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January to April 2015 Sightings

 

 

Thursday 30th April

Central Mainland: Waxwing at King Harald Street, Lerwick.

Unst: Rough-legged Buzzard flew east over Norwick.

West Mainland: Snow Bunting at Mid Walls.

Yell: Goosander and Chiffchaff at Gutcher.

South Mainland: Carrion Crow and 3 Jackdaws at Virkie. Arctic Skua at Clumlie.

Foula: 2 Snow Buntings, Siskin and 4 Bramblings at the school.

Wednesday 29th April

Unst: Shore Lark at Lamba Ness. Rough-legged Buzzard flew north over Belmont. Garganey, Ruff, 2 Gadwall, Willow Warbler and 2 Collared Doves at Baltasound. Sand Martin and 2 Willow Warblers at Haroldswick. Chiffchaff at Skaw.

Shore Lark at Lamba Ness - Rob Brookes

Yell: 2 Tree Sparrows at Cullivoe. 2 Goosanders at Gutcher.

Tree Sparrow at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

South Mainland: Goldfinch at Cunningsburgh. Common Tern and Swallow at Toab. Siskin, 3 Jackdaws and 2 Linnets at Virkie. 2 Siskins and 6 Whimbrel at Hestingott. 3 Swallows at Sumburgh Hotel. 2 Swallows at Boddam. Swallow at Spiggie.

Goldfinch at Cunningsburgh - Jim Nicolson

Foula: Siskin, Swallow, Brambling and 2 White Wagtails.

Tuesday 28th April

Unst: Garganey, Snow Bunting, Black-tailed Godwit, Chaffinch, Willow Warbler and 2 Gadwall at Baltasound. 2 Willow Warblers at Haroldswick.

Garganey and Snow Bunting at Baltasound - Rob Brookes

South Mainland: Common Tern, 2 Pintail and 2 Siskins at Scatness. 3 Jackdaws, Chiffchaff, 3 Sanderling and 9 Whimbrel at Virkie. Dunnock at Toab. Chiffchaff at Sumburgh Hotel. Chiffchaff at Hestingott. 2 Collared Doves at Old Scatness. Carrion Crow, 2 Shovelers and 9 Swallows at Hillwell. 3 Goosanders at Spiggie. Swallow at St Ninian's Isle.

Siskins at Scatness - Ronnie Robertson

Foula: Siskin and 2 Pied Wagtails.

Cetaceans: 4 Killer Whales in Yell Sound.

Monday 27th April

Central Mainland: Black Kite flew north over Tingwall Airport at c12:30. 3 Common Scoters in Lerwick harbour.

Unst: Garganey, Black-tailed Godwit, Chiffchaff, Carrion Crow, Redwing, 2 Gadwall and 10 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound. Chiffchaff at Northdale.

Garganey at Baltasound - Rob Brookes

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose at Burravoe. Common Redpoll at Mid Yell.

Whalsay: Hawfinch at Gardentown. Collared Dove at Hamister. Knot at Skaw.

Fetlar: Great Tit at Stakkafletts.

South Mainland: Black Redstart at Sandsayre. Iceland Gull at Quarff. 2 Whimbrel at Noness. 3 Linnets at Toab.

Iceland Gull at Quarff - Richard Ashbee

Foula: Brambling and Siskin.

Sunday 26th April

South Mainland: Black Kite at Exnaboe (first seen flying north over Sumburgh Airport). Arctic Tern, 3 Sanderling and 4 Whimbrel at Virkie.

Black Kite at Exnaboe - Roger Riddington (3 photos), Rob Fray (1 photo); Whimbrel at Virkie - Logan Johnson

Unst: Wryneck, Garganey, Jackdaw, Brambling and 2 Gadwall at Baltasound. Black-tailed Godwit at Westing. Brambling at Norwick.

Whalsay: Hawfinch at Gardentown.

Hawfinch at Gardentown - John Lowrie Irvine

Yell: Snow Bunting at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: 3 Common Scoters in Lerwick harbour. Willow Warbler and 4 Wood Pigeons at Clickimin, Lerwick.

Saturday 25th April

South Mainland: Lapland Bunting and Willow Warbler at Scatness. 2 Iceland Gulls at Hillwell. Jack Snipe at Rerwick. 2 Chiffchaffs at Geosetter. 4 Knot and 2 Sanderling at Virkie. Slavonian Grebe and 2 Shoveler at Spiggie. Kestrel at Hoswick. 2 Chiffchaffs at Hoswick.

Knot at Virkie - Rob Fray

Unst: Garganey and 2 Gadwall at Baltasound. Whimbrel and 2 Snow Buntings at Lamba Ness. Chiffchaff at Haroldswick.

Yell: Glaucous Gull at Breckon. Gadwall at Gutcher.

Central Mainland: Hawfinch, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Wood Pigeon and presumed Goldfinch x Greenfinch hybrid at Scalloway. Willow Warbler, 2 Gadwall, Common Redpoll, Chiffchaff, Dunnock and 4 Wood Pigeons at Helendale/Clickimin, Lerwick. Iceland Gull and 3 Common Scoters in Lerwick harbour.

presumed Goldfinch x Greenfinch hybrid at Scalloway - Liz Watt (2 photos), Logan Johnson (1 photo); leg-flagged Purple Sandpiper at Lerwick - Logan Johnson

Sea Kale at Lerwick - Logan Johnson

Friday 24th April

Unst: Garganey, 2 Gadwall, Iceland Gull, Willow Warbler, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, 8 Wood Pigeons and 3 Black-tailed Godwits at Baltasound.

Gadwall at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

South Mainland: 3 Iceland Gulls at Hillwell. Willow Warbler at Virkie. 2 Pintails at Scatness. 2 Goosanders, 2 Coots and 2 Shovelers at Spiggie.

Yell: Glaucous Gull at Kirk Loch, Cullivoe. 2 Bramblings at Mid Yell.

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull and 4 Common Scoters in Lerwick harbour. 2 Slavonian Grebes at Loch of Tingwall. 4 Jackdaws at Scalloway.

Slavonian Grebes at Tingwall - Roger Thomason (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo)

Thursday 23rd April

South Mainland: Slavonian Grebe at Virkie. Chiffchaff at Toab. Wood Pigeon at Sandwick.

Slavonian Grebe at Virkie - Rob Fray; Wood Pigeon at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson

Fetlar: 10 Sand Martins at Papil Water.

Unst: 2 Gadwall at Baltasound.

Yell: Gadwall at Gutcher.

Wednesday 22nd April

Central Mainland: Hawfinch, 2 Goldfinches, 3 Greenfinches and 3 Siskins at Scalloway. 3 Common Scoters in Lerwick harbour. 3 Wood Pigeons at Nesting.

South Mainland: Hawfinch and Whimbrel at Hestingott. Hawfinch at Boddam. Great Tit and Dunnock at Toab. Long-eared Owl at Hoswick.

Long-eared Owl at Hoswick - Jim Nicolson; Dunnock at Toab - Donald Robertson

Bressay: Short-eared Owl on Noss.

Fetlar: Great Tit at Stakkafletts. Redwing at Tresta..

Yell: Gadwall at Gutcher.

Unst: Chiffchaff at Haroldswick.

Tuesday 21st April

Unst: Goshawk again at Baltasound; also drake Garganey, Reed Bunting and Chiffchaff at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Hawfinch at Toab/Hestingott. Arctic Skua at Sumburgh Airport.

Hawfinch at Toab - Donald Robertson

West Mainland: Hawfinch at Tresta.

Foula: Siskin and Collared Dove.

Fetlar: Redwing at Tresta.

Monday 20th April

North Mainland: Little Auk off Hillswick Ness.

Bressay: Ring Ouzel on Noss.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Scatness. Black Redstart and Short-eared Owl at Sumburgh Airport. Sandwich Tern, Chiffchaff and Linnet at Virkie. Blackcap and Whimbrel at Sumburgh Farm. Blackcap and Collared Dove at Hestingott. Collared Dove and 5 Rooks at Toab.

Unst: Iceland Gull and Chiffchaff at Baltasound.

Central Mainland: Blue Tit in Lerwick. 2 Common Scoters in Lerwick harbour. Sparrowhawk at Mossbank.

Sparrowhawk at Mossbank - Roger Thomason

Foula: Siskin.

Insects: Peacock at Boddam.

Sunday 19th April

South Mainland: Green-winged Teal and Iceland Gull at Spiggie. Sandwich Tern, Sanderling, Dunnock, Swallow, Chiffchaff and 3 Rooks at Virkie. 3 Collared Doves at Toab. Whimbrel at Dalsetter. Hen Harrier at Fladdabister.

