Saturday, 23 May 2015

23rd May 2015 Unst W3

Nicer conditions but birds were in short supply at all sites visited that included Skaw, Lamba Ness, Haroldswick and Baltasound although there had been a clear grounding of both Ringed Plovers and Dunlin.

Pintail 1 drake
Ringed Plover c.100
Dunlin c.70
Swallow c.8
Chiffchaff 3
Willow Warbler 3
Blackcap 3
Lesser Whitethroat 1
Redwing 1 in song
flava Wagtail 1
Grey Wagtail 2
White Wagtail 1
Common Redpoll 3
Reed Bunting 1

the geo at Vaylie (JFC)

Vaylie garden (JFC)

Chiffchaff at Haroldswick (JFC)

Baltasound with Halligarth in the foreground (JFC)

the Baltasound pines (JFC)