Wednesday, 20 October 2010


Finally got out onto the patch again, in between snow showers, apart from a few birds leaving not a lot has changed over the last few days - the 6 Common Redpoll are still in with the Twite, a Robin remains in the garden, 110 Long-tailed Ducks have returned to the West Voe/Burgi Area, the Lapland Bunting flock is still present with 29 birds, 50 Wigeon are on Little Holm, 5 Whooper Swan are still on the Loch and a Golden Plover is out on the headland. Birds new in are a late Bonxie, a Moorhen and 3 Tufted Ducks.

Whooper Swans.

Common Redpolls.

Great Skua.

Here comes winter !

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