31st July 2019

Unst: juvenile Mediterranean Gull at Norwick.

North Mainland: Black-throated Diver in Sullom Voe.

South Mainland: Quail at Bigton. 2 Wood Sandpipers at Grutness. Wood Sandpiper, sinensis Cormorant and 2 Green Sandpipers at Virkie. Green Sandpiper and Greenshank at Spiggie.

 

27th July 2019

Unst: Great Reed Warbler at Burrafirth. Garden Warbler, Long-eared Owl and Chiffchaff at Norwick. Green Sandpiper at Haroldswick. 4 Sanderlings at Easting.

Central Mainland: Rosy Starling and Iceland Gull reported at Brae.

South Mainland: Cuckoo at Sumburgh Head. Green Sandpiper at Scatness. Sanderling and 2 Greenshanks at Spiggie. 58 Sanderling at West Voe of Sumburgh.

 

26th July 2019

South Mainland: Hobby at Sumburgh Head.

Whalsay: Green Sandpiper at Skaw Taing.

 

28th July 2019

South Mainland: juvenile Two-barred Crossbill at Virkie. Wood Sandpiper at Grutness. Common Crossbill at Sumburgh Head.

Unst: Rosy Starling at Norwick. Cuckoo at Skaw.

Burra: 2 Ruff at Kettlaness.

 

29th July 2019

South Mainland: juvenile Two-barred Crossbill at Virkie. 2 Greenshanks at Bakkasetter.

 

30th July 2019

West Mainland: male Two-barred Crossbill at Aith. 2 Common Cranes at Bixter.

South Mainland: Wood Sandpiper at Virkie. Wood Sandpiper at Grutness. Sedge Warbler and Greenshank at Bakkasetter.

Central Mainland: Pied Flycatcher at Scatsta Farm. Reed Warbler at Sullom Voe Terminal.

Unst: Little Egret and Green Sandpiper at Baltasound. 3 Green Sandpipers at Haroldswick.

 

24th July 2019

South Mainland: Green Sandpiper at Hillwell. Swift, 41 Knot and 63 Sanderling at Virkie.

Unst: House Martin at Baltasound.

 

23rd July 2019

Central Mainland: 8 Two-barred Crossbills (1 male, 1 first-summer male, 5 females, 1 first-summer female, 1 juvenile) and 3 Common Crossbills at Brae. Goosander at Weisdale Voe.

Burra: 2 Two-barred Crossbills (1 male, 1 female) at Cutts, Trondra.

Whalsay: Two-barred Crossbill at Hamister.

Unst: Swift at Baltasound.

 

22nd July 2019

Unst: male Two-barred Crossbill at Baltasound. 2 Manx Shearwaters south past Lamba Ness at 06:50.

South Mainland: Sandwich Tern at Grutness. Pochard at Hillwell.

 

21st July 2019

West Mainland: 5 Two-barred Crossbills at Walls.

South Mainland: 3 Knot and 40 Sanderling at Virkie.

 

25th July 2019

Unst: Rosy Starling at Norwick.

Central Mainland: Short-eared Owl at Sandgarth.

South Mainland: Swift at Sumburgh Head.

 

20th July 2019

Unst: 4 Two-barred Crossbills (2 males, 2 juveniles) and 6 Common Crossbills at Baltasound. Swift at Northdale.

Whalsay: Two-barred Crossbill at Hamister. Green Sandpiper at West Loch, Skaw. 2 Sanderlings at Brough.

South Mainland: male Two-barred Crossbill killed by a cat at Loch of Brow. 5 Knot and 27 Sanderling at Virkie.


16th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: Central Mainland : 6 at Kergord. Noss: 2 (male and juvenile). Burra: 2 at Glendale, Trondra.

Common Crossbills today: Central Mainland: 15 at Kergord. 7 at Upper Kergord. Burra: 4 at Glendale, Trondra.

West Mainland: 2 Common Cranes at Loch of Vaara.

Unst: 3 Knot at Haroldswick.

Whalsay: Goldcrest at Skaw.

