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June to December 2014 Sightings

 

 

Wednesday 31st December

Central Mainland: Kumlien's Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick (present since 21st December).

Kumlien's Gull at Lerwick - Richard Ashbee

South Mainland: Hen Harrier at Bigton. Shelduck at Virkie.

Yell: Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

Tuesday 30th December

Central Mainland: Velvet Scoter in Lerwick harbour. 3 Gadwall and 6 Mute Swans at Loch of Clickimin.

Yell: Pomarine Skua in Yell Sound. Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Stonechat and Black Redstart at Sandsayre. Little Grebe and 2 Coots at Hillwell. Pink-footed Goose at Ringasta.

Monday 29th December

West Mainland: drake American Wigeon at Loch of Collaster.

Central Mainland: Black Redstart at Twageos, Lerwick. Glaucous Gull and 2 Iceland Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Unst: Blue Tit and Great Tit at Baltasound.

Yell: Blue Tit and 2 Robins at Cullivoe.

Whalsay: 30 Snow Buntings at Hamister.

Sunday 28th December

South Mainland: Stonechat, 2 Black Redstarts and Grey Heron at Sandsayre. Black Redstart at South Voxter, Cunningsburgh. European White-fronted Goose and Pink-footed Goose at Virkie. 2 Song Thrushes at Sumburgh Hotel. 40 Jackdaws at Sandwick.

Stonechat, Black Redstart and Grey Heron at Sandsayre - Richard Ashbee

Central Mainland: 2 Slavonian Grebes at Loch of Asta. Scaup at Loch of Tingwall. Goosander at Strand.

Yell: Snow Bunting at Breckon.

Saturday 27th December

Central Mainland: Great Tit and 2 Robins at Burnside, Lerwick. Little Grebe at Loch of Tingwall. Glaucous Gull at Weisdale.

South Mainland: Great Tit at Sandwick. Stonechat and 2 Black Redstarts at Sandsayre. European White-fronted Goose and Pink-footed Goose at Virkie.

Unst: Black Redstart at Norwick. 3 Slavonian Grebes at Baltasound.

Yell: Blue Tit and 2 Robins at Cullivoe.

West Mainland: 40 Snow Buntings at Effirth.

Friday 26th December

Burra: 2 Greenfinches and Water Rail on Trondra.

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. 2 Meadow Pipits at Belmont.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Coot at Kirk Loch. Rook at Mid Yell.

Whalsay: pale-bellied Brent Goose at Skaw.

Brent Goose at Skaw, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

South Mainland: Stonechat and 2 Black Redstarts at Sandsayre. Water Rail at Virkie. 3 Goosanders at Boddam. Glaucous Gull at Quendale.

Black Redstart at Sandsayre - Jim Nicolson; Stonechat, Ringed Plover and Purple Sandpiper at Sandsayre - Richard Ashbee

Yell: Water Rail at Mid Yell.

Central Mainland: Chaffinch at Brae.

Thursday 25th December

Unst: Great Tit, Dunnock and 6 Mealy Common Redpolls at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Greenfinch at Scousburgh. Woodcock at Durigarth. Little Grebe at Loch of Brow.

Yell: Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

Bressay: Chaffinch at Hillside.

Chaffinch at Hillside, Bressay - David Manson

Whalsay: Dunnock and Robin at Hamister.

Central Mainland: Chaffinch at Brae. Pomarine Skua off Stava Ness, North Nesting.

Wednesday 24th December

Central Mainland: 4 Blue Tits, Great Tit, 2 Chaffinches and 2 Robins at Scalloway. Iceland Gull and 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Water Rail at Brae.

Yell: European White-fronted Goose at Hamnavoe. Glaucous Gull at Vatsetter. Blue Tit, Robin and 3 Snow Buntings at Cullivoe. 2 Coots at Kirk Loch.

Burra: Water Rail and 2 Chaffinches on Trondra.

South Mainland: Dunnock at Toab.

Dunnock at Toab - Donald Robertson

Tuesday 23rd December

South Mainland: Kumlien's Gull at Scord. 2 Black Redstarts at Sandsayre. Hen Harrier at Bigton/Spiggie. Woodcock at Geosetter.

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull and 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. 2 Chaffinches at Upper Sound, Lerwick. Water Rail at Brae.

Whalsay: Iceland Gull and Chaffinch at Marister. Iceland Gull at Skaw.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe. 2 Coots at Kirk Loch. Carrion Crow at Mid Yell.

Monday 22nd December

South Mainland: Kumlien's Gull at Scord. Peregrine at Sumburgh Head.

Yell: Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: 3 Gadwall at Pullar's Loch, Lerwick. 2 Blue Tits at Scalloway.

Sunday 21st December

Central Mainland: Kumlien's Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. 2 Gadwall at Sullom Voe Terminal. Jackdaw at Brae. Sparrowhawk at Girlsta.

Yell: Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe. 2 Coots at Kirk Loch.

South Mainland: 4 Snow Buntings and 40 Jackdaws at Hoswick. Pink-footed Goose at Spiggie. Goldcrest at Gulberwick.

Saturday 20th December

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Sparrowhawk at Girlsta. Sparrowhawk at Voxter.

South Mainland: Black Redstart at Sandsayre.

West Mainland: Sparrowhawk, Brambling and 8 Chaffinches at Sand.

Yell: Rook at Mid Yell. Snow Bunting at Gloup. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Bressay: Chaffinch at Hillside.

Friday 19th December

Yell: 2 Pomarine Skuas in Yell Sound. Rook at Mid Yell. Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

Whalsay: Pomarine Skua at Marrister.

Central Mainland: 4 Blue Tits, Great Tit, 3 Goldfinches, Robin and 2 Chaffinches at Scalloway. Sparrowhawk at Girlsta.

Unst: Great Tit at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Black Redstart at Sandsayre.

Black Redstart at Sandsayre - Glen Tyler

Thursday 18th December

Yell: female King Eider at Basta Voe. Little Auk and Pomarine Skua in Yell Sound. Blue Tit, Snow Bunting and Robin at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: 2 Tundra Bean Geese at Hillwell.

Wednesday 17th December

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Scatness. 3 Snow Buntings at Virkie. Shoveler, Coot and Skylark at Hillwell.

Yell: 2 Coots at Kirk Loch.

Unst: Dunnock at Baltasound. Dunnock at Skaw.

Tuesday 16th December

Central Mainland: Blue Tit, Robin and 3 Chaffinches at Sound, Lerwick. Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Sparrowhawk at Loch of Tingwall. 5 Jackdaws at Scalloway.

South Mainland: 2 Iceland Gulls at Scatness. 12 Jackdaws at Ocraquoy. Snow Bunting at Virkie.

Jackdaw at Ocraquoy - George Petrie

Yell: Jack Snipe at Burravoe.

Foula: 3 Snow Buntings, Robin and 3 Chaffinches at the school.

Unst: Water Rail at Baltasound.

Monday 15th December

Yell: European White-fronted Goose and Bar-tailed Godwit at Hamnavoe. Shoveler at Loch of Littlester. Carrion Crow at Mid Yell.

Central Mainland: Blue Tit, Robin and 2 Chaffinches at Sound, Lerwick. Brambling, Song Thrush, 2 Dunnocks and 5 Chaffinches at North Road, Lerwick. Gadwall at Pullar's Loch, Lerwick.

Foula: 2 Snow Buntings, Robin and 3 Chaffinches at the school.

Snow Buntings on Foula - Jack Smith

Sunday 14th December

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. 4 White-fronted Geese at Baltasound.

Yell: Pomarine Skua at Hamnavoe.

North Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Stenness.

Central Mainland: Sparrowhawk at Brae. Sparrowhawk at Voe.

South Mainland: Stonechat and 3 Black Redstarts at Sandsayre. 2 Tundra Bean Geese at Hilwell.

Saturday 13th December

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull and Iceland Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Gadwall at Pullar's Loch, Lerwick. 2 Wood Pigeons at Helendale, Lerwick. Great Tit, 4 Blue Tits, 2 Chaffinches and 2 Goosanders at Scalloway. 2 Goldcrests at Brae.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Virkie/Scord. Peregrine at Sumburgh Head. 5 Jack Snipe at Quendale. Black Redstart and 2 Robins at Sand Lodge. 5 Snow Buntings at Setter, Sandwick. 2 Water Rails at Swinister Burn. Robin at Hoswick.

West Mainland: 4 Slavonian Grebes at Tresta Voe. 3 Slavonian Grebes at Weisdale Voe. Sparrowhawk, Woodcock, Slavonian Grebe, 4 Goldcrests and 3 Robins at Sand.

Sparrowhawk at Sand - Julie Redpath

North Mainland: Sparrowhawk at Gluss.

Sparrowhawk at Gluss - Keith Poleson

Friday 12th December

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Yell: Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: 20 Snow Buntings at Virkie. Dunnock at Toab. 20 Jackdaws at Sandwick.

Dunnock at Toab - Donald Robertson

Thursday 11th December

Unst: Great Tit and 3 Snow Buntings at Westing. 4 Chaffinches at Norwick.

Yell: Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: Little Auk found dead at Sullom Voe Terminal.

Foula: 2 Jackdaws, Rook, Robin and 3 Chaffinches.

South Mainland: Hen Harrier at Spiggie. 5 Shoveler at Scatness. Pochard and 4 Little Grebes at Hillwell. 13 Bar-tailed Godwits at Boddam. Stonechat at Virkie. 3 Snow Buntings at Toab.

Wednesday 10th December

Unst: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Baltasound. Great Tit at Westing.

Central Mainland: Blue Tit, 2 Great Tits, Chaffinch and Dunnock at North Road, Lerwick.

Yell: Blue Tit, Robin and 3 Snow Buntings at Cullivoe. 2 Coots at Kirk Loch.

South Mainland: Goosander at Virkie. 40 Jackdaws at Ocraquoy.

Foula: Robin and 2 Chaffinches at the school.

Tuesday 9th December

Central Mainland: 4 Blue Tits, Great Tit and Chaffinch at Scalloway. Blue Tit, Great Tit and Brambling at North Road, Lerwick.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Monday 8th December

Whalsay: Pomarine Skua at Skaw. Brent Goose at Burns.

South Mainland: Stonechat at Virkie. Sparrowhawk at Scatness.

Yell: Snow Bunting at West Sandwick. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Foula: Robin and 2 Chaffinches at the school.

Sunday 7th December

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Velvet Scoter at Lund. 3 Black Redstarts at Norwick. White-fronted Goose at Baltasound. 18 Snow Buntings at Burrafirth.

Black Redstart at Norwick - Rob Brookes

Central Mainland: Blue Tit, Robin and Brambling at Sound, Lerwick. Slavonian Grebe and Dunnock at Girlsta. Sparrowhawk at Brae.

Slavonian Grebe at Girlsta - Logan Johnson

Yell: Siberian Chiffchaff, Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

Siberian Chiffchaff at Cullivoe - Lynn Thomson

South Mainland: Stonechat at Virkie.

Saturday 6th December

West Mainland: American Wigeon still at Loch of Collaster. Mistle Thrush at Norby. 8 Snow Buntings between Tresta and Bixter.

Central Mainland: 5 Tundra Bean Geese at Veensgarth. Great Tit and 6 Goldfinches at Law Lane, Lerwick. 3 Great Tits, Blue Tit, 3 Wood Pigeons, Chiffchaff, Robin and Goldcrest at Helendale, Lerwick. Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin.

South Mainland: Stonechat at Virkie.

Yell: Goosander at Loch of Gutcher. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Unst: 4 Chaffinches at Norwick.

Friday 5th December

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Blue Tit, 2 Great Tits and 2 Goldcrests at North Road, Lerwick.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull and 8 Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie. Black Redstart, Rook, 45 Jackdaws, Brambling, Woodcock and Barnacle Goose at Sandwick. Pink-footed Goose at Ireland. Long-eared Owl, Stonechat and Snow Bunting at Virkie.

Black Redstart at Sandwick - Glen Tyler; Long-eared Owl at Virkie - Rob Fray

Foula: Jackdaw, 2 Wood Pigeons, 3 Chaffinches and 2 Robins.

Yell: Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe. 2 Coots at Kirk Loch.

Cetaceans: White-beaked Dolphin found dead at Aith.

Dead White-beaked Dolphin at Aith - Juan Brown

Thursday 4th December

Central Mainland: 4 Tundra Bean Geese at Kergord. 5 Goosanders and Chaffinch at Scalloway.

Chaffinch and Goosander at Scalloway - George Petrie

Yell: 2 European White-fronted Geese at Hamnavoe. Shoveler at Loch of Littlester. Brambling and 20 Snow Buntings at Burravoe. Blue Tit and 4 Robins at Cullivoe. 2 Coots at Kirk Loch.

Unst: Blue Tit at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Blue Tit and Hillwell.

Wednesday 3rd December

Whalsay: Pomarine Skua and Iceland Gull at Symbister. Pomarine Skua at Skaw. White Wagtail at Hamister. 2 Chaffinches at Saltness.

South Mainland: Stonechat at Virkie.

Yell: 2 Coots at Kirk Loch.

Foula: Chaffinch and Robin at the school.

Tuesday 2nd December

Central Mainland: 8 Tundra Bean Geese and Slavonian Grebe at Tingwall. 2 Blue Tits, Robin and 6 Goosanders at Scalloway. 6 Goldfinches, Blue Tit and Chiffchaff at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - Jim Nicolson; Goosanders at Scalloway - David Gifford (2 photos), Jim Nicolson (1 photo)

Yell: 2 European White-fronted Geese at Hamnavoe. Mistle Thrush at Ward Hill. Shoveler at Loch of Littlester. 10 Snow Buntings at Aywick. Blue Tit, Woodcock and Robin at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Black Redstart at Sumburgh Airport.

Unst: Blue Tit at Baltasound. Water Rail at Haroldswick.

Water Rail at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Foula: 2 Chaffinches and Robin at the school.

Monday 1st December

Central Mainland: 5 Tundra Bean Geese at Tingwall. 6 Goosanders at East Voe of Scalloway. Blue Tit, Great Tit, Dunnock, Chaffinch and Robin at North Road, Lerwick. Waxwing and Blackcap at Runafirth, Brae.

Tundra Bean Geese at Tingwall and Goosanders at Scalloway - Larry Dalziel

Foula: Yellowhammer, Rook, Robin and 3 Chaffinches at the school.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: 3 Jack Snipe at Boddam. Jack Snipe at Troswick.

Sunday 30th November

North Mainland: Green-winged Teal still at Orwick Water, Muckle Roe.

Unst: 3 Tundra Bean Geese at Uyeasound. Pomarine Skua and Shoveler at Easting. Blue Tit, Great Tit, Water Rail and Dunnock at Baltasound. 12 Snow Buntings at Caldback. 13 Snow Buntings at Lund.

Central Mainland: Mistle Thrush, 2 Blue Tits and 2 Great Tits at Kergord. Waxwing at Runafirth, Brae. Water Rail at Busta House, Brae. Blue Tit at Scalloway. Scaup and 2 Moorhens at Loch of Tingwall. Goldfinch, Great Tit and Chiffchaff at Law Lane, Lerwick. Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - George Petrie

South Mainland: Tundra Bean Goose at Ireland, Bigton. 2 Pomarine Skuas and 3 Woodcocks at Sumburgh Head. Pochard and 2 Little Grebes at Hillwell. Grey Wagtail and 2 Jack Snipe at Quendale. 35 Snow Buntings and 2 Woodcocks at Compass Head. Woodcock at Sumburgh Hotel. 3 Goosanders and 2 Chiffchaffs at Virkie. Blue Tit and Robin at Levenwick. Woodcock and 8 Chaffinches at Hoswick. Rook and 40 Jackdaws at Swinister.

Foula: Jackdaw, Chaffinch and Robin at the school.

Whalsay: Woodcock, Jack Snipe and 5 Skylarks at Skaw.

Yell: Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe. 2 Coots at Kirk Loch.

Saturday 29th November

Central Mainland: 2 Great Tits at North Road, Lerwick. Iceland Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Water Rail at Sundibanks, Scalloway.

South Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Virkie. Iceland Gull at Sandsayre. Pochard and 2 Coots at Hillwell. Barnacle Goose at The Wart, Sandwick.

Yell: Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

Friday 28th November

Foula: Rook, Robin and 2 Chaffinches at the school.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Goosander at Loch of Gutcher.

South Mainland: 7 Jackdaws at Sandwick.

Thursday 27th November

Foula: Yellowhammer, Jackdaw, Rook, Robin and 2 Chaffinches at the school.

Yellowhammer, Jackdaw and Chaffinch on Foula - Jack Smith

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Long-eared Owl and Water Rail at Virkie.

Whalsay: Reed Bunting at Skaw.

Wednesday 26th November

Foula: Yellowhammer and 2 Chaffinches at the school.

Yellowhammer on Foula - Jayne Smith

Yell: Blue Tit, Chiffchaff and Robin at Cullivoe. 2 Coots at Kirk Loch. Jack Snipe at Burravoe. Shoveler at Loch of Littlester.

Whalsay: Iceland Gull at Marrister. Common Redpoll at Hillhead. 30 Snow Buntings at Skaw.

Unst: Woodcock at Baltasound. 2 Common Scoters at Haroldswick.

Tuesday 25th November

West Mainland: drake American Wigeon still at Loch of Collaster. Mistle Thrush at Norby.

Mistle Thrush at Norby - Rebecca Nason

Central Mainland: 3 Tundra Bean Geese and 18 Chaffinches at Veensgarth. Blue Tit at Scalloway. 9 Tundra Bean Geese, Peregrine and Chaffinch at Tingwall. 2 Blue Tits, 2 Great Tits, Robin and 2 Wood Pigeons at Helendale, Lerwick. Blue Tit, 2 Blackcaps, Chaffinch, Song Thrush and Dunnock at North Road, Lerwick. 2 Iceland Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Unst: 2 Pintails at Loch of Snarravoe. 25 Snow Buntings at Baltasound.

Yell: Blue Tit, 3 Bramblings and 3 Robins at Cullivoe .

North Mainland: Greenshank at Lochend.

South Mainland: Slavonian Grebe at Leebitton. Long-eared Owl at Virkie. Woodcock at Exnaboe.

Monday 24th November

South Mainland: 5 Tundra Bean Geese at Sandwick. Long-eared Owl and Chiffchaff at Virkie. 3 Pink-footed Geese at Exnaboe. 4 Snow Buntings at Garths Ness.

Fieldfare, Redwing and Whooper Swans at Spiggie - Richard Ashbee

Bressay: Jack Snipe, 25 Purple Sandpipers, 3 Robins, 4 Song Thrushes, Snow Bunting and a dead Little Auk on Noss.

Central Mainland: 8 Goosanders at East Voe of Scalloway.

Goosanders at East Voe of Scalloway - Larry Dalziel

Yell: Shoveler at Loch of Littlester. Jack Snipe at Gutcher.

Unst: 6 Tundra Bean Geese at Westing. Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Puffin at Skaw. Black Redstart at Baltasound.

Sunday 23rd November

West Mainland: drake American Wigeon still at Loch of Collaster. Pomarine Skua off Norby.

Unst: Rough-legged Buzzard and Woodcock at Saxa Vord. 2 Tundra Bean Geese, 3 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Slavonian Grebes, Siberian Chiffchaff, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Wood Pigeon, Blackcap, Dunnock, Common Redpoll and 5 Chaffinches at Baltasound. Iceland Gull at Norwick. Woodcock at Burrafirth.

Tundra Bean Geese and Wood Pigeon at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

North Mainland: Green-winged Teal still at Orwick Water, Muckle Roe.

South Mainland: 3 Tundra Bean Geese at Ringasta. Little Auk and 9 'blue' Fulmars off Sumburgh Head. 2 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian), White Wagtail and 2 Jack Snipe at Quendale. 2 Black Redstarts and 3 Brent Geese at Toab. Short-eared Owl and Snow Bunting at Grutness. Snow Bunting at West Voe of Sumburgh. Black Redstart at Boddam. Goldcrest and 3 Robins at Geosetter. Black Redstart and Peregrine at Sandwick. Chiffchaff and 3 Robins at Setter, Sandwick. 4 Robins at Fladdabister.

Short-eared Owl and Snow Bunting at Grutness - John Moncrieff

Central Mainland: 4 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian), 4 Great Tits, 2 Blue Tits and Sparrowhawk at Kergord. 2 Waxwings, 4 Goldfinches, Robin, Blackcap and 3 Bramblings at Scalloway. Goldfinch, Blue Tit, Blackcap and 2 Great Tits at Law Lane, Lerwick. 3 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. Jackdaw at Brae. Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Girlsta.

Waxwings at Scalloway - George Petrie

Whalsay: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chiffchaff and Great Skua at Symbister. Dunnock at Gardentown.

Yell: Goosander at Loch of Gutcher.

Saturday 22nd November

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Glaucous Gull and Knot at Haroldswick. 3 White-fronted Geese and 3 Pink-footed Geese at Baltasound.

Central Mainland: 9 Waxwings at Scalloway.

South Mainland: 6 Little Auks past Sumburgh Head. 3 Brent Geese at Toab. 49 Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie. Pink-footed Goose at Hillwell. Great Tit and 2 Blue Tits at Swinister Burn, Sandwick.

Friday 21st November

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Snow Bunting at Skaw. Mistle Thrush at Inner Skaw. Jackdaw, Jack Snipe and Chiffchaff at Baltasound.

Smew at Loch of Snarravoe and Snow Bunting at Skaw - Rob Brookes

South Mainland: Siberian Chiffchaff and 4 Robins at Setter, Sandwick. 3 Brent Geese, Jack Snipe and Goldcrest at Toab. Water Rail at Virkie. 6 Pink-footed Geese at Exnaboe. Waxwing at Hillwell.

Central Mainland: 3 Waxwings, Blue Tit, Dunnock and Blackcap at North Road, Lerwick. Great Tit, Blackcap and 2 Robins in central Lerwick. Waxwing, Goldfinch, Great Tit, Brambling, Chiffchaff and 2 Blackcaps at Scalloway. 2 Long-eared Owls between Voe and Mossbank (1 died after being hit by a vehicle).

Burra: Woodcock and 6 Common Redpolls on Trondra.

Thursday 20th November

South Mainland: 4 Tundra Bean Geese, 3 Brent Geese and 21 Pink-footed Geese at Exnaboe. Northern Wheatear and 2 Black Redstarts at Toab. 2 Little Grebes, Pintail, 2 Coots and 4 Gadwall at Hillwell. Little Grebe at Brow Loch. 2 Slavonian Grebes at Spiggie. 53 Pink-footed Geese at Ringasta. Mallard x Pintail hybrid and 2 Shovelers at Scatness. Chiffchaff at Hestingott. Siberian Chiffchaff and 4 Robins at Setter, Sandwick.

Mallard x Pintail hybrid at Scatness - Roger Riddington

Whalsay: 2 Tundra Bean Geese, Chiffchaff and 4 Goldcrests at Skaw. Pomarine Skua and Jack Snipe at Marrister.

Unst: Waxwing, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Blackcap and 4 Robins at Baltasound. 2 Pomarine Skuas in Bluemull Sound. Yellowhammer at Norwick. Peregrine at Baltasound. Water Rail at Haroldswick.

Waxwing at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

Central Mainland: 2 Waxwings at Mossbank. Water Rail at Burgh Road, Lerwick. 2 Goosanders at East Voe of Scalloway.

Waxwings at Mossbank - George Graham (1 photo), George Petrie (2 photos)

Yell: Black Redstart at Mid Yell. 2 Pomarine Skuas in Yell Sound.

Wednesday 19th November

Central Mainland: White's Thrush briefly at North Road, Lerwick; also 5 Waxwings, Blue Tit, Dunnock, Robin and 2 Blackcaps there. Great Tit and 2 Blue Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. 3 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. 4 Tundra Bean Geese at Veensgarth. 3 Tundra Bean Geese at Kergord. 2 Waxwings and Peregrine at Scalloway. Waxwing and Blackcap at Mossbank.

Waxwing at Mossbank - George Graham

South Mainland: Grey-cheeked Thrush still at Rerwick. 4 Tundra Bean Goose and 21 Pink-footed Geese at Exnaboe. 3 Black Redstarts and Northern Wheatear at Toab. Goldfinch, Chiffchaff and 2 Robins at Scatness. 5 Snow Buntings, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest and 3 Robins at Hestingott. Chiffchaff at Virkie.

Tundra Bean Geese at Exnaboe - Roger Riddington

Unst: 2 Tundra Bean Geese at Hagdale. 2 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian), Jackdaw and 2 Robins at Baltasound. Greenfinch, Chaffinch and Chiffchaff at Norwick. Little Grebe and Shoveler at Burrafirth. 3 Robins at Skaw.

West Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Reawick. Slavonain Grebe at Tresta Voe.

Yell: Black Redstart at Burravoe. Goosander at Loch of Gutcher. Goosander at Mid Yell.

Tuesday 18th November

South Mainland: Grey-cheeked Thrush still at Rerwick. Tundra Bean Goose and Reed Bunting at Exnaboe. 6 Little Auks, 4 'blue' Fulmars, 6 Robins, Goosander, Water Rail, Jack Snipe, Woodcock, Sanderling, Blackcap, Grey Wagtail and 2 Goldcrests at Sumburgh. 2 Black Redstarts, 3 Brent Geese and Chiffchaff at Toab. Yellowhammer and Blackcap at Hestingott. Blue Tit and Brambling at Levenwick. Woodcock at Geosetter. 2 Blue Tits, 3 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian) and 2 Goldcrests at Swinister Burn. 2 Snow Buntings at Setter, Sandwick.

Grey-cheeked Thrush at Rerwick - Jim Nicolson; Tundra Bean Goose at Exnaboe - Rob Fray; Brent Geese at Toab - George Petrie

Foula: 2 Tundra Bean Geese, Green-winged Teal, 2 Iceland Gulls, 3 Glaucous Gulls, 2 Water Rails, Goldcrest, Blackcap and Dunnock.

