Saturday 16 October 2021

16th October 2021 Unst NW3 Overcast

We seawatched from Lamba Ness for an hour but with the wind easing it soon became too tempting to commence looking for passerine migrants that predictably remain in very short supply.

Lamba Ness: 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 2 blue Fulmars, 2 Mergansers, Merlin, 2 Little Auks & Jack Snipe.

Norwick: 11 Long-tailed Ducks, Robin, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Blackcap, Chifchaff, 6 Northwestern Redpolls, 2 Hornemann's Arctic Redpolls.

NorthDale: Siberian Chiffchaff.

Burrafirth: Long-tailed Duck & Redpoll sp.

Haroldswick: Jack Snipe & Whinchat.

Northwestern Redpoll at Valyie

Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll at Norwick

Siberian Chiffchaff at NorthDale

Whinchat at Haroldswick