30th September 2018

Foula: White-crowned Sparrow at Ristie. White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Buff-breasted Sandpiper at South Ness. Also 2 north-western Common Redpolls, Chiffchaff, Song Thrush, Redwing, 2 Blackcaps and 7 Snow Buntings on the island.

 

Unst: Citrine Wagtail at Haroldswick (considered to be the bird first seen at Norwick on 21st September). American Golden Plover at Uyeasound (same bird as seen on 20th September); also Jack Snipe at Uyeasound. Barred Warbler, Common Rosefinch, Ring Ouzel and Black Redstart at Norwick. Barred Warbler, Common Rosefinch, Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, 2 Blackcaps, 5 Chaffinches and 3 Willow Warblers at Baltasound. Knot and 5 Sanderling at Easting. Also Iceland Gull reported somewhere on Unst.

 

Central Mainland: Melodious Warbler and Barred Warbler at Lunna. Little Egret at Loch of Tingwall. Pied Flycatcher at Swining. 2 Goosanders at East Voe of Scalloway.

 

South Mainland: Little Egret at Cunningsburgh. Common Rosefinch at Voxter, Cunningsburgh. Common Rosefinch at Leebitton. 2 Common Rosefinches and 2 Siskins at Boddam. Lapland Bunting and 2 Snow Buntings at Grutness. 7 Barnacle Geese at Toab. 4 Gadwall at Hillwell. Whinchat and Stonechat at Channerwick.

 

Out Skerries: 3 Common Rosefinches.

 

29th September 2018

Central Mainland: Melodious Warbler at Lunna. Little Egret at Loch of Tingwall/Asta/Strand. Barred Warbler at Sound, Lerwick.

 

South Mainland: Sabine's Gull at Sumburgh Head. Common Rosefinch and 2 Slavonian Grebes at Boddam. Common Rosefinch at Voxter, Cunningsburgh. Common Rosefinch at Leebitton. 2 Snow Buntings and 14 Barnacle Geese at Grutness. Whinchat at Sandwick.

 

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Also Snow Bunting, Slavonian Grebe, Song Thrush, Chiffchaff and 2 Blackcaps on the island.

 

Unst: Barred Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff and 3 Lesser Redpolls at Norwick. Common Rosefinch and Lesser Whitethroat at Baltasound. Blackcap and Siskin at Lamba Ness.

 

Burra: Barred Warbler on Trondra.

 

Yell: Knot at Cullivoe. 2 Ruff at Burravoe.

 

28th September 2018

Yell: American Golden Plover near Gloup.

 

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Buff-breasted Sandpiper at South Ness. Also Turtle Dove, Snow Bunting, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Redwing, 3 north-western Common Redpolls, 2 Lapland Buntings , 3 Chiffchaffs and 3 Slavonian Grebes on the island.

 

South Mainland: Corn Bunting at Culsetter. Common Rosefinch at Voxter, Cunningsburgh. Common Rosefinch at Leebitton. Barred Warbler at Ocraquoy. Goldfinch and Chaffinch at Bakkasetter. Lapland Bunting at Grutness. 7 Barnacle Geese at West Voe of Sumburgh.

 

Central Mainland: Little Egret at Loch of Tingwall. Barred Warbler, 5 Barnacle Geese and 25 Redpolls (mainly Lessers, but at least 2 north-western Commons) at Sound, Lerwick. Grey Wagtail at Helendale, Lerwick.

 

Unst: Barred Warbler, Black Redstart and 2 Common Rosefinches at Norwick. Common Rosefinch, Wood Warbler, Ruff, Snow Bunting, Willow Warbler and 2 Chaffinches at Baltasound. Pied Flycatcher at Northdale. Snow Bunting at Lamba Ness.

 

Out Skerries: 4 Common Rosefinches, Willow Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Pied Flycatcher, Whinchat, 2 Blackcaps, 2 Chaffinches and 8 Snow Buntings.

