Sunday, 3 January 2021

3rd January 2021 Unst SE1 Clear

We took a look around Uyeasound and then walked out to Heogland seeing 3 Great Northern Divers, 2 Whooper Swans, the family party of 6 Mute Swans that includes 2 'polish' 2cy, a female Scaup, c.300 Eider, c.200 Long-tailed Ducks, a female-type Velvet Scoter, 7 female-type Common Scoter, c.25 Goldeneye, a Grey Plover, 3 Purple Sandpipers, 3 Iceland Gulls (2 2cy & 3cy), an adult Glaucous Gull and a Razorbill. The female-type Velvet Scoter was still of Skibhoul this evening.

Sun setting as we walked back from Heogland

Scaup at Heogland

Mute Swans on Easter Loch
Four of last year's juveniles still going strong that includes two 'polish' individuals (left & right)