top of page

LATEST GALLERY PHOTOS

For over 20 years, Nature in Shetland has been collecting and sharing information on all of Shetland's natural history.

LATEST SIGHTINGS

 
12th October 2023

Bird Sightings: 

Unst: Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll & 2 Hawfinch at Norwick. Pectoral Sandpiper at Westings. Tree Pipit at Clibberswick. Slavonian Grebe at Haroldswick.

Whalsay: 2 Waxwing at Isbister.

Foula: Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll at Ham.

North Mainland: Snow Bunting at Eshaness Lighthouse & Grey Plover at Stenness junction.

West Mainland: Common Redpoll & Lesser Redpoll at Fogrigarth.

Central Mainland: Waxwing at Voe. Siberian Stonechat still at Hamnavoe, Lunna Ness. Ringtail harrier at Kergord  and Siberian Chiffchaff at Asta.

South Mainland: Yellow Warbler at Hoswick. Whinchat & Brambling at Sannick. Slavonian Grebe at West Voe.

Cetacean Sightings:

Report of Orca from Belmont Ferry.

Species in red are national (BBRC) rarities. Species in orange are local/Scottish rarities.

For more news of recent sightings visit the Recent Sightings page

RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

bottom of page