 

27th September 2018

South Mainland: Sabine's Gull, Grey Phalarope and Slavonian Grebe at Scatness. Little Egret at Spiggie. Snow Bunting at Sumburgh Head. Goosander at Boddam.

 

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Buff-breasted Sandpiper at South Ness. Also Corn Crake, 2 Common Rosefinches, Lesser Whitethroat, Snow Bunting and 2 Lapland Buntings on the island.

 

Central Mainland: Golden Oriole and 3 Siskins at Voe. Red-backed Shrike at Garth, South Nesting. Grey Wagtail and 2 Bramblings at Helendale, Lerwick. 12 Knot at Ness of Sound, Lerwick.

 

Unst: Common Rosefinch, Barred Warbler, 6 Blackcaps and 3 Willow Warblers at Norwick. Pied Flycatcher and Whinchat at Northdale.

 

Out Skerries: 4 Common Rosefinches, Pied Flycatcher and 8 Snow Buntings.

 

Fetlar: Black-tailed Godwit at Tresta. Chiffchaff at Feal.

 

West Mainland: 2 Siskins at Culswick. 11 Goosanders at Skelda Voe.

 

26th September 2018

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Buff-breasted Sandpiper at South Ness. Golden Oriole and Common Rosefinch at Ham. Also north-western Common Redpoll, Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Lapland Buntings on the island.

 

South Mainland: Little Egret at Spiggie/Brow. Red-backed Shrike at Clevigarth. 4 Ruff, 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 5 Bar-tailed Godwits and 5 Knot at Virkie. 10 Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie. Greenshank at Scatness. 8 Siskins at Gulberwick. 3 Snow Buntings at Mossy Hill.

 

Central Mainland: Golden Oriole at Voe. Red-backed Shrike at Garth, South Nesting.

 

Unst: Barred Warbler and Wood Warbler at Baltasound. Common Rosefinch, Barred Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Lesser Redpolls, 4 Blackcaps and 2 Sanderling at Norwick.

 

Out Skerries: 3 Common Rosefinches, Water Rail, Willow Warbler, Blackcap and Chaffinch.

 

Burra: Sparrowhawk at Papil, West Burra.

 

Fetlar: Chiffchaff at Feal.

 

25th September 2018

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Golden Oriole at Ham.

 

Central Mainland: Red-backed Shrike at Garth, South Nesting. Fieldfare at Catfirth. 2 Scaup at Loch of Benston.

 

Out Skerries: Bluethroat, 2 Common Rosefinches, Knot, Willow Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Whinchat, 2 Blackcaps, 2 Chaffinches and 8 Snow Buntings.

 

Unst: 3 Common Rosefinches at Norwick. Tree Sparrow at Uyeasound. Lesser Whitethroat at Haroldswick. Whinchat at Skaw.

 

South Mainland: Grey Plover, 2 Knot and 10 Bar-tailed Godwits at Virkie. Greenshank at Scatness. Green Sandpiper, Siskin and Willow Warbler at Quendale. 4 Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie. 2 Pink-footed Geese at Clumlie.

 

North Mainland: Grey Plover at Sullom.

 

24th September 2018

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Buff-breasted Sandpiper at South Ness. Barred Warbler at Ham. Also Jack Snipe, 2 Lapland Buntings, Lesser Whitethroat and Snow Bunting on the island.

 

Unst: Dotterel and 2 Chiffchaffs at Lund. Icterine Warbler, Wood Warbler and House Martin at Baltasound. Pied Flycatcher at Northdale. Shelduck at Uyeasound. Kestrel and 2 Blackcaps at Norwick.

 

Bressay: Common Rosefinch at Voehead.

 

Fetlar: Common Rosefinch at Houbie.

 

South Mainland: Barred Warbler at Wester Quarff. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Willow Warbler, House Martin and 3 Chiffchaffs at Quendale. Pied Flycatcher and 3 Common Redpolls at Maywick. Whinchat and Willow Warbler at Levenwick. 3 Slavonian Grebes at Loch of Brow. Peregrine at Boddam. 6 Pink-footed Geese and 2 Bar-tailed Godwits at Clevigarth.

