
Friday 15th December, 2006 Great-Northern Diver Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides one in the inner harbour and one off Goat Island Mark W
thur 14th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 4  
Wed 13th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Arnol
+ Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis
   
Tue 12th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Loch Barvas
+ Stornoway Harbour - Isle of Lewis
+ Gramasdail - Benbecula - Outer Hebrides
   
Tue 12th December, 2006 Glaucous Gull Loch Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Juvenile  
Tue 12th December, 2006 Snowy Owl Brue - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Mon 11th December, 2006 Leach's Storm Petrel Aird an Runair - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Mon 11th December, 2006 Lesser Scaup Loch Sanndaraigh - Bayhead - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
Mon 11th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 3 birds In the harbour  
Mon 11th December, 2006 Glaucous Gull Brue - Isle of Lewis
+Balranald Nature Reserve - North Uist - Outer Hebrides

Juvenile

 
Mon 11th December, 2006 Snowy Owl Brue - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides (Andy took some great pics of the Snowy Owl in flight which will be added to the site soon) Andy L
sat 9th December, 2006 Snow Bunting Lochcarnan - South Uist

A solitary Snow Bunting outside my lounge window at LochCarnan today. 

Hopefully the seed I covered the grass with may attract it back tomorrow and I can get some really good pics (fingers crossed).

Terry F
wed 6th December, 2006 Little Auk Skigersta - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
wed 6th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Skigersta - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
wed 6th December, 2006 Lesser Scaup Loch Sanndaraigh - Bayhead - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
wed 6th December, 2006 Snowy Owl Brue - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Near Oceancrest  
tue 5th December, 2006 Blackcap Islay Cottage - North Tolsta -Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides
Male Blackcap seen briefly in willow tree by garden pond,  2pm.  Flew off soon after I saw it. 
 Very dull weather, heavy showers, interspersd by steady drizzle.  Wind, NW force 1-2.
David S
tue 5th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides In the harbour  
tue 5th December, 2006 Goldeneye Gisla - Uig - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Drake Kim P
mon 4th December, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides In the harbour  
mon 4th December, 2006 Lesser Scaup Loch Tiumpan - Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
mon 4th December, 2006 Ring-necked Duck Loch an Eilean -Drimsdale - South Uist
+ Loch Tiumpan - Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides
   
mon 4th December, 2006 Goldeneye Gisla - Uig - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Drake Kim P
sun 3rd December, 2006 Ring-necked Duck Loch an Eilean -Drimsdale - South Uist    
sun 3rd December, 2006 Jack Snipe Callanish - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
sat 2nd December, 2006 Red Grouse Pentland Road - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   Suzanne H
sat 2nd December, 2006 Slavonian Grebe Loch Hosta - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
sat 2nd December, 2006 Glaucous Gull Balemore - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
sat 2nd December, 2006 Lesser Scaup Loch Sanndaraigh - Bayhead - North Uist - Outer Hebrides    

 

1st December, 2006

Sparrowhawk 2

Woodcock 1

Merlin

  Here are a few sightings from Lochcarnan, South Uist Terry F
         

 

 

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