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Outer Hebrides 2010

Updated: 31st December 2010

Species seen so far this year in the Outer Hebrides: 137 – could be better! Must try harder in 2011 :)
Lifers: 2 (Arctic Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler)
UK ticks: 2 (Pacific golden Plover, Lesser Yellowlegs, Hermit Thrush, Red-eyed Vireo, Lapland Bunting)

Mute Swan Cygnus olor 25/04/2010
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus 25/04/2010
Pink-footed Goose Anser brachyrhynchus 02/05/2010
Greylag Goose Anser anser 24/04/2010
Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis 25/04/2010
Brent Goose Branta bernicla hrota 25/04/2010
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna 25/04/2010
Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope 02/05/2010
Gadwall Anas strepera 12/08/2010
Eurasian Teal Anas crecca 26/04/2010
Mallard Anas platyrhynchos 24/04/2010
Northern Pintail Anas acuta 05/09/2010
Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata 26/04/2010
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula 24/04/2010
Greater Scaup Aythya marila 13/10/2010
Common Eider Somateria mollissima 24/04/2010
Long-tailed Duck Clangula hyemalis 01/05/2010
Common Goldeneye Bucephala clangula 04/11/2010
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator 24/04/2010
Willow Ptarmigan (Red Grouse) Lagopus lagopus 29/04/2010
Red-throated Diver Gavia stellata 02/05/2010
Great Northern Diver Gavia immer 24/04/2010
Little Grebe Tachybaptus ruficollis 25/04/2010
Northern Fulmar Fulmarus glacialis 24/04/2010
Manx Shearwater Puffinus puffinus 24/04/2010
Northern Gannet Morus bassanus 24/04/2010
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo 25/04/2010
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis 24/04/2010
Grey Heron Ardea cinerea 24/04/2010
White-tailed Eagle Haliaeetus albicilla 01/05/2010
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus 24/04/2010
Eurasian Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus 12/09/2010
Common Buzzard Buteo buteo 24/04/2010
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos 29/04/2010
Common Kestrel Falco tinnunculus 26/04/2010
Merlin Falco columbarius 24/04/2010
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus 05/08/2010
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 02/12/2010
Corn Crake Crex crex 29/04/2010
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 05/08/2010
Common Coot Fulica atra 12/08/2010
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus 24/04/2010
Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula 24/04/2010
Pacific Golden Plover Pluvialis fulva 11/08/2010
European Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria 24/04/2010
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 26/04/2010
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus 24/04/2010
Red Knot Calidris canutus 14/08/2010
Sanderling Calidris alba 24/04/2010
Little Stint Calidris minuta 10/09/2010
Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos 11/09/2010
Curlew Sandpiper Calidris ferruginea 06/09/2010
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima 25/04/2010
Dunlin Calidris alpina 25/04/2010
Ruff Philomachus pugnax 02/09/2010
Jack Snipe Lymnocryptes minimus 08/12/2010
Common Snipe Gallinago gallinago 25/04/2010
Eurasian Woodcock Scolopax rusticola 04/12/2010
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa 25/04/2010
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica 29/04/2010
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus 25/04/2010
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata 24/04/2010
Common Redshank Tringa totanus 24/04/2010
Common Greenshank Tringa nebularia 09/10/2010
Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes 18/09/2010
Common Sandpiper Actitis hypoleucos 24/04/2010
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres 24/04/2010
Grey Phalarope Phalaropus fulicarius 09/10/2010
Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 29/04/2010
Great Skua Stercorarius skua 24/04/2010
Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus 25/04/2010
Mew Gull Larus canus 24/04/2010
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus 24/04/2010
Herring Gull Larus argentatus 24/04/2010
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus 24/04/2010
Black-legged Kittiwake Rissa tridactyla 24/04/2010
Common Tern Sterna hirundo 03/05/2010
Arctic Tern Sterna paradisaea 26/04/2010
Common Guillemot Uria aalge 24/04/2010
Razorbill Alca torda 24/04/2010
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle 24/04/2010
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica 24/04/2010
Rock Pigeon Columba livia 24/04/2010
Common Wood Pigeon Columba palumbus 26/04/2010
Eurasian Collared Dove Streptopelia decaocto 24/04/2010
Common Cuckoo Cuculus canorus 24/04/2010
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus 26/04/2010
Common Swift Apus apus 06/09/2010
Sky Lark Alauda arvensis 24/04/2010
Sand Martin Riparia riparia 29/04/2010
Barn Swallow Hirundo rustica 24/04/2010
Meadow Pipit Anthus pratensis 24/04/2010
Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus 24/04/2010
White Wagtail Motacilla alba alba 24/04/2010
Pied Wagtail Motacilla alba yarellii
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus 24/10/2010
Winter Wren Troglodytes troglodytes 24/04/2010
Dunnock Prunella modularis 21/09/2010
European Robin Erithacus rubecula 01/05/2010
Stonechat Saxicola torquata 25/04/2010
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe 24/04/2010
Hermit Thrush Catharus guttatus 10/10/2010
Common Blackbird Turdus merula 24/04/2010
Fieldfare Turdus pilaris 11/10/2010
Song Thrush Turdus philomelos 24/04/2010
Redwing Turdus iliacus 25/04/2010
Sedge Warbler Acrocephalus schoenobaenus 09/09/2010
Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla 29/09/2010
Garden Warbler Sylvia borin 02/09/2010
Lesser Whitethroat Sylvia curruca 11/10/2010
Arctic Warbler Phylloscopus borealis 08/09/2010
Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus 25/09/2010
Common Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita 06/05/2010
Willow Warbler Phylloscopus trochilus 24/04/2010
Goldcrest Regulus regulus 04/05/2010
Spotted Flycatcher Muscicapa striata 12/10/2010
Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca 11/10/2010
Long-tailed Tit Aegithalos caudatus 05/05/2010
Blue Tit Cyanistes caeruleus 04/05/2010
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula 06/05/2010
Rook Corvus frugilegus 06/05/2010
Hooded Crow Corvus cornix 24/04/2010
Common Raven Corvus corax 24/04/2010
Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris 24/04/2010
House Sparrow Passer domesticus 24/04/2010
Red-eyed Vireo Vireo olivaceus 11/10/2010
Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs 24/04/2010
Brambling Fringilla montifringilla 11/10/2010
European Greenfinch Carduelis chloris 26/04/2010
European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis 31/08/2010
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus 11/11/2010
Common Linnet Carduelis cannabina 09/09/2010
Twite Carduelis flavirostris 25/04/2010
Lesser Redpoll Carduelis cabaret 12/08/2010
Lapland Bunting Calcarius lapponicus 04/08/2010
Snow Bunting Plectrophenax nivalis 11/11/2010
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus 04/08/2010
Corn Bunting Emberiza calandra 25/04/2010
Annual total 137