 

Out Skerries: Bluethroat, Common Rosefinch, Pied Flycatcher, Knot, Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warblers, 2 Blackcaps, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 3 Whinchats, 2 Chaffinches and 8 Snow Buntings.

 

Central Mainland: 2 Scaup at Loch of Benston. 12 Common Redpolls at South Nesting.

 

Whalsay: Blackcap at Skaw.

 

22nd September 2018

Whalsay: Yellow-breasted Bunting at Vatshoull; also Spotted Redshank there.

 

Unst: Citrine Wagtail, Spotted Redshank, Common Rosefinch, Black Redstart and 2 Blackcaps at Norwick. 3 Common Rosefinches, Lesser Whitethroat, Willow Warbler and 2 Tree Sparrows at Baltasound. 3 Common Rosefinches at Clibberswick. Common Rosefinch and Pied Flycatcher at Northdale. Snow Bunting at Burrafirth. Whinchat and 2 Blackcaps at Skaw. Shelduck at Uyeasound.

 

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Buff-breasted Sandpiper at South Ness. 2 Common Rosefinches at Ham.

 

Fetlar: Common Rosefinch at Feal burn.

 

South Mainland: Scaup, Pochard and Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Brow. Goosander at Boddam. Greenshank and Black-tailed Godwit at Virkie. Chaffinch at Culsetter.

 

Central Mainland: Grey Wagtail at Brough, South Nesting. 3 House Martins at Law Lane, Lerwick.

 

Out Skerries: Goldfinch, Kestrel, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Willow Warblers, Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcaps, 2 Whinchats and 3 Chaffinches.

 

23rd September 2018

Whalsay: Yellow-breasted Bunting at Vatshoull; also Spotted Redshank there.

 

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Buff-breasted Sandpiper at South Ness. Also Jack Snipe, Lapland Bunting and 2 Snow Buntings on the island.

 

Central Mainland: Hawfinch at Stendaal, South Nesting. Barred Warbler and Willow Warbler at Vassa Voe. Yellow-browed Warbler at Clymlea, North Nesting. Siskin and Common Redpoll at Brough. Grey Wagtail at Eswick. 2 Scaup at Loch of Benston. 2 Bramblings at Weisdale. Song Thrush at Upper Kergord. Common Redpoll at Vidlin. 10 Siskins at Sandgarth.

 

South Mainland: Barred Warbler at Hoswick. Barred Warbler and Common Redpoll at Wester Quarff. Green Sandpiper at Sumburgh Farm. 2 Stonechats at Rerwick. Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff at Geosetter.

 

Out Skerries: Bluethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, Pied Flycatcher, Black Redstart, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, 3 Snow Buntings, 2 Willow Warblers, 2 Blackcaps and 2 Whinchats.

 

Unst: Spotted Redshank, Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcaps, 12 Chaffinches and 3 Ruff at Baltasound. Brent Goose and Whinchat at Skaw. 3 Common Rosefinches, Redwing and Chiffchaff at Norwick. Lesser Whitethroat at Haroldswick.

 

North Mainland: 2 Scaup at Eshaness.

 

Yell: 2 Snow Buntings at Gossaborough. 2 Ruff at Burravoe. Chaffinch at Basta.

 

21st September 2018

Unst: Citrine Wagtail at Norwick; also 2 Common Rosefinches there. Icterine Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, 3 Common Rosefinches, 4 Siskins, 2 Chaffinches and 4 Willow Warblers at Baltasound. 2 Common Rosefinches and Pied Flycatcher at Northdale. Barred Warbler at Haroldswick. Siskin at Skaw. Sooty Shearwater off Lamba Ness.

 

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Buff-breasted Sandpiper at South Ness. Barred Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Ham.