Yell: Glaucous Gull at Kirk Loch, Cullivoe.

West Mainland: Iceland Gull at Tresta. Redwing, Chaffinch and 4 Bramblings at Dale of Walls.

Bressay: 2 Gadwall on Noss (second record for the island).

Central Mainland: Common Scoter in Lerwick harbour.

Unst: Sparrowhawk, Chiffchaff and 2 Siskins at Baltasound.

Foula: Siskin at the school.

Whalsay: 71 Purple Sandpipers at The Houb.

Great Northern Diver off Brough, Whalsay - Brian Marshall

Saturday 18th April

South Mainland: Green-winged Teal, Iceland Gull, Jack Snipe, sinensis Cormorant and Swallow at Spiggie. 2 Iceland Gulls at Hillwell. Sand Martin, Sparrowhawk, Collared Dove, Reed Bunting, Dunnock, Swallow, 3 Linnets, 5 Black-tailed Godwits, Sandwich Tern, Carrion Crow and 2 Chiffchaffs at Virkie. Willow Warbler, White Wagtail, Goldcrest and 3 Redwings at Sumburgh Head. Swallow at Grutness. 2 Pintail and 2 Shoveler at Scatness. Collared Dove at Sumburgh Hotel. Collared Dove at Hestingott. Collared Dove at Ringasta. Collared Dove at Quendale. 4 Redwings at Quendale. 2 Chiffchaffs at Geosetter. Chaffinch at Cunningsburgh. Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff at Hoswick. Iceland Gull at Quarff.

Unst: 2 Willow Warblers, Siskin and 9 Bramblings at Baltasound. Goldcrest and 5 Wood Pigeons at Norwick. Chiffchaff and Swallow at Haroldswick. Chiffchaff and Slavonian Grebe at Skaw.

Out Skerries: Great Tit and Brambling.

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull at Brettabister, Nesting. Brambling and Dunnock at Mossbank. Common Scoter in Lerwick harbour.

Bressay: Blackcap at Voehead.

Foula: Goldcrest.

Cetaceans: Humpback Whale off the east side of Foula at 07:00.

Friday 17th April

Wheatears and Great Skuas now relatively widespread in small numbers.

South Mainland: Green-winged Teal and sinensis Cormorant at Spiggie. Long-eared Owl and Sparrowhawk at Sandwick. Iceland Gull at Boddam. Glaucous Gull and 2 Shovelers at Hillwell. Jack Snipe, Chiffchaff and Linnet at Virkie. Reed Bunting at Sumburgh Head. White Wagtail at Grutness. Goldcrest at Hestingott. 3 Siskins at Brentfield, Sandwick.

sinensis Cormorant at Spiggie - Roger Riddington

West Mainland: Goldfinch at East Burrafirth.

Out Skerries: Glaucous Gull, Swallow, Chiffchaff, Dunnock and Robin.

Whalsay: Iceland Gull at Hamister. 27 Great Northern Divers off Skaw.

Great Northern Divers off Skaw, Whalsay - Brian Marshall

Unst: Jackdaw, 3 Swallows and 3 Linnets at Baltasound. Reed Bunting and 12 Bramblings at Haroldswick.

Central Mainland: Bar-tailed Godwit at Garths Voe. Common Scoter in Lerwick harbour.

Thursday 16th April

South Mainland: Green-winged Teal at Spiggie. Adult Kumlien's Gull and Sandwich Tern reported at Hillwell. Sandwich Tern and 2 Linnets at Virkie. Goldcrest at Sandwick.

Green-winged Teal at Spiggie - Jim Nicolson (1 photo), Roger Riddington (1 photo); Sandwich Tern at Virkie - Jim Nicolson (1 photo), Donald Robertson (1 photo)

Burra: drake American Wigeon at Papil Loch.

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose at Burravoe. Carrion Crow at Gossaburgh.

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull and Common Scoter in Lerwick harbour.

Iceland Gull at Lerwick - Glen Tyler

Unst: Chiffchaff, Sparrowhawk, 2 Swallows and 18 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound. Goldcrest, Brambling and Chaffinch at Norwick.

West Mainland: Wheatear at East Burrafirth.

Wednesday 15th April

South Mainland: Ring-billed Gull at Hillwell. Slavonian Grebe at Spiggie.

Burra: drake American Wigeon at Papil Loch.

American Wigeon at Papil Loch, Burra - Jim Nicolson

Central Mainland: Common Scoter in Lerwick harbour. Goldcrest at Mossbank.

Unst: Brambling at Baltasound.

Tuesday 14th April

Unst: Goshawk and 2 Chaffinches at Baltasound. Sandwich Tern, Pink-footed Goose, Wheatear, Goldcrest and 6 Redwings at Norwick. 7 Redwings at Skaw.

South Mainland: Green-winged Teal at Spiggie. Wheatear at Sumburgh Head.

Burra: drake American Wigeon at Papil Loch.

Yell: Glaucous Gull at Breckon.

Central Mainland: Common Scoter in Lerwick harbour. 4 Wood Pigeons at Loch of Clickimin.

Common Scoter at Lerwick - Glen Tyler

West Mainland: Wheatear at Sand.

Monday 13th April

South Mainland: Ring-billed Gull at Hillwell. Sandwich Tern at Grutness. Wheatear at Sumburgh Head. Common Crossbill between Easter Quarff and Gulberwick. Brambling at Cunningsburgh.

Burra: drake American Wigeon at Ruff Loch.

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose at Burravoe. Glaucous Gull at Breckon.

Tundra Bean Goose at Burravoe, Yell - Dougie Preston

Unst: Swallow at Baltasound. Jackdaw at Skaw.

Central Mainland: 5 Bar-tailed Godwits at Garths Voe.

Bar-tailed Godwits at Garths Voe - Roger Thomason

Sunday 12th April

South Mainland: drake Green-winged Teal at Spiggie.

Burra: drake American Wigeon at Papil Loch.

American Wigeon at Papil Water, Burra

Whalsay: Iceland Gull at Hamister.

Iceland Gull at Hamister, Whalsay - John Lowrie Irvine

Unst: Swallow and Wheatear at Burrafirth. Wheatear and 10 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound. Wheatear at Norwick. Jackdaw at Inner Skaw. 2 Reed Buntings at Haroldswick.

Jackdaw at Inner Skaw - Mike Pennington

Yell: Glaucous Gull at Breckon.

Out Skerries: 2 Swallows.

Saturday 11th April

Unst: 2 Great Tits, Shelduck, 2 Shovelers and 10 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound. Reed Bunting, Chiffchaff and Goldcrest at Haroldswick. Short-eared Owl at Lamba Ness.

Yell: Great Tit at Cullivoe. Glaucous Gull at Breckon.

Glaucous Gull at Breckon - Jim Nangle

South Mainland: Wheatear at Geosetter. Pink-footed Goose and Gadwall at Scatness. Shoveler, Great Skua and 3 Slavonian Grebes at Spiggie. 2 Shovelers at Hillwell. Goldcrest at Virkie. 4 Siskins at Sandwick.

Siskin at Sandwick - Leslie Smith

North Mainland: Sparrowhawk at Ollaberry. 2 Wood Pigeons at Collafirth.

Bressay: Wheatear and Pink-footed Goose on Noss. Blackcap and Dunnock at Voehead.

Friday 10th April

Unst: Wheatear, 2 Blackcaps, Pink-footed Goose, Goldcrest and 2 Chiffchaffs at Norwick. Reed Bunting and 2 Great Skuas at Skaw. 15 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound. Sparrowhawk and 6 Great Skuas at Hermaness. Shelduck at Haroldswick.

Blackcap at Norwick - Jim Nangle; Pink-footed Goose at Norwick - Rob Brookes

Yell: Great Tit at Cullivoe.

North Mainland: Hawfinch at Urafirth.

South Mainland: Great Tit at Cunningsburgh. Wheatear at Bigton. Wheatear at Virkie. Blackcap and Chiffchaff at Sumburgh Farm. Swallow at Sumburgh Head.

Great Tit at Cunningsburgh - Alan Adamson

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull at Lerwick harbour.

Bressay: Pink-footed Goose and 2 Swallows on Noss.

Whalsay: Iceland Gull and Chaffinch at Marrister. Chiffchaff at Skaw. Pink-footed Goose at Challister. 44 Purple Sandpipers at The Houb.

West Mainland: Water Rail, Chiffchaff and Goldcrest at Norby. Slavonian Grebe at Sand.