Tundra Bean Geese on Foula - Geoff Atherton

Unst: 4 Tundra Bean Geese, Blue Tit and 2 Common Redpolls at Baltasound. 2 Pomarine Skuas off Uyea.

Tundra Bean Geese at Baltasound - Micky Maher

Whalsay: 2 Tundra Bean Geese at Skaw; also Short-eared Owl on the island.

Tundra Bean Geese at Skaw, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Yell: Waxwing and Black Redstart at Mid Yell.

Central Mainland: 2 Waxwings at Mossbank. 3 Waxwings at Law Lane, Lerwick. Great Tit, Sparrowhawk, Dunnock, Blackcap and Robin at North Road, Lerwick. Chiffchaff and Robin at Clickimin. 2 Bramblings at Toft. 2 Blue Tits, 2 Great Tits, 2 Robins and 4 Chaffinches at Kergord.

Waxwings at Mossbank - George Graham; Sparrowhawk at Lerwick - Ray Johnston

Monday 17th November

South Mainland: Grey-cheeked Thrush still at Rerwick. Red-flanked Bluetail still at Geosetter. Rough-legged Buzzard at Fleck and later Quendale. Olive-backed Pipit, Black Redstart and Chiffchaff at Toab. 7 Little Auks, 2 Pomarine Skuas and Great Skua past Sumburgh Head. Iceland Gull and Black Redstart at Virkie. Water Rail and 6 Jack Snipe at Quendale. Jack Snipe, 2 Blue Tits, Goldcrest and 3 Chaffinches at Swinister Burn. Brambling at Hoswick. 60 Jackdaws at Sandwick. 2 Goosanders at Boddam.

Rough-legged Buzzard at Quendale - Roger Riddington; Black Redstart at Virkie - Rob Fray; Jackdaw at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Whinchat and Iceland Gull at Skaw. Shoveler at Baltasound.

Whalsay: 2 Tundra Bean Geese, Short-eared Owl, 3 Snow Buntings and 3 Goldcrests at Skaw. Great Tit, Goldcrest and Brambling at Skibberhoull. Blue Tit at Whitefield. Siberian Chiffchaff at Isbister. 2 Woodcocks at Brough.

Central Mainland: 3 Waxwings, Great Tit, Dunnock, Brambling and 2 Blackcaps at North Road, Lerwick. 2 Greenfinches at Sound, Lerwick. 30 Jackdaws at Helendale, Lerwick. Blackcap at Twageos, Lerwick. Sparrowhawk at Kergord. 9 Goosanders at Loch of Tingwall.

Goosanders at Loch of Tingwall - Larry Dalziel

Yell: Hawfinch at Windhouse, Mid Yell. Black Redstart and Great Grey Shrike at Mid Yell. Black Redstart at Burravoe.

Burra: Black Redstart on Trondra.

West Mainland: 2 Slavonian Grebes, 20 Chaffinches and 4 Robins at Sand.

Sunday 16th November

South Mainland: Red-flanked Bluetail still at Geosetter. 3 Tundra Bean Geese and Sparrowhawk at Hillwell. 3 Brent Geese at Toab. 62 Pink-footed Geese at Ringasta. Pink-footed Goose at Noss, Spiggie. Pink-footed Goose at Brake. 54 Pink-footed Geese at Exnaboe. Goosander at West Voe of Sumburgh. Blue Tit at Maywick. 2 Snow Buntings at Setter, Sandwick.

Burra: Tundra Bean Goose and Greenland White-fronted Goose at Bridge End, West Burra. 2 European White-fronted Geese at Burland, Trondra.

Tundra Bean Goose at Bridge End, West Burra - Logan Johnson

Unst: Yellowhammer, Brambling, 3 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian), 2 Robins and 6 Chaffinches at Norwick. Mistle Thrush, Woodcock, 15 Common Redpolls, 2 Wood Pigeons and 4 Robins at Baltasound. Jack Snipe, Woodcock, Song Thrush and 4 Snow Buntings at Skaw.

Yellowhammer at Norwick - Mike Pennington

Central Mainland: Little Auk picked up at Firth and later released. Pomarine Skua at Mossbank. Long-eared Owl at Brae. Waxwing, Blue Tit, Sparrowhawk and 2 Goldcrests at Kergord. Woodcock and Goldcrest at Upper Kergord. 3 Blue Tits, Great Tit, Chaffinch and Robin at Sound, Lerwick. Wood Pigeon at Helendale, Lerwick. Goosander at East Voe of Scalloway.

Little Auk at Firth - George Graham

Yell: Short-eared Owl at East Yell.

West Mainland: Woodcock, Sparrowhawk and 2 Robins at Sand.

Saturday 15th November

South Mainland: Great Grey Shrike at Gulberwick. Black Redstart, Northern Wheatear and 3 Brent Geese at Toab. 41 Pink-footed Goose at Exnaboe. Water Rail at Geosetter. Water Rail at Sumburgh. Blue Tit and Goldcrest at Swinister Burn.

Brent Geese at Toab - Rob Fray

Whalsay: Iceland Gull at Symbister.

Central Mainland: 3 Blue Tits and 2 Great Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. 3 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin.

Unst: Goosander and 11 Pink-footed Geese at Uyeasound. 40 Snow Buntings at Haroldswick. Pink-footed Goose at Baltasound.

Friday 14th November

Whalsay: 2 Tundra Bean Geese at Skaw.

Tundra Bean Geese at Skaw, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Foula: Green-winged Teal, Long-eared Owl, Little Bunting, Glaucous Gull, Yellowhammer and 3 Jackdaws.

Yell: 2 Pomarine Skuas in Yell Sound. Goosander and Robin at Gutcher.

Central Mainland: 8 Common Scoters in Lerwick Harbour. 7 Goosanders at East Voe of Scalloway.

Bressay: Kestrel and Blackcap at Voehead.

Thursday 13th November

South Mainland: Grey-cheeked Thrush at Rerwick. 2 Black Redstarts at Toab. Black Redstart and Grey Wagtail at Grutness. Little Auk and 8 'blue' Fulmars past Sumburgh Head; also 2 Snow Buntings at Sumburgh Head. 111 Pink-footed Geese at Ringasta. Peregrine at Spiggie.

Unst: Rough-legged Buzzard, Great Grey Shrike, 2 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian), Blackcap and 4 Robins at Norwick.

Yell: Pomarine Skua in Yell Sound. Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Black Redstart at Mid Yell (present since 9th November). Goosander, Robin and Chiffchaff at Gutcher.

Central Mainland: Goshawk south of Sand Water. 4 Waxwings at Law Lane, Lerwick. Blue Tit, Great Tit, Robin and 2 Blackcaps at Helendale, Lerwick. Brambling, Robin, Blackcap and 2 Dunnocks at North Road, Lerwick. Blue Tit at Scalloway. Blue Tit, Great Tit, Willow Warbler, 2 Sparrowhawks and 4 Chiffchaffs at Kergord. Peregrine at Tingwall. Pomarine Skua at Firths Voe.

Foula: Yellowhammer.

Bressay: 2 Blackcaps at Voehead.

Wednesday 12th November

South Mainland: Black Redstart at Sumburgh Head.

Central Mainland: Pomarine Skua at Firths Voe.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Pomarine Skua at Basta Voe. Pomarine Skua at Gutcher.

Bressay: Robin and 2 Blackcaps at Voehead.

Tuesday 11th November

South Mainland: Grey-cheeked Thrush at Rerwick. Red-flanked Bluetail, Water Rail, Robin and 2 Goldcrests at Geosetter. Great Grey Shrike at Sandwick. 15 Snow Buntings at Exnaboe. Robin and 2 Song Thrushes at Maywick.

Grey-cheeked Thrush at Rerwick - George Petrie (1 photo), Larry Dalziel (1 photo)

Unst: Richard's Pipit, Grey Phalarope, Great Grey Shrike, Glaucous Gull, Woodcock, Carrion Crow and 2 Chiffchaffs at Haroldswick. Rough-legged Buzzard at Saxa Vord/Northdale. 2 Great Tits, 16 Common Redpolls, Blackcap, Chaffinch and Robin at Baltasound. Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Dunnock, Chiffchaff and 4 Bramblings at Norwick. Glaucous Gull at Westing. 10 Chaffinches at Northdale. 3 Snow Buntings at Uyeasound.

Grey Phalarope at Haroldswick - Micky Maher (1 photo), Jim Nangle (1 photo); Glaucous Gull at Haroldswick - Micky Maher

Yell: Pomarine Skua at Gutcher. Great Tit, Blue Tit and Robin at Cullivoe. 3 Bramblings at Breckon.

Foula: Hawfinch.

Bressay: Blackcap at Voehead.

Central Mainland: Goldcrest at Voe.

Monday 10th November

South Mainland: Grey-cheeked Thrush and Yellowhammer at Rerwick. Red-flanked Bluetail, 3 Goldcrests, Chiffchaff,and Song Thrush at Geosetter. Blue Tit, 3 Chiffchaffs (2 Siberian), 2 Robins, 4 Goldcrests, 14 Chaffinches, Blackcap and 2 Bramblings at Maywick. Black Redstart at Toab. Water Rail and Grey Wagtail at Sumburgh Head. Water Rail at Virkie. Water Rail at Bakkasetter. 10 Bar-tailed Godwits at Boddam. 2 Woodcocks at Scousburgh.

Grey-cheeked Thrush at Rerwick - Roger Riddington (3 photos), Jim Nicolson (1 photo), Rob Fray (3 photos)

Red-flanked Bluetail at Geosetter - Rob Fray (1 photo), Ray Johnston (2 photos)

West Mainland: drake American Wigeon at Loch of Collaster, Sandness.

Central Mainland: White-billed Diver at Kirkabister. 3 Blue Tits at Clickimin, Lerwick. 2 Greenfinches at Sound, Lerwick. Great Tit at Scalloway. 6 Woodcocks and 7 Goldcrests at Kergord.

Unst: Great Grey Shrike and Long-eared Owl at Haroldswick. 2 Iceland Gulls at Westing. Velvet Scoter at Lund. 2 Great Tits, 4 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian), Whinchat, 18 Common Redpolls and 2 Goldcrests at Baltasound.

Great Grey Shrike at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Whalsay: Pomarine Skua at Skua. Blue Tit and Great Tit at Whitefield. Blue Tit at Gardentown.

Yell: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chaffinch and 2 Robins at Cullivoe. Great Tit, Robin and 2 Chaffinches at Breckon. Chiffchaff at Sellafirth.

Bressay: Blackcap at Voehead.

Sunday 9th November

South Mainland: Grey-cheeked Thrush at Rerwick. Red-flanked Bluetail, Dunnock, 2 Robins, 2 Goldcrests, Chiffchaff, Blackcap and Song Thrush at Geosetter. Yellowhammer at Spiggie. Short-eared Owl at Exnaboe. Woodcock at Virkie. Snow Bunting and Chaffinch at Hestingott. 4 Woodcocks, Blackcap, 3 Goldcrests and 2 Chaffinches at Scousburgh. Woodcock, Water Rail, Long-eared Owl, Great Tit, Chaffinch, 2 Blackcaps and 2 Robins at Swinister Burn.

Grey-cheeked Thrush at Rerwick - Jim Nicolson (2 photos), Richard Ashbee (2 photos)

Central Mainland: Red-flanked Bluetail at Kirkhouse Burn, Voe; also Blue Tit at Voe. Dusky Warbler, Dunnock, Woodcock and Goldcrest at Sandgarth. Black Redstart at Firth. Mealy Common Redpoll at Brae. Black Redstart at Norstane, Lerwick. 2 Blue Tits at Sound, Lerwick. Wood Pigeon and 4 Goldcrests at Helendale, Lerwick. 2 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian), 2 Blackcaps, Wood Pigeon and 2 Robins at Scalloway. Blackcap at Mossbank. Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Strom. Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Hellister.

Black Redstart at Lerwick - Logan Johnson; Red-flanked Bluetail at Kirkhouse Burn, Voe - Larry Dalziel

Unst: Pied Wheatear, Long-eared Owl, 6 Common Redpolls and 2 Goldcrests at Haroldswick. Greenfinch, Water Rail, Goldcrest and Chiffchaff at Norwick. Blue Tit, Great Tit, Siberian Chiffchaff, Bar-tailed Godwit, 4 Chaffinches and 2 Goldcrests at Baltasound. Chiffchaff and 12 Snow Buntings at Uyeasound. Snow Bunting at Skaw.

Pied Wheatear at Haroldswick - Roger Riddington (4 photos), Mike Pennington (3 photos)

Long-eared Owl at Haroldswick - Mike Pennington; Snow Bunting at Skaw - Roger Riddington

North Mainland: Green-winged Teal at Orwick Water, Muckle Roe.

Fetlar: Barred Warbler at Houbie. Pomarine Skua at Urie. Glaucous Gull at Brough. 45 Snow Buntings at Feal. Knot at Funzie.

Bressay: Great Grey Shrike at Ward Hill. Blackcap at Voehead.

Yell: Blue Tit, Chaffinch, Chiffchaff and Robin at Cullivoe. Shoveler at Loch of Littlester.

Chiffchaff at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Trondra: 5 Common Redpolls.

West Mainland: 5 Slavonian Grebes at Sand Voe. Chiffchaff, 3 Robins and 15 Chaffinches at Sand.

Saturday 8th November

South Mainland: Grey-cheeked Thrush at Rerwick. Red-flanked Bluetail, 2 Woodcocks, Robin and 3 Goldcrests at Geosetter. Pomarine Skua and Velvet Scoter south past Sumburgh Head during the morning. Great Tit at Toab. Northern Wheatear at Sumburgh Airport. Short-eared Owl and Water Rail at Sandwick. Water Rail, 2 Robins and 6 Chaffinches at Swinister Burn. Chaffinch and 4 Robins at Hoswick.

Grey-cheeked Thrush at Rerwick - Roger Riddington (3 photos), George Petrie (1 photo), Ray Johnston (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo), Logan Johnson (1 photo)

Red-flanked Bluetail at Geosetter - George Petrie

Central Mainland: Red-flanked Bluetail at Kirkhouse Burn, Voe. Dunnock, Chaffinch, Robin and 2 Blackcaps at North Road, Lerwick. Blue Tit, 3 Great Tits, Goldcrest, Dunnock and Robin at Helendale, Lerwick. Great Tit, Chaffinch, Robin, Blackcap and 2 Goldcrests at Seafield, Lerwick. 3 Gadwalls at Loch of Clickimin.

Red-flanked Bluetail at Voe - Rebeccan Nason

Unst: Pied Wheatear, Grey Phalarope, 2 Water Rails, Rook, Blackcap and 6 Robins at Haroldswick. Rough-legged Buzzard flew west over Baltasound; also Siberian Chiffchaff, Little Gull, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Blackcap, Chaffinch and 2 Robins at Baltasound. Yellowhammer, 6 Common Redpolls, Whinchat, Woodcock, Dunnock, Kestrel, 5 Goldcrests, Wood Pigeon, 3 Bramblings, 11 Chaffinches, 4 Blackcaps, 3 Chiffchaffs and 10 Robins at Norwick. 6 Common Redpolls, 40 Snow Buntings, Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcaps and 2 Robins at Skaw. Great Skua at Lamba Ness. Blackcap and 3 Robins at Burrafirth. 13 Grey Herons at Loch of Snarravoe.

Rough-legged Buzzard at Baltasound - Brydon Thomason (2 photos), Rob Brookes (1 photo); Grey Phalarope at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes; Pied Wheatear at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes (1 photo), Larry Dalziel (1 photo); Little Gull at Baltasound - Rob Brookes

Rook at Haroldswick - Logan Johnson

Yell: Rough-legged Buzzard and Blackcap at Gutcher. Great Tit, Blue Tit, Chaffinch and 3 Robins at Cullivoe. Chiffchaff and Brambling at Gloup. Robin at Breckon. Robin and 2 Blackcaps at Sellafirth. Rook at Mid Yell.

Foula: Little Bunting, Long-eared Owl and Hawfinch.

Whalsay: Garden Warbler, Snow Bunting and 2 Woodcocks at Skaw. Common Redpoll, Woodcock, Dunnock and Chiffchaff at Skibberhoull. Blackcap and Chiffchaff at Symbister. Also 14 Robins on the island.

Bressay: Blackcap at Voehead.

Friday 7th November

Yell: Bullfinch at Mid Yell.

Bullfinch at Mid Yell - Charlie Inkster

Central Mainland: 2 Waxwings and Blackcap at Mossbank.

Waxwings at Mossbank - George Graham

Yell: Great Tit and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Common Scoter at Grutness. Water Rail and 3 Woodcocks at Sumburgh Head. Short-eared Owl at Virkie.

Thursday 6th November

Unst: Pied Wheatear and 15 Snow Buntings at Haroldswick. Wood Pigeon at Baltasound.

Pied Wheatear at Haroldswick - Jim Nicolson (1 photo), George Petrie (2 photos)

Central Mainland: Hoopoe at Freefield Road, Lerwick.

South Mainland: 4 Little Auks past Sumburgh Head early morning. Iceland Gull and Northern Wheatear at Virkie. Peregrine at Toab.

Whalsay: Blue Tit, Long eared Owl, 3 Goldcrests and a Chaffinch at Skibberhoull. Long eared Owl at Isbister. Great Tit at Gardentown. 2 Snow Buntings and 2 Goldcrests at Skaw.

Yell: Great Tit and Robin at Cullivoe.

Fetlar: 30 Snow Buntings at Brough.

Bressay: Blackcap, Chaffinch and Robin at Voehead.

Wednesday 5th November

Unst: Pied Wheatear still at Haroldswick. Great Tit and Blue Tit at Baltasound.

Pied Wheatear at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

South Mainland: Red-flanked Bluetail still at Geosetter; also Waxwing and Water Rail there. Garden Warbler, Goldcrest and Robin at Scousburgh. Sparrowhawk at Virkie. 2 Snow Buntings at West Voe of Sumburgh. 12 Sanderlings, Goldcrest and 2 Robins at Grutness.

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Great Tit at Law Lane, Lerwick. Siberian Chiffchaff at Clickimin, Lerwick. Great Tit, Blue Tit, Woodcock and 2 Chaffinches at Helendale, Lerwick. Great Tit, Blackcap, Robin, 2 Bramblings and 2 Chaffinches at North Road, Lerwick. Scaup at Loch of Tingwall. Brambling and 3 Chaffinches at Veensgarth. 2 Common Scoters at Laxo.

Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Rebecca Nason

Bressay: Great Tit at Voehead.

Yell: sinensis Cormorant at Burravoe. Shoveler at Loch of Littlester.

Out Skerries: Snow Bunting, Wood Pigeon, 3 Pink-footed Geese and 4 Chaffinches.

Snipe on Foula - Geoff Atherton

Tuesday 4th November

South Mainland: Red-flanked Bluetail still at Geosetter. Richard's Pipit at Mail, Cunningsburgh. Great Tit, Jackdaw, Chiffchaff, Brambling, Robin and 17 Rooks at Toab. Whinchat and 8 Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie. Northern Wheatear at Virkie.

North Mainland: Waxwing at Urafirth.

Unst: Great Tit and Black Redstart at Baltasound.

Central Mainland: Great Tit in central Lerwick. Kestrel at Graven.

Yell: Great Tit and Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Carrion Crow at Mid Yell. Slavonian Grebe at Gutcher.

Out Skerries: 3 Bramblings, 2 Chaffinches, Woodcock, Wood Pigeon, 7 Pink-footed Geese and 3 Robins.

Monday 3rd November

South Mainland: Red-flanked Bluetail at Geosetter. Bittern at Loch of Hillwell. Great Tit at Toab. Siberian Chiffchaff at Hestingott. Blue Tit, Water Rail and Chaffinch at Levenwick. 2 Mealy Common Redpolls, 2 Blackcaps, 3 Song Thrushes and 5 Robins at Setter, Sandwick.

Red-flanked Bluetail at Geosetter - Roger Riddington (1 photo), Rebecca Nason (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo), George Petrie (1 photo); Bittern at Hillwell - Roger Riddington (2 photos), Jim Nicolson (1 photo)

Yell: Rough-legged Buzzard, Great Tit, Goldcrest, Brambling and Robin at Breckon. Blue Tit, 2 Great Tits, Goldcrest, Wood Pigeon and 5 Robins at Cullivoe. Great Tit and Carrion Crow at Mid Yell.

Blue Tit at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling and Brambling at Voe. Hoopoe at Lovers' Loan, Lerwick. 2 Blue Tits, 4 Goldcrests, Chiffchaff and 2 Blackcaps at Helendale, Lerwick. Common Redstart at Graven. Slavonian Grebe at Vidlin.

Bressay: Brent Goose at Heogan.

Unst: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest and 2 Robins at Baltasound.

Out Skerries: Peregrine, Water Rail, Siskin, Dunnock, 7 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Chaffinches, 2 Snow Buntings, Chiffchaff, Blackcap and 5 Grey Herons.

Sunday 2nd November

Unst: Pied Wheatear still at Haroldswick; also Peregrine, 6 Chiffchaffs (at least 1 Siberian), Robin and 8 Blackcaps at Haroldswick. 3 Iceland Gulls and a Dunnock at Skaw. Blue Tit, Great Tit, 2 Yellowhammers, 4 Blackcaps, 2 Chaffinches, 4 Chiffchaffs (2 Siberian), 3 Mealy Common Redpolls, 2 Goldcrests, 3 Pink-footed Geese, 11 Bramblings, Robin, Blackcap, Water Rail and 2 Shovelers at Baltasound. Carrion Crow at Inner Skaw. Carrion Crow at Norwick. Pintail at Loch of Snarravoe.

Pied Wheatear at Haroldswick - Brydon Thomason (1 photo), Mike Pennington (2 photos); Blue Tit and Great Tit at Baltasound - Mike Pennington; Yellowhammer at Baltasound - Rob Brookes

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling and Brambling at Voe. Blue Tit at Vidlin. Blue Tit and 2 Great Tits at Kergord. Blue Tit at Upper Kergord. Scaup and Goosander at Loch of Tingwall. Great Tit, Dunnock, Blackcap, Chaffinch and 5 Bramblings at North Road, Lerwick. 2 Blue Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. 4 Blue Tits, Blackcap and 2 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian) at Scalloway.

Out Skerries: Rose-coloured Starling, Siberian Chiffchaff, Woodcock, 6 Grey Herons, 10 Robins, Blackcap, Chaffinch, Great Skua, Wood Pigeon and 7 Pink-footed Geese.

Rose-coloured Starling on Out Skerries - Stephen Dunstan

Yell: Rough-legged Buzzard and Brent Goose at Breckon. Siberian Chiffchaff, Great Tit, Blue Tit and Blackcap at Cullivoe. Siberian Chiffchaff at Burravoe.

Rough-legged Buzzard at Breckon, Yell - Jim Nangle

Trondra: 2 Greenfinches.

South Mainland: Siberian Chiffchaff at Exnaboe. Northern Wheatear at Virkie. 2 Woodcocks, Chaffinch and 5 Robins at Quendale. Water Rail, Little Grebe and 2 Shovelers at Hillwell. 2 Woodcocks, 38 Jackdaws, 2 Goldcrests, 2 Chiffchaffs and 2 Blackcaps at Swinister. Chiffchaff and 2 Robins at Hoswick.

Siberian Chiffchaff at Exnaboe - Rob Fray

North Mainland: Siberian Chiffchaff at Collafirth. Greenland White-fronted Goose at Gluss. Sparrowhawk at Sullom.

Foula: 2 Peregrines.

Peregrine on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Saturday 1st November

Unst: Pied Wheatear at Haroldswick; also Northern Wheatear, Kestrel, Chiffchaff and Blackcap at Haroldswick. Yellow-browed Warbler, Hawfinch, 3 Chiffchaffs (2 Siberian), Woodcock, 2 Common Redpolls, Dunnock, 2 Goldcrests, 11 Robins, 4 Chaffinches, 9 Bramblings and 4 Blackcaps at Norwick. 2 Yellowhammers, Blue Tit, 2 Great Tits, Woodcock, Peregrine, 2 Robins, Chaffinch, Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcaps and 15 Bramblings at Baltasound. 2 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian), Goldcrest, Robin and 2 Blackcaps at Northdale. Reed Bunting and 15 Bramblings at Clibberswick. 2 Snow Buntings at Lamba Ness. Dunnock, Blackcap, 2 Robins and 3 Chiffchaffs at Skaw. Ring Ouzel at Burrafirth.

Pied Wheatear at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes; Hawfinch at Norwick - Micky Maher (1 photo), Mike Pennington (1 photo); Siberian Chiffchaff at Norwick - Mike Pennington

South Mainland: Bittern, 2 Shovelers, Coot, 2 Little Grebes and Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Hillwell. Great Grey Shrike, 83 Jackdaws, Blue Tit, Robin, Goldcrest and 15 Chaffinches at Hoswick/Swinister. Blue Tit and Northern Wheatear at Sandwick. Great Tit and Yellow-browed Warbler at Toab. Swallow, Sparrowhawk, 2 Snow Buntings and 7 Woodcocks at Sumburgh/Grutness. Blue Tit, Ring Ouzel, Northern Wheatear and 3 Jackdaws at Quendale. Siberian Chiffchaff and Goosander at Boddam. Ring Ouzel at Geosetter. Ring Ouzel at Channerwick. Iceland Gull at Cunningsburgh.

Great Grey Shrike and Jackdaws at Hoswick - Glen Tyler; Blue Tit at Quendale - Roger Riddington; Bittern at Hillwell - Ray Johnston

Yell: Rough-legged Buzzard at Breckon. Blue Tit, Great Tit, Brambling and 2 Robins at Cullivoe. Chiffchaff at Gloup. Brambling, Blackcap, Robin and Chiffchaff at Gutcher.