 

Out Skerries: 2 Common Rosefinches, 2 Goldfinches, Kestrel, Willow Warbler, Redstart, 2 Blackcaps, 3 Whinchats and 3 Chaffinches.

 

Central Mainland: Barred Warbler at Frakkafield. Curlew Sandpiper at Catfirth. Escaped Gyrfalcon at Sand Water. 13 Common Redpolls, 3 Siskins and 5 Pink-footed Geese at South Nesting.

 

South Mainland: Canada Goose at Loch of Hillwell. Spotted Flycatcher and 3 Siskins at Culsetter. 2 Chaffinches and 2 Siskins at Quendale. 9 Ruff at Sandwick.

 

Fetlar: Snow Bunting at Aithness.

 

Yell: 2 Ruff at Cullivoe.

 

20th September 2018

Unst: Subalpine Warbler at Burrafirth. American Golden Plover, Buff-breasted Sandpiper and 3 Ruff at Uyeasound. Little Bunting and Sanderling at Lund. Sooty Shearwater off Lamba Ness. Pink-footed Goose and 4 Siskins at Baltasound. Peregrine, Blackcap and Kestrel at Norwick. Knot at Haroldswick.

 

Fetlar: Hawfinch at Stakkaflits.

 

Out Skerries: Bluethroat, 4 Common Rosefinches, Garden Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Goldfinch, Kestrel, Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcaps, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 2 Redstarts, 2 Whinchats, 3 Chaffinches, 6 Siskins and 3 Willow Warblers.

 

South Mainland: Barred Warbler at Bakkasetter. Spotted Flycatcher at Culsetter. Green Sandpiper at Noss, Spiggie. 26 Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie. Fieldfare at Bigton. 12 Ruff at Fleck.

 

Central Mainland: Kestrel and 18 Common Redpolls at South Nesting.

 

North Mainland: Knot at Eshaness.

 

19th September 2018

Unst: Subalpine Warbler and 2 Siskins at Burrafirth. Buff-breasted Sandpiper and Ruff at Uyeasound. Little Bunting at Lund. Common Rosefinch and Pink-footed Goose at Baltasound. 2 Common Rosefinches at Clibberswick. Sand Martin at Norwick. 15 Pink-footed Geese at Haroldswick.

 

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Blyth's Reed Warbler, Barred Warbler and 2 Common Rosefinches at Ham.

 

Out Skerries: 6 Common Rosefinches, Sooty Shearwater, Black Redstart, Pied Flycatcher, Yellow Wagtail, Siskin, Song Thrush, Spotted Flycatcher, Robin, Kestrel, Garden Warbler, 4 Whinchats, 4 Willow Warblers, 3 Chaffinches and 3 Blackcaps.

 

Whalsay: 2 Common Rosefinches at Symbister. Common Rosefinch at Skibberhoull. Wood Warbler at Skaw.

 

Central Mainland: Common Rosefinch at Sound, Lerwick. Peregrine at Vidlin.

 

South Mainland: 2 Pink-footed Geese at Rerwick. 9 Ruff at Fleck. Spotted Flycatcher and Common Redpoll at Culsetter. Chaffinch at Bakkasetter.

 

Yell: Blackcap at Cullivoe. Blackcap at Gutcher.

 

16th September 2018

Foula: Blyth's Reed Warbler and 2 Common Rosefinches at Ham.

 

Out Skerries: 4 Common Rosefinches, Yellow-browed Warbler, Yellow Wagtail, Black Redstart, Robin, 2 Whinchats, 2 Chiffchaffs and 3 Willow Warblers. Also Sooty Shearwater from the ferry.

 

North Mainland: Leach's Petrel reported at Mangaster.

 

Unst: Sooty Shearwater off Lamba Ness. Common Rosefinch and Pied Flycatcher at Northdale.

 

Fetlar: 2 Common Rosefinches and Yellow-browed Warbler at Feal burn. Yellow-browed Warbler and Lesser Redpoll at Velzie. Yellow-browed Warbler at Aith Bank. Whinchat at Brough.

