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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : June 2006

 

 

 

 

This table is Hebrides Bird Sightings period June 2006
sat 30th June, 2006 Black-browed Albatross Sula Sgeir - Hebrides 40 Miles out in the Atlantic North of the Butt of Lewis!

 
sat 30th June, 2006 Quail Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides    
fri 29th June, 2006 Golden Oriole Askernish - South Uist - Hebrides    
fri 29th June, 2006 Quail Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides 2 birds  
fri 29th June, 2006 Red-throated Diver Northton - Harris - Outer Hebrides

Just gone out of breeding plumage. Tiny bit of red left.

Our population (also Black-throated diver) is important enough as part of the UK population, for the RSPB to have done a count this year - 2 RSPB officers zipping around Lewis and Harris by car...

On RSPB Walk
fri 29th June, 2006 Arctic Skua Northton - Harris - Outer Hebrides We have 3 types of Arctic (AKA parasitic) - pale /medium and dark - this was a pale and fairly rare in this area On RSPB Walk
fri 29th June, 2006 Red-throated Diver The Braighe -Point - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides Bird sighting - 6 birds A.S.
wed 28th June, 2006 Quail Melbost - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides    
tue 27th June, 2006 Spotted Crake Balranald - North Uist - Hebrides    
sun 25th June, 2006 Shelduck Callanish - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides Loch by tearooms Elizabeth
sat 24th June 2006 Black-browed Albatross Sula Sgeir - Hebrides 40 Miles out in the Atlantic North of the Butt of Lewis!

 
sat 24th June 2006 Ring-billed Gull Borve + Labost - North Siabost - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides On the new RSPB reserve at Loch na Muilne - Arnol  
fri 23rd June, 2006 Golden Eagle Callanish - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides Two eagles, talons grappled - plummeting Ela S
fri 23rd June, 2006 Buzzard Carloway - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides

Fledgling - fluffy, dozy and very cute..

Suzanne H
thur 22nd June, 2006 Red-necked Phalarope Loch na Muilne - Arnol- Isle of Lewis - Hebrides (On the new RSPB reserve at Loch na Muilne - Arnol)  
wed 21st June, 2006 Ring-billed Gull Labost - North Siabost - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides    
tue 20th June, 2006 Ring-billed Gull Labost - North Siabost - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides    
tue 20th June, 2006 Little Egret Bornish Loch - South Uist
+ Loch Fada - Benbecula -North Uist - OuterHebrides
   
Sat 17th June, 2006 Little Egret Oban Lionacleit - Benbecula - North Uist    
Sat 17th June, 2006 Turtle Dove Creagorry - Benbecula - Outer Hebrides    
Fri 16th June, 2006 White-winged Black Tern Luskentyre - Isle of Harris - Outer Hebrides    
Fri 16th June, 2006 Sparrowhawk Loch Carnan - South Uist - Outer Hebrides   Terry F
Fri 16th June, 2006 Ring-billed Gull Labost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
mon 12th June Redpoll Druim na Curracag - Callanish - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides   Ela S
sun 11th June, 2006 Shelduck Callanish - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides Drake on Loch near tearooms Suzanne H
sun 11th June, 2006 Marsh Warbler Gramasdail - Benbecula - Hebrides    
sun 11th June, 2006 Curlew Sandpiper Gramasdail - Benbecula
+ Brue - Lewis - Hebrides
   
fri 9th June, 2006 Northern Eider Riof - Uig - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides Pair Peter
wed 7th june, 2006 Iceland Gull Between North Uist and Benbecula - Hebrides (Kumlien's)  
wed 7th june, 2006 Sea Eagle Isle of Lewis - Hebrides   Andy
tue 6th June, 2006 Sea Eagle Isle of Lewis - Hebrides   Andy
tue 6th June, 2006 Laughing Gull Traigh Athmor - North Uist    
tue 6th June, 2006 Osprey Near Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides    
mon 5th June, 2006 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides Old WISCO factory Marybank - juvenile Suzanne H
mon 5th June, 2006 Cuckoo Ranish - Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides   Ann-marie  G Age 8
sun 4th June, 2006 Oystercatcher Chick MOD Range - South Uist   Terry F
sun 4th June, 2006 Hobby North Uist - Hebrides    
sun 4th June, 2006 Lesser Canada Goose Tangasdale - Barra - Hebrides    
sun 4th June, 2006 Turtle Dove Ardveenish - Barra - Hebrides    
sat 3 Jun, 2006 Laughing Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides Sports Centre playing fields  
sat 3 Jun, 2006 Arctic Terns Braighe - Point - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides 4 birds
(and a cuckoo at Garrabost,
Callanish, and Croir...
Cuckoos still calling at 4am)
Andy
sat 3 Jun, 2006 Common Redpoll Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides    
thu 1 Jun, 2006 Glaucous Gull Loch Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Hebrides    
thu 1 Jun, 2006 Shelduck Northton - Isle of Harris - Hebrides Pair with 8 ducklings (reputedly this pair usually lose most of their offspring and numbers do not increase.) Suzanne H
         

 

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