A non-commercial site to collect and disseminate information on the natural history of Shetland. NOTE that ALL bird records go into the database used in the compilation of the Shetland Bird Report produced by Shetland Bird Club, EVEN IF they do not appear on this page. Information on all species is made shetland – North Mainland PDF to Shetland Biological Records Centre.
Författare: Ordnance Survey.
Photographs are copyright of the named photographer and may not be used for any other purpose without their permission. See the home page for details. We ask that anyone looking for this bird should keep well away from the banks of Mill Pond, and generally try to give the pond area as wide a berth as possible, to avoid disturbing breeding birds. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS PAGE IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED.
IS NOW ON ONE ‚LATEST SIGHTINGS‘ PAGE. Don’t forget to check the Nature in Shetland page on Facebook which often has news and pictures before it’s posted here and you don’t need to be a Facebook member to view the page. Yell: Short-eared Owl near Mid Yell. Cetaceans: Minke Whale off the Hopp, Eshaness. Central Mainland: about 6 Common Crossbills at Brae. Burra: 4 Common Crossbills on Trondra. Cetaceans: Common Dolphin at Skeld Voe.
South Mainland: Icterine Warbler and Common Whitethroat at Sumburgh Hotel. West Mainland: Wood Pigeon at Gairdens o‘ Sand. Fetlar: Pectoral Sandpiper still at Funzie. South Mainland: Hobby over Sumburgh Airport. Icterine Warbler still at Sumburgh Hotel. South Mainland: Great Reed Warbler between Dalsetter and Boddam.
North Mainland: wing of dead immature Night Heron found on Sand Voe beach. Unst: Carrion Crow and Marsh Warbler at Baltasound. North Mainland: Black Kite at North Roe. South Mainland: Icterine Warbler at Sumburgh Hotel. Cetaceans: Pod of Killer Whales off North Roe. Whalsay: Hawfinch and Red-backed Shrike at Skaw.