Chiffchaff at Norby - Gundel Grolimund

Thursday 9th April

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Lerwick harbour.

Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Glen Tyler

West Mainland: Water Rail at Flawton, Clousta.

Bressay: Dunnock at Voehead.

South Mainland: Siskin at Sandwick.

Siskin at Sandwick - Leslie Smith

Insects: Peacock at Ham, Bressay.

Wednesday 8th April

South Mainland: Hen Harrier at Virkie.

Hen Harrier at Virkie- Roger Riddington

Central Mainland: Blue Tit at Scalloway.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald

Tuesday 7th April

Unst: Smew at Snarravoe. Reed Bunting and 3 Chiffchaffs at Haroldswick. 10 Snow Buntings at Skaw.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Exnaboe. Brambling at Virkie. Siskin at Cunningsburgh.

Brambling at Virkie - Rob Fray

Bressay: Snow Bunting on Noss.

Papa Stour: Great Northern Diver.

Monday 6th April

South Mainland: Hen Harrier at Channerwick. Iceland Gull at Fleck. Iceland Gull at Bigton. Slavonian Grebe and 2 Shoveler at Spiggie. Goldcrest at Virkie. Siskin at Cunningsburgh.

Siskin at Cunningsburgh - Alan Adamson

Central Mainland: 2 Siskins at Tingwall.

Sunday 5th April

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose, European White-fronted Goose and 2 Pink-footed Geese at Burravoe.

South Mainland: Hen Harrier, Goldcrest and 2 Chiffchaffs at Virkie. Chiffchaff at Toab. Greenland White-fronted Goose at Ringasta. 2 Slavonian Grebes and 4 Shoveler at Spiggie. Pink-footed Goose at Loch of Brow. Iceland Gull at Bigton. Chaffinch at Scousburgh.

West Mainland: Reed Bunting at Flawton, Clousta. Iceland Gull at Tresta.

Iceland Gull at Tresta - Julie Redpath

Central Mainland: Siskin at Scalloway. Yellowhammer at Vidlin.

Papa Stour: Chiffchaff and 2 Great Northern Divers.

Saturday 4th April

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff. 4 Snow Buntings at Sumburgh Head. Chiffchaff at Virkie.

Central Mainland: Blue Tit at Scalloway.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald

Unst: Goldcrest at Haroldswick.

Goldcrest at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Friday 3rd April

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Snow Bunting at Burravoe.

South Mainland: Blue Tit, Chaffinch, Goldcrest and Wood Pigeon at Sandwick. Chaffinch at Toab.

Chaffinch at Toab - Donald Robertson; Wood Pigeon at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson

Central Mainland: Blue Tit at Scalloway. Brambling at Sound, Lerwick. Rook at Runafirth, Brae.

Thursday 2nd April

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and European White-fronted Goose at Burravoe.

Whalsay: 2 Chiffchaffs at Skaw.

Unst: 3 Chiffchaffs at Haroldswick.

Chiffchaff at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

South Mainland: 2 Goldcrests at Virkie.

Wednesday 1st April

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Jackdaw at Baltasound. Snow Bunting at Skaw. Brambling at Norwick.

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull and 2 Iceland Gulls at Lerwick Harbour. 3 Blue Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. Water Rail at Loch of Clickimin. Common Scoter at Mossbank. Sparrowhawk at Voe.

Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Glen Tyler

South Mainland: Great Tit at Virkie. Sparrowhawk at Cunningsburgh.

West Mainland: Iceland Gull at Tresta.

Cetaceans: pod of Killer Whales moved south-east off Copister, Yell Sound, at about 09:00.

Tuesday 31st March

West Mainland: Chiffchaff and 2 Wood Pigeons at Sand.

South Mainland: Snow Bunting at Scatness.

Cetaceans: pod of Killer Whales in Sullom Voe early morning .

Monday 30th March

Central Mainland: White-billed Diver off Kirkabister. 7 Iceland Gulls and 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. 5 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. 3 Slavonian Grebes at Loch of Tingwall.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff. Greenland White-fronted Goose and Slavonian Grebe at Spiggie. Iceland Gull at St Ninian's Isle. 5 Snow Buntings at Sumburgh Head. 2 Goldcrests at Virkie. Barnacle Goose and Pink-footed Goose at Sandwick.

Sunday 29th March

Unst: Long-eared Owl, Iceland Gull, Goldcrest, 2 Pied Wagtails and 2 Wood Pigeons at Norwick. Water Rail, Chiffchaff and Brambling at Haroldswick. 6 Snow Buntings at Westing. 5 Wood Pigeons at Baltasound.

Water Rail and Chiffchaff at Haroldswick - Rob Brookes

Central Mainland: Greenfinch at Runafirth, Brae. Little Grebe at Loch of Tingwall. 2 Wood Pigeons at Loch of Clickimin. Iceland Gull at Gott.

Iceland Gull at Gott - Neil Hughes

South Mainland: European White-fronted Goose, Pink-footed Goose, Barnacle Goose, Wood Pigeon and 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls at Sandwick. Iceland Gull at Bigton. Jackdaw and 2 Goldcrests at Virkie. Goldcrest at Sumburgh Hotel. Lesser Black-backed Gull at Hillwell. Jackdaw at Quendale. Short-eared Owl and Goosander at Boddam.

Short-eared Owl at Boddam - John Moncrieff; Jackdaw at Virkie - Rob Fray

North Mainland: 2 Gadwall at Urafirth.

Yell: Goldcrest at Mid Yell.

Burra: 2 Goldcrests on Trondra.

Bressay: Goldcrest at Voehead.

Saturday 28th March

Central Mainland: 2 Goldfinches and 2 Bramblings at Sound, Lerwick.

Bressay: 2 Blue Tits at Voehead.

Unst: Iceland Gull at Norwick.

Iceland Gull at Norwick - Rob Brookes

Yell: Short-eared Owl at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: 2 Goldcrests at Virkie.

Friday 27th March

Central Mainland: Chiffchaff at Scalloway. Pied Wagtail at Graven.

Yell: Glaucous Gull and Iceland Gull at Kirk Loch.

South Mainland: Greenfinch at Sandwick. Goldcrest and 5 Bar-tailed Godwits at Virkie.

West Mainland: 2 Jackdaws at Loch of Stanevatsoe. Pied Wagtail at Dale of Walls.

Whalsay: 4 Goldcrests at Skaw.

Thursday 26th March

South Mainland: Blue Tit at Sandwick. Jackdaw at Hestingott. Goldcrest, 5 Bar-tailed Godwits and 9 Shelducks at Virkie. Chaffinch at Rompa, Channerwick.

Yell: Blue Tit, 2 Goldcrests and Pied Wagtail at Mid Yell.

Insects: Hebrew Character trapped at Virkie.

Hebrew Character at Virkie - Rob Fray

Wednesday 25th March

South Mainland: Great Grey Shrike at Levenwick.

Unst: Iceland Gull and 3 Common Redpolls at Baltasound.

Tuesday 24th March

Yell: Blue Tit at Linkhouse, Mid Yell. Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull at Kirk Loch. 10 Snow Buntings at Cullivoe.Pied Wagtail at Mid Yell.

Central Mainland: 2 Blue Tits at Brettabister, Nesting.

Blue Tit at Brettabister, Nesting - Kevin Bryant

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff. Wood Pigeon at Brentfield, Sandwick. Little Grebe and Coot at Hillwell. Pied Wagtail at Sumburgh Head.

Foula: Jackdaw.

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. 2 Shoveler at Baltasound.

Smew at Snarravoe - Rob Brookes

Monday 23rd March

Central Mainland: 2 Greenfinches, Goldfinch, Blue Tit, Great Tit and 6 Chaffinches at Scalloway.

Unst: 3 Jackdaws at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff. Pied Wagtail at Virkie.

Yell: Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull at Kirk Loch.

Foula: Jackdaw.

Sunday 22nd March

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and European White-fronted Goose at Burravoe.

Unst: 4 Jackdaws at Baltasound.

Burra: 7 Wood Pigeons on Trondra.

Saturday 21st March

Burra: pair of American Wigeon at Papil Water. 2 Wood Pigeons on Trondra.

Unst: Surf Scoter, Velvet Scoter and Common Scoter at Easting. Jackdaw, Pintail, Shoveler, Chaffinch and 2 Pink-footed Geese at Baltasound.

Whalsay: Great Grey Shrike at Skaw. Iceland Gull at Skaw Taing.

