Thursday, 21 May 2015

21st May 2015 Unst SW4 Drizzle

Early morning at Skaw and we then tried Haroldswick pools but heavy drizzle forced an early retreat. We then tried North Dale and then Haroldswick where a drake Garganey was present. We then toured the Baltasound sites where the highlight was finding a Golden Oriole in the pines opposite the police house before drizzle again set-in.

Garganey 1 drake
Tufted Duck 8
Iceland Gull 1
Golden Oriole 1
Swallow c.8
Chiffchaff 1
Willow Warbler 1
Blackcap 1
flava Wagtail 1

Iceland Gull at Norwick (JFC)

Oystercatcher and drake Garganey at Haroldswick pools (JFC)

First-summer male Golden Oriole at Baltasound Pines (BK)