 

South Mainland: Snow Bunting at Bigton.

 

15th September 2018

South Mainland: Thrush Nightingale trapped at Scousburgh. Barred Warbler, Short-eared Owl and Common Redpoll at Bakkasetter. Yellow-browed Warbler at Quendale.

 

Central Mainland: Canada Goose at Loch of Tingwall.

 

Unst: Yellow-browed Warbler and Common Redpoll at Norwick. Pink-footed Goose at Baltasound.

 

Fetlar: Yellow-browed Warbler and Common Redpoll at Tresta. Yellow-browed Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat at Feal burn. Blackcap and 2 Willow Warblers at Funzie.

 

Yell: 2 Ruff at Breckon.

 

14th September 2018

Unst: Baird's Sandpiper briefly at Baltasound; also 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Brent Goose, Wood Warbler, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Pied Flycatcher, Kestrel, Ruff, Sanderling, Whinchat, 2 Knot, 2 Garden Warblers, 4 Willow Warblers and 6 Chaffinches there. Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Norwick.

 

South Mainland: Spotted Redshank at Virkie. Barred Warbler and 3 Pink-footed Geese at Bakkasetter. Barred Warbler and Spotted Flycatcher at Culsetter. Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler and Grey Wagtail at Hoswick. 44 Pink-footed Geese at Exnaboe. 4 Pink-footed Geese at Geosetter.

 

Fetlar: 2 Common Rosefinches, Yellow-browed Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher and 2 Willow Warblers at Feal burn.

 

Central Mainland: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and Lesser Whitethroat at Scalloway. 13 Goosanders at East Voe of Scalloway. Yellow-browed Warbler at Girlsta.

 

17th September 2018

Foula: Buff-breasted Sandpiper at Hametoun. Blyth's Reed Warbler, Barred Warbler and 2 Common Rosefinches at Ham.

 

South Mainland: Thrush Nightingale retrapped at Scousburgh. Hobby, Grey Wagtail, Kestrel and Robin at Quendale. 45 Knot, 5 Bar-tailed Godwits and 28 Black-tailed Godwits at Virkie. 42 Pink-footed Geese at Scatness. 2 Kestrels at Exnaboe. Spotted Flycatcher at Culsetter. 5 Pink-footed Geese at Bakkasetter.

 

Unst: Little Bunting at Lund. 4 Common Rosefinches, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Barred Warbler, Wood Warbler, Ruff, Whinchat, 2 Willow Warblers and 3 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound. Yellow-browed Warbler and Blackcap at Skaw. Common Rosefinch, Kestrel, 5 Blackcaps, 3 Willow Warblers and 17 Pink-footed Geese at Norwick. Common Rosefinch, Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher and Blackcap at Northdale. Common Rosefinch at Burrafirth. Common Rosefinch at Haroldswick. Yellow-browed Warbler and 2 Willow Warblers at Uyeasound. Reed Warbler at Baliasta.

 

Out Skerries: Bluethroat, 3 Common Rosefinches, Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Water Rail, Kestrel, Chiffchaff, Garden Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Robin, 4 Willow Warblers, 4 Redstarts, 4 Whinchats, 2 Chaffinches and 9 Pink-footed Geese.

 

Central Mainland: Canada Goose at Loch of Tingwall. Pied Flycatcher and Whitethroat at Swining. 8 Siskins, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits and 5 Common Redpolls at Brough, South Nesting.

 

18th September 2018

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Buff-breasted Sandpiper at South Ness. Blyth's Reed Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Ham.

 

Central Mainland: Black-throated Diver at East Voe of Skellister. Barred Warbler at Vatnabrek, South Nesting. Common Rosefinch at Sound, Lerwick.