Central Mainland: 2 Blue Tits, Chaffinch and 2 Bramblings at North Road, Lerwick. Great Tit, Blue Tit, Robin, Goldcrest and Chaffinch at Helendale, Lerwick. 3 Blue Tits at Scalloway. Yellow-browed Warbler, 6 Common Redpolls, 3 Blackcaps, 3 Bramblings, Goldcrest and 2 Chiffchaffs at Brae.

Out Skerries: Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Short-eared Owls, Jack Snipe, Water Rail, Whinchat, 4 Woodcocks, 3 Snow Buntings, Dunnock, Wood Pigeon, Blackcap, 2 Chaffinches and 7 Bramblings.

North Mainland: Pomarine Skua, 4 Great Skuas, 5 Little Auks, 3 Iceland Gulls, 2 Glaucous Gulls and 3 Sooty Shearwaters from a fishing boat 2 miles west of Eshaness.

Pomarine Skua off Eshaness - John Lowrie Irvine

Cetaceans: 20+ Killer Whales from a fishing boat 2 miles west of Eshaness.

Insects: Red Admiral in Lerwick.

Friday 31st October

Large arrival of Redwings and Fieldfares in south mainland today.

Unst: Yellow-browed Warbler, Chiffchaff and Woodcock at Norwick. Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Chiffchaffs at Haroldswick.

South Mainland: 2 Ring Ouzels and 25 Woodcocks at Sumburgh. Blue Tit, Long-eared Owl, 4 Jack Snipe, 7 Woodcocks and 25 Pink-footed Geese at Quendale. Great Tit, Grey Wagtail and Swallow at Toab. Siberian Chiffchaff and Woodcock at Exnaboe. Ring Ouzel, Woodcock and 5 Pink-footed Geese at Hestingott. Yellow-browed Warbler at Geosetter. Blackcap, Robin, Chiffchaff and Goldcrest at Setter, Sandwick.

Central Mainland: Great Tit, 3 Chiffchaffs and 2 Goldcrests in central Lerwick.

Out Skerries: 11 Woodcocks, 2 Snow Buntings, 2 Water Rails, 5 Blackcaps, 13 Robins, Chiffchaff, 4 Chaffinches, Brambling, 300 Redwings, 200 Blackbirds, 100 Fieldfares and 7 Pink-footed Geese.

Bressay: Ring Ouzel at Hillside. Blackcap at Voehead.

Ring Ouzel at Hillside, Bressay - David Manson

Yell: Blackcap and 5 Bramblings at Breckon.

Thursday 30th October

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling at Voe. Blue Tit at Scalloway.

Out Skerries: Lapland Bunting, 2 Chiffchaffs (1 Siberian), Water Rail, 3 Goldcrests, 6 Robins, Chaffinch, Blackcap and 5 Bramblings.

South Mainland: Great Tit at Toab. Peregrine at Hestingott. Northern Wheatear at Virkie. Woodcock, Jack Snipe, Grey Wagtail and Chiffchaff at Sumburgh. Peregrine at Rerwick.

Unst: Blue Tit and 2 Great Tits at Baltasound. Common Redpoll, Chaffinch and 2 Blackcaps at Norwick.

West Mainland: 2 Blue Tits at Walls.

Yell: Slavonian Grebe at Kirk Loch. Chiffchaff and Blackcap at Cullivoe.

Wednesday 29th October

Fetlar: Grey-cheeked Thrush at Strandburgh Ness.

Grey-cheeked Thrush at Strandburgh Ness, Fetlar - Rory Tallack

Yell: Rough-legged Buzzard at Basta Voe. Great Tit and 2 Bramblings at Cullivoe. Slavonian Grebe at Kirk Loch.

Unst: female King Eider at Belmont. Great Tit, Snow Bunting, Blackcap, 3 Chaffinches, 2 Robins and 2 Goldcrests at Baltasound. Garden Warbler and Robin at Skaw. Chiffchaff at Burrafirth. Blackcap and 2 Bramblings at Uyeasound. Blackcap and 2 Pink-footed Geese at Haroldswick. 4 Blackcaps, 2 Robins, Chaffinch, Brambling and 6 Common Redpolls at Norwick.

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling, 2 Blue Tits and 2 Great Tits at Voe. Iceland Gull at Lerwick Harbour. Blue Tit, 2 Great Tits and Chiffchaff at Helendale, Lerwick. Blue Tit at Westerloch, Lerwick. Blue Tit and Blackcap at North Road, Lerwick. Water Rail at Sandgarth.

South Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher and 12 Pink-footed Geese at Gulberwick. Yellowhammer at Boddam. Iceland Gull at West Voe of Sumburgh. Grey Wagtail at Virkie. Garden Warbler, Blackcap and Robin at Scousburgh. Siberian Chiffchaff, Blue Tit, Peregrine, Jack Snipe and 2 Jackdaws at Quendale. Coot at Hillwell. Robin, Redwing, 35 Wigeon, 8 Teal and 17 Purple Sandpipers on Mousa.

North Mainland: Greenshank at Lochend.

Bressay: Hoopoe at Croetoun. Glaucous Gull north of the island, from the Skerries ferry.

Tuesday 28th October

Yell: Rough-legged Buzzard, Slavonian Grebe, Scaup and 11 Pink-footed Geese at Kirk Loch. Great Tit, Brambling and Sanderling at Cullivoe. Iceland Gull at Ulsta. Jack Snipe and Chiffchaff at Burravoe. Shoveler at Loch of Littlester. Great Tit at Mid Yell. Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gull, Arctic Skua and 2 Sooty Shearwaters in Yell Sound.

Rough-legged Buzzard at Kirk Loch, Yell - Jim Nangle

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling still at Voe. Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. 2 Chiffchaffs at Helendale, Lerwick.

Rose-coloured Starling at Voe - John Odie

South Mainland: Bluethroat, Yellow-browed Warbler, Robin, Blackcap, Goldcrest and Chaffinch at Levenwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Gulberwick. Northern Wheatear at Mail, Cunningsburgh. Garden Warbler, Blackcap and Robin at Scousburgh. Great Tit at Toab.

Out Skerries: Siberian Chiffchaff, Whinchat, 5 Bramblings, 4 Blackcaps, Northern Wheatear, Woodcock, Jack Snipe, 43 Pink-footed Geese, 5 Whooper Swans and 3 Robins.

Whooper Swans on Out Skerries - Stephen Dunstan

Unst: Great Tit, 3 Blackcaps, Brambling, Goldcrest, 3 Chiffchaffs and 3 Robins at Baltasound. Reed Bunting and Robin at Skaw. Whinchat, Chaffinch, 2 Bramblings and 2 Song Thrushes at Norwick.

Bressay: Blackcap at Voehead.

Cetaceans: 20+ Killer Whales in Yell Sound.

Monday 27th October

Foula: Green-winged Teal still present.

Green-winged Teal on Foula - Geoff Atherton

Yell: Rough-legged Buzzard and 4 Pink-footed Geese at Breckon. Slavonian Grebe and Scaup at Kirk Loch. Siberian Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Great Skua and 18 Grey Herons at Cullivoe. Iceland Gull at Galtigarth. Peregrine at Vatsetter. Blue Tit at Burravoe. Jack Snipe at Seafield. 3 Jack Snipe at Loch of Littlester. 7 Pink-footed Geese at Cullivoe. 2 Chiffchaffs at Gutcher.

South Mainland: Bluethroat at Levenwick. 45 Jackdaws at Hoswick. 3 Song Thrushes, Robin, Chiffchaff, Brambling and 5 Chaffinches at Swinister Burn.

Unst: 2 Iceland Gulls at Westing. Great Tit, Blue Tit, 4 Chaffinches, 3 Blackcaps, 2 Robins, 5 Goldcrests and 2 Chiffchaffs at Baltasound.

Out Skerries: Siberian Chiffchaff, Whinchat, Common Redstart, Long-eared Owl, Brambling, Blackcap, 33 Pink-footed Geese and 18 Grey Herons.

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling still at Voe. Blue Tit, Great Tit and 2 Blackcaps at North Road, Lerwick. Great Tit, Blue Tit, Robin, 2 Chiffchaffs, 3 Goldcrests and 3 Blackcaps at Helendale, Lerwick. Scaup, Blackcap and 3 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin.

Bressay: Blackcap at Voehead.

Sunday 26th October

Foula: Green-winged Teal.

Yell: Olive-backed Pipit at Mid Yell. Rough-legged Buzzard at Breckon.

Olive-backed Pipit at Mid Yell - Charlie Inkster

Unst: Glaucous Gull and 2 Iceland Gulls at Westing. Glaucous Gull, Northern Wheatear, Whinchat and 6 north-western Common Redpolls at Norwick. Northern Wheatear at Haroldswick. Black Redstart, Blue Tit and Great Tit at Baltasound.

Glaucous Gull at Norwick and Iceland Gull at Westingt - Rob Brookes

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling still at Voe.

South Mainland: Storm Petrel, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 3 Great Skuas and 60 'blue' Fulmars south past Sumburgh Head. Olive-backed Pipit, 2 Grey Wagtails and 20 Jackdaws at Swinister. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Gulberwick. 63 Pink-footed Geese at The Wart, Sandwick.

Out Skerries: Siberian Chiffchaff, Whinchat, Long-eared Owl, 20 Whooper Swans, Northern Wheatear, 2 Snow Buntings, 2 Goldcrests, Fieldfare, Robin, 35 Pink-footed Geese and 20 Grey Herons.

Whalsay: Arctic Skua.

Bressay: Blackcap at Voehead.

Saturday 25th October

Bressay: Hoopoe at Keldabister Farm.

Hoopoe at Keldabister Farm, Bressay - David Manson

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling still at Voe.

South Mainland: Olive-backed Pipit, Yellowhammer, Grey Wagtail, 40 Jackdaws, 3 Chiffchaffs, 4 Wood Pigeons and 100 Pink-footed Geese at Swinister. Iceland Gull at Virkie. Blue Tit and Northern Wheatear at Hoswick. 35 Jackdaws and 4 Chaffinches at Sandwick. Blackcap, Robin and 2 Goldcrests at Cunningsburgh. Grey Wagtail at Gulberwick.

Unst: Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gull and Great Tit at Westing. Northern Wheatear, 4 Pink-footed Geese and 2 Chiffchaffs at Haroldswick. Whinchat at Norwick. 3 Pink-footed Geese at Baltasound. Pink-footed Goose at Burrafirth.

Whinchat at Norwick - Rob Brookes

Trondra: Water Rail, 22 Redwings, Song Thrush, Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcaps and 3 Robins.

Out Skerries: Siberian Chiffchaff, Whinchat, Northern Wheatear, Siskin, Whooper Swan, 11 Knot, 20 Snow Buntings, 33 Pink-footed Geese, Robin, Wood Pigeon and 2 Goldcrests.

Siskin on Out Skerries - Stephen Dunstan

Central Mainland: 5 Knot at Pullar's Loch, Lerwick.

Yell: 7 Pink-footed Geese at Breckon.

Friday 24th October

South Mainland: Olive-backed Pipit still at Swinister Burn, Sandwick. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler and Water Rail at Gulberwick. Bluethroat and Blue Tit at Levenwick. Black Redstart at Sumburgh Hotel. Sooty Shearwater past Sumburgh Head. Grey Wagtail and Jack Snipe at Quendale. Stonechat, Arctic Tern and Northern Wheatear at West Voe of Sumburgh. Blue Tit and 75 Jackdaws at Hoswick. 2 Slavonian Grebes, 2 Swallows, 22 Pink-footed Geese and 2 Northern Wheatears at Sandsayre. Northern Wheatear at Sanick. Great Tit at Sandwick. Jack Snipe at Virkie.

Purple Sandpiper, Swallow and Slavonian Grebes at Sandsayre - Richard Ashbee

Yell: Rough-legged Buzzard, Great Tit, Whinchat and 7 Pink-footed Geese at Breckon. Blue Tit at West Sandwick. Brambling at Cullivoe. 2 Long-eared Owls at Mid Yell. Blue Tit and Siberian Chiffchaff at Burravoe. Iceland Gull and 2 Sooty Shearwaters in Yell Sound.

Great Tit and Rough-legged Buzzard at Breckon - Jim Nangle

West Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher at Tresta.

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling and 2 Blue Tits at Voe. Red-necked Grebe at Wadbister Voe. Yellow-browed Warbler, 4 Blue Tits, Grey Wagtail and Chaffinch at Scalloway. Yellow-browed Warbler, Great Tit and 5 Blue Tits at Kergord. 2 Great Tits near Kveldsro, Lerwick. 2 Blue Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. Scaup and 4 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin.

Rose-coloured Starling at Voe - Jim Nicolson

Trondra: 2 Greenfinches, Wood Pigeon, Siskin, Chiffchaff and 3 Robins.

Out Skerries: Siberian Chiffchaff, 60 Snow Buntings, Northern Wheatear, Peregrine, 40 Pink-footed Geese, 19 Grey Herons, Siskin, Chaffinch, Goldcrest and 3 Robins.

Snow Bunting on Out Skerries - Stephen Dunstan

Bressay: 2 Blackcaps and 12 Redwings at Voehead.

Thursday 23rd October

Central Mainland: Hume's Warbler at Voe. 4 Blue Tits and Grey Wagtail at Scalloway. 4 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. Blue Tit and Great Tit at North Road, Lerwick.

Great Tit at Lerwick - Jim Nicolson

Out Skerries: Little Bunting, Whinchat, Chaffinch, 2 Reed Buntings, 39 Pink-footed Geese, 18 Grey Herons, 3 Goldcrests, 3 Robins, Blackcap, Wood Pigeon, 200 Redwings and 40 Song Thrushes.

Yell: Siberian Chiffchaff, Jack Snipe and Northern Wheatear at Burravoe. 2 Long-eared Owls at Mid Yell. Siberian Chiffchaff at Seafield. Great Tit at Cullivoe. Sooty Shearwater and 2 Glaucous Gulls in Yell Sound.

Great Tit at Cullivoe - Peter Clark

Unst: 2 Greenfinches and 14 Common Redpolls at Norwick. 7 Common Redpolls at Clibberswick. Common Redpoll at Skaw.

South Mainland: Common Redpoll at Fladdabister. Great Tit at Sandwick.

Whalsay: 26 Pink-footed Geese at Zoar. Jack Snipe at Marrister.

Bressay: 2 Blackcaps at Voehead. 2 Robins at Crueton.

Cetaceans: 20-30 Killer Whales in Yell Sound.

Killer Whales in Yell Sound - John Lowrie Irvine

Wednesday 22nd October

South Mainland: Olive-backed Pipit at Swinister Burn, Sandwick; also Woodcock and 57 Jackdaws there. Hawfinch at Hoswick. 65 Pink-footed Geese at The Wart, Sandwick.

Unst: Yellow-browed Warbler, Reed Bunting and 5 Snow Buntings at Baltasound. Greenfinch at Norwick. 2 Reed Buntings at Skaw. Northern Wheatear and 6 Common Redpolls at Uyeasound. Water Rail and 2 Chiffchaffs at Haroldswick. 8 Snow Buntings at Lamba Ness. 15 Snow Buntings at Inner Skaw.

Central Mainland: Great Tit at North Road, Lerwick. Great Tit at Lower Voe. Turtle Dove at Helendale, Lerwick. Common Scoter off Twageos, Lerwick. Moorhen at Loch of Tingwall.

Turtle Dove at Helendale, Lerwick - Douglas Anderson

Yell: Great Tit and 2 Long-eared Owls at Mid Yell. Stonechat, Great Tit and Brambling at Cullivoe.

Out Skerries: Wood Pigeon and Northern Wheatear; also Sooty Shearwater from the ferry.

Whalsay: Northern Wheatear at Symbister.

Bressay: 2 Blackcaps at Voehead.

Tuesday 21st October

Central Mainland: Great Tit at North Road, Lerwick.

South Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Sumburgh Head.

Whalsay: 2 Great Tits at Whitefield. Blue Tit at Skibberhoull.

Yell: Siberian Chiffchaff at Burravoe. Blackcap and 6 Bramblings at Cullivoe .

Bressay: Blackcap at Voehead.

Monday 20th October

Central Mainland: Hume's Warbler still at Lower Voe; also Rose-coloured Starling still at Voe. Waxwing, 2 Blue Tits and 2 Great Tits at Lerwick. Scaup at Loch of Clickimin. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Scalloway.

Unst: Little Bunting and Blue Tit at Uyeasound. Bluethroat and Yellow-browed Warbler at Baltasound.

Yell: 2 Blue Tits at Burravoe. Siberian Chiffchaff at Camb. Jack Snipe at Loch of Littlester. Blue Tit, Great Tit and Stonechat at Cullivoe. Sooty Shearwater and Glaucous Gull in Yell Sound.

Blue Tit at Cullivoe - Peter Clark

South Mainland: Blue Tit at Ringasta. Blue Tit at Gulberwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Scousburgh. Chiffchaff at Cunningsburgh. Chiffchaff at Sandwick. 2 House Martins at Sumburgh Airport. Goldcrest, Chaffinch, Knot and 22 Sanderlings at Grutness.

North Mainland: 2 Blue Tits at Urafirth .

Bressay: Goldcrest and Blackcap at Voehead.

Sunday 19th October

Central Mainland: Hume's Warbler at Lower Voe; also Rose-coloured Starling still at Voe. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Siberian Chiffchaff, 6 Blue Tits, Great Tit, Pied Flycatcher and 3 Goldfinches at Scalloway. Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandgarth. Yellow-browed Warbler at Vidlin. Siberian Chiffchaff at Swining. Wryneck at Voxter.

Hume's Warbler at Voe - via Bill Aspin; Rose-coloured Starling at Voe - Julia Odie

Yell: Rough-legged Buzzard at Otterswick. Siberian Chiffchaff at Burravoe. Great Tit and Blue Tit at Cullivoe. 2 Scaup at Kirk Loch.

Foula: Firecrest still present.

Firecrest on Foula - Donna Atherton

South Mainland: Bluethroat at Levenwick. Ring Ouzel at Sumburgh Hotel. Hen Harrier, 127 Pink-footed Geese, 18 Barnacle Geese, Little Grebe, Shoveler and 7 Slavonian Grebes at Spiggie. Shelduck at Virkie. Great Tit and Yellow-browed Warbler at Scousburgh. 46 Pink-footed Geese and 15 Wood Pigeons at Swinister. Blue Tit at Hoswick. Blue Tit at Gulberwick.

Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie - George Petrie; Ring Ouzel at Sumburgh Hotel - Austin Taylor

Goldcrest at Funzie, Fetlar - Frances Hurley

Saturday 18th October

Small arrival of Redwings at various sites today.

South Mainland: Bittern and Hen Harrier at Spiggie. Rough-legged Buzzard at Fladdabister. Olive-backed Pipit, Reed Bunting and 12 Wood Pigeons at Swinister. Hawfinch, Dunnock, 5 Pintails and 2 Blue Tits at Hoswick. Black Redstart at Sumburgh Hotel. Great Tit at Scousburgh. Blue Tit at Sandwick. Blue Tit at Gulberwick.

Bittern at Spiggie - Roger Riddington (4 photos), Jim Nicolson (2 photos); Blue Tit at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling, Yellow-browed Warbler, Great Tit and 2 Blue Tits at Voe. Barred Warbler at Mossbank.

Whalsay: Mistle Thrush and Garden Warbler at Skaw; also 5 Siberian Chiffchaffs, 18 Goldcrests, 5 Blackcaps, 50 Song Thrushes and 200 Redwings on the island.

Yell: Siberian Chiffchaff and 2 Blue Tits at Burravoe. Scaup at Kirk Loch. Jack Snipe at Cullivoe. 3 Wood Pigeons at West Sandwick.

Friday 17th October

Foula: Firecrest.

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling, Waxwing and Yellow-browed Warbler at Voe. Blue Tit and Siberian Chiffchaff at Vidlin. 3 Blue Tits at Scalloway. 2 Slavonian Grebes at Loch of Tingwall. Barred Warbler at Mossbank. Great Tit at Loch of Clickimin.

Out Skerries: Yellowhammer, Lapland Bunting, Stonechat, Yellow-browed Warbler, 6 Jack Snipe, 4 Chiffchaffs, 6 Blackcaps, 15 Goldcrests, 30 Song Thrushes, 2 Whinchats and 2 Dunnocks.

South Mainland: Bluethroat at Levenwick. Hawfinch, Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Blue Tits at Hoswick. Blue Tit at Quendale Dunes. 2 Dunnocks at Quendale. Whinchat at Ringasta. Great Tit at Scousburgh.

Unst: Yellow Wagtail at Inner Skaw.

Yell: Great Tit, Chaffinch and 2 Snow Buntings at Cullivoe.

Cetaceans: Humpback Whale in West Voe of Sumburgh.

Thursday 16th October

West Mainland: Red-throated Pipit and 3 Jack Snipe at Norby.

Fetlar: moulting adult White-billed Diver off Brough Lodge early morning, then moved into Bluemull Sound.

Central Mainland: Rose-coloured Starling at Voe. Blue Tit at North Road, Lerwick. Great Tit at Loch of Clickimin.

South Mainland: Bluethroat and Barred Warbler at Levenwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Spiggie. Siberian Chiffchaff at Quendale. Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Jack Snipe at Toab. Great Tit at Scousburgh. Snow Bunting at Sumburgh Head. 2 Blue Tits at Gulberwick.

Snow Bunting at Sumburgh Head - George Petrie

Unst: Yellow Wagtail at Inner Skaw. Bluethroat at Baltasound.

Bluethroat at Baltasound - Larry Dalziel

Yell: Blue Tit, Dunnock and Goldcrest at Cullivoe. Siberian Chiffchaff and 2 Blue Tits at Burravoe. Blue Tit and Sparrowhawk at Windhouse. Siberian Chiffchaff at Camb.

Wednesday 15th October

South Mainland: first-winter female Siberian Thrush trapped at Scousburgh this evening; it had previously been ringed at Husoy, Norway, on 24th September. Also Great Tit at Scousburgh. Short-toed Lark at Sumburgh Farm. Bluethroat, Hawfinch, Blue Tit and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Levenwick. Long-eared Owl at Virkie. Little Stint and 2 Jackdaws at Toab. Common Redstart at Exnaboe. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Hoswick. Barred Warbler at Ocraquoy. 2 Blue Tits at Gulberwick.

Siberian Thrush at Scousburgh - Roger Riddington; Barred Warbler at Ocraquoy - George Petrie; Little Stint at Toab - Donald Robertson

Central Mainland: juvenile Rose-coloured Starling at Voe. 2 Waxwings at Lerwick. Great Tit at Seafield, Lerwick. Jack Snipe at Loch of Clickimin. Yellow-browed Warbler at Helendale, Lerwick.

Foula: Subalpine Warbler.

Subalpine Warbler on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Fetlar: Bluethroat and Black Redstart at Houbie. Red-backed Shrike at Baelans. Also Ruff and Ring Ouzel on the island.

Unst: Great Grey Shrike at Norwick. Great Tit and Siberian Chiffchaff at Baltasound. Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Siberian Chiffchaffs at Uyeasound. Yellow Wagtail at Inner Skaw.

North Mainland: Bluethroat at Stenness.

Yell: Red-breasted Flycatcher at Mid Yell. Great Tit and Stonechat at Cullivoe. Jack Snipe at Burravoe. Siberian Chiffchaff at Seafield. 2 Scaup at Kirk Loch.

Whalsay: 3 Siberian Chiffchaffs, Reed Bunting, 3 Blackcaps and 35 Pink-footed Geese at Burns. 2 Swallows at Symbister.

Cetaceans: Humpback Whale in Quendale Bay this morning.

Tuesday 14th October

Unst: Rustic Bunting and Great Tit at Uyeasound. Great Grey Shrike, Blue Tit, Barred Warbler, Common Rosefinch, 2 north-western Common Redpolls and Common Sandpiper at Norwick. Blue Tit, Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Siberian Chiffchaff and Shoveler at Baltasound; also Firecrest reported still at Baltasound. 3 Long-eared Owls, Siberian Chiffchaff and Ring Ouzel at Ungirsta. Great Grey Shrike and Siberian Chiffchaff at Northdale. Grasshopper Warbler and Water Rail at Baltasound. Great Tit, Siberian Chiffchaff, Yellow-browed Warbler and Fieldfare at Haroldswick. Reed Bunting and Lesser Whitethroat at Skaw. 3 Pink-footed Geese and 2 Reed Buntings at Haroldswick.

Foula: Subalpine Warbler (present several days).

Subalpine Warbler on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Fetlar: Siberian Stonechat still at Everland. Red-backed Shrike at Baelans. Also 2 Yellow-browed Warblers on the island.

South Mainland: Little Bunting at Swinister, Sandwick. 2 Blue Tits and 3 Reed Buntings at Boddam. Little Stint, Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Mealy Common Redpolls at Toab. Long-eared Owl, Siberian Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting and Common Redstart at Virkie. 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs at Quendale. Blue Tit and 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs at Levenwick. Siberian Chiffchaff at Channerwick. Pintail, Kestrel and 3 Slavonian Grebes at Spiggie. Yellow-browed Warbler at Geosetter. Sparrowhawk at Exnaboe. 2 Blue Tits at Gulberwick.

Long-eared Owl at Virkie - Jim Nicolson

Central Mainland: Blue Tit at Sound, Lerwick.

Yell: Red-breasted Flycatcher at Mid Yell. 4 Blue Tits and Siberian Chiffchaff at Burravoe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Cullivoe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Sellafirth.

Insects: Brick trapped at Virkie.

Brick at Virkie - Rob Fray

Monday 13th October

Central Mainland: Eastern Bonelli's Warbler still at Scalloway. 2 Olive-backed Pipits at Helendale, Lerwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Loch of Clickimin.

Fetlar: Siberian Stonechat still at Everland. Red-backed Shrike at Baelans. Barred Warbler at Tresta. Also Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Black Redstarts on the island.

