Tuesday, 17 July 2018

17th July 2018 Unst SE1 Overcast

A misty start to the day was presumably responsible for grounding a Black-tailed Godwit and a Green Sandpiper on Lamba Ness. I later saw the 5 Common Crossbills at Setters Hill found by Connel yesterday.

Adult Black-tailed Godwit at Lamba Ness

Green Sandpiper at Lamba Ness

Bonxie at Lamba Ness
about as pale as they come

Sonogram of Common Crossbills at Setters Hill
Sonograms reveal an identical match to 'Glip' Common Crossbill that Martin Garner states is the commonest vocal type in the UK