Friday, 9 September 2016

9th September 2016 Unst SE2 Overcast

The wind nudging southeasterly did the trick producing a small but varied arrival of migrants. Highlights included finding a Lapland Bunting and Icterine Warbler along Holsens road, an acredula Willow Warbler at North Dale and a Barred Warbler at Haroldswick.

Willow Warbler 1
Chiffchaff 1
Spotted Flycatcher 1

Holsens road
Icterine Warbler 1
Lapland Bunting 1

Whinchat 1
Chiffchaff 1
Garden Warbler 2+
Blackcap 1
Pied Flycatcher 1
Common Rosefinch 3

North Dale
Willow Warbler 3 including a P.t. acredula

Whinchat 1
Willow Warbler 1
Lesser Whitethroat 1

Barred Warbler 1

Setters Hill
Willow Warbler 1
Pied Flycatcher 1

Willow Warbler 1

Spotted Flycatcher at Skaw

Icterine Warbler along Holsens road

Garden Warbler at Norwick

Common Rosefinch at Norwick

P.t. acredula meets P.t. trochilus at North Dale

P.t. acredula at North Dale

Greenland Wheatear at Burrafirth

Lesser Whitethroat at Burrafirth

Juvenile Gannet at Haroldswick

Pied Flycatcher at Setters Hill