Unst: Rustic Bunting, 3 Little Buntings, Ring Ouzel and 2 Common Redpolls at Baltasound. Yellow-browed Warbler at Haroldswick.

South Mainland: Barred Warbler, Blue Tit and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Levenwick. Waxwing at Exnaboe. Great Tit, Blue Tit and 3 Long-eared Owls at Boddam. Bullfinch, Hen Harrier and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Geosetter. Great Tit at Gulberwick Long-eared Owl at Virkie. Grey Wagtail, Reed Bunting, 5 Snow Buntings and 13 Pink-footed Geese at Sumburgh Head; also Manx Shearwater from a fishing boat off Sumburgh Head. Red-breasted Flycatcher and 8 Jackdaws at Swinister. 2 Blue Tits at Gulberwick.

Yell: Red-breasted Flycatcher at Mid Yell. Yellow-browed Warbler at West Yell. Siberian Chiffchaff at Aywick.

North Mainland: Blue Tit at Oxensetter, Northmavine. Turtle Dove at South Collafirth. Waxwing at Sullom.

Whalsay: Reed Bunting, Linnet and 18 Snow Buntings at Skaw.

West Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Tresta.

Bressay: 8 Pink-footed Geese at Voehead.

Sunday 12th October

Central Mainland: Eastern Bonelli's Warbler, 6 Blue Tits, Great Tit, Grey Wagtail and 3 Yellow-browed Warblers at Scalloway. Olive-backed Pipit at Whiteness. Hoopoe at Gott. Yellow-browed Warbler at Lower Voe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Upper Voe. 3 Yellow-browed Warblers at Kergord. Blue Tit at Sound, Lerwick. Great Tit, Pied Flycatcher and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Helendale, Lerwick.

Eastern Bonelli's Warbler at Scalloway - Jim Nicolson

West Mainland: Red-flanked Bluetail and Hoopoe at Dale of Walls. Little Gull, Arctic Tern, Slavonian Grebe and Black Redstart at Norby. Yellow-browed Warbler at Mid Dale.

Red-flanked Bluetail at Dale of Walls - Rory Tallack (1 photo), Roger Riddington (2 photos), Paul French (1 photo)

South Mainland: Olive-backed Pipit, Barred Warbler, Stonechat, Reed Bunting and Siskin at Boddam. Olive-backed Pipit at Eastshore, Virkie; also Long-eared Owl at Virkie. Black Redstart, Common Whitethroat and Common Redstart at Toab. Yellow-browed Warbler and Bullfinch at Geosetter. Jack Snipe at Quendale. Yellow-browed Warbler at Wester Quarff. Pied Flycatcher at Easter Quarff. Lesser Whitethroat at Hestingott. Snow Bunting at Sumburgh Head. Reed Bunting and Dunnock at Sumburgh Farm. Jack Snipe at Sumburgh Hotel. Great Tit, Black Redstart, Stonechat and 35 Jackdaws at Hoswick. Grey Wagtail, Jack Snipe and 2 Common Redpolls at Swinister Burn. 74 Pink-footed Geese and 40 Barnacle Geese at Fleck. 2 Scaup at Hillwell. 91 Pink-footed Geese, 2 Barnacle Geese, Pintail, 2 Shoveler and 4 Slavonian Grebes at Spiggie. Jack Snipe at Scousburgh. 2 Blue Tits at Gulberwick.

Jackdaws at Sandwick - George Petrie; Long-eared Owl at Virkie - Rebecca Nason (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo), Logan Johnson (2 photos)

Unst: Rustic Bunting, Little Bunting, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Bluethroat, Siberian Chiffchaff, Dunnock, Black Redstart, Whinchat and 2 Reed Buntings at Baltasound. Common Rosefinch, Blue Tit, Common Redpoll, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Dunnock and 2 Reed Buntings at Norwick. Great Grey Shrike at Ungirsta. Grasshopper Warbler at Burrafirth. Common Redpoll, Jack Snipe, Whinchat, 4 Siskins and 4 Reed Buntings at Haroldswick. Common Sandpiper at Clibberswick. Reed Bunting at Skaw.

Whalsay: Little Bunting, Grasshopper Warbler and Reed Bunting at Skaw. Linnet and 16 Pink-footed Geese at Burns. Arctic Skua at Brough.

North Mainland: 3 Yellow-browed Warblers at Sullom.

Trondra: Yellow-browed Warbler on East Burra.

Yell: Slavonian Grebe at Vatsetter. 5 Pink-footed Geese at West Yell. Common Redstart at North-a-Voe. Wood Pigeon at West Sandwick. Water Rail and 2 Common Redstarts at Cullivoe. Blue Tit at Burravoe.

Bressay: 8 Pink-footed Geese at Voehead.

Saturday 11th October

Central Mainland: Eastern Bonelli's Warbler, Treecreeper, 2 Blue Tits and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Scalloway. Pechora Pipit and Tree Pipit at Kergord. Olive-backed Pipit at Whiteness. Blue Tit at Toft. Yellow-browed Warbler at Vidlin.

Eastern Bonelli's Warbler at Scalloway - Rebecca Nason (4 photos), George Petrie (2 photos)

South Mainland: Siberian Stonechat, Grasshopper Warbler, Black Redstart, Grey Wagtail, Great Tit and 2 Siskins at Hoswick. Olive-backed Pipit at Eastshore, Virkie; also Long-eared Owl, Stonechat and 3 Reed Buntings at Virkie. Olive-backed Pipit and Yellow-browed Warbler at Exnaboe. Olive-backed Pipit at Wester Quarff. Hawfinch and Stonechat at Sandwick. Snow Bunting at Sumburgh Head. Wood Sandpiper at Scatness. Blue Tit and Yellow-browed Warbler at Levenwick. Jackdaw at Hestingott. Stonechat, Black Redstart, Jack Snipe, Whinchat and 13 Reed Buntings at Boddam. Common Sandpiper, Reed Warbler and Reed Bunting at Swinister. 2 Blue Tits at Gulberwick.

Siberian Stonechat at Hoswick - Roger Riddington (2 photos), Jim Nicolson (1 photo), George Petrie (1 photo)

Olive-backed Pipit at Eastshore, Virkie (1 photo) and Exnaboe (2 photos) - Rob Fray; Stonechat at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson; Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie - Donald Robertson

Unst: Olive-backed Pipit at Uyeasound. Great Grey Shrike and Yellow-browed Warbler at Northdale. 2 Little Buntings, Great Grey Shrike, Bluethroat, Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Blue Tits, 3 Yellow-browed Warblers, Siberian Chiffchaff, Peregrine, Reed Warbler, Shoveler, Whinchat, Wood Pigeon and Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Reed Buntings at Baltasound. Great Tit, Long-eared Owl, Glaucous Gull, Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Reed Buntings at Norwick. Jack Snipe and 4 Reed Buntings at Haroldswick.

Blue Tit and Little Bunting at Baltasound, and Siberian Chiffchaff at Norwick - Mike Pennington

Whalsay: Little Bunting, Grasshopper Warbler and Common Redstart at Skaw. 6 Pink-footed Geese at Challister. 2 Swallows at Vatshoull.

Out Skerries: Great Grey Shrike, Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Little Buntings.

North Mainland: Lapland Bunting and Snow Bunting at Eshaness.

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Blue Tits at Burravoe. 4 Yellow-browed Warblers, Whinchat, Common Redstart and 2 Wood Pigeons at Cullivoe. Great Tit, Whinchat and Reed Bunting at Gloup. Stonechat, Snow Bunting, Whinchat, 6 Pink-footed Geese and 4 Scaup at Kirk Loch.

Bressay: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and 8 Pink-footed Geese at Voehead.

Insects: Large Wainscot trapped at Virkie.

Large Wainscot at Virkie - Rob Fray

Otter on Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Friday 10th October

Central Mainland: Eastern Bonelli's Warbler, Black Redstart and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Scalloway. 2 Olive-backed Pipits and Yellow-browed Warbler at Lower Voe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Vidlin.

West Mainland: Olive-backed Pipit at Norby. Waxwing and Hawfinch at Tresta.

South Mainland: Great Grey Shrike and Blue Tit at Bigton. Little Bunting at Hillwell. Little Bunting and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Wester Quarff. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Hestingott. Black Redstart, Stonechat, Tree Pipit and Jack Snipe at Sumburgh Hotel. 15 Snow Buntings, Knot and 10 Sanderling at Grutness. Snow Bunting at Sumburgh Head. Snow Bunting at Compass Head. Short-eared Owl, Reed Bunting and 30 Barnacle Geese at Scatness. Long-eared Owl and Ring Ouzel at Scousburgh. Yellow-browed Warbler at Quendale. Yellow-browed Warbler, Black Redstart and Jackdaw at Toab. Black Redstart and 21 Jackdaws at Hoswick. Slavonian Grebe at Spiggie. Stonechat, Black Redstart, Whinchat and 13 Reed Buntings at Boddam. 2 Blue Tits at Gulberwick.

Jackdaws at Hoswick - Glen Tyler

Unst: Great Grey Shrike and Common Redstart at Northdale. Little Bunting, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Goldfinches, 6 Reed Buntings, 3 Common Redpolls and 2 Jack Snipe at Baltasound. Blue Tit, Yellow-browed Warbler and Long-eared Owl at Norwick. Spotted Flycatcher at Burrafirth. Jack Snipe at Haroldswick.

Blue Tit at Baltasound and Great Grey Shrike at Northdale - Rob Brookes

Out Skerries: Great Grey Shrike and 2 Little Buntings.

Fetlar: Black-throated Diver at Tresta.

Whalsay: Stonechat and 7 Snow Buntings at Skaw.

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler at Mid Yell. Stonechat, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2 Wood Pigeons at Cullivoe.

Thursday 9th October

North Mainland: report of 12 Arctic Redpolls at Uyea, North Roe.

Unst: Olive-backed Pipit, Little Bunting, Blue Tit, Reed Warbler, Common Redstart and Reed Bunting at Baltasound. Great Grey Shrike and Blue Tit at Northdale. Great Tit at Burrafirth. Yellow-browed Warbler at Norwick.

Olive-backed Pipit at Baltasound and Great Grey Shrike at Northdale - Brydon Thomason

South Mainland: Little Bunting and 3 Scaup at Hillwell. Red-breasted Flycatcher still at Hestingott. 2 Black Redstarts at Sumburgh. Blue Tit, Yellow-browed Warbler and Little Stint at Quendale. Curlew Sandpiper, Grey Wagtail, Kestrel, 24 Jackdaws, Stonechat and 2 Reed Buntings at Virkie. Yellow-browed Warbler, Grey Wagtail, Common Whitethroat, Whinchat, 11 Barnacle Geese, Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Common Redstarts at Toab. Bullfinch and 3 Yellow-browed Warblers at Geosetter. Barred Warbler, Common Redstart and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Levenwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Hoswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Cunningsburgh. Ring Ouzel, Stonechat and 22 Jackdaws at Boddam. Yellow-browed Warbler at Scousburgh. Lesser Redpoll and Reed Bunting at Sandwick. Hawfinch at Spiggie. 2 Blue Tits at Gulberwick.

Out Skerries: Great Grey Shrike and 2 Little Buntings.

Little Bunting on Out Skerries - Chris Turner

Yell: 2 Blue Tits at Burravoe. Siberian Chiffchaff at Otterswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Camb. Water Rail at Seafield. Yellow-browed Warbler and Dunnock at Cullivoe.

Whalsay: Stonechat, 14 Barnacle Geese and 6 Reed Buntings at Skaw. Blue Tit, Great Tit, 2 Goldfinches and Linnet at
Gardentown.

Central Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Voe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Kergord. Yellow-browed Warbler at Vidlin. Yellow-browed Warbler at Dales Voe. Great Tit and 2 Blue Tits at Helendale, Lerwick.

Wednesday 8th October

Still good numbers of common migrants today, particularly Song Thrushes, Robins and Bramblings, with smaller numbers of Chaffinches, Siskins, Redwings, Goldcrests, Blackcaps etc.

South Mainland: Lanceolated Warbler still at Quendale; also Blue Tit, Yellow-browed Warbler and Siberian Chiffchaff at Quendale. Siberian Rubythroat still at Levenwick; also White's Thrush and Olive-backed Pipit reported there. 2 Short-toed Larks at Eel Burn, Hillwell. Little Bunting at Wester Quarff. Great Grey Shrike, Short-eared Owl and Reed Bunting at Virkie. Yellowhammer, 2 Black Redstarts, Ring Ouzel, 2 Stonechats, Common Redstart, House Martin, Snow Bunting, 2 Short-eared Owls and 3 Jack Snipe at Sumburgh. Blue Tit, Bluethroat, 3 Jackdaws, Yellow-browed Warbler, 27 Pink-footed Geese, 5 Barnacle Geese, Common Whitethroat, 6 Black-tailed Godwits, Black Redstart, Common Redstart and Whinchat at Toab. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Stonechat, Black Redstart and 2 Reed Buntings at Hestingott. Yellow-browed Warbler, 57 Pink-footed Geese, Stonechat, Tree Pipit and 5 Reed Buntings at Exnaboe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Fladdabister. Stonechat, 6 Pink-footed Geese and 6 Reed Buntings at Boddam. 4 Blue Tits, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Common Redpoll and Ring Ouzel at Sandwick. Blue Tit, Yellow-browed Warbler, 10 Linnets, Ring Ouzel, Siberian Chiffchaff, 4 Dunnocks, Wood Pigeon and 2 Siskins at Scousburgh. Jack Snipe, Mistle Thrush, Goldfinch and 10 Barnacle Geese at Dalsetter.

Siberian Rubythroat at Levenwick - Rebecca Nason (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo); Black Redstart and Stonechat at Sumburgh - George Petrie; Bluethroat at Toab - Donald Robertson; Black Redstart at Sumburgh Hotel and Merlin at Sumburgh Farm - Richard Ashbee

Short-eared Owl at Sumburgh Farm - Richard Ashbee

West Mainland: Radde's Warbler at Mid Dale. Hoopoe at Dale of Walls. Yellow-browed Warbler at Michael's Wood, Aith. 3 Yellow-browed Warblers at Sand.

Radde's Warbler at Mid Dale and Hoopoe at Dale of Walls - Rory Tallack

Fetlar: Siberian Stonechat at Everland. Olive-backed Pipit at Houbie. Great Grey Shrike at Feal Burn.

Central Mainland: 2 Olive-backed Pipits and Little Bunting at Vidlin. Olive-backed Pipit at Asta Golf Course. Blue Tit at Hillhead, Lerwick. 2 Blue Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. Great Tit and 3 Blue Tits at Greenfield Place, Lerwick. 2 Common Redpolls at Westerloch, Lerwick. Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Blue Tits at Scalloway. Mistle Thrush at Strand. Yellow-browed Warbler and Reed Bunting at Mossbank.

Whalsay: Treecreeper still at Skibberhoull. 2 Blue Tits, Great Tit, 2 Goldfinches and a Linnet at Gardentown. Little Bunting, Woodcock, 3 Reed Buntings and 3 Pink-footed Geese at Skaw. Barred Warbler at Challister. Yellow-browed Warbler and Whinchat at Hamister.

Blue Tit at Gardentown, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Unst: Firecrest, Grey Phalarope, Bluethroat, Blue Tit, Yellowhammer, Yellow-browed Warbler, Great Grey Shrike, Great Tit, Ring Ouzel, Bar-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel, Common Redstart, Arctic Tern and 3 Reed Buntings at Baltasound. Blue Tit, Reed Warbler and 3 Reed Buntings at Northdale. Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Jack Snipe, Sanderling and 4 Reed Buntings at Skaw. Little Bunting, Long-eared Owl, Blue Tit, Jack Snipe, 2 Reed Buntings, Common Redpoll and Woodcock at Norwick. Yellow-browed Warbler, Tree Pipit and 12 Reed Buntings at Haroldswick. Stonechat at Clibberswick. Spotted Flycatcher at Burrafirth. Scaup, Shoveler and 28 Pink-footed Geese at Uyeasound. Peregrine at Westing. Reed Bunting at Lund.

Firecrest at Baltasound - Mike Pennington; Great Tit at Baltasound and Long-eared Owl at Norwick - Rob Brookes; Long-eared Owl at Norwick - Jim Nangle

Out Skerries: Great Grey Shrike, Lapland Bunting, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Knot, 6 Wood Pigeons, Yellow Wagtail, Dunnock, 9 Robins, Common Redstart, 2 Whinchats, Stonechat, Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Chiffchaffs, 17 Goldcrests, 4 Chaffinches, 83 Bramblings, Greenfinch, 2 Siskins and 3 Yellowhammers.

Great Grey Shrike and Great Spotted Woodpecker on Out Skerries - Chris Turner

Yell: Olive-backed Pipit, Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher and Siberian Chiffchaff at Otterswick. Blue Tit and Jack Snipe at Burravoe. Reed Bunting at Aywick.

Bressay: Great Grey Shrike at Voehead; also 4 Blue Tits, Great Tit, Yellowhammer, Lesser Redpoll, 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and 8 Reed Buntings on the island.

Great Grey Shrike at Voehead, Bressay - Joyce Garden

Trondra: Red-breasted Flycatcher on East Burra. Water Rail on Trondra.

Insects: Hummingbird Hawk-Moth at Boddam. Large Wainscot and Rusty-dot Pearl trapped at Virkie. Large Wainscot trapped at Lerwick.

Large Wainscot and Rusty-dot Pearl at Virkie - Rob Fray

Tuesday 7th October

Good numbers of common migrants today, particularly Song Thrushes, Robins and Bramblings, with smaller numbers of Chaffinches, Redwings, Goldcrests, Blackcaps etc.

South Mainland: Lanceolated Warbler at Quendale. Siberian Rubythroat still at Levenwick. Olive-backed Pipit at Hillwell. Great Grey Shrike and Black Redstart at Hoswick. Little Bunting, Black Redstart, Yellow-browed Warbler and 7 Goosanders at Wester Quarff. Pomarine Skua, Leach's Petrel and 4 Barnacle Geese at Leebitton, Sandwick. 40 Pink-footed Geese at The Wart, Sandwick. Water Rail at Sanick, Sandwick. Bullfinch, 6 Yellow-browed Warblers and 6 Ring Ouzels at Geosetter. 50 Jackdaws, Yellow-browed Warbler, Jack Snipe, Siskin and 7 Linnets at Toab. Yellow-browed Warbler, Black Redstart, 17 Pink-footed Geese, Carrion Crow, Rook and Black-tailed Godwit at Exnaboe. Goldfinch, Grey Wagtail and Siskin at Hestingott. 5 Reed Buntings, Knot and 11 Bar-tailed Godwits at Virkie. 2 Black Redstarts, Stonechat, Jackdaw, Reed Warbler, 3 Reed Buntings and 2 Jack Snipe at Sumburgh. 110 Barnacle Geese, 320 Pink-footed Geese, Black Redstart, Common Redstart, Jack Snipe, 2 Reed Buntings, Short-eared Owl, Siskin and 32 Wood Pigeons at Scatness. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Hoswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Scousburgh. Short-eared Owl at Boddam.

Fetlar: Pallid Harrier at Dullans.

Unst: Firecrest and Great Tit at Clingera, Baltasound. Treecreeper still at Halligarth, Baltasound; also Spotted Redshank, Ring Ouzel, 2 Common Redstarts, 2 Tree Pipits, 2 Reed Buntings at Baltasound. Great Grey Shrike at Northdale. Bluethroat, Stonechat, 3 Reed Buntings, 2 Jack Snipe and 3 Tree Pipits at Burrafirth. Short-eared Owl, 3 Snow Buntings, Common Redstart, Woodcock, Dunnock, 2 Jack Snipe and 3 Wood Pigeons at Hermaness. Tree Pipit and 3 Knot at Haroldswick. Reed Warbler at Norwick. Yellow-browed Warbler, 40 Barnacle Geese, Dunnock, 2 Common Sandpipers and 12 Reed Buntings at Skaw. 4 Reed Buntings at Clibberswick.

Treecreeper at Baltasound - Rob Brookes

Whalsay: Treecreeper and Yellow-browed Warbler at Skibberhoull. Little Bunting, Lapland Bunting, Long-eared Owl, Ring Ouzel, 6 pale-bellied Brent Geese, 27 Pink-footed Geese, Woodcock, Arctic Tern and Black-tailed Godwit at Skaw. Short-eared Owl at Brough. Common Sandpiper at Sandwick. 12 Pink footed Geese at Challister.

Treecreeper at Skibberhoull, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Central Mainland: 4 Great Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. 3 Scaup at Loch of Clickimin. Arctic Tern at Lerwick.

Out Skerries: Little Bunting, Common Scoter, Sparrowhawk, 6 Jack Snipe, 3 Wood Pigeons, 2 Short-eared Owls, 3 Swallows, Yellow Wagtail, 16 Robins, Common Redstart, 5 Whinchats, 50 Redwings, 80 Song Thrushes, 3 Chiffchaffs, Greenfinch and Goldfinch.

Yell: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at West Yell. Yellow-browed Warbler at Camb. Yellow-browed Warbler and Goldfinch at Otterswick. Sparrowhawk at Windhouse. 2 Common Terns at Vatsetter. 70 Barnacle Geese and 5 Pink-footed Geese at Cullivoe.

Bressay: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and Dunnock at Voehead; also 9 Barnacle Geese and 30 Pink-footed Geese on the island.

Monday 6th October

Large arrival of common migrants (Song Thrushes, Robins, Goldcrests, Bramblings, Blackcaps etc) during the afternoon, in south mainland at least.

South Mainland: male Siberian Rubythroat still at Levenwick. Radde's Warbler found exhausted under a car at Sumburgh Hotel in the morning; released into the nearby crop field but no further sign. Long-eared Owl and Short-eared Owl at Sumburgh Farm. Pomarine Skua at Grutness. Reed Bunting, Black Redstart and Yellow-browed Warbler at Sumburgh Head. Little Bunting at Spiggie. Little Bunting, Yellow-browed Warbler, Jack Snipe and 3 Whinchats at Boddam. Little Bunting at Wester Quarff. Leach's Petrel off Leebitton. Barred Warbler at Channerwick. Bluethroat at Toab. 11 Jackdaws at Exnaboe. 3 Arctic Terns at West Voe of Sumburgh. Peregrine at Dalsetter.

Siberian Rubythroat at Levenwick - Jim Nicolson; Bluethroat at Toab - Donald Robertson

Out Skerries: Melodious Warbler, Little Bunting, 15 Grey Herons, 45 Pink-footed Geese, 5 Barnacle Geese, 4 Jack Snipe, Wood Pigeon, 2 Tree Pipits, 2 Yellow Wagtails, Dunnock, 13 Robins, 2 Common Redstarts, 2 Whinchats, Stonechat, 25 Redwings, 50 Song Thrushes, 27 Blackcaps, Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Chiffchaffs, 25 Goldcrests, 2 Chaffinches, 60 Bramblings, Goldfinch, Siskin, 2 Common Redpolls, 9 Reed Buntings and 2 Yellowhammers.

Melodious Warbler on Out Skerries - Chris Turner

Whalsay: Siberian Stonechat at Skaw; also 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, 30 Redwings, 2 Ring Ouzels, 25 Song Thrushes, 25 Goldcrests, 5 Robins, Reed Bunting, 4 Chiffchaffs, 10 Bramblings, 3 Chaffinches, Dunnock and 16 Blackcaps at Skaw.

Siberian Stonechat at Skaw, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Central Mainland: Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll and Yellow-browed Warbler at Veensgarth. Yellow-browed Warbler at Gott. Yellow-browed Warbler at Kergord. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Lower Voe.

Unst: Treecreeper at Halligarth, Baltasound; also Tree Pipit, 2 Common Redstarts and good numbers of common migrants at Baltasound. Little Bunting at Baliasta. Yellow-browed Warbler at Norwick.

Treecreeper at Baltasound - Rob Broookes (1 photo), Mike Pennington (1 photo)

Bressay: Song Thrush, Dunnock, Brambling and Blackcap at Voehead.

Yell: Kestrel, Chaffinch and 2 Bramblings at Cullivoe.

Insects: Red Sword-grass at Virkie.

Red Sword-grass at Virkie - Rob Fray

Sunday 5th October

South Mainland: male Siberian Rubythroat still at Levenwick; also Yellow-browed Warbler there. Little Bunting at Boddam. Bluethroat at Hoswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Grutness. Yellow-browed Warbler at Virkie. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and Pied Flycatcher at Geosetter. Yellow-browed Warbler at Channerwick. Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Slavonian Grebes at Spiggie. 5 Linnets at Scousburgh.

Siberian Rubythroat at Levenwick - Jim Nicolson

Central Mainland: juvenile Pallid Harrier still at Tingwall Airport. Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll at Veensgarth. Bluethroat at Breiwick, Gott. Yellow-browed Warbler at Scalloway. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Kergord. Common Redpoll at Mossbank. Grey Wagtail at Helendale, Lerwick.

Unst: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Wryneck, Yellow-browed Warbler, Robin, 2 Goldcrests, 8 Chaffinches, 6 Bramblings and 2 Blackcaps at Norwick. Reed Bunting, Tree Pipit, Whimbrel, 2 Chiffchaffs, 2 Wood Pigeons, 6 Chaffinches, Blackcap, Bar-tailed Godwit and 6 Bramblings at Baltasound. 2 Chaffinches and 4 Sanderlings at Skaw. Grey Wagtail, Chiffchaff and Yellow-browed Warbler at Haroldswick. Reed Bunting at Lund.

Wryneck at Norwick - Rebecca Nason

Out Skerries: Bluethroat and Yellow-browed Warbler.

West Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Michael's Wood, Aith.

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler and Reed Bunting at Otterswick. 2 Chaffinches and 13 Whooper Swans at Cullivoe. 37 Whooper Swans flying south through Bluemull Sound 2 miles south of Cullivoe.