Great Grey Shrike at Skaw, Whalsay - Brian Marshall

Central Mainland: Bullfinch, 2 Greenfinches, 2 Siskins, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 3 Goldfinches and 12 Chaffinches at Scalloway. Shelduck at Brae.

Bullfinch and Goldfinch at Scalloway - Larry Dalziel

Yell: Glaucous Gull and Iceland Gull at Kirk Loch, Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Greenland White-fronted Goose at Quendale. Iceland Gull at Sandwick. Stonechat at Grutness. Stonechat and 4 Goldcrests at Sumburgh Hotel.

Greenland White-fronted Goose at Quendale and Iceland Gull at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson; Goldcrest at Sumburgh and Stonechat at Grutness - Richard Ashbee

Foula: Jackdaw and Water Rail.

Cetaceans: pod of Killer Whales reported in Aith Voe around midday.

Friday 20th March

Unst: Surf Scoter, Velvet Scoter and Common Scoter at Easting. 2 Jackdaws at Baltasound. Peregrine at Uyeasound.

South Mainland: Great Grey Shrike at Levenwick.

West Mainland: Hawfinch at Tresta.

Hawfinch at Tresta - Rory Tallack

Yell: Long-eared Owl at Sellafirth. 2 Glaucous Gulls and 2 Iceland Gulls at Kirk Loch, Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull at Sullom Voe Terminal.

Foula: Pied Wagtail and 8 Snow Buntings.

Thursday 19th March

South Mainland: Great Grey Shrike at Houlland, Sandwick. 3 Stonechats at Sumburgh. Rook at Virkie. Chaffinch at Cunningsburgh.

Great Grey Shrike at Sandwick - Kevin Riley; Stonechat and Merlin at Sumburgh - Larry Dalziel

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Pink-footed Goose and 3 Snow Buntings at Norwick.

Bluemull Sound: White-billed Diver.

West Mainland: Hawfinch at Tresta.

Central Mainland: Bullfinch, 2 Greenfinches, Siskin, Great Tit and 2 Blue Tits at Scalloway.

Yell: 2 Glaucous Gulls and 2 Iceland Gulls at Kirk Loch, Cullivoe.

Foula: Jackdaw, Pied Wagtail and 7 Snow Buntings.

Wednesday 18th March

Central Mainland: White-billed Diver off Kirkabister, South Nesting. Bullfinch, Great Tit, 3 Greenfinches, 3 Goldfinches and 3 Siskins at Scalloway.

Bullfinch, Goldfinches and Blue Tit at Scalloway - Liz Watt

Bluemull Sound: White-billed Diver.

Unst: Black-bellied Dipper still at Skaw. Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Iceland Gull at Baltasound.

Whalsay: Great Grey Shrike and Mistle Thrush at Skaw.

South Mainland: at least 6 Stonechats at Grutness/Sumburgh; also Goldcrest, 3 Song Thrushes and 6 Robins at Grutness. Iceland Gull at Scord/Toab. Rook at Virkie.

Stonechats at Grutness - Roger Riddington (1 photo), George Petrie (1 photo); Iceland Gull at Toab and Rook at Virkie - Rob Fray

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose at Burravoe. Glaucous Gull, Iceland Gull and 4 Snow Buntings at Cullivoe. Glaucous Gull and 4 Iceland Gulls at Kirk Loch. White Wagtail at Mid Yell.

Foula: Great Grey Shrike and 6 Snow Buntings.

Insects: Brindled Ochre trapped at Virkie.

Brindled Ochre at Virkie - Rob Fray

Tuesday 17th March

South Mainland: Yellowhammer at Levenwick. 3 Stonechats at West Voe of Sumburgh. Stonechat at Grutness. 2 Blue Tits at Houlland, Sandwick. Iceland Gull at Bigton. Siskin at Scousburgh. 4 Goosanders at Boddam.

Blue Tit at Sandwick - Kevin Riley; Stonechat at Grutness - Donald Robertson; Goosanders at Boddam - Ronnie Robertson

Unst: Blue Tit and Jackdaw at Baltasound.

Yell: 3 Iceland Gulls and 3 Glaucous Gulls at Kirk Loch, Cullivoe,

Glaucous Gull and Iceland Gull at Kirk Loch - Jim Nangle

Monday 16th March

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Blue Tit and 2 Jackdaws at Baltasound.

Jackdaws at Baltasound - Rob Brookes

South Mainland: 2 Blue Tits at Houlland, Sandwick. Iceland Gull at Bigton. Stonechat at Fleck. Water Rail at Cunningsburgh. Siskin at Scousburgh.

Iceland Gull at Bigton - Norman Milligan; Water Rail at Cunningsburgh - Larry Dalziel

Foula: 2 Jackdaws and a Song Thrush.

Jackdaws on Foula - Jack Smith

Bressay: Brambling at Voehead.

Central Mainland: 2 Wood Pigeons at Scalloway.

Insects: 2 White-tailed Bumblebees at Hoswick. White-tailed Bumblebee at South Nesting.

Sunday 15th March

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Stonechat at Inner Skaw. Iceland Gull, 2 Jackdaws, 5 Wood Pigeons, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 2 Pink-footed Geese, Pintail, Rook and 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls at Baltasound. 2 Snow Buntings at Haroldswick. Song Thrush at Skaw. 2 Lesser Black-backed Gulls at Norwick.

Smew at Loch of Snarravoe - Rob Brookes; Iceland Gull at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

South Mainland: Stonechat at Fladdabister. Iceland Gull at Quarff. 2 Blue Tits and Sparrowhawk at Setter, Sandwick. Stonechat and 3 Sanderlings at Grutness. Stonechat at Toab. Hen Harrier at Loch of Brow. Peregrine, Song Thrush and 6 Snow Buntings at Sumburgh Head. Song Thrush at Exnaboe. Coot at Hillwell. Siskin at Scousburgh.

Stonechat at Grutness - Logan Johnson (1 photo), Roger Riddington (1 photo); Peregrine at Sumburgh - Roger Riddington

Yell: Iceland Gull at Cullivoe.

Iceland Gull at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull at Upper Kergord. 4 Jackdaws at Sound, Lerwick. Wood Pigeon at Helendale, Lerwick.

Iceland Gull at Upper Kergord - David Gifford

Saturday 14th March

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and European White-fronted Goose at Burravoe. Tundra Bean Goose at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Greenland White-fronted Goose at Fleck. Siskin at Scousburgh.

Greenland White-fronted Goose at Fleck - Roger Riddington

Central Mainland: Lesser Black-backed Gull and 2 Slavonian Grebes at Loch of Tingwall.

Unst: 2 Pink-footed Geese at Baltasound. Smew and 15 Grey Herons at Loch of Snarravoe.

Smew at Loch of Snarravoe - Larry Dalziel (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo)

Friday 13th March

Central Mainland: Black-bellied Dipper, 2 Great Tits, Sparrowhawk and 4 Chaffinches at Voe. Mistle Thrush at Graven. Blue Tit, 2 Siskins and 4 Chaffinches at Scalloway. Brambling and 2 Chaffinches at Sound, Lerwick. 3 Blue Tits, 2 Bramblings and 3 Chaffinches at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - Larry Dalziel; Mistle Thrush at Graven - George Graham; Great Tit at Voe - Jim Nicolson

Bluemull Sound: White-billed Diver.

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and 12 Snow Buntings at Burravoe. 5 Snow Buntings at Mid Yell. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Unst: Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Jackdaw at Baltasound.

Burra: Water Rail and 3 Common Redpolls on Trondra.

South Mainland: Hen Harrier and Long-eared Owl at Scousburgh. Iceland Gull at Quarff. Wood Pigeon and Siskin at Scousburgh.

Foula: Jackdaw, Pied Wagtail and Robin at the school.

Thursday 12th March

South Mainland: Greenland White-fronted Goose at Fleck. 20 Snow Buntings at Spiggie. Iceland Gull at Quarff.

Greenland White-fronted Goose at Fleck - Roger Riddington

Central Mainland: 2 Blue Tits, 2 Great Tits and 2 Chaffinches at North Road, Lerwick. Goldcrest at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Wednesday 11th March

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and European White-fronted Goose at Burravoe. 10 Snow Buntings at Herra.

Central Mainland: Blue Tit, 2 Great Tits and 2 Chaffinches at Helendale, Lerwick.

South Mainland: Siskin at Scousburgh.

Tuesday 10th March

South Mainland: Hen Harrier at Scousburgh. Lesser Black-backed Gull and Wood Pigeon at Hillwell. Jack Snipe, Siskin and Wood Pigeon at Scousburgh.