 

15th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: Central Mainland : 10 at Stromfirth. 3 (1 male, 2 females) at Brae. Burra: 3 at Glendale, Trondra. North Mainland: male found dead at Sullom plantation.

Common Crossbills today: Central Mainland: 30 at Kergord. 5 at Scatsta Farm. At least 8 at Stromfirth.

West Mainland: 2 Common Cranes at Loch of Vaara.

Central Mainland: 18 Goosanders at Weisdale Voe. 7 Goosanders at Loch of Strom.

 

17th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: Central Mainland : 2 at Sandveien, Lerwick. Noss: 2 (male and juvenile). Burra: 2 at Glendale, Trondra. Unst: juvenile at Baltasound.

Unst: 2 Common Crossbills at Uyeasound.

South Mainland: Swift at St Ninian's Isle.

 

18th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: Whalsay: 6 at Sodom. 2 at Symbister. Unst: 7 (2 males, 1 first-summer male, 1 first-summer female, 3 juveniles) at Baltasound.

Unst: Rosy Starling at Norwick. Little Egret at Baltasound.

West Mainland: 2 Common Cranes at Loch of Vaara.

Yell: Common Crossbill at Cullivoe. Purple Sandpiper and 13 Knot on Brother Island, Yell Sound.

Noss: Common Crossbill.

South Mainland: 2 Sandwich Terns at Scatness.

Whalsay: Goldcrest and Common Redpoll at Skaw.

 

19th July 2019

Unst: 3 Two-barred Crossbills (2 males, 1 juvenile) and 2 Common Crossbills at Baltasound. Rosy Starling at Northdale. Goldcrest at Hermaness.

Yell: Common Crossbill at Cullivoe.

Whalsay: Greenshank at Clate.

South Mainland: 2 Common Sandpipers at Boddam.

 

13th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: Burra: 3 (2 males, 1 female) at Glendale, Trondra. Yell: 3 (1 male, 1 female, juvenile) at Burravoe. Central Mainland: 2 females at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Unst: Rosy Starling at Baliasta. 4 Common Crossbills at Baltasound.

West Mainland: 2 Common Cranes at Loch of Clousta.

South Mainland: Sedge Warbler at Hillwell.

 

14th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: Central Mainland : 18 at Stromfirth. Bressay: 2 at Voehead. South Mainland: 2 at Ocraquoy. Male at St Ninian's Isle.

West Mainland: 2 Common Cranes at Loch of Vaara. 12 Common Crossbills at Stromfirth.

Bressay: 6 Common Crossbills at Voehead.

 

12th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: Central Mainland: 20 at Voe. Whalsay: 8 at Sodom. Unst: up to 7 (1 male, 3 females, 2 first-summer males, 1 juvenile) at Baltasound. West Mainland: 6 at Watsness. North Mainland: 5 (2 males, 2 females, 1 juvenile) at North Collafirth. Burra: 3 (2 males, 1 female) at Glendale, Trondra. South Mainland: 2 at Sumburgh Head. Bressay: 2 at Gorie.

Common Crossbills today: Burra: 15 at Glendale, Trondra. Central Mainland: 6 at Voe and 1 at Helendale, Lerwick. West Mainland: 2 at Watsness. Unst: 1 at Baltasound.

Foula: Arctic Warbler at Braidfit.

 

11th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: Whalsay: 8 at Sodom. North Mainland: 5 (2 males, 2 females, 1 juvenile) at North Collafirth. Female at Heylor. Unst: up to 7 (3 females, 3 first-summer males, 1 juvenile) at Baltasound. South Mainland: up to 7 (1 male, 5 females, 1 first-summer male) at Sumburgh Head. Yell: 6 (1 male, 5 female/juveniles) at North-a-Voe. At sea: male on the Brent Charlie 115 miles N of Shetland.

 

Common Crossbills today: Fetlar: 4 at Tresta and 1 at Houbie.

Unst: Little Egret at Quoys.

Central Mainland: Long-eared Owl at Frakkafield. Common Redpoll at Tingwall.