Whooper Swans over Bluemull Sound - Jim Nangle

Bressay: Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Common Redpolls, Dunnock and Blackcap at Voehead.

Saturday 4th October

South Mainland: male Siberian Rubythroat still at Levenwick; also Barred Warbler there. Little Bunting and Yellow-browed Warbler at Hoswick. Little Bunting and Yellow-browed Warbler at Aith, Cunningsburgh. Hawfinch at Noness. Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler at Virkie. Yellow-browed Warbler at Exnaboe. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Toab. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler and 180 Pink-footed Geese at Boddam. 120 Pink-footed Geese, Black-tailed Godwit and Knot at The Wart, Sandwick. 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2 Common Redpolls at Sandwick. Ruff and 4 Yellow-browed Warblers at Hoswick. Yellow-browed Warbler and Wood Warbler at Swinister Burn. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Grutness. Yellow-browed Warbler at Sumburgh Head. Yellow-browed Warbler at Channerwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Wester Quarff. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Gulberwick. 180 Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie. Little Bunting, Jack Snipe and 13 Barnacle Geese at Dalsetter.

Central Mainland: juvenile Pallid Harrier again at Tingwall Airfield. Rose-coloured Starling and Bluethroat at Breiwick, Gott. 7 Yellow-browed Warblers at Gott. 6 Yellow-browed Warblers at Frakkafield. Yellow-browed Warbler at Scalloway. Yellow-browed Warbler at Kergord. Hawfinch, Common Redpoll, Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler at Brae.

Unst: Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Barred Warbler, Brambling and 3 Blackcaps at Baltasound; also 275 Pink-footed Geese south there at dusk. Wryneck at Norwick. Quail at Clibberswick.

Yell: female King Eider still at Basta Voe. Yellow-browed Warbler and Spotted Flycatcher at Burravoe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Breckon. Song Thrush and 5 Whooper Swans at Cullivoe.

Out Skerries: Bluethroat, 6 Snow Buntings, Jack Snipe and 2 north-western Common Redpolls.

Whalsay: 4 pale-bellied Brent Geese at The Houb; also, 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and 4 Reed Buntings on the island, and 300 Pink-footed Geese over.

Burra: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers on Trondra.

West Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandness.

Cetaceans: 15+ Risso's Dolphins off Sumburgh Head late morning.

Risso's Dolphins off Sumburgh Head - Gary Bell

Friday 3rd October

South Mainland: male Siberian Rubythroat at Levenwick; also Barred Warbler, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and north-western Common Redpoll at Levenwick, and a Little Bunting reported there. Corn Crake at Ireland, Bigton. Little Bunting at Boddam. Quail at Fladdabister. 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and Lesser Whitethroat at Maywick. Yellow-browed Warbler and Little Gull at Virkie. Pectoral Sandpiper and Lapland Bunting at Exnaboe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Hoswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Geosetter.

North Mainland: Olive-backed Pipit at Sullom plantation.

Unst: Rough-legged Buzzard at Gunnister around midday. Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Rustic Bunting, Blackcap, 2 Willow Warblers and 8 Bramblings at Baltasound. Yellow-browed Warbler, Grey Wagtail and Peregrine at Norwick. Yellow-browed Warbler, Blackcap, 3 Chaffinches and 4 Sanderlings at Skaw. Yellow-browed Warbler at Northdale. Yellow-browed Warbler at Westing. Grey Wagtail at Burrafirth.

Rough-legged Buzzard at Gunnister - Rob Brookes

Central Mainland: 2 Little Buntings and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Eswick. Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Voe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Kergord . Barred Warbler and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Mossbank. 5 Chaffinches at Upper Sound, Lerwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Lerwick.

Chaffinch at Upper Sound, Lerwick - Gordon Carle

Out Skerries: Bluethroat, Lapland Bunting, Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Jack Snipe.

Whalsay: 5 Yellow-browed Warblers, 30+ Bramblings, Common Redpoll and 6 Chaffinches.

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler at Otterswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Camb. Yellow-browed Warbler at Windhouse, Mid Yell. Tree Sparrow at Gutcher. Spotted Flycatcher at Burravoe. 5 Common Redpolls at Aywick.

Thursday 2nd October

South Mainland: Pectoral Sandpiper, Greenshank and Green Sandpiper at Clevigarth. Little Bunting at Brake. Bluethroat at Toab. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Wester Quarff. Yellow-browed Warbler and Whinchat at Quendale. Yellow-browed Warbler at Virkie. Reed Bunting and Arctic Skua at Sandwick. 2 Barnacle Geese at Scatness. 32 Pink-footed Geese at Sandwick. 3 Yellow-browed Warblers at Hoswick. Yellow-browed Warbler, Robin and Goldcrest at Setter, Sandwick.

Pectoral Sandpiper at Clevigarth - Roger Riddington

Unst: Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Rustic Bunting, Bluethroat, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2 Chiffchaffs at Baltasound. Marsh Warbler at Lund. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Wryneck and Yellow-browed Warbler at Norwick. Yellow-browed Warbler and Stock Dove at Haroldswick. 3 Yellow-browed Warblers at Westing. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and Siberian Chiffchaff at Northdale. Yellow-browed Warbler at Uyeasound. Spotted Flycatcher at Skaw. 39 Grey Herons at Belmont.

Yell: female King Eider still at Basta Voe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Camb. Yellow-browed Warbler at Otterswick. Yellow-browed Warbler and Spotted Flycatcher at Burravoe. Jack Snipe at Loch of Littlester. Brambling and 5 Common Redpolls at Aywick. Yellow-browed Warbler, Goldfinch and 3 Bramblings at Breckon.

Central Mainland: Richard's Pipit at Eswick. Barred Warbler at Mossbank. Yellow-browed Warbler at Kergord.

Out Skerries: Bluethroat, Yellow-browed Warbler, Lapland Bunting, 2 Whinchats and 3 Jack Snipe.

Fetlar: Pomarine Skua and Sooty Shearwater around a trawler in Wick of Gruting. Yellow-browed Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Kestrel at Tresta. Blackcap, Kestrel and 6 Bramblings at Baela.

Bressay: Yellow-browed Warbler and Willow Warbler at Voehead.

Burra: Yellow-browed Warbler at Lea Heugland, Trondra.

North Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Voe, Ronas Voe.

Wednesday 1st October

South Mainland: Yellow-rumped Warbler still at Grutness. White's Thrush still at Durigarth. 5 Yellow-browed Warblers and Reed Warbler at Maywick. Yellow-browed Warbler, Peregrine, Green Sandpiper, Arctic Tern and 2 Dunnocks at Quendale. Yellow-browed Warbler at Gulberwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Exnaboe. Grey Wagtail at Dalsetter.

Yellow-rumped Warbler at Grutness - Rebecca Nason (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo); White's Thrush at Durigarth - Roger Riddington

Central Mainland: juvenile Pallid Harrier at Tingwall. 2 Little Buntings and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Eswick. Red-breasted Flycatcher and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Lower Voe. Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Mossbank. Yellow-browed Warbler at Frakkafield.

Whalsay: Olive-backed Pipit, Hawfinch, Yellow-browed Warbler, Dunnock and 4 Redwings at Skaw. Barred Warbler at Symbister. Hawfinch at Isbister. Yellow-browed Warbler at Brough. Robin at Vevoe.

Unst: Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Spotted Crake, Rustic Bunting, Bluethroat, Barred Warbler, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, 6 Bramblings and 3 Chaffinches at Baltasound. Temminck's Stint and Yellow-browed Warbler at Haroldswick. Marsh Warbler at Lund. Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and 3 Linnets at Norwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Skaw.

Bluethroat at Baltasound - Paul French

Yell: female King Eider at Basta Voe. 2 Tree Sparrows and 3 Bramblings at Gutcher. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at West Yell. Yellow-browed Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher and 5 Bramblings at Burravoe. 2 Bramblings at Otterswick. Garden Warbler, 4 Common Redpolls and 4 Bramblings at Aywick. Reed Bunting at Windhouse. 4 Bramblings at Camb. Jack Snipe at Loch of Littlester. Song Thrush, Chaffinch and 9 Bramblings at Breckon. Blackcap and 15 Bramblings at Cullivoe.

Out Skerries: Bluethroat, 4 Yellow-browed Warblers, Lapland Bunting and 4 Jack Snipe.

Bressay: Hoopoe at Cruetoun; also 11 Yellow-browed Warblers and Ring Ouzel on the island.

Tuesday 30th September

South Mainland: Yellow-rumped Warbler at Grutness; also Yellow-browed Warbler there, and 2 Pomarine Skuas reported over Grutness at 12:30. White's Thrush at Durigarth. Red-throated Pipit reported at Clumlie; also Whinchat, Blackcap, Brambling and Redwing there. 3 Yellow-browed Warblers and Lesser Whitethroat at Levenwick. Yellow-browed Warbler, Green Sandpiper, 3 Bramblings, Dunnock, Kestrel, Pied Flycatcher, Song Thrush and 5 Redwings at Quendale. Yellow-browed Warbler at Brake. Yellow-browed Warbler, Common Redpoll, Whinchat and Brambling at Virkie. 4 Ruff and 4 Pink-footed Geese at Fleck. Jack Snipe at Toab. 3 Bramblings at Sumburgh Head. Yellow-browed Warbler at Fladdabister. Yellow-browed Warbler at Wester Quarff. Whinchat at Boddam. 13 Pink-footed Geese at Dalsetter.

Yellow-rumped Warbler at Grutness - Gary Bell (1 photo), Roger Riddington (2 photos), George Petrie (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo), Richard Ashbee (2 photos)

White's Thrush at Durigarth - Jim Nicolson (2 photos), Richard Ashbee (3 photos)

Unst: Eastern Subalpine Warbler and Rustic Bunting at Baltasound. Temminck's Stint at Haroldswick. Marsh Warbler at Lund. Wryneck at Norwick.

Yell: female King Eider at Basta Voe. Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Burravoe. Jack Snipe at Loch of Littlester. Common Redpoll and Blackcap at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: Little Bunting, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Robin, Goldcrest, 2 Redwings, 2 Song Thrushes, Chiffchaff and 2 Willow Warblers at Eswick. North-western Common Redpoll, Wood Pigeon and Robin at Vidlin. Brambling, Chaffinch and 4 Redwings at Lunna. Brambling at Quidan Ness. Yellow-browed Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat at Hamnavoe. Brambling at King Harald Street, Lerwick. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Voe.

Out Skerries: 2 Little Buntings, 5 Yellow-browed Warblers, Arctic Tern, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Swallow, Bluethroat, 20 Bramblings, Common Redpoll and 3 Snow Buntings.

West Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Aith.

Monday 29th September

South Mainland: Yellow-rumped Warbler at Eastshore, Virkie, early morning only; also Red-backed Shrike at Virkie. White's Thrush and Red-breasted Flycatcher at Durigarth. Short-toed Lark and Yellow-browed Warbler at Exnaboe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Quendale. 2 Pomarine Skuas from Good Shepherd south of Sumburgh Head. Yellow-browed Warbler and Common Redpoll at Exnaboe. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Chaffinches at Cunningsburgh. Reed Warbler at Swinister Burn, Sandwick. Robin at Hoswick. Ruff, Black-tailed Godwit and 14 Pink-footed Geese at Noness. 51 Pink-footed Geese at Boddam.

White's Thrush at Durigarth - Roger Riddington; Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler at Cunningsburgh - Richard Ashbee

Out Skerries: Black-headed Bunting and Bluethroat.

Black-headed Bunting on Out Skerries - David Cooper

Unst: Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Rustic Bunting, Bluethroat, Barred Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Grey Plover, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits and 6 Chaffinches at Baltasound. Temminck's Stint, Red-breasted Flycatcher and Siberian Chiffchaff at Haroldswick. Wryneck, Barred Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Norwick. Barred Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Northdale.

Barred Warbler at Baltasound and Wryneck at Norwick - Jim Nangle

Central Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher at Kergord. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Voe. Barred Warbler at Gott. Yellow-browed Warbler at Busta House, Brae. Barred Warbler at Mossbank. Chiffchaff and 2 Willow Warblers at Seafield, Lerwick. Garden Warbler and Willow Warbler at Wadbister. 3 Knot at Seafield, Lerwick.

Whalsay: Hawfinch at Skaw. Whinchat at Isbister.

North Mainland: Barred Warbler at Urafirth.

Yell: Tree Sparrow and Chaffinch at Gutcher. Yellow-browed Warbler at Otterswick. 2 Dunnocks and 2 Common Redpolls at Aywick. Spotted Flycatcher at Burravoe.

Sunday 28th September

Unst: Swainson's Thrush at Norwick; also 2 Common Rosefinches there. Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Rustic Bunting, Bluethroat and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Baltasound. Temminck's Stint at Haroldswick. Common Rosefinch and Yellow-browed Warbler at Northdale. Peregrine at Woodwick.

Swainson's Thrush at Norwick - Paul French (2 photos), Gav Thomas (1 photo); Temminck's Stint at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes (2 photos), Gav Thomas (1 photo)

Eastern Subalpine Warbler at Baltasound and Wryneck at Norwick - Gav Thomas

Central Mainland: Greenish Warbler at Lower Voe. Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Common Rosefinch, Pied Flycatcher and 7 Common Redpolls at Veensgarth. Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Common Redpolls at Gott. Yellow-browed Warbler at Helendale, Lerwick. 21 Knot at Seafiled, Lerwick. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Barred Warbler and Brambling at Mossbank. Slavonian Grebe and Ruff at Loch of Tingwall. Bluethroat at Eswick.

Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll and Common Redpoll at Veensgarth - George Petrie; Red-breated Flycatcher at Mossbank - George Graham; Brambling at Mossbank - Kareen Hunter

Out Skerries: Little Bunting and Bluethroat.

Little Bunting on Out Skerries - Chris Turner

South Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler, Common Redstart, Pied Flycatcher and Blackcap at Cunningsburgh. Barred Warbler at Levenwick. Wood Warbler at Swinister Burn, Sandwick. 100 Pink-footed Geese at Sandwick. 2 Shoveler at Scousburgh. Chiffchaff and Blackcap at Sumburgh Hotel. Song Thrush at Sumburgh Farm. Blackcap at Grutness. 28 Whooper Swans at Virkie. Goldcrest and Chiffchaff at Quendale. Common Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat and Blackcap at Geosetter. Shoveler at Hillwell. Slavonian Grebe at Spiggie. 12 Pink-footed Geese at Dalsetter.

Whalsay: Hawfinch, Common Redpoll, 3 Blackcaps, Goldcrest, Dunnock, Song Thrush, Chiffchaff and 90 Pink-footed Geese at Skaw.

West Mainland: Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandness.

Burra: Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler at New Grunasound, East Burra.

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler at Loch of Littlester. Yellow-browed Warbler at Otterswick. 3 Common Redpolls at Aywick. Common Whitethroat, Peregrine and Spotted Flycatcher at Burravoe. Lesser Whitethroat at Sellafirth. 2 Common Redpolls at Gutcher. Black-tailed Godwit at Cullivoe.

Saturday 27th September

Foula: Great Snipe still at Ham; also Barred Warbler, Common Rosefinch and Lapland Bunting on the island, and 2 Sooty Shearwaters past.

Central Mainland: Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll, Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Common Redpolls, Redwing and 4 Chaffinches at Veensgarth. Red-breated Flycatcher and Barred Warbler at Mossbank. Grey Wagtail, Sparrowhawk, 2 Robins and 4 Chaffinches at Helendale, Lerwick. Long-tailed Duck at Loch of Tingwall.

Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll at Veensgarth - Jim Nicolson

Yell: female King Eider at Basta Voe.

Unst: Temminck's Stint at Haroldswick. Rustic Bunting, Little Bunting and 2 Bar-tailed Godwits at Baltasound. Wryneck at Norwick. Barred Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Northdale. Garden Warbler and 5 Sanderlings at Lund. Pink-footed Goose and 3 Sanderlings at Easting.

Bressay: Hoopoe at Crueton. Song Thrush, Willow Warbler and Blackcap at Voehead.

Out Skerries: Little Bunting, Bluethroat, Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler.

South Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler and Pied Flycatcher at Cunningsburgh. Barred Warbler at Levenwick. 75 Pink-footed Geese at Sandwick. 4 Slavonian Grebes at Spiggie. At least 1,600 Pink-footed Geese south over Dunrossness during the day, plus grounded flocks of 206 at Dalsetter, 210 at Fleck and 200 at Garths Ness.

Red-breasted Flycatcher at Cunningsburgh - George Petrie

Burra: Red-breasted Flycatcher at New Grunasound, East Burra.

North Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Isbister. 25 Whooper Swans at Innisfirth, Northmavine.

Friday 26th September

Central Mainland: Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll at Veensgarth. Red-breasted Flycatcher and 2 Barred Warblers at Mossbank. Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler at Busta House, Brae. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Sandgarth, Voe. Barred Warbler at Voe. Ruff at Loch of Tingwall. 2 Chaffinches, Robin, Blackcap, Redwing, 2 Goldcrests and 6 Wood Pigeons at Kergord.

Barred Warbler and Red-breasted Flycatcher at Mossbank - George Graham

Out Skerries: Little Bunting, Barred Warbler and Great Spotted Woodpecker.

Unst: Little Bunting at Baltasound. Wryneck at Norwick.

South Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler, Common Redstart, Grey Wagtail and Pied Flycatcher at Cunningsburgh. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Virkie. Red-necked Grebe and Great Crested Grebe at Spiggie. Pied Flycatcher at Channerwick. Green Sandpiper at Hillwell.

Red-breasted Flycatcher at Cunningsburgh - George Petrie; Grey Wagtail at Cunningsburgh - Jim Nicolson

Burra: Red-breasted Flycatcher and 2 Wood Pigeons at New Grunasound, East Burra. 5 Moorhens at Houss, East Burra.

West Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Tresta.

North Mainland: 2 Sooty Shearwaters past Eshaness.

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale still in Weisdale Voe.

Thursday 25th September

South Mainland: Red-eyed Vireo briefly at Sumburgh Hotel, but not seen after midday. Sooty Shearwater past Sumburgh Head. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Virkie. 2 Short-toed Larks at Exnaboe. Red-backed Shrike at Hestingott. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Grey Wagtail and Blackcap at Cunningsburgh. Garden Warbler at Sandwick. 25 Pink-footed Geese at Boddam. 2 Ruff at Fleck. Jack Snipe at Sumburgh Farm.

Grey Wagtail at Cunningsburgh - George Petrie

Foula: Great Snipe still at Ham; also Rose-coloured Starling, Great Grey Shrike and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers on the island.

Unst: Pechora Pipit, Eastern Subalpine Warbler, Rustic Bunting, Bluethroat, 3 Yellow-browed Warblers, Common Redstart, Garden Warbler, Slavonian Grebe, 3 Chaffinches and 3 Bramblings at Baltasound. Temminck's Stint at Haroldswick. Marsh Warbler at Lund. Common Rosefinch at Northdale. Stock Dove at Haroldswick.

Central Mainland: Hoopoe at Catfirth. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Mossbank. Yellow-browed Warbler at Cuckron, near Girlsta.

Red-breasted Flycatcher at Mossbank - George Graham

Out Skerries: Little Bunting, Bluethroat, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Barred Warbler, Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Whinchats and 2 Tree Pipits.

West Mainland: 2 Grey Wagtails at Dale of Walls.

Bressay: Dunnock at Voehead.

North Mainland: 9 Grey Herons at Haggrister.

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale in Weisdale Voe.

Wednesday 24th September

Foula: Great Snipe at Ham; also Rose-coloured Starling, Great Grey Shrike, Common Rosefinch, Barred Warbler and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers on the island.

Unst: Pechora Pipit and Eastern Subalpine Warbler still at Baltasound. Temminck's Stint at Haroldswick. Marsh Warbler at Lund. Common Rosefinch and Yellow-browed Warbler at Northdale. Barred Warbler at Uyeasound.

Pechora Pipit at Baltasound - Mike Pennington; Temminck's Stint at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Out Skerries: Little Bunting, Bluethroat, 4 Yellow-browed Warblers, 2 Common Rosefinches, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Barred Warbler and north-western Common Redpoll.

South Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Robin and Blackcap at Sumburgh Farm. Yellow-browed Warbler at Grutness. Whinchat, Common Whitethroat and Chiffchaff at Sumburgh Hotel. 200 Pink-footed Geese south over Sumburgh Head during the morning. 23 Black-tailed Godwits, Ruff, 4 Pink-footed Geese and 2 Pintail at Clevigarth. Jack Snipe and Grey Wagtail at Quendale. Yellow-browed Warbler, Siberian Chiffchaff and Dunnock at Hoswick. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Geosetter. Common Redstart and 71 Pink-footed Geese at Cunningsburgh. Whinchat at Ellister, Maywick. Jack Snipe and 43 Pink-footed Geese at Dalsetter. Jack Snipe at Boddam.

Central Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler at Veensgarth. Barred Warbler at Mossbank. Yellow-browed Warbler at North Hamarsland.

Barred Warbler at Mossbank - George Graham

Bressay: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Pied Flycatcher, Song Thrush, Whinchat, Robin, 3 Goldcrests, Reed Bunting, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and 6 Blackcaps.

Yell: Black-tailed Godwit at Cullivoe.

Cetaceans: Humpback Whale in Vassa Voe, South Nesting.

Humpback Whale in Vassa Voe, South Nesting - Mark Burgess

Tuesday 23rd September

Unst: 2 Eastern Subalpine Warblers, Golden Oriole, Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Baltasound. Little Bunting, Yellow-browed Warbler, Willow Warbler, Blackcap and 4 Sanderlings at Skaw. Robin, 3 Blackcaps, Garden Warbler and 2 Willow Warblers at Norwick.

Eastern Subalpine Warbler and Barred Warbler at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

Central Mainland: Hoopoe and Yellow-browed Warbler at North Hamarsland. Great Spotted Woodpecker at Toft. Water Rail at Frakkafield. Slavonian Grebe and Wood Pigeon at Vidlin.

South Mainland: 2 Buff-breasted Sandpipers and 2 Short-toed Larks at Exnaboe. Little Bunting at Sumburgh Hotel. Red-backed Shrike at Hestingott. Barred Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler and Goldcrest at Ocraquoy. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Grey Wagtail, Goldcrest and 2 Chaffinches at Cunningsburgh. Yellow-browed Warbler at Grutness. Yellow-browed Warbler at Quendale. Yellow-browed Warbler at Levenwick. Yellow-browed Warbler, Chaffinch and Wood Pigeon at Wester Quarff. 4 Pintails at Clevigarth.

Chaffinch and Goldcrest at Cunningsburgh - Jim Nicolson

Out Skerries: 2 Little Buntings, Bluethroat, 2 Barred Warblers, Common Rosefinch, Lapland Bunting, Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and Common Redpoll.

Whalsay: Red-breasted Flycatcher at Symbister. 2 Common Rosefinches, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, 4 Snow Buntings and Dunnock at Skaw. 2 Barred Warblers and Yellow-browed Warbler at Hamister. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Sandwick.

Yell: Barred Warbler at Cullivoe. Yellow-browed Warbler and Common Redpoll at Otterswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Mid Yell. 2 Kestrels at North-a-Voe.

West Mainland: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Chaffinch, 5 Common Redpolls and 2 Robins at Sand.

Bressay: Yellow-browed Warbler and Willow Warbler at Voehead.

Fetlar: Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, Brambling, Reed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Whinchat and Robin.

Monday 22nd September

Unst: Pechora Pipit, 2 Eastern Subalpine Warblers, Rustic Bunting, Little Bunting, Barred Warbler, Bluethroat, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Reed Warbler, Peregrine, Jack Snipe and 2 Lesser Whitethroats at Baltasound. Little Bunting at Skaw. Red-breasted Flycatcher and Sparrowhawk at Burrafirth. 3 Barred Warblers, Tree Pipit, Whinchat and Brambling at Norwick. Yellow-browed Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Northdale.

Bluethroat at Baltasound and Red-breasted Flycatcher at Burrafirth - Rob Brookes

Fetlar: Blyth's Reed Warbler at Funzie; also 3 Yellow-browed Warblers, 2 Reed Warblers, Common Redstart, Dunnock, Robin and Spotted Flycatcher on the island.

Blyth's Reed Warbler at Funzie, Fetlar - Brydon Thomason

West Mainland: Arctic Warbler still at Garth, near Bousta.

Out Skerries: 2 Little Buntings, Bluethroat, Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Barred Warblers, 3 Yellow-browed Warblers, 2 Common Rosefinches and Common Redpoll.

South Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher at Sumburgh Farm. Barred Warbler, Common Redstart and Willow Warbler at Sumburgh Head. Red-backed Shrike at Hestingott. 2 Short-toed Larks and Yellow-browed Warbler at Exnaboe. Blackcap and 2 Willow Warblers at Grutness.

Red-backed Shrike at Hestingott - George Petrie (1 photo), Larry Dalziel (1 photo)

Central Mainland: Barred Warbler at Mossbank. 2 Barred Warblers, Blackcap and Willow Warbler at Brae. Yellow-browed Warbler at Toft. Garden Warbler and Common Redstart at Lerwick.

Barred Warbler and Golden Plover at Brae - Jim Nicolson

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler and Common Redpoll at Otterswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Burravoe. Goldcrest, Blackcap, Lesser Whitethroat, Black-tailed Godwit and 6 Grey Herons at Cullivoe. Blackcap at Gutcher. Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler and 2 Blackcaps at Sellafirth.

Bressay: 2 Chaffinches and Chiffchaff at Voehead.

North Mainland: 2 Blackcaps at Eshaness. Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler at Ollaberry.

Blackcap at Eshaness - Jim Nicolson

Sunday 21st September

West Mainland: Arctic Warbler at Garth, near Bousta. 3 Goldfinches at East Burrafirth.

