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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : November 2005


Hebrides Bird SightingsLaughing Gull
Loch Ordais 08-11-05

 

 

 

 

 

This table is Hebrides Bird Sightings period November 2005
Tues November 30, 2005 Snow Buntings Achmore - Lewis - Outer Hebrides Sighting - 20+Birds
CR
Mon November 29, 2005 Glaucous Gull Loch Barvas - Lewis - Outer Hebrides One has been seen there for a couple of weeks now
Winter Visitors - (sometimes one stays the summer)

 
Mon November 29, 2005 American Golden Plover Europie - Lewis - Outer Hebrides Seen a few times at Europie, Ness - Isle of Lewis, with Golden Plover flock - juvenile (slimmer bird, very strong head pattern) grassland  
Mon November 29, 2005 Snow Buntings Lundale + Achmore + Barvas + Butt of Lewis - Lewis - Outer Hebrides   SK
Mon November 29, 2005 Snowy Owl Laxdale - Lewis - Outer Hebrides

North side of the Laxdale river estuary at 7.30am.The bird was hunting.
Occasionally seen at Mangersta in Uig - Isle of Lewis, and at Brue - Isle of Lewis.

Gordon M
sun November 27 2005 Velvet Scoter Outer Hebrides    
sun November 27, 2005 Iceland Gull Loch Barvas - Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
sun November 27, 2005 Glaucous Gull Loch Barvas - Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
sat November 26, 2005 Kestrel Steinish - Lewis - OuterHebrides    
sat November 26, 2005 Iceland Gull Loch Barvas - Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
sat November 26, 2005 Glaucous Gull Stornoway Harbour + Loch Barvas - Lewis - Outer Hebrides Barvas one has been seen there for a couple of weeks now
 
sat November 26, 2005 Canada Geese Bru - Lewis - Outer Hebrides 3 Suzanne H
sat November 26, 2005 Jack Snipe Uig - Lewis - Outer Hebrides 3 together at the Bernera turn-off Suzanne H
sat November 26, 2005 Taiga Bean Goose North Uist - Outer Hebrides Sighting in Clachan farm area  
thu November 24, 2005 Iceland Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
thu November 24, 2005 Glaucous Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
wed November 23,2005, Great Northern Diver Kirkibost - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   CR
mon November 21, 2005 Waxwing Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides In the town centre in trees around the car park
Others this Autumn have been in Uig, Brue, Ness, Stornoway in Lewis, Tarbet in Harris, and on the Uists and Barra.
Passage Migrant
 
sun November 20, 2005 Great Northern Diver Braighe - Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 2 birds
Frank S
sun November 20, 2005 Sparrowhawk Braighe - Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   Frank S
sun November 20, 2005 Kestrel Braighe - Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   Frank S
sun November 20, 2005 Iceland Gull Loch Barvas - Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
sun November 20, 2005 Glaucous Gull Loch Barvas - Lewis - Outer Hebrides

 
sat November 19, 2005 Taiga Bean Geese North Uist - Outer Hebrides    
sat November 19, 2005 Wheatear Berneray - Outer Hebrides Last one reported was 6th October - Is this the last one of the year?  
sat November 19, 2005 Short-eared Owl Garynahine - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Seen at dusk
Occasionally seen in this area
Frank S
fri November 18, 2005 Waxwing Benbecula - Outer Hebrides
Autumnal visitor here since 1957
 
fri November 18, 2005 Laughing Gull Europie - Lewis - Outer Hebrides Photo of Laughing Gull taken at Butt of Lewis 10 days previously  
fri November 18, 2005 Glaucous Gull Loch Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
fri November 18, 2005 Iceland Gull Loch Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
thu November 17, 2005 Brambling Sheshader - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides At the bird table for 2-3 days Mary and William M
thu November 17, 2005 Little Egret Isle of Grimsay - Outer Hebrides Grimsay is a small island (about 4 miles by 2 miles) which is between North Uist and Benbecula  
Wed November 16, 2005 Pine Bunting Carinish - North Uist - Outer Hebrides photographs of a Pine Bunting elsewhere  
Wed November 16, 2005 Waxwing Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Cuddy Point - Castle Grounds



Frank S
Wed November 16, 2005 Reed Buntings Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 4 of these birds in a garden Frank S
Wed November 16, 2005 Snow Buntings Garynahine + Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 2 Garynahine
Frank S
Wed November 16, 2005 Glaucous Gull Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Tue November 15, 2005 Glaucous Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   CR
Tue 15 November 2005 Fieldfares Sheshader - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides In area for several weeks Mary and William M
Mon 14 November, 2005 Blackcap Sheshader - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides At the bird table for two days Mary and William M
Sun 13 November, 2005 Snowy Owl Mangersta - Uig - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   WWestern Isles Birds
Sun 13 November, 2005 Laughing Gull Butt of Lewis - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Near Loch Stiapabhat damp fields by the bird hide

