Friday, 1 October 2021

1st October 2021 Unst SE2 Clear

A beautiful clear morning slowly clouded over with a short spell of rain around midday that soon cleared through. Having covered Norwick and Lamba Ness we made a late afternoon visit to NorthDale as Brian Cox and Nick Pope had found an Olive-backed Pipit there.

Norwick: Long-tailed Duck, 3 Robins, Common Redstart, Song Thrush, Tree Pipit, first-winter Citrine Wagtail, 13 Blackcaps, Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, 3 Willow Warblers, 4 Chiffchaffs, Spotted Flycatcher,  Common Rosefinch, c.50 Chaffinch, c.100 Brambling, h Siskin.

Lamba Ness: 2 Song Thrush.

NorthDale: Chiffchaff, Olive-backed Pipit & Little Bunting.

Lesser Whitethroat at Norwick

Olive-backed Pipit at NorthDale

Little Bunting at NorthDale