Central Mainland: Hoopoe, 3 Red-breasted Flycatchers, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Barred Warbler and Redwing at Veensgarth. Yellow-browed Warbler and Pied Flycatcher at Gott. Yellow-browed Warbler at Swining. 2 Pied Flycatchers at Loch of Voe. Kestrel and 2 Lesser Redpolls at Sandgarth.

South Mainland: Pallid Harrier at Hillwell, and then later Fleck and Exnaboe. Little Bunting at Sumburgh Hotel. Richard's Pipit at Sumburgh Airport. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Song Thrush and Redwing at Sumburgh Farm. 2 Barred Warblers, 2 Kestrels, Common Redstart and Willow Warbler at Sumburgh Head. 2 Short-toed Larks and Lapland Bunting at Exnaboe. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Maywick. Red-backed Shrike and 2 Willow Warblers at Hestingott. Little Stint and 7 Bar-tailed Godwits at Boddam. 17 Sanderlings at Scord. Richard's Pipit, Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler at Cunningsburgh. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Fladdabister. 2 Slavonian Grebes at Spiggie.

Red-backed Shrike at Hestingott - Logan Johnson (1 photo), Larry Dalziel (1 photo)

Unst: Rustic Bunting at Baltasound. Little Bunting at Skaw. Little Bunting at Westing. Barred Warbler and 2 Common Rosefinches at Norwick.

Out Skerries: 2 Little Buntings, Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Barred Warblers, Yellow-browed Warbler and Common Rosefinch.

North Mainland: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher and Brambling at Voe, Ronas Voe. Yellow-browed Warbler and Pied Flycatcher at North Collafirth. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and Kestrel at Sullom plantation. Yellow-browed Warbler at Busta House. Jack Snipe at Eshaness.

Saturday 20th September

Bressay: Great Reed Warbler at South Ham. Barred Warbler at Gorie.

South Mainland: Arctic Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Hoswick. Pallid Harrier at Spiggie. 2 Short-toed Larks at Exnaboe. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Lapland Bunting, Yellow-browed Warbler, Brambling, Spotted Flycatcher and 2 Common Redstarts at Sumburgh. Red-backed Shrike, Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler and Spotted Flycatcher at Hestingott. Yellow-browed Warbler and 30 Black-tailed Godwits at Virkie. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Channerwick. Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Quendale. Yellow-browed Warbler at Geosetter. Barred Warbler, Common Redstart and Spotted Flycatcher at Toab. 67 Black-tailed Godwits and 2 Bar-tailed Godwits at Clevigarth. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Pied Flycatcher and 2 Redwings at Channerwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Sand Lodge. Lesser Whitethroat at Swinister. Peregrine at Scatness. Short-eared Owl at Dalsetter. North-western Common Redpoll at Boddam.

Arctic Warbler at Hoswick - Roger Riddington (1 photo), Rebecca Nason (1 photo); Red-backed Shrike at Hestingott - David Gifford; Common Redstart at Sumburgh - George Petrie

Unst: Rustic Bunting, 5 Yellow-browed Warblers, 2 Barred Warblers, Garden Warbler, Greenshank, Pied Flycatcher, 2 Robins, Song Thrush, 5 Willow Warblers and 2 Blackcaps at Baltasound. Icterine Warbler, Common Rosefinch, Barred Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Blackcaps, Chiffchaff, 4 Chaffinches, Goldcrest, Song Thrush, Robin, Whinchat, 7 Sanderlings and 4 Willow Warblers at Norwick. Little Bunting, 2 Blackcaps, Song Thrush, Whinchat, 5 Sanderlings, Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Willow Warblers at Skaw. Little Bunting, Yellow-browed Warbler, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and 4 Siskins at Burrafirth. Stock Dove, Water Rail, 2 Kestrels, Garden Warbler, Blackcap and 3 Song Thrushes at Haroldswick. Reed Warbler, Chiffchaff and 2 Willow Warblers at Northdale. 2 Barred Warblers at Uyeasound.

Whalsay: Greenish Warbler and Sedge Warbler at Sandwick. Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler at Hamister. Common Rosefinch, Barred Warbler and Common Whitethroat at Skaw. Common Rosefinch at Challister. 2 Common Rosefinches at Isbister. Also on the island: 10 Blackcaps, 5 Chiffchaffs, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Goldcrests, Common Redstart, Garden Warbler, Whinchat, Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Dunnocks and 2 Greenshanks.

Greenish Warbler at Sandwick, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Out Skerries: 2 Little Buntings, Red-breasted Flycatcher, 3 Common Rosefinches, Barred Warbler and 5 Yellow-browed Warblers.

Papa Stour: Common Rosefinch, Willow Warbler and Blackcap.

Central Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Toft.

West Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler, Blackcap and 3 Common Redpolls at Sand.

North Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Muckle Roe. 2 Blackcaps at Oxensetter, Northmavine.

Blackcap at Oxensetter, Northmavine - Stan Brown

Yell: Kestrel at Colvister. Ruff at Cullivoe.

Friday 19th September

South Mainland: Red-flanked Bluetail, 2 Little Buntings, Barred Warbler, Common Redstart, 5 Willow Warblers, Chiffchaff, House Martin and 3 Kestrels at Sumburgh Head. 2 Little Buntings and Yellow-browed Warbler at Sumburgh Hotel. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Barred Warbler, 2 Goldcrests, Robin, 2 Common Redstarts, Brambling, Redwing, Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler at Sumburgh Farm. Common Redstart, 2 Goldcrests, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and 34 Knot at Grutness. Juvenile Pallid Harrier still at Hillwell. Red-backed Shrike, Common Rosefinch, Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Barred Warblers at Toab. 2 Short-toed Larks at Exnaboe. Little Bunting at Fladdabister. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Cunningsburgh. 5 Yellow-browed Warblers at Wester Quarff. Yellow-browed Warbler at Hoswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Geosetter. Kestrel, Blackcap and Willow Warbler at Scousburgh. Yellow-browed Warbler and Little Stint at Boddam.

Red-flanked Bluetail at Sumburgh Head - Gary Bell (1 photo), Rebecca Nason (1 photo), George Petrie (2 photos), Jim Nicolson (2 photos), Richard Ashbee (1 photo)

Red-breasted Flycatcher at Sumburgh Farm, Great Black-backed Gull at Grutness and Goldcrest at Sumburgh Head - Richard Ashbee

Foula: Pallid Harrier, Greenish Warbler, Rose-coloured Starling, Great Grey Shrike, 2 Bluethroats, Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler.

Whalsay: Greenish Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandwick. Red-breasted Flycatcher and Yellow-browed Warbler at Whitefield. Common Rosefinch, 2 Barred Warblers 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and a Tree Pipit at Skaw. Yellow-browed Warbler at Hamister. Also on the island: 17 Blackcaps, 9 Chiffchaffs, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 8 Willow Warblers, Brambling, Siskin, 7 Goldcrests, Common Redpoll, 3 Dunnocks, Whinchat, Common Redstart, Garden Warbler and Robin.

Greenish Warbler at Sandwick, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Out Skerries: 3 Little Buntings, 3 Barred Warblers, 3 Red-breasted Flycatchers, 3 Grasshopper Warblers, Corn Crake, Common Rosefinch, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and Wryneck.

Unst: Little Bunting at Skaw.

Central Mainland: 2 Red-breasted Flycatchers and Yellow-browed Warbler at Veensgarth.

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler at West Yell. Ruff and 3 Willow Warblers at Cullivoe.

Papa Stour: Yellow-browed Warbler and Willow Warbler.

Fetlar: 2 Slavonian Grebes at Loch of Funzie.

Slavonian Grebes at Funzie - Andy Cook

Thursday 18th September

South Mainland: juvenile Pallid Harrier at Hillwell (first seen briefly yesterday); also Mediterranean Gull still at Hillwell. 2 Little Buntings, Yellow-browed Warbler, Common Redstart, Brambling, Redwing, Common Whitethroat and 2 Chaffinches at Sumburgh Hotel. Little Bunting, Grasshopper Warbler, Barred Warbler, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Pied Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler, Whinchat and Common Redstart at Sumburgh Head. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Grutness. Pomarine Skua south past Clumlie. Bluethroat at Sandwick. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, 4 Willow Warblers, 2 Blackcaps and 2 Chiffchaffs at Hoswick. Sedge Warbler, Chiffchaff, Chaffinch and Siskin at Swinister Burn, Sandwick. 2 Short-toed Larks, Little Bunting, 3 Blackcaps, 2 Willow Warblers, 5 Song Thrushes, 4 Goldcrests, Garden Warbler, 2 Whinchats and 3 Ruff at Exnaboe. Red-backed Shrike and 5 Kestrels at Hestingott. Peregrine at Boddam.

Pallid Harrier at Hillwell - Roger Riddington (3 photos), Jim Nicolson (1 photo), Rebecca Nason (1 photo), Ray Johnson (3 photos)

Bluethroat at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson; Red-backed Shrike at Hestingott - Rob Fray

Unst: Little Bunting, Grasshopper Warbler, Whinchat, Black-tailed Godwit, Common Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warblers and 2 Garden Warblers at Skaw. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Whinchat, Willow Warbler and 2 Kestrels at Burrafirth. Yellow-browed Warbler, Kestrel, 2 Willow Warblers and 2 Blackcaps at Norwick. Kestrel at Baltasound. Kestrel, Common Sandpiper, Blackcap and Garden Warbler at Haroldswick. Great Spotted Woodpecker at Belmont.

Little Bunting at Skaw, Unst - Rob Brookes

Foula: 2 Bluethroats, Yellow-browed Warbler and Water Rail.

Whalsay: Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, 16 Blackcaps, Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Garden Warblers, 5 Willow Warblers, 4 Chiffchaffs, 2 Kestrels, 3 Common Redstarts, 2 Whinchats, 2 Goldcrests, Siskin, Brambling and 11 Song Thrushes.

Yell: Little Bunting at Cullivoe.

Burra: Yellow-browed Warbler, Barred Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Blackcap, Garden Warbler and Willow Warbler on Trondra.

West Mainland: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Robin and 2 Blackcaps at Sand.

Central Mainland: Kestrel at Scord, Scalloway.

Yell: Kestrel at Gutcher.

Central Mainland: Carrion Crow at Veensgarth.

North Mainland: 30 Grey Herons at Ronas Voe.

Grey Herons at Ronas Voe - Stan Brown

Wednesday 17th September

Foula: Pallid Harrier, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler, Barred Warbler, 2 Pied Flycatchers, 4 Common Redstarts, 6 Whinchats, Lesser Whitethroat, Common Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warblers, 9 Song Thrushes, 6 Blackcaps, Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Ruff and 2 Kestrels.

South Mainland: juvenile Pallid Harrier and Mediterranean Gull at Hillwell. 2 Little Buntings, 3 Red-breasted Flycatchers, 4 Yellow-browed Warblers, Barred Warbler, 2 Pied Flycatchers, Tree Pipit, 3 Garden Warblers, 5 Common Redstarts, Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrels, 2 Robins, Common Whitethroat, Fieldfare, Goldcrest, 7 Blackcaps, 2 Chaffinches, 2 Chiffchaffs, 11 Willow Warblers and 9 Song Thrushes at Sumburgh/Grutness. Barred Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Dunnock, Robin, 4 Blackcaps, Garden Warbler and Chiffchaff at Virkie. 20 Blackcaps and 9 Willow Warblers at Quendale. Whinchat, 3 Goldcrests, 3 Song Thrushes and 3 Willow Warblers at Exnaboe. Chaffinch, Song Thrush, Blackcap and Goldcrest at Hestingott. Common Redstart, Whinchat, 2 Willow Warblers, Blackcap and 2 Kestrels at Toab. Yellow-browed Warbler, Willow Warbler, Garden Warbler and Chiffchaff at Hoswick. Blackcap and 3 Willow Warblers at Setter, Sandwick. Whinchat at Sandwick. Grey Wagtail, Ruff and Greenshank at Boddam.

Pallid Harrier at Hillwell - Richard Ashbee

Little Bunting at Sumburgh Hotel - Roger Riddington (3 photos), Rebecca Nason (1 photo); Red-breasted Flycatcher at Sumburgh - George Petrie; Bar-tailed Godwit and Snipe at Virkie - Donald Robertson

Unst: Marsh Warbler at Skaw.

Bressay: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-backed Shrike, Barred Warbler, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Whinchat, 4 Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaffs, Reed Warbler, 10 Blackcaps, 8 Song Thrushes, 2 Robins, 2 Dunnocks, Lesser Whitethroat and 8 Goldcrests on Noss. Pied Flycatcher, Robin, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Willow Warbler and Goldcrest at Voehead.

Whalsay: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Reed Warbler and Kestrel at Skaw. Yellow-browed Warbler and Barred Warbler at Hamister. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Brough. Other single Yellow-browed Warblers at Sandwick, Vevoe and Isbister. Kestrel at Vatshoull. Also on the island: 17 Blackcaps, 17 Willow Warblers, 10 Chiffchaffs, Robin, Common Redstart, 6 Goldcrests, 4 Garden Warblers, 4 Whinchats, Fieldfare, Spotted Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Ruff.

Red-breasted Flycatcher at Skaw and Yellow-browed Warbler at Sandwick, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Otterswick. Barred Warbler and Bar-tailed Godwit at Mid Yell. Pied Flycatcher at Windhouse.

North Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Kestrels, 4 Garden Warblers and 5 Grey Herons at Ollaberry. Kestrel and Garden Warbler at Eshaness. Willow Warbler at Urafirth.

Central Mainland: 2 Kestrels at North Nesting. Garden Warbler at Brae.

Red Admiral at Gutcher, Yell - Andy Gear

Tuesday 16th September

Whalsay: Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Blackcaps, Yellow-browed Warbler, Garden Warbler and 2 Chiffchaffs at Hamister. Red-breasted Flycatcher, Kestrel, Reed Warbler, Ruff, Greenshank, 4 Goldcrests, 6 Song Thrushes, Robin and 2 Garden Warblers at Skaw. Lesser Whitethroat at Marrister.

South Mainland: Barred Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Common Redstarts, 4 Kestrels, Sparrowhawk, Chiffchaff, 4 Song Thrushes, Garden Warbler, Reed Bunting, Chaffinch, Blackcap, 3 Willow Warblers and 3 Goldcrests at Sumburgh/Grutness. Yellow-browed Warbler at Virkie. Jack Snipe at Quendale. Whinchat and 2 Goldcrests at Exnaboe. Song Thrush and 2 Kestrels at Hestingott. Barred Warbler at Setter, Sandwick. 6 Knot at Sandwick. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Geosetter.

Barred Warbler at Sandwick - Juan Brown

Bressay: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, 3 Willow Warblers, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, Black Redstart, Robin, Blackcap and Goldcrest on Noss. Willow Warbler, Robin and Kestrel at Voehead.

Foula: Barred Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, Pied Flycatcher and Common Redstart

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler at Burravoe. Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Littlester. Pied Flycatcher at Windhouse. Common Redpoll at Aywick. Common Rosefinch at Otterswick.

Central Mainland: Kestrel at North Nesting.

Kestrel at North Nesting - Kev Bryant

Monday 15th September

South Mainland: 2 Buff-breasted Sandpipers still at Exnaboe. 20 Pink-footed Geese south over Toab. Common Redstart at Exnaboe. Sparrowhawk at Cunningsburgh. Goldcrest, Kestrel, Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler at Sumburgh. 2 Little Stints at Boddam.

Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Exnaboe - Roger Riddington

Whalsay: Red-breasted Flycatcher at Hamister. Peregrine south over Brough. Yellow-browed Warbler, Manx Shearwater, 2 Goldcrests and 4 Willow Warblers at Skaw. Yellow-browed Warbler at Marrister. Common Redstart and Garden Warbler at Vatshoull. Lesser Whitethroat at Symbister. Willow Warbler at Vevoe.

Yell: Pomarine Skua at West Yell. Barred Warbler at Burravoe. Common Rosefinch and 2 Common Redpolls at Otterswick. Greenshank at Vatsetter. Bar-tailed Godwit at Mid Yell.

Foula: Yellow-browed Warbler, Barred Warbler, Brambling, Grey Wagtail, Pintail, Kestrel, 2 Whinchats, Pied Flycatcher and 8 Grey Herons.

Central Mainland: Barred Warbler at Mossbank. Sparrowhawk at Weisdale. Kestrel at North Nesting.

Unst: Reed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaffs and 3 Willow Warblers at Baltasound.

Bressay: Willow Warbler and Robin at Voehead.

Papa Stour: Willow Warbler and Chaffinch.

Cetaceans: 2 Minke Whales off Burravoe, Yell.

Minke Whale off Burravoe, Yell - Ian Towriess

Sunday 14th September

South Mainland: 2 Buff-breasted Sandpipers at Clevigarth/Exnaboe; also 31 Pink-footed Geese over there this evening. Yellow-browed Warbler at Sumburgh. Common Rosefinch at Boddam. 2 Barred Warblers, Garden Warbler and 2 Blackcaps at Exnaboe. Greenshank and Green Sandpiper at Virkie. Greenshank, 2 Knot and 2 Willow Warblers on Mousa.

Buff-breasted Sandpipers at Exnaboe - Roger Riddington (3 photos), Rob Fray (3 photos)

Whalsay: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Yellow-browed Warbler, Garden Warbler, Blackcap and 2 Chiffchaffs at Hamister. Red-breasted Flycatcher and Lesser Whitethroat at Sandwick. Yellow-browed Warbler, Goldcrest, Greenshank and Song Thrush at Skaw. Barred Warbler and Willow Warbler at Saltness. Common Rosefinch and Chiffchaff at Vevoe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Marrister. Whinchat and Willow Warbler at Isbister. Garden Warbler at Skibberhoull.

Red-breasted Flycatcher at Hamister, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Foula: Common Rosefinch, Barred Warbler, Lapland Bunting, Little Stint, Merlin, Bar-tailed Godwit and 5 Pink-footed Geese.

Bressay: Yellow-browed Warbler on Noss.

Yellow-browed Warbler on Noss - Andy Denton

Unst: Barred Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat at Norwick. Goldcrest at Easting. Garden Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat at Skaw. Reed Warbler at Baltasound.

Yell: 15 Pink-footed Geese over West Yell this evening. Common Redpoll at Burravoe. Common Rosefinch at Otterswick.

Papa Stour: Pied Flycatcher and Willow Warbler.

Cetaceans: 6 Risso's Dolphins off Foula.

Saturday 13th September

Unst: Rustic Bunting and 2 Willow Warblers at Baltasound. Barred Warbler, 2 Common Rosefinches, Pied Flycatcher, Blackcap and 2 Willow Warblers at Norwick. Common Rosefinch, Reed Warbler and Kestrel at Burrafirth. Garden Warbler, 2 Willow Warblers, Bar-tailed Godwit and 13 Sanderlings at Skaw. 3 Willow Warblers at Northdale.

Foula: 2 Common Rosefinches, Barred Warbler, Pied Flycatcher and 2 Black-tailed Godwits.

Whalsay: 2 Barred Warblers at Skaw. Common Rosefinch and Barred Warbler at Vevoe.

South Mainland: Common Rosefinch and 9 Sanderlings at Grutness. Barred Warbler at Scousburgh. 2 Little Stints at Boddam.

Little Stint at Boddam - Logan Johnson; Gannet at Grutness - Richard Ashbee

Yell: Common Whitethroat at West Yell. Common Rosefinch at Otterswick.

Friday 12th September

South Mainland: Citrine Wagtail at Grutness. Little Stint at Boddam.

Citrine Wagtail at Grutness - Roger Riddington

Foula: Little Bunting, Wood Warbler, Barred Warbler, Little Stint, 2 Spotted Flycatchers, Sparrowhawk, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, Common Whitethroat, Knot, 7 Ruff, 2 Whinchats and 2 Blackcaps.

Little Stint on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

West Mainland: 3 Common Redpolls and 8 Sanderlings at Sand.

Unst: Great Spotted Woodpecker at Baltasound.

Yell: Common Rosefinch at Otterswick.

Central Mainland: Peregrine at North Nesting.

Peregrine at North Nesting - Kev Bryant

Thursday 11th September

Foula: Little Bunting, Common Rosefinch, Wood Warbler, Barred Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Whinchat, Blackcap, Pied Flycatcher and Goldcrest.

Little Bunting on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

North Mainland: 2 Barred Warblers at Eshaness. Kestrel at Ollaberry.

Barred Warbler at Eshaness - Jim Nicolson

Unst: Wood Warbler at Baltasound. 2 Lesser Whitethroats, Whinchat and 2 Willow Warblers at Skaw. Lesser Whitethroat and Blackcap at Norwick. 2 Kestrels at Burrafirth.

Yell: Common Rosefinch at Otterswick.

Bressay: Snow Bunting, Greenshank, Lesser Whitethroat, Pied Flycatcher, Chiffchaff and 4 Willow Warblers on Noss.

Central Mainland: Garden Warbler and 2 Common Redpolls at Brae. 20 Knot at Breiwick, Lerwick.

Garden Warbler and Common Redpoll at Brae - Jim Nicolson

South Mainland: Barred Warbler at Scatness. 2 Little Stints, Pied Flycatcher, Garden Warbler and 2 Willow Warblers on Mousa. 2 Kestrels at Mossy Hill. Kestrel at Bigton. Blackcap at Exnaboe. 20 Knot at Grutness. 2 Little Stints at Boddam.

Cetaceans: 3 Minke Whales off Noss. 4 Minke Whales off Muness, Unst.

Wednesday 10th September

South Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Toab. 4 Common Rosefinches, 3 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Little Stints, Reed Warbler, Sparrowhawk and Willow Warbler at Virkie. Peregrine, Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Willow Warblers at Exnaboe. 3 Little Stints at Boddam.

Unst: Rustic Bunting, Barred Warbler, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Chiffchaff, Carrion Crow and 10 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound.

Foula: Pectoral Sandpiper, Common Rosefinch, Turtle Dove, Pied Flycatcher and Lesser Whitethroat.

Bressay: Redstart, 2 Whinchats, Fieldfare, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and 5 Wood Pigeons.

Central Mainland: Greenshank and 6 Carrion Crows at Veensgarth.

Burra: Slavonian Grebe at Houss, East Burra.

Yell: Bar-tailed Godwit at Mid Yell. Common Rosefinch at Otterswick.

Insects: Peacock at Virkie.

Peacock at Virkie - Roger Riddington

Tuesday 9th September

Unst: Rose-coloured Starling, Barred Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, 2 Willow Warblers and 22 Sanderlings at Norwick. Blackcap at Haroldswick. Lesser Whitethroat, Whinchat, Bar-tailed Godwit and 3 Willow Warblers at Skaw. 2 Kestrels and 3 Willow Warblers at Northdale. Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Black-tailed Godwits and 2 Kestrels at Baltasound. Ruff at Hermaness.

Barred Warbler at Norwick - Jim Nangle

Whalsay: Little Stint, Bar tailed Godwit, Ruff, 4 Knot, 3 Sanderlings and a Chiffchaff at Brough. Barred Warbler and Willow Warbler at Marrister. Willow Warbler and 2 Ruff at Skaw. 2 Willow Warblers at Isbister.

Little Stint at Brough, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Foula: Barred Warbler, Wood Warbler, Turtle Dove and Slavonian Grebe; also, Sooty Shearwater from the Foula ferry.

South Mainland: Wryneck at Sumburgh Farm. Common Rosefinch, Ruff, 10 Black-tailed Godwits and 61 Knot at Virkie. Wood Warbler at Sumburgh Hotel. Wood Warbler, Sparrowhawk, 32 Sanderling and 26 Knot at Grutness. 7 Little Stints, 32 Sanderling, Whinchat and 2 Kestrels at Scatness. Pied Flycatcher and Kestrel at Toab. Garden Warbler, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and Peregrine at Quendale. Little Stint at Boddam.

Little Stint and Whinchat at Scatness - Steve Minton; Twite at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson

Yell: Bar-tailed Godwit at Mid Yell. Pied Flycatcher at Gutcher. Pied Flycatcher at Cullivoe. Common Rosefinch at Otterswick.

Central Mainland: 2 Kestrels between Brae and Voe.

Cetaceans: Minke Whale off Isbister, Whalsay.

Monday 8th September

Foula: Pectoral Sandpiper at South Ness; also, Red-breasted Flycatcher, Turtle Dove, Yellow Wagtail, Goldcrest, 6 Ruff, Bar-tailed Godwit, Sanderling, Whinchat, 4 Blackcaps, 3 Willow Warblers and 3 Chiffchaffs on the island.

Pectoral Sandpiper at South Ness, Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Unst: Rustic Bunting, Barred Warbler, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Spotted Flycatcher, Ruff, Greenshank, Willow Warbler and 2 Pied Flycatchers at Baltasound. 2 Common Rosefinches, Common Redpoll, Lesser Whitethroat, Fieldfare, Kestrel, Chiffchaff,2 Willow Warblers and 3 Whinchats at Norwick. Barred Warbler and Water Rail at Haroldswick. Kestrel, Whinchat and 4 Willow Warblers at Skaw. Willow Warbler at Burrafirth.

South Mainland: 2 Wood Warblers at Sumburgh Hotel. 5 Kestrels at Sumburgh Head. 2 Little Stints at Virkie. Pied Flycatcher at Toab. 2 Little Stints and 2 Ruff at Boddam.

Yell: 5 Ruff at Cullivoe.

Sunday 7th September

South Mainland: Wryneck and Reed Bunting at Sumburgh Farm. 2 Barred Warblers at Sumburgh Head. Icterine Warbler reported again at Grutness. Wood Warbler at Sumburgh Hotel. Greenshank and 2 Little Stints at Virkie. Ruff at Dalsetter.

Unst: Barred Warbler, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Pied Flycatcher and Ruff at Baltasound. Kestrel at Hermaness / Burrafirth. Ruff at Uyeasound.

Yell: 2 Barred Warblers and a Willow Warbler at Burravoe. 4 Ruff and 2 Willow Warblers at Cullivoe.

Foula: Sparrowhawk and Turtle Dove.

Bressay: Whinchat and 3 Ruff on Noss.

