Friday, 29 October 2021

29th October 2021 Unst SSE2 Overcast

A heavily overcast day but almost calm with rain arriving lunchtime for a few hours before clearing through. After seeing a familiar line-up of species for most of the day it was a surprise when Brenda found a Northern Willow Warbler in our garden just prior to dusk. 

Millfield: c.12 Redwings, Blackcap, Willow Warbler and Mealy Redpoll. 

Norwick: c.60 Common Snipe, 3 Robins, Blackcap, Siberian Chiffchaff, Chiffchaff, 3 Siskins, 2 Chaffinches, 6 Brambling & Yellowhammer.

Haroldswick: Chiffchaff & 8 Brambling.

Northdale: Siberian Chiffchaff & Willow Warbler.

Yellowhammer at Norwick

Northern Willow Warbler at Millfield