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Unst: Iceland Gull at Westing.

Foula: Pied Wagtail at the school.

Monday 9th March

Central Mainland: Blue Tit at Scalloway.

South Mainland: Blue Tit at Bigton. 3 Goosanders at Boddam.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Unst: Iceland Gull at Burrafirth.

Foula: Jackdaw and Pied Wagtail at the school.

Sunday 8th March

Central Mainland: Woodcock at Burn of Kirkhouse, Voe. 4 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. Wood Pigeon at Helendale, Lerwick. Brambling and Chaffinch at Sound, Lerwick.

North Mainland: Jackdaw at Gluss.

South Mainland: Siskin at Scousburgh. 2 Siskins at Cunningsburgh. Common Redpoll at Bigton. Water Rail at Virkie.

Siskin at Cunningsburgh - Jim Nicolson; Water Rail at Virkie - Roger Riddington

Saturday 7th March

Central Mainland: Black-bellied Dipper still at Voe. 3 Blue Tits, 3 Great Tits and 2 Wood Pigeons at Helendale, Lerwick.

Black-bellied Dipper at Voe - Jim Nicolson

Unst: Blue Tit, 2 Pink-footed Geese and 6 European White-fronted Geese at Baltasound. Lesser Black-backed Gull and Pink-footed Goose at Norwick.

Blue Tit at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

Yell: 3 Blue Tits at Otterswick.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Leebitton. Iceland Gull at Hoswick.

Iceland Gull at Leebitton - Glen Tyler

Friday 6th March

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Sandwick. Wood Pigeon at Scousburgh.

Unst: Iceland Gull at Westing. Great Tit, Jackdaw and Dunnock at Baltasound.

Thursday 5th March

Central Mainland: Blue Tit at Toft.

North Mainland: Blue Tit at Ronas Voe.

Unst: Pintail and 7 European White-fronted Geese at Baltasound.

West Mainland: Chaffinch at Walls.

Wednesday 4th March

Central Mainland: Black-bellied Dipper at Voe. Blue Tit at Toft. Iceland Gull and 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Black-bellied Dipper at Voe and Iceland Gull at Lerwick - Larry Dalziel; Blue Tit at Toft - John Laurenson

Unst: Black-bellied Dipper at Skaw.

South Mainland: Hen Harrier, Kestrel, European White-fronted Goose and Barnacle Goose at Sandwick.

Barnacle Goose and European White-fronted Goose at Sandwick - Richard Ashbee

Burra: Water Rail on Trondra.

Tuesday 3rd March

Central Mainland: Black-bellied Dipper at Burn of the Daal, Voe. 2 Great Tits at Helendale, Lerwick.

Black-bellied Dipper at Voe - Larry Dalziel (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo)

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and European White-fronted Goose at Burravoe. Glaucous Gull at Mid Yell. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Unst: Blue Tit, Great Tit and Jackdaw at Baltasound.

South Mainland: European White-fronted Goose and Barnacle Goose at Sandwick.

European White-fronted Goose at Sandwick - George Petrie

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale still at Whiteness Voe.

Long-finned Pilot Whale at Whiteness Voe - Sharon Jack (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo)

Monday 2nd March

Central Mainland: Black-bellied Dipper at Burn of Susetter, Voe (possibly present for several weeks). Great Tit and 4 Blue Tits at Scalloway.

South Mainland: White-fronted Goose, Barnacle Goose and Pink-footed Goose at Sandwick. 300 Fieldfares and 200 Redwings at Scousburgh.

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Rook at Mid Yell.

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale still at Whiteness Voe.

Long-finned Pilot Whale at Whiteness Voe - Larry Dalziel

Sunday 1st March

Central Mainland: 5 Greenfinches at Lerwick. Blue Tit at Scalloway. 2 Greenfinches at Runafirth, Brae. Iceland Gull at Loch of Trondavoe.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald; Greenfinch at Lerwick - Jim Nicolson

Unst: Great Tit, Blue Tit, 5 Common Redpolls, Jackdaw and 7 Grey Herons at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Hen Harrier at Virkie. Blue Tit at Bigton. Woodcock at Swinister Burn.

Foula: Jackdaw still at the school.

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale still at Whiteness Voe.

Saturday 28th February

South Mainland: Great Tit, Pink-footed Goose and Jack Snipe at Sandwick. Blue Tit, Common Redpoll and 5 Chaffinches at Bigton. Iceland Gull at Virkie. Peregrine at Maywick. Siskin at Cunningsburgh.

Siskin at Cunningsburgh - Jim Nicolson

Central Mainland: 6 Iceland Gulls and 4 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Glaucous Gull and Iceland Gulls at Lerwick - Richard Ashbee

Unst: Iceland Gull and Woodcock at Skaw. Iceland Gull at Norwick. Pink-footed Goose and 2 Shoveler at Baltasound.

Yell: White-fronted Goose at Burravoe.

Friday 27th February

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: 2 Iceland Gulls at Sumburgh Airport. 200 Fieldfares and 100 Redwings at Scousburgh.

Central Mainland: 3 Blue Tits, 3 Great Tits, Dunnock, 3 Bramblings and 7 Chaffinches at North Road, Lerwick. 4 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. 6 Grey Herons at Loch of Vatster. Siskin at Mossbank.

Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin - Jim Nicolson

Foula: 2 Snow Buntings.

Thursday 26th February

Central Mainland: Greenfinch, Brambling and 2 Chaffinches at Sound, Lerwick. Blue Tit at Scalloway. Chaffinch and Siskin at Firth.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald.

Whalsay: Great Tit at Gardentown.

Unst: Great Tit and Jackdaw at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Blue Tit at Sandwick. Peregrine at Toab.

Blue Tit at Sandwick - Kevin Riley

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose at Cullivoe.European White-fronted Goose at Hamnavoe.

Bressay: Water Rail found dead at Ham.

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale still at Whiteness Voe.

Long-finned Pilot Whale at Whiteness Voe - George Petrie (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (1 photo)

Wednesday 25th February

Unst: Black-bellied Dipper at Skaw.

Black-bellied Dipper at Skaw - Rob Brookes

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose at Burravoe. Tundra Bean Goose at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Dunnock and 6 Chaffinches at North Road, Lerwick. Great Tit at Scalloway.

Great Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald

West Mainland: 3 Grey Herons at East Burrafirth.

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale still at Whiteness Voe.

Long-finned Pilot Whale at Whiteness Voe - Richard Ashbee

Insects: White-tailed Bumblebee at Scalloway.

Tuesday 24th February

Unst: Black-bellied Dipper at Skaw. Great Tit and 3 Common Redpolls at Baltasound.

Black-bellied Dipper at Skaw - Rob Brookes

Central Mainland: White-billed Diver off Kirkabister, South Nesting. Great Tit, 3 Blue Tits and 4 Chaffinches at Voe. Sparrowhawk at Loch of Clickimin. Glaucous Gull at Breiwick, Lerwick.

Great Tit and Blue Tit at Voe - Jim Nicolson; Sparrowhawk and Goldeneye at Loch of Clickimin - Richard Ashbee

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at St Ninian's Isle. Pink-footed Goose at Spiggie. Snow Bunting and Chaffinch at Brentfield, Sandwick.

Iceland Gull at St Ninian's Isle - Julie Redpath

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale still at Whiteness Voe.

Long-finned Pilot Whale at Whiteness Voe - Brian Gray

Monday 23rd February

Unst: drake Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Iceland Gull and Common Scoter at Huney. Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Chaffinch and 10 Grey Herons at Baltasound.

Smew at Loch of Snarravoe - Rob Brookes; Iceland Gull at Huney - Mike Pennington

West Mainland: drake American Wigeon still at Melby.

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: Greenfinch, Brambling and Chaffinch at Sound, Lerwick. 6 Goldfinches at Law Lane, Lerwick. Iceland Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Iceland Gull at Lerwick - Rory Tallack

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff.

Iceland Gull at Quarff - Jim Nicolson

Cetaceans: pod of Killer Whales headed south out of Lerwick Harbour past Bressay lighthouse at 10:45.

Sunday 22nd February

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose at Loch of Littlester. Tundra Bean Goose at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: 5 Iceland Gulls and 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. 2 Greenfinches and Song Thrush at Runafirth, Brae. Pochard at Loch of Clickimin.

