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Shetland Bird Club

 

 

January to March

SPECIES

No.

Age & sex

LOCALITY

DATE

Tengmalm's Owl

1

adult female

Unst

08/01/1908

Yellow-legged Gull

1

adult

Burrafirth

10/01/2001

Harlequin Duck

2

pair

Fair Isle

11/01/1965

Great Bustard

1

adult female

Fair Isle

11/01/1970

Harlequin Duck

1

first-winter male

Sullom Voe

16/01/1987

Mediterranean Gull

1

adult Westing, Unst 18/01/2003
Black Duck

1

male Dales Voe, Delting 18/01/2003

Tengmalm's Owl

1

 

Unst

23/01/1912

Surf Scoter

1

first-winter male

Aith Voe, Bressay

23/01/1987

Cattle Egret

1

 

Symbister, Whalsay

27/01/1999

Black Duck

1

male

Loch of Spiggie

04/02/1990

Black-necked Grebe

1

 

West Voe of Sumburgh

16/02/2000

Golden Eagle

1

 

Huney

03/03/1866

Golden Eagle

1

 

Gunnister

06/03/1977

Golden Eagle

1

 

Unst

10/03/1982

Killdeer

1

 

Loch of Hillwell and Brake area

13/03/1993

Laughing Gull

1

first-winter

Boddam/Hillwell area

17/03/1998

Black-necked Grebe

1

 

Loch of Spiggie

20/03/1966

Mediterranean Gull

1

second-winter

Lerwick

22/03/1983

Pine Grosbeak

1

male

Lerwick

25/03/1992

Great White Egret

1

 

Lochend

26/03/1971

Steller's Eider

1

male

Fetlar

31/03/1996

 

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