 

Unst: 6 Common Rosefinches, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Barred Warbler, Wood Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Song Thrush, Pink-footed Goose, 7 Willow Warblers, 2 Wood Pigeons and 2 Blackcaps at Baltasound. Common Rosefinch, Barred Warbler, Black Redstart, 4 Blackcaps and 2 Willow Warblers at Norwick. 3 Common Rosefinches, Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Tree Sparrow and Kestrel at Northdale. Common Rosefinch at Burrafirth. Barred Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Water Rail and Sanderling at Haroldswick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Skaw. Reed Warbler at Belmont.

 

Out Skerries: 6 Common Rosefinches, Yellow-browed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Spotted Flycatcher, Black Redstart, Tree Pipit, Kestrel, Chiffchaff, 4 Willow Warblers, 2 Blackcaps, 2 Lesser Whitethroats, 2 Robins, 2 Redstarts, 5 Whinchats and 2 Chaffinches.

 

South Mainland: Common Rosefinch at Toab. Barred Warbler and Spotted Flycatcher at Culsetter. Yellow Wagtail and Spotted Flycatcher at Grutness. Yellow-browed Warbler at Exnaboe. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Levenwick. Green Sandpiper at Sumburgh Hotel. Blackcap at Sumburgh Head. Kestrel at Sumburgh Farm. Pomarine Skua from the Good Shepherd 2.5 miles south-east of Sumburgh Head. 11 Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie.

 

13th September 2018

South Mainland: Arctic Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Cunningsburgh. Little Stint at Virkie. 38 Pink-footed Geese at Spiggie. Spotted Flycatcher at Culsetter. 11 Ruff at The Wart, Sandwick. Whinchat at Noness.

 

West Mainland: 2 Common Rosefinches at Melby. Yellow-browed Warbler and Pied Flycatcher at Tresta. Yellow-browed Warbler at Culswick.

 

North Mainland: 2 Common Rosefinches at North Roe.

 

Unst: Common Rosefinch and Yellow-browed Warbler at Norwick. Chaffinch at Baltasound. Kestrel at Burrafirth.

 

12th September 2018

South Mainland: Arctic Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler and Spotted Flycatcher at Cunningsburgh. Yellow-browed Warbler and Robin at Quendale. 2 Sand Martins at Spiggie. Spotted Flycatcher and Blackcap at Culsetter.

 

Unst: Barred Warbler at Northdale. Wood Warbler, Tree Pipit and Garden Warbler at Norwick.

 

West Mainland: 2 Grey Wagtails at Tresta.

 

11th September 2018

South Mainland: Spotted Redshank at Boddam. Little Stint at Virkie. Goosander at Spiggie.

 

Unst: Barred Warbler, 3 Yellow-browed Warblers, Wood Warbler, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Song Thrush, Chaffinch, Ruff, 3 Garden Warblers and 5 Willow Warblers at Baltasound. Yellow-browed Warbler, Redstart, Blackcap, 2 Garden Warblers, 2 Willow Warblers and 3 Chiffchaffs at Norwick. Blackcap and Garden Warbler at Skaw.

 

10th September 2018

Foula: Blyth's Reed Warbler at Ham.

 

Unst: Blyth's Reed Warbler, Barred Warbler, 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Wood Warbler, Garden Warbler, Redstart, Peregrine, Kestrel, 4 Chiffchaffs, 3 Willow Warblers, 3 Blackcaps and 3 Chaffinches at Norwick. Common Rosefinch, Yellow-browed Warbler and Reed Bunting at Northdale. 5 Yellow-browed Warblers, Reed Warbler, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Song Thrush, Chiffchaff, 2 Spotted Flycatchers, 4 Willow Warblers, 3 Wood Pigeons and 5 Knot at Baltasound.

 

West Mainland: escaped Gyrfalcon at Clousta.

 

North Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Muckle Roe.

 

Papa Stour: Yellow-browed Warbler.

 

Central Mainland: Redstart at Seafield, Lerwick.

 

South Mainland: Spotted Flycatcher at Cunningsburgh. 19 Knot and 4 Black-tailed Godwits at Virkie. Bar-headed Goose at Sandwick.

