Outer Hebrides (Western Isles) including the following outlying islands: North Rona (HW8132), Sula Sgeir (HW6230), Flannan Isles (NA7246), St Kilda (the term refers to all islands and stacks in the group, NF0999), Causamul (NF6670) and Monach Islands (NF6262).
Local recorders for the area:
Suthainn, Askernish, Isle of South Uist, HS8 5SY
For all records of birds in the Outer Hebrides, BirdTrack the online bird recording system operated by the BTO, is the preferred option. Alternatively a downloadable spreadsheet or an online submissions form are available on the Outer Hebrides Birds website.
For rare birds, (i.e. all BBRC, SBRC and OHRC species requiring a description) an email, phone call or text to the recorder in the first instance would be appreciated.
Outer Hebrides Bird Report
2014-16, A5, 294pp. ISSN 2631-6560. Also included in this latest report are details of all species ever recorded in the Outer Hebrides.
£13 including p&p.
Buy online at: Outer Hebrides Birds Book Shop or contact Outer Hebrides Birds, Suthainn, Askernish, Isle of South Uist, HS8 5SY. Tel: 07501 332803. Cheques made payable to “Outer Hebrides Birds”. A limited number of copies of the report are also available from Waterston House (for sale over the counter only), priced at £10 per copy.
Very limited stock of 2011-13, 2008-10, 2005-06, 2003-04 available
Back issues available from:
The following Outer Hebrides Bird Reports are now out of stock: 2007, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1997 (with 1992-96 additions), 1991, 1989-90.
Outer Hebrides Records Committee
Members: Brian Rabbitts, John Kemp, James Siddle, Andrew Stevenson and Bruce Taylor with Yvonne Benting as non-voting secretary.
Species that the committee considers:
Bewick’s Swan, Egyptian Goose, Tundra Bean Goose, Taiga Bean Goose, White-fronted Goose (nominate albifrons), Mandarin Duck, American Wigeon, Green-winged Teal, Ring-necked Duck, Surf Scoter (♀/immature only), Smew, Ruddy Duck, Great Shearwater, Balearic Shearwater, Great White Egret, White Stork, Glossy Ibis, Spoonbill, Black-necked Grebe, Honey-buzzard, Red Kite, Goshawk, Rough-legged Buzzard, Crane, Avocet, American Golden Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Temminck’s Stint, Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Black Tern, Roseate Tern, Sabine’s Gull, Mediterranean Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Stock Dove, Barn Owl, Nightjar, Bee-eater, Wryneck, Hobby, Golden Oriole, Red-backed Shrike, Great Grey Shrike, Chough, Firecrest, Shore Lark, Pallas’s Warbler, Icterine Warbler, Bluethroat, Richard’s Pipit, Water Pipit, Common Rosefinch, Yellowhammer.
Scottish rarities (ie those in capitals on the SBRC List) should also be sent to the Recorder, who will forward them to SBRC.