Yell: Linnet at North-a-Voe.

 

10th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: Whalsay: 8 at Sodom. North Mainland: 7 (2 males, 5 females) at Heylor. Unst: up to 6 (3 females, 3 first-summer males) at Baltasound. South Mainland: up to 6 (5 females, 1 first-summer male) at Sumburgh Head. Central Mainland: 4 (1 male, 2 females, 1 juvenile) at Busta House, Brae. At sea: male photographed on an oil rig in the Beryl Field 100 miles ESE of Shetland. 2 females on the Brent Charlie 115 miles N of Shetland.

Common Crossbills today: Unst: up to 11 at Baltasound. North Mainland: 6 at Ronas Voe and 1 at Bardister. Yell: 2 at Cullivoe and 1 at Sellafirth. Central Mainland: singles at Lower Voe and Busta House, Brae.

Fetlar: Rosy Starling at Houbie.

North Mainland: Grey-headed Wagtail at Tingon.

Unst: Greenshank at Baltasound.

Central Mainland: Common Redpoll, Chiffchaff and Grey Wagtail at Sandgarth. Common Redpoll at Tingwall.

Yell: Swift at Basta Voe.


9th July 2019

Two-barred Crossbills today: South Mainland: up to 10 (4 males, 6 females) at Sumburgh Head. First-summer male at Levenwick. Fetlar: 5 (3 males, 2 females) at Feal burn. Unst: 4 (3 males, 1 female) at Baltasound. Female at Ungirsta. Central Mainland: 4 (2 females, 2 juveniles) at Scatsta Farm. 1 at Swining. Male on a boat off Lerwick harbour.

Common Crossbills today: Unst: up to 10 at Baltasound and up to 6 at Ungirsta. South Mainland: up to 6 at Sumburgh Head. North Mainland: up to 6 at Sullom plantation.

Central Mainland: Rosy Starling at Burnside, Lerwick. Common Redpoll at Tingwall.

Unst: Long-eared Owl at Norwick.


8th July 2019

Unst: 4 Two-barred Crossbills (2 males, 2 females) at Baltasound. Female Two-barred Crossbill at Norwick.

Foula: Rosy Starling.

South Mainland: Marsh Warbler at Sumburgh Head.

 

7th July 2019

Foula: male Two-barred Crossbill.

North Mainland: Black-throated Diver at Ronas Voe.

Central Mainland: Rosy Starling at Burnside, Lerwick.

Unst: 2 Marsh Warblers at Baltasound. Stonechat at Norwick. Grey Wagtail at Skaw.

South Mainland: 4 Common Crossbills at Scatness. Bar-tailed Godwit at Virkie.

 

5th July 2019

Central Mainland: Rosy Starling at Burnside, Lerwick.

Unst: Blyth's Reed Warbler at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Scaup at Clumlie. Black-tailed Godwit at Bigton.

 

6th July 2019

Central Mainland: Rosy Starling at Burnside, Lerwick.

Unst: Blyth's Reed Warbler at Baltasound.

West Mainland: 2 Common Cranes at Loch of North House, Clousta.

 

3rd July 2019

Central Mainland: Rosy Starling at Burnside, Lerwick.

Unst: Blyth's Reed Warbler and Sparrowhawk at Baltasound.

Central Mainland: Goosander at Weisdale Voe.

 

4th July 2019

Out Skerries: female Two-barred Crossbill.

Central Mainland: Rosy Starling at Burnside, Lerwick.

Unst: Blyth's Reed Warbler at Baltasound. Barnacle Goose at Loch of Cliff.

Yell: Quail at West Sandwick.

South Mainland: Black-tailed Godwit at Bigton.

Whalsay: Sparrowhawk at Hamister.

 

2nd July 2019

Central Mainland: Rosy Starling at Burnside, Lerwick.

South Mainland: Grasshopper Warbler at Swinister Burn.


1st July 2019

South Mainland: Gull-billed Tern at Virkie.

Central Mainland: Goosander at Weisdale Voe. Swift at Loch of Benston.