Tuesday, 19 October 2021

19th October 2021 Unst S2 Overcast

Overcast conditions with light winds. Good numbers of the birds that arrived yesterday were still on the island and a few odds and ends crept out of the woodwork.

Norwick: Common Redstart, 2 Robins, c.500 Redwings, 3 Fieldfares, Ring Ouzel, 5 Blackcaps, Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Chiffchaffs, 260 Bramblings, 2 Siskins, Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll, Northwestern Redpoll, Mealy Redpoll, Goldfinch, Reed Bunting & Yellowhammer.

Skaw: Wheatear, Robin, c.200 Redwings, Song Thrush, Ring Ouzel, Chiffchaff, 4 Goldcrests & 10 Bramblings.

Haroldswick: Long-tailed Duck, Long-eared Owl, c.250 Redwings, 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs & 2 Chiffchaffs.

Easter Loch: 28 Whooper Swans, Scaup, Pochard, c.100 Redwings & c.80 Bramblings.

Bramblings at Norwick

Common Redstart at Norwick

Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll at Norwick

Goldfinch at Norwick