 
Sat 12 November, 2005 Grey Phalarope Europie - Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Western Isles Birds  
Sat 12 November, 2005 Glaucous Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Sat 12 November, 2005 Laughing Gull Butt of Lewis - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Near Loch Stiapabhat damp fields by the bird hide

 
fri 11 November, 2005 Laughing Gull Butt of Lewis - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Loch Stiapabhat near the bird hide

 
thu 10 November, 2005 Glaucous Gull Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   Frank S
thu 10 November, 2005 Waxwing Stornoway+Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 60 at Cuddy Point - Stornoway woods

 
thu 10 November, 2005 Laughing Gull Butt of Lewis - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Later at Europie

 
wed 9 November, 2005 American Golden Plover Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides
 
wed 9 November, 2005 Ring-billed Gull Peninerine - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
wed 9 November, 2005 Iceland Gull Stoneybridge - South Uist - Outer Hebrides    
wed 9 November, 2005 Little Auk Bragar - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Bird was on the Sea in the bay  
wed 9 November, 2005 Waxwings Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
wed 9 November, 2005 Laughing Gull Loch Ordais +Bragar+Butt of Lewis - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Photograph of the bird
Andy R
tue 8 November, 2005 Blackcap Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Male Blackcap on apples in my garden today. FS
tue 8 November, 2005 Waxwings Stornoway + Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides At least 40 waxwings flying round the council offices this morning - mainly on and around the cotoneaster bushes around the car park.

FS
MS
tue 8 November, 2005 Laughing Gull Barvas +Loch Ordais+Loch Stiapat -Isle of Lewis - Western Isles

By beachat Barvas
Flooded field near Loch Ordais
Franklins also a possibility.


Photo of Laughing Gull taken at Butt of Lewis

Martin
Bob
Andy R
tue 8 November, 2005 American Golden Plover Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides

 
Mon November 7, 2005 Whooper Swans Europie - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 3 Whoopers at Europie on fields and flooded areas, c300 Golden Plover, and 20+ Snipe
 
MW
Mon November 7, 2005 Jack Snipe Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides No sign of Lesser Yellowlegs, at the Butt of Lewis this pm, but Jack Snipe, 9 Barnacles, 2 Redshank, and 28 Golden Plover. MW
Mon November 7, 2005 Barnacle Geese Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides
MW
Mon November 7, 2005 Ring-billed Gull Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   MS
Mon November 7, 2005 Waxwing Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides

56 in Urquart Gardens/ War memorial area of Stornoway this am

 

MS
sun November 6, 2005 Waxwing Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides

 

 
sun November 6, 2005 Lesser Yellowlegs Butt of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Photograph of the bird AR
sun November 6, 2005 Mediterranean Gull Loch Barvas - Isle of Lewis - Western Isles Was in the same place previous Sunday  
sat November 5, 2005 Hawfinch Stornoway - Isle of Lewis Outer Hebrides In a garden in Lewis Street PC
sat November 5, 2005 Hen Harrier Galson - Isle of Lewis Outer Hebrides   MS
sat November 5, 2005 Olive-backed Pipit Port of Ness - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides In crofts at Port of Ness Saturday afternoon, but it was very mobile and difficult to pin down. First Lewis record and second for the Hebrides.


AR
sat November 5, 2005 Goldcrest Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 2 birds FS
sat November 5, 2005 Siskin Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Male FS
sat November 5, 2005 Blue Tits Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 3 birds FS
sat November 5, 2005 Woodcock Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Moor FS
sat November 5, 2005 Red Grouse Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Moor FS
sat November 5, 2005 Waxwing Stornoway + Port of Ness - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 7 birds in the Ness group

MS

FS

fri November 4, 2005 Waxwing Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   FS
fri November 4, 2005 Fieldfares Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Heading toward Stornoway - Morning sighting G&J T
fri November 4, 2005 Snow Buntings Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Briagh at the Stornoway end - Lunchtime sighting
G&J T
fri November 4, 2005 Woodcock Outer Hebrides   FS
thu 3 November, 2005 Gold Finches Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   FS
thu 3 November, 2005 Sparrow Hawk Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Hen FS
thu 3 November, 2005 Reed Bunting Lochs - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   FS
thu 3 November, 2005 Little Grebe Loch Chromor - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 6+birds MW
thu 3 November, 2005 Whooper Swans Loch Chromor - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides

9 birds

 

MW
thu 3 November, 2005 Hawfinch Brue - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Wed 2 November, 2005 Ring-tailed Hen Harrier Gravir Road - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides
MW
Wed 2 November, 2005 Siskin Bragar - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides   FS
Wed 2 November, 2005 Whooper Swans Lochs area - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 70+birds

FS
Wed 2 November, 2005 Waxwing Stornoway + Riof - Isle of Lewis -
Tarbet - Isle of Harris


 
Wed 2 November, 2005 Red-necked Grebe Riof - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides    
Tue 1 November, 2005 Arctic Warbler Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Castle Grounds  
Tue 1 November, 2005 Hen Harrier Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Barvas road - Barvas end - evening
MS
tue 1 November, 2005 Whooper Swans

Briagh Loch - Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides

2 families on the loch in the morning

 

G&J T
tue 1 November, 2005 Blackcap Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides Passing through Point heading toward Stornoway
G&J T
tue 1 November, 2005 Whinchat Point - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides sighting = passing through Point heading toward Stornoway G&J T
tue 1 November, 2005 Waxwing Stornoway - Isle of Lewis +
Tarbet - Isle of Harris - Outer Hebrides
Flock (28) Mackenzie St. Bayhead

MS
tue 1 November, 2005 Hawfinches Stornoway - Isle of Lewis - Outer Hebrides 2 birds in a Stornoway garden between the 1st November and the 6th  
tue 1 November, 2005 Glaucous Gull Outer Hebrides    
         

 

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