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

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LATEST SIGHTINGS

 
24th June 2021

Bird Sightings:

Unst: Short-toed Lark at Lamba Ness. Albino Great Northern Diver, Second calendar year Bonaparte's Gull and Chiffchaff at Norwick.  Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler and hawfinch at Halligarth.

Whalsay: Rose-coloured Starling in Brough/Newpark area.

Insect Sightings:

Whalsay: Cloud-bordered Brindle at Skaw.

West Mainland: 6 Dark Brocade and 4 Lychnis trapped overnight at West Burrafirth.

Fish Sightings:

Unst: Basking Shark at Haroldswick.

Plant Sightings:

Unst: 100 plants of Small Adder's Tongue at Saxa Vord.

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

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