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



29th November 2020

Bird Sightings:

South Mainland: European Stonechat at Clumlie. 3 Merlin between Clumlie and Dalsetter.

Central Mainland: Waxwing at Law Lane, Lerwick. Possibly same Waxwing at Upper Sound, Lerwick.  2 Black-bellied Dipper at Voe. Goldcrest at Brae.

Yell: Merlin at Gutcher.

Unst: Reed Bunting at Halligarth. Grey Plover at Uyeasound. 5 Blue Tit at Buness.

Whale and Dolphin Sightings:

Central Mainland: 8 Killer Whale (27's pod) seen at Aith  in Olna Firth.

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

For more news of recent sightings visit the Latest Sightings page


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