Cetaceans: 10-15 Risso's Dolphins south of Noss. Basking Shark off Cullivoe, Yell.

Basking Shark off Cullivoe, Yell - Jim Nangle

Saturday 6th September

Unst: Rustic Bunting, Barred Warbler, 2 Wood Warblers, 2 Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaffs and 6 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound. Barred Warbler and Cuckoo at Haroldswick. Barred Warbler, Common Whitethroat and 2 Willow Warblers at Skaw. 3 Common Rosefinches, Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaffs, Fieldfare, Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warblers and 8 Wood Pigeons at Norwick. Greenshank at Inner Skaw. Pied Flycatcher at Northdale.

South Mainland: Barred Warbler, Reed Warbler and 3 Curlew Sandpipers at Grutness; also Icterine Warbler reported there again. Barred Warbler, Wood Warbler, Sedge Warbler and Swift at Sumburgh Farm. Barred Warbler at Virkie. 27 Black-tailed Godwits at Exnaboe. 9 Black-tailed Godwits and 75 Ruff at Hillwell. 12 Sanderling at Scatness. Goldcrest at Hestingott. Pied Flycatcher and 2 Robins at Cunningsburgh.

Foula: 3 Barred Warblers, 2 Common Rosefinches, Robin, Goldcrest, Fieldfare and 5 Willow Warblers.

Whalsay: Barred Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warblers and 3 Willow Warblers at Skaw. 4 Sanderlings and 20 Dunlin at East Netlar beach. 17 Dunlin at The Houb.

Yell: Willow Warbler and 6 Common Redpolls at Burravoe. Greenshank at West Yell. Lesser Whitethroat at West Sandwick.

Cetaceans: 2 Risso's Dolphins off Foula.

Friday 5th September

Foula: Arctic Warbler still at Ham; also 2 Barred Warblers, 2 Common Rosefinches, Sedge Warbler, 2 Goldcrests, Common Whitethroat and 2 Garden Warblers on the island.

Arctic Warbler at Ham, Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Out Skerries: 2 Common Rosefinches, Barred Warbler, 14 Willow Warblers, 3 Garden Warblers, Blackcap, 4 Whinchats, Green Sandpiper, Song Thrush and Dunnock.

South Mainland: Barred Warbler,Whinchat and 2 Little Stints at Virkie. Barred Warbler, Icterine Warbler, Reed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Little Stint, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 62 Knot and 82 Sanderling at Grutness.

Curlew Sandpiper, Knot, Sanderling and Ringed Plover at Grutness - Richard Ashbee

Unst: Barred Warbler at Haroldswick. 2 Wood Warblers and a Blackcap at Baltasound. Curlew Sandpiper at Lamba Ness. Swift, Garden Warbler, Kestrel, 5 Sanderlings and 3 Willow Warblers at Norwick. Whinchat, 3 Willow Warblers and 5 Knot at Skaw. Single Sooty Shearwaters 1 mile and 6 miles north of Muckle Flugga.

Sooty Shearwater north of Muckle Flugga, Unst - Jim Nangle

North Mainland: Barred Warbler and Willow Warbler at Eshaness.

Yell: Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher and 2 Willow Warblers at Burravoe. Barred Warbler and 12 Ruff at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: Garden Warbler at Brae.

Cetaceans: 5+ Killer Whales south of Mousa in the evening. Minke Whale from Out Skerries ferry. 12 Risso's Dolphins north of Muckle Flugga.

Risso's Dolphin north of Muckle Flugga, Unst - Jim Nangle

Insects: Bulrush Wainscot (first for Shetland) trapped at Virkie.

Bulrush Wainscot at Virkie - Rob Fray

Thursday 4th September

South Mainland: Black-headed Bunting at Sumburgh Head at 07:30, then flew off south; also Sparrowhawk at Sumburgh Head. Pectoral Sandpiper at Grutness. Wood Sandpiper, 2 Little Stints and Garden Warbler at Virkie. 4 Curlew Sandpipers at Grutness. Little Stint at Boddam.

Yell: female King Eider at Basta Voe. Pied Flycatcher at Gutcher. Barred Warbler and 12 Ruff at Cullivoe.

Ruff at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Foula: Arctic Warbler still at Ham; also 2 Common Rosefinches, Barred Warbler, Lapland Bunting, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Garden Warblers, Pied Flycatcher, Goldcrest, Whinchat and 5 Willow Warblers on the island.

Unst: Barred Warbler, Common Rosefinch, Willow Warbler and 5 Ruff at Baltasound. 5 Whinchats, 3 Willow Warblers and a Common Whitethroat at Skaw. Wood Sandpiper and Garden Warbler at Haroldswick Pools. 2 Kestrels at Norwick.

Out Skerries: Barred Warbler found dead.

Cetaceans: Humpback Whale off the east side of Foula.

Humpback Whale off Foula - Donna and Geoff Atherton

Wednesday 3rd September

Foula: Arctic Warbler at Ham; also 3 Common Rosefinches, Barred Warbler, 2 Garden Warblers, Sparrowhawk, Lesser Whitethroat and Pied Flycatcher on the island.

Unst: Barred Warbler at Skeggie. 3 Common Rosefinches, Kestrel, Redwing, Garden Warbler and 4 Sanderlings at Norwick. 5 Whinchats, Kestrel and 6 Willow Warblers at Skaw. Garden Warbler, House Martin and Lesser Whitethroat at Haroldswick. Ruff and Bar-tailed Godwit at Lamba Ness. Common Rosefinch, Garden Warbler and Willow Warbler at Baltasound. Black-tailed Godwit and 11 Ruff at Belmont. 2 Black-tailed Godwits and a Sanderling at Uyeasound. Pied Flycatcher at Northdale.

Black-tailed Godwit at Belmont and Pied Flycatcher at Northdale - Jim Nangle

Whalsay: Common Rosefinch, Pied Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat, Whinchat and 4 Willow Warblers at Skaw. Whinchat and 3 Willow Warblers at Marrister.

West Mainland: Barred Warbler at Walls.

Central Mainland: Little Gull and Jackdaw at Strand. 8 Goosanders at Catfirth.

South Mainland: 6 Curlew Sandpipers at Grutness. 2 Little Stints at Virkie. Whinchat at Exnaboe. Willow Warbler at Sumburgh. Whinchat and 2 Willow Warblers at Geosetter.

Yell: Pied Flycatcher, Common Whitethroat and 2 Willow Warblers at Sellafirth.

Tuesday 2nd September

South Mainland: Icterine Warbler, 3 Little Stints, 16 Black-tailed Godwits, Willow Warbler and 3 Ruff at Virkie. Common Rosefinch and 3 Willow Warblers at Toab. 4 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 Little Stints and Pied Flycatcher at Grutness. 21 Black-tailed Godwits at Sumburgh Farm. Sparrowhawk at Sumburgh Airport. Sparrowhawk at Fleck. Pied Flycatcher at Sumburgh Hotel. Goldcrest and Willow Warbler at Exnaboe. 2 Common Sandpipers at Hestingott.

Icterine Warbler at Virkie - Rob Fray; Common Rosefinch at Toab - Donald Robertson; Curlew Sandpiper and Little Stint at Grutness - Jim Nicolson

Foula: Barred Warbler, Whinchat and 2 Garden Warblers.

Unst: Kestrel at Burrafirth.

Yell: Garden Warbler at Gutcher. 11 Whimbrel at West Yell. Sanderling at Breckon. Willow Warbler, Sanderling and 3 Ruff at Cullivoe.

Monday 1st September

Whalsay: Paddyfield Warbler trapped at Skaw. Arctic Warbler at Sandwick.

South Mainland: Wryneck and 3 Black-tailed Godwits at Sumburgh Farm. Barred Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Willow Warblers at Exnaboe. Curlew Sandpiper, 4 Little Stints and Whinchat at Grutness. Little Stint, 2 Black-tailed Godwits and 7 Ruff at Virkie. Whinchat and Common Whitethroat at Toab. Black-tailed Godwit at West Voe of Sumburgh. Wood Warbler, Whinchat and 3 Pied Flycatchers at Geosetter. Robin and Chiffchaff at Quendale.

Little Stint at Virkie - Rob Fray (2 photos); Little Stints at Grutness - Jim Nicolson (2 photos)

Arctic Tern, Fulmar, Hooded Crow and Starling in south mainland - Richard Ashbee

West Mainland: Barred Warbler, Garden Warbler and Chiffchaff at Walls.

Fetlar: Wryneck.

Unst: Wryneck and 2 Reed Warblers at Skaw. Spotted Flycatcher, Kestrel, 2 Knot, Collared Dove and Bar-tailed Godwit at Baltasound. Blackcap at Northdale.

Foula: Sparrowhawk, Garden Warbler, 7 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, 8 Ruff, Common Sandpiper and 5 Sanderlings.

North Mainland: Little Stint at Stenness.

Yell: Black-tailed Godwit, 12 Ruff and 5 Sanderlings at Cullivoe. 2 Willow Warblers and 10 Sanderlings at Breckon.

Sunday 31st August

Foula: Pallid Harrier, 3 Whinchats, 2 Garden Warblers, Grey Heron, Pied Flycatcher, Chiffchaff, Kestrel, 8 Ruff and 8 Willow Warblers.

Pallid Harrier on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Whalsay: 3 Barred Warblers, Pied Flycatcher, Common Whitethroat, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 2 Garden Warblers, Wood Warbler and 8 Willow Warblers.

West Mainland: Wryneck at Reawick. Barred Warbler at Walls. 9 Ruff, 8 Common Redpolls and 2 Wood Pigeons at Sand.

South Mainland: Sandwick: Common Rosefinch at Swinister Burn; Barred Warbler, Black Redstart and Willow Warbler at Setter; Swift at Sanick; also 18 Ruff at Sandwick. Common Rosefinch, flava wagtail and Sparrowhawk at Quendale. 4 Little Stints at Grutness. 2 Little Stints at Boddam. Wood Warbler, Whinchat, Sparrowhawk and 2 Willow Warblers at Geosetter. 2 Garden Warblers at Sumburgh.

Garden Warbler at Sumburgh - Jim Nicolson

Unst: Red-backed Shrike at Northdale. Common Rosefinch, Black Redstart, Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher and Pied Flycatcher at Norwick. Common Redstart at Uyeasound. 3 Willow Warblers, 7 Ruff, Knot and 16 Sanderlings at Skaw. Spotted Flycatcher and Pied Flycatcher at Baltasound.

Yell: 9 Ruff and 14 Sanderlings at Cullivoe. Garden Warbler at West Yell.

Central Mainland: Willow Warbler at Upper Kergord.

North Mainland: Willow Warbler at Oxensetter, Northmavine.

Saturday 30th August

Unst: Rustic Bunting, Spotted Redshank, 2 Common Rosefinches and 4 Ruff at Baltasound. Red-backed Shrike at Northdale. 2 Little Stints and 6 Knot at Skaw. Greenshank at Haroldswick.

Whalsay: Icterine Warbler and Barred Warbler at Symbister. Barred Warbler, Common Whitethroat and Pied Flycatcher at Skaw.

South Mainland: Marsh Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Willow Warbler and 3 Garden Warblers at Setter, Sandwick. Wood Warbler, Garden Warbler and 3 Willow Warblers at Swinister Burn. Pied Flycatcher, Grey Wagtail, 3 Garden Warblers and 5 Willow Warblers at Hoswick. 10 Ruff at Sanick. Spotted Redshank, 2 Little Stints, Greenshank, 8 Bar-tailed Godwits, 140 Dunlin and 280 Ringed Plovers at Virkie. 7 Little Stints and 6 Ruff at Scatness. Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, 16 Ruff, 90 Sanderlings and 12 Knot at Grutness. Grasshopper Warbler at Sumburgh Hotel. 3 Swifts at West Voe of Sumburgh. Wryneck at Toab. Wood Warbler at Hestingott. Pied Flycatcher at Exnaboe. 6 Ruff at Sumburgh Airport. 2 Little Stints at Boddam.

Curlew Sandpiper at Grutness - Gary Bell; Little Stints at Scatness - Roger Riddington

Foula: Barred Warbler, Wood Warbler, 2 Garden Warblers, 10 Willow Warblers, 2 Chiffchaffs, Common Sandpiper, 8 Ruff, Greenshank and 2 Whinchats.

Bressay: Barred Warbler, Wryneck, 2 Curlew Sandpipers and 2 Bar-tailed Godwits on Noss. Willow Warbler at Voehead.

Insects: Convolvulus Hawk-moth at Gulberwick.

Convolvulus Hawk-moth at Gulberwick - Dawn Harper

Friday 29th August

Foula: Arctic Warbler at Hametoun; also 2 Garden Warblers, Kestrel, 3 Ruff, Greenshank and 6 Willow Warblers on the island.

Arctic Warbler at Hametoun, Foula - Donna Atherton

Out Skerries: 2 Wrynecks, 40 Willow Warblers, 8 Garden Warblers, 4 Pied Flycatchers, Green Sandpiper, Greenshank, Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, Blackcap, Lesser Whitethroat, Spotted Flycatcher, Tree Pipit, flava wagtail and 3 Ruff; also a Storm Petrel off the ferry.

Wryneck on Out Skerries - Roger Riddington

Whalsay: Barred Warbler, Wood Warbler, 7 Willow Warblers, 2 Garden Warblers, Pied Flycatcher, Whinchat and Kestrel at Skaw.

Unst: Wryneck at Westing. 2 Little Stints at Easting. Barred Warbler, 4 Common Rosefinches, 2 Willow Warblers, Redwing and 2 Kestrels at Norwick. Pied Flycatcher at Baltasound. Whinchat, 15 Sanderlings, Common Sandpiper, 4 Willow Warblers and 4 Knot at Skaw. Whinchat at Norwick. Greenshank at Inner Skaw.

Common Rosefinch at Norwick - Jim Nangle

South Mainland: Common Rosefinch, Curlew Sandpiper, Sandwich Tern and Willow Warbler at Virkie. Common Rosefinch, Lesser Whitethroat and Chiffchaff at Quendale. Pied Flycatcher, Knot, Bar-tailed Godwit, 32 Sanderling and 2 Willow Warblers at Grutness. 5 Sanderling at Boddam. Garden Warbler at Cunningsburgh.

Central Mainland: Pied Flycatcher at Lerwick.

Cetaceans: pod of Killer Whales in Yell Sound late morning, heading north between Toft and Bigga.

Thursday 28th August

Whalsay: Barred Warbler and 5 Willow Warblers at Skaw.

Foula: Wryneck and 2 Barred Warblers.

Unst: Ruff and Willow Warbler at Baltasound.

Yell: 7 Grey Herons at Kirk Loch. 2 Ruff and 3 Willow Warblers at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Grey Wagtail at Cunningsburgh. Willow Warbler at Levenwick.

Grey Wagtail at Cunningsburgh - Jim Nicolson

Insects: Painted Lady at Sumburgh Head.

Wednesday 27th August

South Mainland: Wryneck at Quendale. Wryneck at Rerwick. Common Rosefinch at Quarff. Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat and 4 Willow Warblers at Hestingott. Lesser Whitethroat at Exnaboe. Garden Warbler at Virkie.

Foula: Barred Warbler, 7 Willow Warblers, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Sanderling, 2 Ruff and 32 Purple Sandpipers.

Yell: 9 Grey Herons at Gutcher.

Insects: Small Tortoiseshell at Hestingott. Peacock at Exnaboe. Peacock at Sumburgh Head. 2 Peacocks at Virkie.

Tuesday 26th August

South Mainland: Common Rosefinch, 2 Green Sandpipers, Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff at Quendale. Green Sandpiper at Virkie. Wood Warbler and Pied Flycatcher at Hestingott. Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Willow Warblers at Exnaboe. Willow Warbler at Sumburgh Head.

Common Rosefinch at Quendale - Roger Riddington

Unst: 2 Common Rosefinches at Norwick. Barred Warbler and Knot at Haroldswick. 5 Grey Herons at Baltasound.

Central Mainland: Wood Warbler at Brae.

Wood Warbler at Brae - Jim Nicolson

North Mainland: Willow Warbler and Wood Pigeon at Collafirth, Northmavine.

Yell: 2 Sanderlings at Breckon. 4 Sanderlings at Cullivoe.

Sanderlings and Rock Pipit at Breckon - Jim Nangle

Insects: Small Tortoiseshell and Peacock at Sumburgh Head. Peacock at Brae.

Monday 25th August

Foula: Blyth's Reed Warbler at Ham; also 2 Common Rosefinches and Black Redstart on the island.

South Mainland: Common Rosefinch, Ruff and 13 Knot at Virkie. Black Redstart at Toab. 3 Willow Warblers at Hestingott. House Martin at Cunningsburgh. Pied Flycatcher and 4 Wood Pigeons at Quarff. Sanderling at Sandsayre.

Unst: Greenshank at Uyeasound.

Yell: 3 Ruff and 3 Sanderlings at Cullivoe.

Insects: 2 Peacocks at Toab.

Sunday 24th August

Unst: Common Rosefinch at Skaw. Kestrel at Burrafirth. Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and 2 Sanderling at Norwick. Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Willow Warblers and 2 Chiffchaffs at Baltasound. 2 Willow Warblers at Haroldswick.

Fetlar: Greenshank, Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff at Tresta. Carrion Crow at Funzie.

Carrion Crow at Funzie - Jim Nangle

South Mainland: Common Rosefinch at Virkie. Chiffchaff at Quendale. Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler at Hestingott.

Yell: Tree Sparrow at Gutcher.

Saturday 23rd August

Unst: Rustic Bunting, 2 Common Rosefinches, 2 Wood Warblers, 6 Ruff, Bar-tailed Godwit and 2 Willow Warblers at Baltasound. 2 Willow Warblers at Haroldswick.

South Mainland: Little Stint at Grutness. Common Rosefinch at Sumburgh Farm.

Friday 22nd August

Unst: Rustic Bunting, Willow Warbler, Bar-tailed Godwit, Ruff and 2 Knot at Baltasound. Willow Warbler at Skaw.

South Mainland: Common Rosefinch at Sumburgh Farm. Common Sandpiper and 3 Willow Warblers at Hestingott. 2 Willow Warblers at Exnaboe. Wood Pigeon at Gulberwick.

Golden Plover at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson

Yell: Tree Sparrow at Gutcher. 3 Sanderlings at Cullivoe.

Golden Plovers at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Cetaceans: Minke Whale off Skaw, Whalsay.

Thursday 21st August

Unst: Blyth's Reed Warbler, Rustic Bunting, Barred Warbler, 2 Common Rosefinches, juvenile Red-necked Phalarope, 12 Ruff, 2 Knot, 2 Chiffchaffs and 12 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound. Common Rosefinch at Northdale. Common Rosefinch at Skaw.

Rustic Bunting at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

South Mainland: Turtle Dove and 50 Swallows at Exnaboe. Water Rail at Virkie. Common Sandpiper at Hestingott.

Whalsay: Cuckoo at Whitefield. Manx Shearwater and Ruff at Skaw.

Cetaceans: 2 Minke Whales in Mousa Sound. Minke Whale off Sumburgh Head.

Insects: 2 Peacocks at Symbister, Whalsay. Peacock at Sumburgh Head. Peacock at Gutcher, Yell.

Peacock at Symbister, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Wednesday 20th August

Unst: Barred Warbler and Willow Warbler at Baltasound.

Barred Warbler at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

Bressay: Wryneck on Noss.

Whalsay: Manx Shearwater off Skaw.

West Mainland: 8 Common Redpolls, Willow Warbler, 3 Wood Pigeons and several Goldcrests at Sand.

Tuesday 19th August

South Mainland: Common Sandpiper at Virkie.

Unst: Willow Warbler and 2 Ruff at Baltasound.

Monday 18th August

South Mainland: Common Sandpiper at Sumburgh.

Unst: Willow Warbler and Bar-tailed Godwit at Baltasound.

Sunday 17th August

South Mainland: juvenile Red-necked Phalarope and Little Gull at Virkie. Pied Flycatcher at Sumburgh Head. Whinchat at Toab. 2 Pied Flycatchers, Green Sandpiper and Common Sandpiper at Hoswick. Pied Flycatcher at Swinister Burn.

Little Gull at Virkie - Rob Fray; Sanderling, Knot and Bar-tailed Godwit at Virkie - Jim Nicolson

Unst: Green Sandpiper at Inner Skaw. Green Sandpiper at Haroldswick. Greenshank and Willow Warbler at Baltasound.

Bressay: Garden Warbler at Voehead.

Saturday 16th August

South Mainland: juvenile Red-necked Phalarope, 13 Knot and 5 Bar-tailed Godwits at Virkie. Common Sandpiper at Boddam. Pied Flycatcher and Willow Warbler at Hoswick. Chiffchaff at Swinister Burn.

Unst: Greenshank and Bar-tailed Godwit at Baltasound.

Cetaceans: Basking Shark off Noss.

Friday 15th August

Whalsay: Booted Warbler still at Symbister. Barred Warbler at Skaw.

South Mainland: Wood Sandpiper at Boddam. 5 Ruff at Toab.

Unst: Bar-tailed Godwit at Baltasound. Green Sandpiper at Inner Skaw. Willow Warbler at Skaw. 16 Knot, 3 Wood Pigeons and 4 House Martins at Norwick.

Thursday 14th August

Unst: Green Sandpiper at Haroldswick. Kestrel, Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warblers and 21 Knot at Norwick. Sanderling at Skaw.

Willow Warbler and Knot at Norwick - Jim Nangle

South Mainland: 20 Ruff at Toab.

Wednesday 13th August

South Mainland: Icterine Warbler at Sumburgh Hotel. 53 Ruff at Scatness. Common Whitethroat at Sumburgh Farm. Common Whitethroat at Grutness. 3 Willow Warblers at Exnaboe. 2 Ruff at Toab.

Yell: Tree Sparrow still at Gutcher.

West Mainland: Greenshank and 2 Ruff at Sand.

Unst: Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Sand Martin and 22 Swallows at Norwick.

Tuesday 12th August

South Mainland: Icterine Warbler at Sumburgh Hotel. Spotted Redshank, Greenshank and 55 Ruff at Scatness. 16 Ruff at Sumburgh Airport. Willow Warbler, Greenshank and 9 Ruff at Toab. Willow Warbler at Exnaboe. Common Sandpiper at Hestingott. 6 Ruff and 2 Bar-tailed Godwits at Fleck.

Whalsay: Barred Warbler, Blackcap, Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Willow Warblers and 2 Ruff at Skaw. Sand Martin and Greenshank at Hamister. Wood Sandpiper at Symbister. Bar-tailed Godwit and 3 Ruff at Isbister. 3 Ruff at Vatshoull.

West Mainland: 8 Common Redpolls, Willow Warbler and 3 Wood Pigeons at Sand.

Monday 11th August

Whalsay: Booted Warbler and Wood Sandpiper still at Symbister. Green Sandpiper, 3 Ruff, Garden Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher and Pied Flycatcher at Skaw. 4 Ruff at Vatshoull.

Booted Warbler at Symbister, Ruff at Vatshoull and Spotted Flycatcher at Skaw - John Lowrie Irvine

South Mainland: Greenish Warbler at Sumburgh Farm. Adult Long-tailed Skua and 14 Ruff at Sumburgh Airport. Greenshank at Grutness. Willow Warbler at Exnaboe. Wood Warbler at Quendale. Green Sandpiper at Spiggie. Ruff at Ocraquoy.

Greenish Warbler at Sumburgh Farm - Roger Riddington

Unst: Barred Warbler, Wood Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 5 Ruff and 3 Greenshanks at Norwick. Greenshank and 2 Greens Sandpipers at Skaw.

Ruff and Greenshank at Norwick - Rob Brookes; Ruff at Norwick - Jim Nangle

Yell: Wood Warbler at West Yell.

West Mainland: 3 Ruff at Sand.

Ruff at Sand - Julie Redpath

Sunday 10th August

Whalsay: Booted Warbler at Symbister; also Wood Sandpiper there. Green Sandpiper, 6 Knot, Ruff, 2 Willow Warblers, Garden Warbler and Pied Flycatcher at Skaw. 4 Ruff at Vatshoull. Kestrel at Whitefield.

Booted Warbler at Symbister - John Lowrie Irvine

South Mainland: Sand Martin, Garden Warbler and 4 Willow Warblers at Sumburgh. 3 Ruff at Virkie. Willow Warbler at Exnaboe. Willow Warbler at Toab. Ruff at Grutness. Common Sandpiper at Hoswick.

North Mainland: Ruff at Lochend, Northmavine.

Yell: Knot and 3 Sanderlings at Cullivoe.

Knot and Sanderling at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Insects: Peacock at Ocraquoy. Peacock at South Voxter, Cunningsburgh. 2 Peacocks at Sumburgh. Peacock at Symbister, Whalsay.

Peacock at Ocraquoy - George Petrie; Peacock at Cunningsburgh - Robin Gosden

Saturday 9th August

Unst: Rustic Bunting still at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Sandwich Tern and Ruff at Sumburgh Airport. 14 Knot at Virkie.

Central Mainland: Green Sandpiper at Loch of Clickimin. Greenshank at Pullar's Loch, Lerwick.

Friday 8th August

Out Skerries: Barred Warbler and Common Rosefinch; also Manx Shearwater on the ferry crossing.

Common Rosefinch on Out Skerries - Roger Riddington

Unst: Pectoral Sandpiper, juvenile Red-necked Phalarope, Green Sandpiper, Greenshank and Ruff at Haroldswick. Willow Warbler and Common Sandpiper at Skaw. Green Sandpiper at Baltasound.

Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick - Larry Dalziel; Greenshank at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

South Mainland: 2 Willow Warblers at Sumburgh Hotel.

Yell: 2 Sanderling at Breckon.

Cetaceans: Minke Whale off Lamba Ness, Unst.

Insects: Peacock at Grutness. Double Lobed trapped at Virkie.