 

9th September 2018

Unst: Lesser Yellowlegs at Baltasound; also Common Rosefinch, Ruff and 2 Yellow-browed Warblers there. Yellow-browed Warbler, Wood Warbler and Garden Warbler at Norwick. Yellow-browed Warbler at Skaw. Common Rosefinch and Yellow-browed Warbler at Northdale. 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Westing.

 

Foula: Blyth's Reed Warbler and 3 Yellow-browed Warblers at Ham.

 

South Mainland: Barred Warbler at Sumburgh Hotel. Common Rosefinch, Redstart, Ruff and Whinchat at Scatness. Barred Warbler at Hoswick. Kestrel at Bakkasetter. Bar-headed Goose at Sandwick.

 

Fetlar: Common Rosefinch and Yellow-browed Warbler at Feal burn. Yellow-browed Warbler at Houbie. Yellow-browed Warbler at Tresta.

 

Out Skerries: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers and 2 Kestrels.

 

Whalsay: 3 Yellow-browed Warblers.


8th September 2018

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Barred Warbler, Wood Warbler and 2 Common Rosefinches at Ham. Yellow-browed Warbler at Sjoal.

 

South Mainland: Blyth's Reed Warbler trapped at Rerwick; also Stonechat, Whinchat and Reed Bunting there. Wryneck, Barred Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Geosetter. Yellow-browed Warbler and 3 Kestrels at Quendale. 2 Pied Flycatchers, Spotted Flycatcher, Lesser Whitethroat and 2 Whinchats at Sumburgh. Pied Flycatcher at Bigton. Reed Warbler at Bakkasetter. Goosander at Boddam.

 

Unst: Barred Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Reed Bunting and 3 Common Rosefinches at Northdale. Common Rosefinch, Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Pied Flycatchers, Spotted Flycatcher, Blackcap and Garden Warbler at Baltasound. Barred Warbler at Uyeasound. Yellow-browed Warbler at Lund. Common Rosefinch at Westing. Wood Warbler and Redstart at Norwick. Water Rail and Whitethroat at Haroldswick.

 

West Mainland: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers at Dale of Walls. Common Rosefinch at Melby.

 

Yell: Yellow-browed Warbler at West Yell. 12 Grey Herons at Loch of Gutcher.

 

Central Mainland: Pied Flycatcher at Scalloway. Redstart at Lunna.

 

6th September 2018

Unst: Blyth's Reed Warbler and Yellow-browed Warbler at Baltasound. Blyth's Reed Warbler, Pied Flycatcher, Garden Warbler and 2 Willow Warblers at Norwick. Barred Warbler at Burrafirth. Common Rosefinch at Northdale. Common Rosefinch and Willow Warbler at Skaw.

 

South Mainland: Wryneck at Quendale. Wryneck, Common Rosefinch, Tree Pipit and Stonechat at Sumburgh Farm. 2 Pied Flycatchers at Grutness. Pied Flycatcher at Sumburgh Hotel. Barred Warbler, Greenshank and Whinchat at Scatness. Common Rosefinch and Greenfinch at Swinister Burn.

 

Central Mainland: Yellow-browed Warbler at Frakkafield. Shoveler at Loch of Benston.

 

Foula: Barred Warbler and 2 Common Rosefinches at Ham. Barred Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Ristie.

 

Noss: Common Rosefinch, Whinchat, Garden Warbler and Blackcap.

 

Fetlar: Lesser Whitethroat at Funzie.


2nd September 2018

South Mainland: Arctic Warbler at Culsetter. Barred Warbler at Bakkasetter. Wood Warbler at Geosetter. Common Rosefinch at Sandwick. Common Crossbill at Quendale.

 

Unst: Common Rosefinch and Garden Warbler at Norwick. Kestrel, Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler at Burrafirth.

 

Foula: Barred Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Ham.

 

Yell: Green Sandpiper at Gloup.

 

Central Mainland: Hooded Merganser (of unknown/suspect origin) at Pullar's Loch, Lerwick. Canada Goose at South Nesting.