Greenfinches at Brae - Logan Johnson

Unst: Blue Tit, 5 Common Redpolls, Jackdaw, Woodcock and Wood Pigeon at Baltasound. Dunnock and 3 Snow Buntings at Skaw.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff. Iceland Gull at Sandsayre. 2 Blue Tits at Swinister. Barnacle Goose, Chaffinch and 200 Redwings at Sandwick. European White-fronted Goose reported at Quarff.

Chaffinch at Sandwick - Alan Adamson

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale still at Whiteness Voe. Long-finned Pilot Whale found dead at Ireland, Bigton.

dead Long-finned Pilot Whale at Bigton - Glen Tyler

Saturday 21st February

Unst: Great Tit, 7 European White-fronted Geese, Jackdaw and 15 Grey Herons at Baltasound. Common Scoter at Haroldswick. Iceland Gull at Westing.

Jackdaw at Baltasound - Rob Brookes

Yell: Iceland Gull at Otterswick. European White-fronted Goose at Hamnavoe. 20 Snow Buntings at Loch of Littlester. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: 8 Iceland Gulls and 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. 2 Greenfinches and 2 Chaffinches at Sound, Lerwick. Blue Tit and Rook at Helendale, Lerwick. 4 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. Iceland Gull at Brettabister, Nesting. Blue Tit and 5 Chaffinches at Scalloway. 3 Slavonian Grebes at Loch of Tingwall.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald; Iceland Gull at Brettabister, Nesting - Kevin Bryant

South Mainland: 8 Snow Buntings at Setter, Sandwick.

Cetaceans: Long-finned Pilot Whale at Whiteness Voe.

Friday 20th February

Unst: 5 Iceland Gulls and 10 Snow Buntings at Westing. Iceland Gull, Jackdaw and 2 Pink-footed Geese at Baltasound. 20 Snow Buntings at Easting.

Iceland Gull at Baltasound (1 photo) and Westing (1 photo) - Mike Pennington

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Great Tit, Blue Tit and 5 Chaffinches at North Road, Lerwick. Great Tit at Helendale, Lerwick. 4 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin.

Yell: Iceland Gull at Burravoe. Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Carrion Crow at Mid Yell.

South Mainland: Grey Wagtail and 9 Chaffinches at Sandwick.

Thursday 19th February

Unst: 10 Iceland Gulls at Westing. Iceland Gull at Baltasound. Pink-footed Goose at Haroldswick. 4 Chaffinches at Norwick.

Iceland Gulls at Westing - Rob Brookes (1 photo), Jim Nangle (1 photo)

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Glaucous Gull at Burravoe. Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: Great Tit at Scalloway. 3 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff.

Foula: Jackdaw still at the school.

North Mainland: Snow Bunting at Oxensetter, Northmavine.

Wedneday 18th February

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff.

Unst: 2 Iceland Gulls at Westing.

Iceland Gulls at Westing - Rob Brookes

Central Mainland: Great Tit and Blue Tit at Scalloway. Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Blue Tit and Great Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald; Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Larry Dalziel

Tuesday 17th February

Central Mainland: 5 Greenfinches and 4 Chaffinches at Sletts Park, Lerwick. 2 Greenfinches, 2 Goldfinches, 4 Blue Tits, Great Tit, Brambling and 8 Chaffinches at Scalloway.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Monday 16th February

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: Goldfinch at Scalloway. Sparrowhawk at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Burra: Goldfinch on Trondra.

South Mainland: Water Rail at Gulberwick.

Sunday 15th February

Central Mainland: Great Tit, 2 Blue Tits and 3 Wood Pigeons at Helendale, Lerwick. Rook and 4 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin.

South Mainland: Barnacle Goose at The Wart, Sandwick. 3 Goosanders at Boddam. Pink-footed Goose at Spiggie. 2 Chaffinches at Brentfield, Sandwick.

Bressay: 5 Pink-footed Geese at Voehead.

Unst: Snow Bunting at Belmont.

Saturday 14th February

Unst: male Smew at Loch of Snarravoe. Blue Tit, Great Tit, Jackdaw, Dunnock, Woodcock, 3 Wood Pigeons and 2 Shovelers at Baltasound. Woodcock at Ungirsta.

Long-eared Owl on Unst - Mike Pennington

Burra: Yellowhammer on Trondra. Goldfinch at Hamnavoe, Burra.

Yellowhammer on Trondra - Colin Hudson

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Great Tit and 2 Blue Tits at Swinister, Sandwick. Hen Harrier, Little Grebe and 2 Pintails at Hillwell. Mallard x Pintail hybrid at Scatness. Little Grebe at Spiggie. 2 Jack Snipe and 3 Goosanders at Brow. Water Rail at Virkie.

Central Mainland: Greenfinch at Runafirth, Brae (two have been visiting this site for the last week). 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Rook and 35-40 Jackdaws at Westerloch, Lerwick. Blue Tit and 4 Great Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. Blue Tit at Fogralea, Lerwick. Dunnock, Brambling and 7 Chaffinches at North Road, Lerwick. 30 Chaffinches at Veensgarth. 4 Slavonian Grebes at Laxfirth.

West Mainland: Blue Tit and Water Rail at Walls.

Friday 13th February

Bluemull Sound: female King Eider.

Unst: 6 Tundra Bean Geese at Hagdale. 5 Common Redpolls at Baltasound. 4 Chaffinches at Norwick.

Yell: 2 Blue Tits at Cullivoe. Rook at Mid Yell.

South Mainland: Water Rail at Virkie.

Thursday 12th February

Unst: 4 Tundra Bean Geese at Hagdale. Jackdaw at Baltasound.

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Peregrine at Ulsta. Reed Bunting at Sellafirth.

Central Mainland: Slavonian Grebe at East Burrafirth.

South Mainland: Chaffinch at Virkie.

Wednesday 11th February

Burra: Yellowhammer on Trondra.

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Scalloway (later seen on Trondra). 9 Snow Buntings at Toft.

Unst: Jackdaw and Dunnock at Baltasound.

Tuesday 10th February

Central Mainland: 7 Iceland Gulls and 3 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Yell: Blue Tit and Tundra Bean Goose at Cullivoe.

Tundra Bean Goose at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Monday 9th February

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff. Hen Harrier at Hoswick.

Central Mainland: Blue Tit at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Sunday 8th February

West Mainland: drake American Wigeon at Melby. Blue Tit at Norby. Goosander at Loch of Stanevalstoe, Sandness.

American Wigeon at Melby - Logan Johnson

Central Mainland: 6 Blue Tits, 3 Great Tits and Sparrowhawk at Helendale, Lerwick. Blue Tit at Law Lane, Lerwick. 5 Jackdaws at Sandy Loch, Lerwick. 4 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. Tundra Bean Goose and 2 Jackdaws at Gott. Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Tingwall.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Water Rail at West Yell.

Unst: Blue Tit, Dunnock and 2 Shovelers at Baltasound. 4 Skylarks at Clibberswick.

Dunnock at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

Foula: Jackdaw, Rook and Robin still at the school.

Saturday 7th February

Unst: Blue Tit, Shoveler, 3 White-fronted Geese, Dunnock and 5 Common Redpolls at Baltasound. Common Scoter at Haroldswick. Puffin found freshly dead at Westing.

Central Mainland: Great Tit, Robin and 2 Chaffinches at Sound, Lerwick. 2 Great Tits at Law Lane, Lerwick. Glaucous Gull and 4 Iceland Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Roger Riddington

South Mainland: Woodcock and Song Thrush at Swinister Burn. Robin at Sandwick.

Friday 6th February

First-winter Caspian Gull (first for Shetland) from a boat 50 miles east of Out Skerries.

Caspian Gull east of Out Skerries - Mark Lewis

Unst: Blue Tit at Baltasound.

Central Mainland: 2 Iceland Gulls and 2 Glaucous Gulls at Lerwick Fish Market.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: 12 Little Auks and Puffin from the Good Shepherd within a mile of Sumburgh Head. Short-eared Owl at Brow Marsh.

Thursday 5th February

Unst: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, 5 Common Redpolls and 2 Dunnocks at Baltasound. Puffin at Skaw.

Puffin at Skaw - Rob Brookes; Jackdaw at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

South Mainland: Jack Snipe at Boddam.

Jack Snipe at Boddam - George Petrie

Wednesday 4th February

South Mainland: Hen Harrier at Virkie. 3 Sanderlings at Grutness. 6 Little Auks and 10 blue Fulmars from the Good Shepherd between Fair Isle and Sumburgh Head. Robin at Sandwick.

Central Mainland: 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Glaucous Gulls at Lerwick - Rebecca Nason

Unst: Pintail at Baltasound. Common Scoter at Haroldswick. 2 Snow Buntings at Skaw.

