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Shetland Bird Report

 

 

The Shetland Bird Report is published annually.

The 2000 and 2004 reports were both voted 4th in the Best Annual Bird Report competition (now discontinued), organised by the BTO.

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Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2012

Bird ringing in Shetland

Seasonal summary

Systematic List in full colour with dozens of photographs

Marsh Sandpiper at Virkie: second for Shetland

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker at Scalloway: first for Scotland

Red-eyed Vireo at Norwick: first for Shetland

Caspian Reed Warbler at Kergord: first for Shetland

Eyebrowed Thrush on Foula: first for Shetland away from Fair Isle

Chestnut-eared Bunting at Virkie: first for Shetland away from Fair Isle

Shetlandís Breeding Seabirds in 2012

 

 

Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2010

Bird ringing in Shetland

Seasonal summary

Systematic List in full colour with dozens of photographs

Leachís Storm Petrels nesting at a new site in Shetland

The colonisation of Noss NNR by European Storm Petrels

Egyptian Goose on Mainland: first for Scotland

Iberian Chiffchaff at Baltasound: first for Shetland

Water Pipit at Norwick: first for Shetland

An unusual redpoll at Sumburgh

 

Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2009

Bird ringing in Shetland

Seasonal summary

Systematic List in full colour with dozens of photographs

A post-breeding census of Greylag Geese in Shetland in 2009

Continental Cormorants in Dunrossness in spring 2009

Solitary Sandpiper on Foula: first for Shetland away from Fair Isle

Moltoniís Subalpine Warbler on Unst: first for Britain

Buff-bellied Pipit on Foula: first for Shetland away from Fair Isle

 

Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2008

Bird ringing in Shetland

Seasonal summary

Systematic List in full colour with dozens of photographs

 

Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2007

Bird ringing in Shetland

Ringed Plover Survey 2007

Seasonal summary

Systematic List in full colour with dozens of photographs

Greater Yellowlegs on Foula: first for Shetland

Calandra Lark at Baltasound: first for Shetland away from Fair Isle

Siberian Thrush on Foula: first for Shetland

 

Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2006

Bird ringing in Shetland

Seasonal summary

Systematic List in full colour with dozens of photographs

Olive-tree Warbler at Boddam: first for Britain

Bufflehead on Loch of Snarravoe, Unst: first for Shetland

Hooded Merganser on Unst: first for Shetland

Blythís Pipit at Sumburgh: first for Shetland away from Fair Isle

Caspian Stonechat at Virkie: first for Shetland

Scandinavian Rock Pipits in spring 2006

Autumn Marsh Warblers

Shetland seabirds catching pipefish

 

Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2005:

Systematic List in full colour with dozens of photographs

Rarity Decisions and Descriptions

  • The Shetland Breeding Bird Survey 2005

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  • Bird Ringing in Shetland

  • Predation of Fulmars by Otter

     

    Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2004:

    Systematic List

    Rarity Decisions and Descriptions

  • Whooper and Mute Swans hybridising in Shetland

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  • Additional information on three first for Britain recorded from Shetland

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  • The breeding birds of Sullom Voe Terminal

    Bird specimens held in Shetland

    Bird Ringing in Shetland

    County Checklist of the Birds of Shetland

    8 pages of colour photographs

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    Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2003:

    Systematic List

    Rarity Decisions and Descriptions

  • The Shetland Breeding Bird Survey 2003

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  • Seabird Populations of Shetland

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  • The Status of Breeding Whimbrels on Unst

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  • Roof-top gulls in Lerwick

    Bird Ringing in Shetland

    County Checklist of the Birds of Shetland

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    Contents of Shetland Bird Report 2002:

    Systematic List

    Rarity Decisions and Descriptions

  • The Shetland Breeding Bird Survey 2002, and an Estimate of the Population Size of Some of Shetland's Commoner Breeding Birds

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  • The Food of Long-eared Owls in Shetland in winter 2002/03

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  • The Moult of Chiffchaffs Summering in Shetland

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  • Bird Ringing in Shetland

    County Checklist of the Birds of Shetland

    New expanded 8-page colour section

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