1st September 2018

South Mainland: Arctic Warbler at Culsetter. Common Rosefinch at Scatness. Sooty Shearwater south of Grutness from the Good Shepherd. Sooty Shearwater off Boddam from the Lerwick-Aberdeen ferry.

 

Unst: Marsh Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Burrafirth. Reed Warbler and Common Crossbill at Baltasound. Reed Bunting and Willow Warbler at Haroldswick.

 

Fetlar: Common Rosefinch at Feal burn.

 

Noss: Common Rosefinch.

 

3rd September 2018

West Mainland: Melodious Warbler at Melby.

 

Yell: Arctic Warbler at Sellafirth. Wood Warbler at Cullivoe. 2 Ruff at Tangi Loch. Willow Warbler at Copister.

 

South Mainland: Arctic Warbler and Kestrel at Culsetter. Common Rosefinch at Hillwell. Wood Warbler at Bigton. Greenshank at Sumburgh Hotel.

 

Unst: 2 Common Rosefinches at Norwick. Barred Warbler and Garden Warbler at Burrafirth. Common Rosefinch, Blackcap and Willow Warbler at Skaw.

 

Foula: Icterine Warbler, Common Rosefinch, 2 Barred Warblers, Whitethroat and Kestrel at Ham.

 

Noss: Common Rosefinch, Whinchat and Ruff.

 

Central Mainland: 2 Knot at Loch of Benston.

 

4th September 2018

South Mainland: Barred Warbler at Scatness. Common Rosefinch and Wood Warbler at Exnaboe. Wood Warbler and Kestrel at Virkie.

 

Whalsay: Barred Warbler and Common Rosefinch at Skaw.

 

Bressay: Barred Warbler at Cruetoun. Barred Warbler at Voehead. Also Pochard and Whitethroat on the island.

 

Noss: Common Rosefinch.

 

Yell: Wood Warbler at Cullivoe.

 

Unst: Greenshank at Baltasound. Sooty Shearwater north of Unst.

 

Central Mainland: Bar-tailed Godwit, Sanderling and 7 Knot at Scatsta.

 

5th September 2018

Unst: Icterine Warbler at Haroldswick. 2 Common Rosefinches at Northdale. Common Rosefinch, Pied Flycatcher, Garden Warbler and 3 Willow Warblers at Norwick. Pied Flycatcher at Skaw.

 

Central Mainland: Barred Warbler and Kestrel at Sandgarth.

 

South Mainland: Barred Warbler at Quendale.

 

Out Skerries: 2 Pied Flycatchers, Garden Warbler and 3 Willow Warblers.

 

Noss: Blackcap and Willow Warbler.

 

7th September 2018

Foula: White-throated Sparrow at Harrier. Barred Warbler and 2 Common Rosefinches at Ham.

 

Unst: Blyth's Reed Warbler, Redstart and 2 Willow Warblers at Norwick. Yellow-browed Warbler and 4 Knot at Baltasound. Barred Warbler and Garden Warbler at Lund. Common Rosefinch at Northdale. Garden Warbler at Westing. Garden Warbler and Willow Warbler at Skaw.

 

South Mainland: Common Rosefinch at Virkie. Barred Warbler, Stonechat and Whinchat at Sumburgh. Pied Flycatcher at Grutness. Barred Warbler and Stonechat at Geosetter. Redstart, Blackcap, Song Thrush and 2 Kestrels at Exnaboe. Sparrowhawk and Ruff at Culsetter. Green Sandpiper at Hillwell.

 

Out Skerries: 2 Yellow-browed Warblers, Pied Flycatcher, 2 Redstarts and 2 Whinchats.

 

Noss: Barred Warbler, Peregrine, Garden Warbler and Blackcap.

 

Central Mainland: Barred Warbler at Vidlin.

 

Whalsay: Redstart at Skaw.

 

Yell: Sanderling at Wick of Sound.