Tuesday 3rd February

Unst: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Jackdaw, Slavonian Grebe, 13 Grey Herons and 2 Dunnocks at Baltasound.

Great Tit, Blue Tit and Collared Dove at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

South Mainland: Jack Snipe, Shelduck, 4 Skylarks and 4 Meadow Pipits at Virkie. Skylark and 2 Song Thrushes at Sumburgh Head. Skylark at Toab. Chaffinch and 3 Skylarks at Spiggie. 12 Bar-tailed Godwits at Boddam. Stonechat, Brambling and 3 Skylarks at Sandwick.

Bar-tailed Godwits at Boddam - Donald Robertson; Stonechat and Chaffinch at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson

Burra: 2 Chaffinches, 2 Bramblings, Water Rail, Sparrowhawk, 3 Robins and 30 Redwings on Trondra.

Central Mainland: 30 Snow Buntings at Toft. Puffin in Lerwick Harbour. 3 Sparrowhawks at Gott.

Snow Buntings at Toft - John Laurenson

Yell: Rook at Mid Yell.

Bressay: 11 Grey Herons at Maryfield.

Foula: Jackdaw and Rook still at the school.

Rock Doves and Starlings on Foula - Jayne Smith

Monday 2nd February

Bluemull Sound: female King Eider off Linga.

Fetlar: Short-eared Owl.

South Mainland: Waxwing at Rompa, Channerwick. Stonechat and 3 Chaffinches at Sandwick. Song Thrush and 3 Skylarks at Toab. 4 Meadow Pipits at Virkie. 30 Snow Buntings at Sumburgh Head.

Stonechat at Sandwick - Larry Dalziel (1 photo), Jim Nicolson (2 photos); Chaffinch at Sandwick - Kevin Riley

Unst: Blue Tit at Baltasound. Jackdaw at Buness.

Jackdaw at Buness, Baltasound - Rob Brookes

Central Mainland: Puffin in Lerwick Harbour. Song Thrush at Law Lane, Lerwick.

West Mainland: Scaup at Loch of Stanevatsoe, Sandness.

Sunday 1st February

Central Mainland: 3 Blue Tits, 3 Great Tits, Rook and 3 Wood Pigeons at Helendale, Lerwick.

Rook at Helendale and colour-ringed Whooper Swan at Loch of Clickimin

Unst: 2 Iceland Gulls at Haroldswick. Blue Tit and Great Tit at Baltasound.

Iceland Gull at Haroldswick and Great Tit at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

South Mainland: Stonechat at Sand Lodge, Sandwick.

Saturday 31st January

North Mainland: drake Green-winged Teal still at Orwick Water, Muckle Roe.

Yell: 2 Taiga and 5 Tundra Bean Geese at Burravoe.

Central Mainland: Kumlien's Gull, Iceland Gull, Glaucous Gull x Herring Gull hybrid, 4 Glaucous Gulls and Black Redstart at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Great Tit, Sparrowhawk, Chaffinch and 2 Blue Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. 2 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. Goosander at Voxter Voe.

Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Richard Ashbee

Unst: Glaucous Gull, Great Tit, Blue Tit, 3 Mealy Common Redpolls, Woodcock, Meadow Pipit, Dunnock and 2 Song Thrushes at Baltasound.

South Mainland: Grey Wagtail, Skylark and 2 Water Rails at Virkie. Great Tit at Swinister Burn. Barnacle Goose at The Wart, Sandwick. 7 Snow Buntings at Setter, Sandwick. 12 Chaffinches at Sandwick. Iceland Gull at Quarff.

Chaffinch at Sandwick - Leslie Smith

Friday 30th January

South Mainland: Iceland Gull, 2 Glaucous Gulls, Little Grebe and Slavonian Grebe at Spiggie. 3 Goosanders at Boddam. Pintail, Shoveler, Little Grebe, 2 Coots and 2 Shelducks at Hillwell.

West Mainland: 2 Bean Geese at East Burrafirth.

Unst: Blue Tit at Baltasound. Water Rail at Skaw.

Yell: Woodcock at Mid Yell.

Thursday 29th January

Bluemull Sound: White-billed Diver and female King Eider.

Central Mainland: Waxwing at Brae. Velvet Scoter at Toft. At least 1 Blue Tit at Scalloway. 3 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. Robin at Firth.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - George Petrie; Gadwall at Lerwick - Larry Dalziel

South Mainland: Skylark at Virkie. 11 Meadow Pipts at Sumburgh Airport.

Wednesday 28th January

Unst: 4 Bean Geese and a Pink-footed Goose at Hagdale. Great Tit, Jackdaw and 3 Meadow Pipits at Baltasound. Puffin at Skaw.

Central Mainland: 4 Glaucous Gulls and 3 Iceland Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Brambling at Law Lane, Lerwick.

South Mainland: Dunnock at Cunningsburgh.

Foula: Jackdaw, Rook and Robin at the school.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Tuesday 27th January

Unst: 5 Mealy Common Redpolls at Baltasound. White-fronted Goose and 10 Snow Buntings at Westing. Dunnock at Skaw.

Foula: Jackdaw and Rook at the school.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: Brambling at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Monday 26th January

Central Mainland: White-billed Diver reported at Kirkabister. Kumlien's Gull, 2 Iceland Gulls and 3 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Brambling at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Richard Ashbee

Unst: Black Redstart at Skaw.

Black Redstart at Skaw - Rob Brookes

Foula: Jackdaw, Rook and Robin at the school.

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Tundra Bean Goose at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Fetlar: Robin at Funzie.

Sunday 25th January

Unst: Surf Scoter at Skaw. Blue Tit, Jackdaw and 2 Shoveler at Baltasound. 25 Snow Buntings at Burrafirth. 2 Snow Buntings at Uyeasound.

Central Mainland: Kumlien's Gull, 2 Iceland Gulls and 3 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Blue Tit, Great Tit and Chaffinch at Helendale, Lerwick. 4 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin/Pullar's Loch, Lerwick.

South Mainland: Water Rail and Skylark at Virkie. 2 Iceland Gulls at Sumburgh Airport. Iceland Gull at Quarff.

Saturday 24th January

Unst: Surf Scoter and Black Redstart at Skaw. Blue Tit, Great Tit and 7 White-fronted Geese at Baltasound. White-fronted Goose at Westing. Chaffinch and Song Thrush at Norwick.

Surf Scoter at Skaw - Logan Johnson

West Mainland: Hen Harrier at Sandness.

Central Mainland: 4 Blue Tits, Great Tit and 3 Goldfinches at Scalloway. 2 Great Tits, 2 Blue Tits, 3 Woodcocks and 2 Chaffinches at Kergord. 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Great Tit at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald; Glaucous Gulls at Lerwick - George Petrie

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

South Mainland: Grey Wagtail, Song Thrush and 21 Chaffinches at Sandwick. Dunnock at Cunningsburgh.

Song Thrush at Sandwick - Leslie Smith

Friday 23rd January

Yell: 2 Taiga and 5 Tundra Bean Geese at Burravoe. Snow Bunting at Mid Yell. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Central Mainland: 2 Great Tits and 2 Blue Tits at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Foula: Jackdaw, Rook and Robin at the school.

Thursday 22nd January

Central Mainland: Waxwing at Mossbank. Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Rook at Sound, Lerwick.

Waxwing at Mossbank - George Graham; Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Glen Tyler

Yell: 2 Taiga and 5 Tundra Bean Geese at Burravoe. Coot at Kirk Loch. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Burra: 2 Greenfinches on Trondra.

Foula: Jackdaw, Rook and Robin.

Wednesday 21st January

Unst: Surf Scoter at Skaw. Blue Tit at Baltasound.

Yell: Tundra Bean Goose and Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Tundra Bean Goose at Cullivoe - Jim Nangle

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Great Tit and 2 Dunnocks at North Road, Lerwick.

Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Richard Ashbee

Foula: Jackdaw, Rook and 3 Robins.

Rook and Turnstone on Foula - Jack Smith

South Mainland: 3 Snow Buntings at Setter, Sandwick.

Tuesday 20th January

Central Mainland: Blue Tit and 2 Great Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. 2 Blue Tits and 2 Great Tits at Law Lane, Lerwick. Blue Tit and Great Tit at Scalloway.

Foula: Jackdaw at the school.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Monday 19th January

Unst: Surf Scoter and Black Redstart at Skaw. Blue Tit at Baltasound.

Black Redstart at Skaw - Rob Brookes

North Mainland: drake Green-winged Teal at Orwick Water, Muckle Roe.

