Thursday, 2 October 2008

October 2nd 2008. Arctic Redpoll.

All day spent on Unst.

Stunning views of the Arctic Redpoll with 6 Common Redpoll at Valyie (+ a couple of Lesser Whitethroats), 4 Chiffchaffs at Skaw, a Snow Bunting on Lamba Ness (hundreds of Gannets offshore), Common Redpoll in the crop at Northdale with 2 Goldcrest, 15+ Goldcrest, 6 Blackcap, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, a Yellow-browed Warbler and a Chiffchaff at Haligarth.
Failed to locate the American Golden Plover at Baltasound.

Arctic Redpoll.

Common Redpoll & Golden Plover.
Gannets off Lamba Ness.

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