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Tuesday 22 October 2013

Shetland 16/10/13

A few nice birds seen today and again lots of areas covered. Two of my favourite places were worked today, but still that rarity find eludes us. A pleasant evening was spent walking the beach between Quendale and Toab with Porpoises and Eiders in the bay with Fair Isle as a backdrop.
Weather - SE 3-4, Cloudy

Sand Lodge, Sandwick
Swallow - 1

'Northern' Bullfinch - 1 male
Willow Warbler - 1
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1

Jack Snipe - 2

Slavonian Grebe - 1

Jack Snipe - 2
Yellow-browed Warbler - 1
Harbour Porpoise - 10

Brambling - 1
Siberian Chiffchaff - 1

 Siberian Chiffchaff at Hoswick
 'Northern' Bullfinch at Hoswick
 a classic Shetland sighting of a Yellow-browed
 Harbour Porpoise and Fair Isle
working the Iris Beds in Quendale