Lapland Bunting

Location:

Muness

Region:

Unst

Count:

9

Age/sex:

Not known

Comment:

In the late afternoon the flock of buntings arose about 40 yards away in a long-grassed meadow close to the sea; identified as Lapland Buntings by their 'rattle' calls as well as their general coloration being brown (ruling out snow buntings).