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Migrants.
« on: September 06, 2010, 08:29:33 am »
The Arctic Warbler is still at Sumburgh Head. There are still 3 Common Rosefinches at Grutness, a Little Stint is at Pool of Virkie and a Pintail is at Loch of Hillwell. A Common Redstart is at Fladdabister. A Pied Flycatcher is at Sandgarth, Voe.

On Unst, a Common Whitethroat is at Skaw, a Wood Sandpiper is at Uyeasound and 9 Lapland Buntings are on Hermaness.

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Re: Migrants.
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2010, 08:33:02 am »
A Citrine Wagtail is at Baltasound, along with a Common Redstart and a Spotted Flycatcher, with 2 Kestrels at Norwick.

The Little Stint was at Scord and Pool of Virkie, with 32 Knot at Virkie and a Pied Flycatcher at Sumburgh Head. A Turtle Dove, a Spotted Flycatcher, a Pied Flycatcher and a Garden Warbler are among migrants at Quarff. There are 5 Siskins and a Fieldfare at Sandgarth, Voe.

A Greenshank is at Loch of Littlester and 15 Bar-tailed Godwits are at Hamnavoe, Yell.

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Re: Migrants.
« Reply #2 on: September 09, 2010, 07:51:57 am »
Some birds reported yesterday..

The adult American Golden Plover is now at Loch of Littlester, Yell, there are 2 Yellow Wagtails at Burravoe and 18 Bar-tailed Godwits at Hamnavoe.

A Red-breasted Flycatcher, a Red-backed Shrike and a Sedge Warbler are on Whalsay.

A Red-backed Shrike is at Exnaboe along with a Lesser Whitethroat and a Spotted Flycatcher, a Long-eared Owl is at Toab along with 5 Spotted Flycatchers, 3 Whinchats, a Kestrel, a Pied Flycatcher and a Tree Pipit, there are 2 Yellow Wagtails, a Barred Warbler, 2 Common Redstarts, a Tree Pipit, a Siskin, a Kestrel, and a Spotted Flycatcher at Sumburgh, and the Little Stint is still at Virkie.

A Common Redstart and a Pied Flycatcher are at Scousburgh. A Stock Dove is at Quarff along with the Turtle Dove, 2 Common Redstarts, a Common Whitethroat and a Spotted Flycatcher.

On Fetlar there are 6 Garden Warblers, 5 Common Redstarts, 4 Spotted Flycatchers, 2 Common Whitethroats, 6 Whinchats, a Tree Pipit, 5 Blackcaps and 10 Willow Warblers.

On Unst, there are 3 Siskins and a Kestrel, the Green Sandpiper, a Spotted Flycatcher and a Fieldfare at Lamba Ness, a Pied Flycatcher and a Common Redstart at Norwick, and a Spotted Flycatcher, a Common Redstart and a Kestrel at Baltasound.

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Re: Migrants.
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2010, 08:10:48 am »
Lots of birds reported yesterday..

A Paddyfield Warbler is at Quendale. An Ortolan Bunting is at Grutness along with 2 Yellow Wagtails and 2 Fieldfares, a Water Rail is at Virkie, and a Cuckoo, 3 Tree Pipits, 6 Whinchats, and 2 Spotted Flycatchers are at Toab. A Common Redstart and a Pied Flycatcher are at Scousburgh. A Red-breasted Flycatcher is at Stove, Sandwick. A Whinchat, a Spotted Flycatcher and 2 Pied Flycatchers are at Fladdabister. A Sandwich Tern, a Red-breasted Flycatcher, 2 Pied Flycatchers, 3 Spotted Flycatchers, 3 Common Redstarts and the Turtle Dove are at Quarff. A Red-breasted Merganser is at Helendale.

The Western Bonelli's Warbler is still at Creadylea on Whalsay with a Red-breasted Flycatcher, a Red-backed Shrike, a Wryneck, a Barred Warbler, a Reed Warbler, 9 Siskins, a Yellow Wagtail and a Dunnock also on the isle.

On Fetlar there is a Red-backed Shrike, a Barred Warbler, a Cuckoo, 4 Lapland Buntings, 6 Whinchats, 9 Common Redstarts, 11 Spotted  Flycatchers, 4 Pied Flycatchers, 7 Tree Pipits, 15 Garden Warblers, 11 Blackcaps, 3 Lesser Whitethroats, 2 Common Whitethroats, a Sparrowhawk and a Yellow Wagtail.

On Unst, a Barred Warbler, a Sand Martin and a House Martin are at Norwick, a Lapland Bunting is at Skaw, and a Yellow Wagtail is at Baltasound, while other birds in the north of the island included at least 2 Kestrels, 2 Dunnocks, a Fieldfare, 2 Common Redstarts, 5 Whinchats, a Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Garden Warblers, 6 Blackcaps, 4 Pied Flycatchers, 3 Spotted Flycatchers, and 3 Siskins.

On Yell there are 3 Common Rosefinches, a Spotted Flycatcher and a Goldcrest at Otterswick, and a Spotted Flycatcher, a Common Redstart and a Ruff at Burravoe.

A Barred Warbler is at Meal, Burra.

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Re: Migrants.
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2010, 07:43:26 am »
Yesterdays migrants..

An Eastern Olivaceous Warbler is at Ireland, Bigton. A juvenile American Golden Plover is at Pool of Virkie along with a Grey Plover, a Curlew Sandpiper, a Little Stint, a Greenshank, and 2 Whimbrels. A Yellow Wagtail is at Grutness. There were 2 Black Terns (and adult and a juvenile) at the north end of Loch of Spiggie, with a Corncrake at Scousburgh along with a Dunnock, a Common Redstart, a Common Whitethroat, 3 Blackcaps, 4 Garden Warblers, 10 Willow Warblers, a Spotted Flycatcher and a Pied Flycatcher. The Ortolan Bunting is still around Grutness, along with a Grasshopper Warbler. A Marsh Harrier was at Virkie and Quendale. There are 10 Siskins at Virkie and a Sparrowhawk at Toab. A Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Blackcaps, 3 Willow Warblers and a Spotted Flycatcher are on Mousa. A Grasshopper Warbler is at Quarff.

An Arctic Warbler is at Seafield, Lerwick, along with a Yellow-browed Warbler and a Wood Warbler.

A Great Snipe and a Pectoral Sandpiper are on Foula along with a Bluethroat, 2 Barred Warblers and 2 Common Rosefinches.

On Whalsay, the Western Bonellis Warbler is still in its favoured garden with an Ortolan Bunting and 2 Common Rosefinches at Saltness and a Red-backed Shrike, a Kestrel, a Common Swift, 2 Reed Warblers, 2 Yellow Wagtails and 4 Siskins on the isle.

On Unst, there are 2 Common Rosefinches, a Sparrowhawk and a Barred Warbler at Norwick, a Canada Goose, and 30 Siskins at Haroldswick, and 2 Common Rosefinches, a Barred Warbler and a Curlew Sandpiper at Baltasound.

A ringtail Hen Harrier is at Kettla Ness, Burra.

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Re: Migrants.
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2010, 09:01:18 am »
I've been entertained this morning.. looking out to my garden.. watching Blackcaps & A Garden warbler...

Still not spotted the Pied flycatcher that Kareen seen yesterday.. photos to follow, later on..

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Re: Migrants.
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2010, 12:59:39 pm »
I've set up my sony with the 500mm lens in my lounge, ready for any migrant, who hopefully, will visit my garden today.. or is this tempting fate. lol ..

george..