Peacock at Grutness - Donald Robertson

Thursday 7th August

South Mainland: Greenish Warbler at Exnaboe and then later Eastshore, Virkie; also 12 Ruff at Exnaboe and 3 Greenshanks at Virkie.

Greenish Warbler at Virkie - Roger Riddington

Foula: 2 Reed Warblers, 2 Garden Warblers, Ruff, Greenshank and 2 Green Sandpipers; also, the pair of Tree Sparrows on the island fledged their second brood today.

Unst: Green Sandpiper at Haroldswick. Willow Warbler and Sand Martin at Skaw. Greenshank and 3 Swifts at Inner Skaw.

Green Sandpiper at Haroldswick and Greenshank at Inner Skaw - Rob Brookes

Yell: Tree Sparrow at Gutcher. 4 Sanderling at Cullivoe.

Cetaceans: Minke Whale off Compass Head.

Wedesday 6th August

Yell: Tree Sparrow at Gutcher.

Foula: 2 Reed Warblers, Garden Warbler and 22 Purple Sandpipers.

Reed Warbler on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

South Mainland: 2 Reed Warblers, 2 Willow Warblers, Swift and 6 Green Sandpipers at Quendale.

Red-necked Phalaropes on Fetlar - Frances Hurley

Cetaceans: 18+ White-sided Dolphins at Gruting Voe.

White-sided Dolphins at Gruting Voe - Barry Broadbent

Tuesday 5th August

Unst: Rustic Bunting at Baltasound. Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick.

Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick - Jim Nangle; Rustic Bunting at Baltasound - Brydon Thomason

Yell: Tree Sparrow at Gutcher.

South Mainland: 2 Ruff at Virkie.

Cetaceans: 4 White-sided Dolphins in Bressay Sound.

Insects: Painted Lady at Girlsta.

Small Adders-tongue at Brae, White Water Lily at Sandness and Bog Pimpernel at Clousta - Jim Nicolson

Monday 4th August

Unst: Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick.

Whalsay: Greenshank at Vatshoull Loch.

South Mainland: Swift at Boddam.

Yell: 2 Grey Herons at Sand Water.

Insects: Double Dart (first for Shetland) trapped at Lerwick. Peacock at Sumburgh Head.

Double Dart at Lerwick - Rebecca Nason

Sunday 3rd August

South Mainland: Common Crossbill at Scousburgh.

Wheatear at Cunninsgburgh - Robin Gosden

West Mainland: Willow Warbler and 4 Common Redpolls at Sand.

Willow Warbler and Common Redpolls at Sand - Julie Redpath

Yell: 2 Sanderling at Cullivoe. Sanderling and 3 Great Northern Divers at Breckon.

Sanderling at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Saturday 2nd August

Knot at Virkie - Jim Nicolson

Cetaceans: Minke Whale off Skaw, Whalsay.

Minke Whale off Skaw, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Friday 1st August

West Mainland: 4 Willow Warblers at Sand.

Thursday 31st July

Puffin at Sumburgh Head, Fulmar at Compass Head, Arctic Tern at Grutness and Arctic Skua at Toft - Richard Ashbee

Cetaceans: Minke Whale off Sumburgh Head.

Wednesday 30th July

South Mainland: White-rumped Sandpiper still at Virkie. 2 Grey Herons at Sandwick.

White-rumped Sandpiper at Virkie - Roger Riddington

Whalsay: Bar-tailed Godwit at Vatshoull.

Arctic Tern on Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Unst: Green Sandpiper at Baltasound.

Tuesday 29th July

South Mainland: White-rumped Sandpiper at Virkie.

White-rumped Sandpiper at Virkie - Roger Riddington

Whalsay: Ruff at Skaw.

Cetaceans: 12+ Killer Whales and a Minke Whale past Hermaness.

Monday 28th July

Yell: Turtle Dove at Gutcher.

Foula: Sedge Warbler.

Sunday 27th July

Yell: Tree Sparrow at Gutcher. Little Gull, Knot, Sanderling and 3 Great Northern Divers at Breckon.

Insects: Bright-line Brown-eye, Dark Sword-grass, Crescent and Agriphila tristella trapped at Virkie. 2 Snout trapped at Sandwick. Peacock at Gloup, Yell.

Bright-line Brown-eye and Crescent at Virkie - Rob Fray

Saturday 26th July

South Mainland: 160 Sanderling at Quendale. Ruff at Boddam. Fieldfare at Clevigarth.

Fetlar: Slavonian Grebe at Funzie.

Unst: 2 Green Sandpipers at Baltasound.

Cetaceans: Minke Whale off Lamba Ness, Unst.

Insects: Peacock and Painted Lady at Clevigarth. Peacock at Scatness. Peacock at Stenness. Flame Shoulder trapped at Sandwick.

Flame Shoulder at Sandwick - George Petrie; Common Blue Damselfly on Yell - Charlie Inkster; Great Sundew at North Roe - Logan Johnson (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo); Grass of Parnassus at Nesting - Jim Nicolson

Friday 25th July

South Mainland: 129 Sanderling, 9 Knot, 142 Dunlin and 8 Whimbrel at Virkie.

Colour-ringed Sanderling at Virkie - Roger Riddington

Fetlar: Slavonian Grebe at Funzie.

Insects: Great Brocade, Setaceous Hebrew Character, 3 Manchester Treble-bar and Peacock on Foula. Great Brocade, Double Lobed, Setaceous Hebrew Character and Crambus perlella trapped at Virkie. Great Brocade trapped at Scatness.

Great Brocade, Double Lobed, Setaceous Hebrew Character and Crambus perlella at Virkie - Rob Fray; Peacock on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Thursday 24th July

Central Mainland: Storm Petrel found dead (killed by cat) at Toft.

South Mainland: Garganey and Gadwall at Hillwell. 90 Sanderling at Quendale.

Burra: 6 Sanderlings at Banna Minn.

Red-breasted Mergansers at Mid Yell - Charlie Inkster

Insects: 2 Painted Lady at Cunningsburgh. Painted Lady at Kettla Ness, Burra. Bordered Sallow, Dark Sword-grass and Crescent trapped on Foula.

Bordered Sallow, Crescent and Lychnis on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Wednesday 23rd July

South Mainland: 141 Sanderling, 120 Dunlin, 5 Bar-tailed Godwits, 25 Knot and 7 Shelducks at Virkie. 27 Sanderling at St Ninian's Isle. Knot and 63 Sanderling at Grutness.

Arctic Skua and Arctic Terns at Grutness - Richard Ashbee

Insects: Small Tortoiseshell at Bigton. Painted Lady at Grutness. Suspected trapped at Virkie. Bordered Sallow trapped at Ocraquoy.

Tuesday 22nd July

Unst: Hobby at Saxa Vord.

Foula: Sandwich Tern, 2 Tree Sparrows, Grey Heron, 3 Knot and 9 Sanderling.

Sandwich Tern on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

South Mainland: Shoveler at Grutness. 4 Grey Herons at Spiggie.

Insects: 2 Peacocks, Painted Lady and Silver Y on Foula. 2 Peacocks at Girlsta. Painted Lady at Grutness. Dotted Clay trapped at Bixter. Great Brocade, Nutmeg and Snout trapped at Sandwick.

Dotted Clay at Bixter - Rory Tallack; Great Brocade at Sandwick - Glen Tyler; Peacock at Girlsta - Logan Johnson

Common Frog and Floating Bur-reed at Eshaness, and Common Blue Damselflies in north mainland - Jim Nicolson

Monday 21st July

South Mainland: 9 Shelducks at Virkie.

Whalsay: Sanderling and 135 Dunlin at The Houb.

Foula: Collared Dove, Kestrel, Sanderling and 2 Common Terns; also pair of Tree Sparrows carrying nesting material to nest-site.

Common Tern on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Unst: 4 Purple Sandpipers at Lamba Ness.

Purple Sandpipers at Lamba Ness - Rob Brookes

Cetaceans: 6 White-sided Dolphins off Skaw, Whalsay.

Insects: 3 Garden Tigers, Suspected, Dark Sword-grass and Agriphila tristella trapped at Virkie. Burnished Brass trapped at Bixter. 3 Painted Lady, Red Admiral and 2 Silver Y on Foula.

Garden Tigers, Suspected and Dark Sword-grass at Virkie - Rob Fray; Burnished Brass at Bixter - Rory Tallack; Painted Lady on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

Water Lobelia at Brae - Jim Nicolson

Sunday 20th July

South Mainland: 52 Knot at Virkie. Swift at Clumlie. Long-tailed Duck and 23 Sanderling at St Ninian's Isle.

Bressay: Common Redstart on Noss.

Insects: Mother of Pearl and Snout trapped at Ocraquoy.

Mother of Pearl and Snout at Ocraquoy - George Petrie

Cetaceans: 2 Minke Whales off Eshaness.

Minke Whales off Eshaness - Angela Stewart

Saturday 19th July

South Mainland: Greenshank and 8 Knot at Virkie.

Colour-ringed Sanderling on Foula - Geoff Atherton

Insects: Double Lobed trapped at Virkie.

Double Lobed at Virkie - Rob Fray

Friday 18th July

South Mainland: 23 Knot at Virkie. 10 Sanderling at Grutness.

Central Mainland: Storm Petrel found dead (killed by cat) at Toft.

Pied Wagtails at Lerwick - Logan Johnson

Knotted Pearlwort at Keen of Hamar - Jim Nicolson

Thursday 17th July

West Mainland: fledged juvenile Common Redpoll at Sand; also Wood Pigeon and 2 Willow Warblers there.

Common Redpoll at Sand - Julie Redpath

Fragrant Orchid and Frog Orchid at Keen of Hamar - Jim Nicolson

Wednesday 16th July

South Mainland: Swift at Sumburgh Hotel. Greenshank and 8 Knot at Virkie.

Insects: Yellow Shell trapped at Bixter. Aethes smeathmanniana trapped at Virkie.

Yellow Shell at Bixter - Rory Tallack; Aethes smeathmanniana at Virkie - Rob Fray

Tuesday 15th July

South Mainland: Greenshank and 6 Knot at Virkie.

Whalsay: 25 Knot at The Houb.

Bog Ashpodel - Jim Nicolson

Monday 14th July

Central Mainland: 2 Great Northern Divers at Lunna.

South Mainland: Collared Dove at Cunningsburgh.

Dunlin at Boddam - Jim Nicolson; Twite at Scatness - Richard Ashbee

Red-necked Phalarope, Golden Plover and Red-throated Diver on Fetlar - Richard Ashbee

Great Sundew at North Roe - Larry Dalziel (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo)

Sunday 13th July

West Mainland: Goldfinch at East Burrafirth; at least 1, possibly up to 3, have been at this site since late May.

Whalsay: 14 Knot, 2 Sanderling and 115 Dunlin at The Houb.

South Mainland: 6 Greenshank and 5 Knot at Virkie. 5 Knot at Grutness.

Insects: Magpie trapped at Virkie.

Magpie at Virkie - Rob Fray

Saturday 12th July

West Mainland: Willow Warbler, 2 Wood Pigeons and several Common Redpolls at Da Gairdins, Sand.

Meadow Pipit and Willow Warbler at Sand - Julie Redpath

Friday 11th July

South Mainland: Greenshank and 3 Knot at Virkie. Shoveler at Grutness.

Thursday 10th July

Central Mainland: Willow Warbler at Runafirth, Brae.

Wednesday 9th July

South Mainland: Greenshank, Black-tailed Godwit, 16 Bar-tailed Godwits and 4 Knot at Virkie.

Foula: Quail calling at Hametoun.

Tuesday 8th July

Unst: Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick.

South Mainland: Common Whitethroat at Grutness.

West Mainland: Willow Warbler and 11 Dunlin at Sand.

Cetaceans: 5 Killer Whales past Breckon, Yell at 08:30.

Hoary Whitlow-grass at Whiteness - Larry Dalziel (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo)

Monday 7th July

Foula: yesterday's Yellow-legged Gull has been found dead; also, 4 Swifts, Chiffchaff, Grey Heron, Great Northern Diver, 2 Collared Doves and a Wood Pigeon on the island.

Yellow-legged Gull on Foula - Geoff Atherton

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike still at Baltasound. Pectoral Sandpiper, Marsh Warbler and 6 Swallows at Haroldswick.

Pectoral Sandpiper and Common Tern at Haroldswick - Mike Pennington; Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick - Logan Johnson

Cetaceans: 8 Killer Whales past Hermaness.

Sunday 6th July

Foula: Italian-ringed Yellow-legged Gull (second for Shetland). Also on Foula; adult and 2 fldged juvenile Tree Sparrows (first Shetland breeding record since 1979), Honey Buzzard, Great Northern Diver, Redwing and Chiffchaff.

Yellow-legged Gull, Honey Buzzard and Tree Sparrows on Foula - Geoff Atherton

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike still at Baltasound. Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick.

Yell: Short-eared Owl at West Sandwick.

Saturday 5th July

Puffin and Wheatear at Sumburgh - Richard Ashbee

Chickweed Wintergreen in south Mainland - Larry Dalziel; Harbour Porpoise in Bluemull 'triangle' - Rob Brookes; Harbour Porpoises at Haroldswick - Jim Nangle

Friday 4th July

Unst: Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick.

Thursday 3rd July

Yell: Tree Sparrow at Gutcher.

Wednesday 2nd July

Unst: Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick. Common Swift at Northdale.

Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick - Julie Redpath

South Mainland: 7 Common Swifts at Ocraquoy. Common Swift at Virkie.

Tuesday 1st July

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound. Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick.

Monday 30th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound. Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick.

Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Foula: pair of Tree Sparrows seen with fledged young today (first Shetland breeding record since 1979).

Tree Sparrow on Foula - Geoff and Donna Atherton

South Mainland: Sanderling at Grutness.

Cetaceans: 2 Risso's Dolphins off Ham, Foula.

Sunday 29th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound. Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick. Sanderling at Easting.

Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Central Mainland: Barnacle Goose at Catfirth. 3 Goosanders at Strand Loch.

Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Common Blue Damselfly on Hascosay - David Gear

Saturday 28th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound. Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick.

Pectoral Sandpiper at Haroldswick - Mike Pennington

Hooded Crow at Sand - Peter Richardson

Friday 27th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound.

Thursday 26th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound.

Frogs at Norby - Gundel Grolimund; and at Voe - Jim Nicolson

Wednesday 25th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound.

Central Mainland: Sandwich Tern at Loch of Tingwall.

Sandwich Tern at Tingwall - Paul Sclater

Tuesday 24th June

Yell: Scops Owl at Windhouse, near Mid Yell.

Scops Owl on Yell - Brian Gregson and Charlie Inkster

South Mainland: Sandwich Tern and Bar-tailed Godwit at Virkie.

Insects: Flame Shoulder trapped at Virkie.

Flame Shoulder at Virkie - Rob Fray

Monday 23rd June

Central Mainland: 5 Goosanders at Gossa Water, Nesting.

Cetaceans: 8 Killer Whales and 12 Risso's Dolphins off the east end of Fetlar 

Sunday 22nd June

South Mainland: Blyth's Reed Warbler at Eastshore, Virkie.

Blyth's Reed Warbler at Virkie - Roger Riddington

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound. Quail at Haroldswick.

Blackbird on Trondra - S. Hudson

Black-tailed Godwit - Jim Nicolson

Cetaceans: Minke Whale off Whalsay. At least 4 Risso's Dolphins off east Unst.

Saturday 21st June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound.

Central Mainland: Little Gull at Loch of Tingwall. House Martin and Wood Pigeon at Helendale.

South Mainland: Garganey and Shoveler at Scatness..

Shoveler and Garganey at Scatness - Roger Riddington

Friday 20th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound. 2 Quails and Coot at Haroldswick.

Coot at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Thursday 19th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound. Quail at Haroldswick.

Central Mainland: Little Gull at Loch of Tingwall.

Little Gull at Tingwall - Gary Bell

Wednesday 18th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound. Coot at Haroldswick.

Central Mainland: Common Rosefinch, Common Redpoll and Common Whitethroat at Frakkafield.

Bressay: Hawfinch at Voehead.

Tuesday 17th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike and Black Tern at Baltasound.

Foula: Quail calling at Hametoun.

Yell: Short-eared Owl near Mid Yell.

South Mainland: Ruff at Bigton.

West Mainland: 2 Wood Pigeons and Willow Warbler at Gairdens o' Sand.

Red Admirals at Scatness - Ronnie Robertson

Monday 16th June

Unst: Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound.

Lesser Grey Shrike at Baltasound - Rob Brookes

South Mainland: Hobby at Sumburgh Head.

Curlew chick at Cunningsburgh - Jim Nicolson

Central Mainland: 5 Common Crossbills in Lerwick.

Cetaceans: pod of Killer Whales south of Bressay from the Aberdeen ferry this morning.

Insects: Red Admirals widespread.

Large Yellow Underwing on Whalsay - John Laurie Irvine

Sunday 15th June

Unst: Sedge Warbler at Burrafirth.

Saturday 14th June

South Mainland: Blyth's Reed Warbler still at Virkie. Blyth's Reed Warbler still at Scatness. Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Spiggie.

Blyth's Reed Warbler at Scatness - Steve Minton

Unst: Female Red-backed Shrike and 2 Marsh Warblers at Norwick. Coot at Haroldswick. Tree Sparrow at Uyeasound.

Red-backed Shrike, Oystercatcher and Swallow at Norwick - Mike Pennington

Burra: Marsh Warbler on Trondra.

Whalsay: 2 Collared Doves and a Blackcap at Saltness. Pied Flycatcher at Gardentown.

Yell: 21 Sanderlings at Cullivoe.

Sanderlings at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Friday 13th June

South Mainland: Blyth's Reed Warbler at Virkie. Blyth's Reed Warbler at Scatness.

Blyth's Reed Warbler at Virkie - George Petrie, Roger Riddington, Jim Nicolson; Blyth's Reed Warbler at Scatness - Steve Minton

West Mainland: Black Kite at Culswick.

Unst: Coot at Haroldswick.

Coot at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Fetlar: Black Redstart at Brough Lodge.

Cetaceans: Minke Whales off Sumburgh and Mousa. Pod of Risso's Dolphins off Muness, Unst.

Thursday 12th June

South Mainland: Garganey at Scatness. 31 Sanderlings at Virkie. Lesser Whitethroat at Grutness.

Garganey at Scatness - Roger Riddington; Lesser Whitethroat at Grutness and Wheatear at Sumburgh - Richard Ashbee

Unst: Marsh Warbler at Norwick.

Wednesday 11th June

Central Mainland: Red Kite between Voe and Gonfirth.

Unst: Spotted Flycatcher at Baltasound.

Tuesday 10th June

South Mainland: Cuckoo at Quendale. Kestrel at Geosetter. Female Red-backed Shrike at Sumburgh. 14 Sanderlings at Grutness. Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, 9 Sanderlings and Willow Warbler at Virkie. Sand Martin at Fleck.

Central Mainland: 3 Common Crossbills at Lerwick. 2 male Common Scoters off Twageos, Lerwick. 5 Wood Pigeons at Sound.

Monday 9th June

South Mainland: Great Reed Warbler at Swinister, Sandwick. Honey Buzzard flying south over Rerwick and then Spiggie. Pair of Garganey and pair of Shovelers at Scatness. Cuckoo at Quendale. Lesser Whitethroat and Chiffchaff at Virkie.

Foula: Quail calling at Ham.

Central Mainland: Willow Warbler and Blackcap at Frakkafield.

Unst: Great Crested Grebe at Haroldswick.

Great Crested Grebe at Haroldswick - Mike Pennington

Burra: Chiffchaff.

Insects: Hummingbird Hawkmoth at Lerwick. Peacock on Trondra. Painted Lady at Virkie.

The hoverfly Merodon equestris in Lerwick - Rebecca Nason

Sunday 8th June

South Mainland: Great Reed Warbler at Swinister, Sandwick. Pair of Garganey at Scatness. Quail at Spiggie. Cuckoo and 2 Common Swifts at Quendale. Hawfinch at Sumburgh Hotel. Marsh Warbler at Wester Quarff.

Puffin at Sumburgh - Richard Ashbee

Foula: Short-toed Lark at Hametoun.

Unst: Red-backed Shrike at Skaw. Red-backed Shrike at Haroldswick.

Whalsay: Marsh Warbler and Common Redpoll at Skaw.

West Mainland: Goldfinch at East Burrafirth.

Insects: Hummingbird Hawkmoth at Hamister, Whalsay.

Hummingbird Hawkmoth on Whalsay - John Laurie Irvine

Saturday 7th June

Central Mainland: Great Reed Warbler at Swining. Common Whitethroat at Tingwall.

South Mainland: Red-backed Shrike, Slavonian Grebe and Quail at Spiggie. Cuckoo and Blackcap at Quendale. Hawfinch at Hestingott. Marsh Warbler at Wester Quarff. Grey-headed Wagtail on Mousa.

Hawfinch at Hestingott - Rob Fray

Unst: Red-backed Shrike at Baltasound.

Fetlar: Red-backed Shrike at Feal.

Red-backed Shrike on Fetlar - Gav Thomas

North Mainland: Cuckoo and 2 Swallows at Urafirth.

Frog Orchid and Northern Rock-cress on the Keen Hamar - Jim Nicolson and Larry Dalziel

Friday 6th June

Central Mainland: Great Reed Warbler at Swining. Marsh Warbler at Sandgarth.

Yell: Nightjar at Windhouse, Mid Yell.

Unst: Mandarin Duck at Norwick. Red-backed Shrike at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Red-backed Shrike at Quendale. Spotted Flycatcher and Collared Dove at Virkie. 3 Collared Doves, 2 House Martins, Song Thrush, Common Redstart and Chiffchaff at Sumburgh Head. Hawfinch at Hestingott.

Fetlar: male Red-backed Shrike at Feal.

Thursday 5th June

Central Mainland: Great Reed Warbler and Willow Warbler at Swining. Marsh Warbler at Voe.

South Mainland: Caspian Tern between Hillwell and Quendale. Female Red-backed Shrike at Quendale. Red-breasted Flycatcher at Geosetter. At least 3 Quails at Spiggie. Ruff at Pool of Virkie. Knot and 5 Sanderlings at Scatness. Cuckoo at Virkie. Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Spiggie. Lesser Whitethroat and Willow Warbler at Cunningsburgh. Red-backed Shrike at Wester Quarff.

Cuckoo at Virkie - Roger Riddington; Lesser Whitethroat at Cunningsburgh - Jim Nicolson

West Mainland: Cuckoo at Bixter.

Burra: Nightjar at Houss.

Fetlar: Red-backed Shrike at Burn of Northdale.

Red-backed Shrike on Fetlar - Gav Thomas

Unst: Red-backed Shrike at Baltasound.

Wednesday 4th June

South Mainland: Caspian Tern between Hillwell and Quendale. Glossy Ibis and Quail at Spiggie. 2 Sandwich Terns at Virkie. Red-backed Shrike at Boddam. Reed Warbler at Grutness. Chiffchaff at Bigton. 2 Swallows at Cunningsburgh.

Caspian Tern at Hillwell - Roger Riddington (3 photos); Jim Nicolson (one photo); Whooper Swans at Spiggie - Jim Nicolson

Central Mainland: Great Reed Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher and Willow Warbler at Swining. 5 Common Crossbills at Voe. 2 Little Gulls at Loch of Tingwall. 7 Common Scoters off Twageos, Lerwick.

Great Reed Warbler at Swining - Pauler Jawdonn; Little Gull at Tingwall - Paul Sclater

Foula: Greenish Warbler still at Ristie.

Unst: Hobby at Lund.

Whalsay: Red-backed Shrike at Skaw.

Fetlar: female Red-backed Shrikes at Aith and Northdale, Spotted Flycatcher at Funzie, Garden Warbler and Chiffchaff at Tresta and Chiffchaff at Houbie.

Yell: 2 Swallows and Tree Sparrow at Gutcher.

Tuesday 3rd June

Central Mainland: Great Reed Warbler and 4 Common Crossbills at Swining, near Vidlin. 7 Common Scoters off Twageos, Lerwick.

Foula: Greenish Warbler still at Ristie.

South Mainland: Turtle Dove at Cunningsburgh.

West Mainland: Cuckoo at Bixter.

Yell: Hen Harrier at Gloup.

Fetlar: Grey Plover, Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Garden Warblers, Chiffchaff and House Martin.

Bressay: 2 Swallows, 2 Wood Pigeons and Willow Warbler.

Monday 2nd June

Central Mainland: Glossy Ibis at Toft. Common Redpolls at Voe.

Foula: Greensih Warbler still at Ristie.

South Mainland: Common Redstart at Sumburgh Farm. 32 Sanderlings at Pool of Virkie.

Unst: Common Redpoll at Baltasound. Great Spotted Woodpecker at Haroldswick. 5 Sanderlings and 2 House Martins at Skaw.

Sunday 1st June

Unst: Red-throated Pipit, Hobby and Common Swift at Hermaness. Pied Flycatcher at Norwick. Blackcap, 3 Sanderlings and 2 Collared Doves at Skaw. Pintail at Lamba Ness. First-summer Glaucous Gull at Skaw and Burrafirth.

Red-throated Pipit on Hermaness - Rob Fray

North Mainland: Glossy Ibis at Sullom.

Foula: Greenish Warbler at Ristie.

South Mainland: Little Tern at Virkie. House Martin at Loch of Vatsetter. Red-backed Shrike and Wood Sandpiper at Wester Quarff.

Little Tern at Virkie - Roger Riddington

Yell: 15 Sanderlings at Cullivoe. 2 Tree Sparrows at Gutcher.

Bressay: Lesser Whitethroat at Voehead.

Sea mammals: Bearded Seal at Basta Voe.

Insects: a scatter of Red Admirals recently including 2 at Brettabister, Nesting, today.

Bearded Seal at Basta Voe - Jim Nangle

Red-backed Shrike at Quarff - Gav Thomas

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