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April

SPECIES

NO.

Age & sex

LOCALITY

DATE

Scops Owl

1

female

Cunningsburgh

04/04/1928

White Stork

1

 

Fair Isle

04/04/1930

Little Egret

1

 

Loch of Spiggie

06/04/1988

Golden Eagle

1

 

Fair Isle

07/04/1961

Little Bittern

1

female

Fair Isle

10/04/1940

Little Crake

1

male

Uyeasound, Unst

10/04/1959

Song Sparrow

1

male

Fair Isle

11/04/1989

Spoonbill

2

 

Mid Yell

12/04/1871

Mandarin Duck

2

males

Norwick

14/04/1985

Song Sparrow

1

male

Fair Isle

17/04/1979

Golden Eagle

1

 

Fetlar

17/04/1981

Alpine Swift

1

 

Fair Isle

18/04/1981

Night Heron

1

first-summer

Garderhouse

18/04/1987

Magpie

1

 

Fair Isle

22/04/1987

Mandarin Duck

1

male

Walls

23/04/1997

Great White Egret

1

 

Sand Water

23/04/2002

Pallid Harrier

1

2nd-year male

Fair Isle

24/04/1931

Alpine Swift

1

 

Fair Isle

25/04/1966

Night Heron

1

adult

Norwick, Unst

25/04/1983

Sandhill Crane

1

first-summer

Fair Isle

26/04/1981

Little Tern

1

 

Sandwick

26/04/1992

Mediterranean Gull

1

adult

Baltasound

26/04/1992

White Stork

1

 

Fair Isle

26/04/2002

Song Sparrow

1

male

Fair Isle

27/04/1959

Night Heron

1

adult

Loch of Spiggie

27/04/1987

Mediterranean Gull

1

2nd-summer Loch of Spiggie 27/04/2003

Calandra Lark

1

 

Fair Isle

28/04/1978

Great White Egret

1

 

Brig of Bakkasetter

28/04/1994

White Stork

1

 

Fair Isle

28/04/1995

Mandarin Duck

1

male

Haroldswick

28/04/2002

Dartford Warbler

1

 

Fair Isle

29/04/2000

Hermit Thrush

1

 

Fetlar

30/04/1998

 

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