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October

SPECIES

NO.

Age & sex

LOCALITY

DATE

Black-and-white Warbler

1

 

Vatster, Tingwall

01/10/1936

Surf Scoter

1

male

Harold’s Wick and Nor Wick

01/10/1986

Baird's Sandpiper

1

juvenile

Fair Isle

01/10/1996

Bonelli's warbler sp.

1

 

Foula

02/10/2000

Pacific Golden Plover

1

juvenile

Fair Isle

02/10/2000

Pallid Swift

1

 

Fair Isle

02/10/2001

Glossy Ibis

1

 

South Nesting and elsewhere

02/10/2002

Rüppell's Warbler

1

male

Whalsay

03/10/1990

Purple Heron

1

immature

Weisdale

04/10/1981

Eyebrowed Thrush

1

first-winter

Fair Isle

04/10/1992

Little Bustard

1

female

Ringasta area, Sumburgh

04/10/1998

Sykes's Warbler

1

  Halligarth 04/10/2003

Grey-cheeked Thrush

1

first-winter

Fair Isle

05/10/1953

Upland Sandpiper

1

 

Fair Isle

05/10/1970

Black-eared Wheatear

1

male

Out Skerries

05/10/1983

Alpine Accentor

1

 

Fair Isle

06/10/1908

Desert Wheatear

1

male

Fair Isle

06/10/1928

Thick-billed Warbler

1

 

Fair Isle

06/10/1955

Blackpoll Warbler

1

 

Sumburgh Hotel

06/10/1990

Red-flanked Bluetail

1

first-winter

Near Skaw, Whalsay

07/10/1947

Ovenbird

1

 

Out Skerries

07/10/1973

White-rumped Sandpiper

1

 

Fair Isle

07/10/1980

Bonelli's Warbler sp.

1

first-winter

Whalsay

07/10/1984

Eyebrowed Thrush

1

first-winter

Fair Isle

07/10/1987

Blackburnian Warbler

1

first-winter male

Fair Isle

07/10/1988

Caspian Tern

1

 

West Voe, Sumburgh

08/10/1979

Collared Flycatcher

1

first-winter

Fair Isle

08/10/1986

Pine Bunting

1

female

Fair Isle

08/10/1998

Siberian Rubythroat

1

first-winter female

Fair Isle

09/10/1975

Isabelline Shrike

1

adult male

Fair Isle

09/10/1981

Long-billed Dowitcher

1

juvenile

Fair Isle

09/10/1983

Pied Wheatear

1

first-winter male

Sumburgh

09/10/1991

Pied Wheatear

1

first-winter male

Fair Isle

10/10/1989

White-rumped Sandpiper

1

juvenile Fair Isle 10/10/2003
White-rumped Sandpiper

1

juvenile Norwick 10/10/2003

Black-billed Cuckoo

1

 

Foula

11/10/1953

Pine Bunting

1

male

Fair Isle

11/10/1987

Wilson's Phalarope

1

juvenile

Norwick, Unst

11/10/1988

Bonelli's Warbler sp.

1

adult

Exnaboe

11/10/1992

Red-flanked Bluetail

1

 

Helendale

11/10/2002

Yellow-browed Bunting

1

male

Fair Isle

12/10/1980

Swainson's Thrush

1

first-winter

Brae

12/10/2000

Taiga Flycatcher

1

first-winter Sandgarth, Voe 12/10/2003

Snow Goose

1

 

Lerwick

13/10/1981

Blyth's Pipit

1

 

Fair Isle

13/10/1988

Pine Bunting

1

immature

Fair Isle

14/10/1980

Savannah Sparrow

1

fisrt-winter Fair Isle 14/10/2003

Harlequin Duck

1

male

Fair Isle

15/10/1999

Surf Scoter

1

male Foula 15/10/2003
Swainson's Thrush

1

  Burrafirth 15/10/2003

Rock Thrush

1

male

Fair Isle

16/10/1936

Red-flanked Bluetail

1

first-winter

Scatness

16/10/1999

Isabelline Shrike

1

first-winter

Catfirth

17/10/1988

Pied Wheatear

1

first-winter male

Lerwick

17/10/1991

Siberian Rubythroat

1

firts-winter female Fair Isle 17/10/2003

Dusky Thrush

1

first-winter female

Fair Isle

18/10/1961

Southern Grey Shrike

1

first-winter

Fair Isle

18/10/1964

Long-billed Dowitcher

1

juvenile

Fetlar

18/10/1988

Bearded Tit

1

 

Out Skerries

18/10/1998

Baillon's Crake

1

 

Maywick

18/10/2001

Grey-cheeked Thrush

1

 

Voe

19/10/1982

Hermit Thrush

1

first-winter

Fair Isle

19/10/1995

Dowitcher sp.

1

 

Symbister, Whalsay

20/10/1965

Black-faced Bunting

1

 

Fair Isle

20/10/2001

Snow Goose

1

 

Loch of Spiggie

21/10/1988

Brown Shrike

1

first-winter female

Fair Isle

21/10/2000

Pine Bunting

1

first-winter female

Fair Isle

22/10/1987

Sykes's Warbler

1

 

Seafield, Lerwick

22/10/1993

Night Heron

1

juvenile

Fetlar

22/10/1994

Pine Bunting

1

first-winter female

Out Skerries

22/10/1994

Spoonbill

1

juvenile Walls 22/10/2003

Isabelline Shrike

1

 

Eswick

23/10/1987

Pine Bunting

1

male

Sumburgh

23/10/1994

Isabelline Shrike

1

first-winter

Fair Isle

24/10/1979

Swainson's Thrush

1

 

Scatness

25/10/1980

Mediterranean Gull

1

second-winter

Fair Isle

25/10/1995

Siberian Rubythroat

1

first-winter male

Hulma Ness, Bixter

25/10/2001

Desert Wheatear

1

male

Fair Isle

26/10/1929

Desert Wheatear

1

female

Fair Isle

26/10/1991

Blue-winged Teal

1

male

Fetlar

26/10/1995

Black-necked Grebe

1

 

Sand Water

27/10/1977

Grey-cheeked Thrush

1

first-winter

Fair Isle

29/10/1958

Pine Bunting

1

male

Fair Isle

29/10/1995

Pine Bunting

1

male

Fair Isle

30/10/1911

Sora

1

adult

Foula

30/10/1982

Blue-winged Teal

1

first-winter male

Urafirth

30/10/1995

Rufous Turtle Dove

1

first-year

Fair Isle

31/10/1974

Blyth's Pipit

1

first-winter

Fair Isle

31/10/1993

Pine Bunting

1

male Haroldswick 31/10/2003

 

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