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick.

Foula: Jackdaw at the school.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Great Tit and Dunnock at Mid Yell.

South Mainland: 4 Jackdaws at Cunningsburgh. Shelduck at Virkie.

Sunday 18th January

Unst: Surf Scoter and Glaucous Gull at Skaw. 2 Tundra Bean Geese, 4 White-fronted Geese, Blue Tit and Great Tit at Baltasound.

Surf Scoter at Skaw - Mike Pennington (4 photos), Rob Brookes (1 photo); Glaucous Gull at Skaw - Mike Pennington

Central Mainland: 3 Glaucous Gulls and 2 Iceland Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Blue Tit and 2 Great Tits at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Iceland Gull at Lerwick - George Petrie

South Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Sandwick. Chaffinch and Meadow Pipit at Swinister Burn. Iceland Gull at Easter Quarff. Hen Harrier at Bigton. Woodcock at Scousburgh.

Foula: Jackdaw at the school.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Saturday 17th January

Unst: Surf Scoter at Skaw. Blue Tit, Chaffinch, 2 Shovelers and 3 Slavonian Grebes at Baltasound. Pintail and Chaffinch at Uyeasound. Glaucous Gull at Burrafirth.

Blue Tit at Baltasound - Mike Pennington

North Mainland: 2 drake Green-winged Teals at Orwick Water, Muckle Roe.

Yell: 2 Taiga and 5 Tundra Bean Geese at Burravoe. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Whalsay: Little Auk, Glaucous Gull and Iceland Gull at Symbister. Iceland Gull at Sandwick.

Central Mainland: Blue Tit, Great Tit, 2 Goldfinches and 3 Chaffinches at Scalloway. Iceland Gull and 2 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. 3 Great Tits, Brambling and 4 Chaffinches at Helendale, Lerwick. 4 Gadwall at Pullar's Loch, Lerwick. 2 Goosanders at Laxo. 10 Jackdaws at Gott.

Burra: 25 Snow Buntings on West Burra. Water Rail and Dunnock on Trondra.

Friday 16th January

Unst: Great Skua at Uyeasound.

South Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Sumburgh Airport .

Foula: Jackdaw at the school.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Thursday 15th January

Yell: Pomarine Skua at Ulsta. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Unst: Long-eared Owl at Haroldswick. Jack Snipe at Burrafirth.

Foula: Jackdaw, Chaffinch and Robin at the school.

Central Mainland: Sparrowhawk at Gott.

Wednesday 14th January

Yell: European White-fronted Goose at Burravoe. Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Rook at Mid Yell.

South Mainland: Glaucous Gull and Iceland Gull at Scatness.

Tuesday 13th January

Central Mainland: Kumlien's Gull, 3 Iceland Gulls and 3 Glaucous Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. Great Tit, 4 Blue Tits, 3 Goldfinches and 4 Chaffinches at Scalloway.

Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Rebecca Nason

Unst: 2 Glaucous Gulls at Westing. Blue Tit and Song Thrush at Baltasound. Black Redstart at Skaw.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Foula: Jackdaw, Chaffinch and Robin at the school.

Monday 12th January

Unst: Glaucous Gull at Westing.

South Mainland: Iceland Gull at Quarff.

Papa Stour: Snow Bunting.

Sunday 11th January

White-billed Diver in Bluemull Sound, south of Linga.

Unst: Blue Tit at Baltasound. Glaucous Gull at Westing.

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull and 4 Iceland Gulls at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. 4 Blue Tits, 3 Goldfinches and 2 Chaffinches at Scalloway.

Iceland Gull at Lerwick - Rebecca Nason

Whalsay: 2 Iceland Gulls, Chaffinch and 9 Snow Buntings at Hamister. 2 Goosanders at Brough.

South Mainland: 2 Glaucous Gulls at Ireland, Bigton. 6 Jack Snipe at Quendale. Black Redstart and Stonechat at Sandsayre. 22 Jackdaws, Pink-footed Goose and 2 Barnacle Geese at Sandwick. Sparrowhawk at Spiggie. 3 Goosanders and 2 Bar-tailed Godwits at Boddam.

Black Redstart, Barnacle Goose, Purple Sandpiper and Herring Gull at Sandwick - Richard Ashbee

Yell: Goosander at Mid Yell. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Fetlar: 2 Chaffinches at Feall.

West Mainland: Chaffinch at Sand.

Saturday 10th January

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Lerwick harbour.

South Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Scatness. 3 Sanderling at Sumburgh. 20 Jackdaws at Sandwick.

Jackdaw at Sandwick - George Petrie

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Friday 9th January

West Mainland: drake American Wigeon still at Loch of Collaster.

American Wigeon at Loch of Collaster - Rebecca Nason

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull and 3 Glaucous Gulls at Lerwick harbour. 4 Goosanders and 12 Knot at Brige of Twatt.

South Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Sumburgh Airport.

Unst: Glaucous Gull at Westing.

Glaucous Gull at Westing - Rob Brookes

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Thursday 8th January

Central Mainland: 3 Iceland Gulls, Glaucous Gull and Glaucous x Herring Gull hybrid at Lerwick harbour. Great Tit and 2 Chaffinches at Law Lane, Lerwick. Great Tit, Blue Tit and 3 Wood Pigeons at Helendale, Lerwick. Great Tit, Blue Tit, Brambling, Robin, 2 Dunnocks and 3 Chaffinches at North Road, Lerwick. 3 Blue Tits at Scalloway.

Blue Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald

South Mainland: Black Redstart at Sandwick. 2 Glaucous Gulls at Scatness.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Foula: Jackdaw and Robin at the school.

Wednesday 7th January

Central Mainland: Velvet Scoter and Glaucous Gull in Lerwick harbour. 2 Gadwall at Sullom Voe Terminal.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Tuesday 6th January

South Mainland: 3 Tundra Bean Geese at Sandwick. Pink-footed Goose at Exnaboe. Water Rail and Skylark at Virkie.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

North Mainland: Water Rail at Isbister, North Roe (present for a few days).

Burra: Sparrowhawk on Trondra.

Central Mainland: Chaffinch at Law Lane, Lerwick.

Monday 5th January

South Mainland: 3 Tundra Bean Geese at Sandwick. Pink-footed Goose, Skylark and 9 Bar-tailed Godwits at Virkie. 3 Goosanders at Boddam.

Tundra Bean Geese at Sandwick - George Petrie; Goosander at Boddam - Jim Nicolson

Unst: Blue Tit, Great Tit, 4 European White-fronted Geese and 3 Song Thrushes at Baltasound. 2 Chaffinches at Uyeasound. Dunnock at Skaw.

Whalsay: Brent Goose at Skibberhoull. Iceland Gull and 20 Snow Buntings at Hamister. 4 Chaffinches and 2 Bramblings at Saltness.

Central Mainland: Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull at Shetland Catch, Lerwick. 2 Great Tits, 3 Blue Tits, Goldcrest and Chaffinch at Helendale, Lerwick. Great Tit, Robin and 2 Dunnocks at North Road, Lerwick. 3 Blue Tits at Scalloway. 2 Slavonian Grebes at Loch of Tingwall. Greenfinch at South Nesting.

Iceland Gull and Glaucous Gull at Lerwick - Richard Ashbee; Blue Tit at Scalloway - Anne Macdonald

Yell: European White-fronted Goose at Hamnavoe. Pomarine Skua at Ulsta. Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Burra: 5 Goldfinches at Hamnavoe.

North Mainland: Jackdaw at Gluss.

Sunday 4th January

South Mainland: Kumlien's Gull and Iceland Gull at Scatness. Little Grebe, Shelduck, Pintail and 2 Skylarks at Hillwell. Pink-footed Goose at Virkie. Pink-footed Goose at Loch of Brow. 3 Goosanders at Boddam. 20 Jackdaws at Sandwick. Glaucous Gull and 3 Little Auks between Sumburgh Head and Fair Isle. Black Redstart at Sandwick.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe. Pomarine Skua at Ulsta.

Central Mainland: 3 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin. 3 Blue Tits at Scalloway.

Saturday 3rd January

Whalsay: Waxwing and Robin at Saltness. Great Tit, Dunnock, 2 Robins and presumably the same Waxwing at Symbister. Brent Goose at Skibberhoull. Iceland Gull, Dunnock, Snow Bunting and Robin at Hamister.

Central Mainland: Glaucous Gull at Wesidale Voe. 2 Goldfinches and 2 Chaffinches at Scalloway. 3 Great Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. Velvet Scoter in Lerwick harbour. Goosander at Tingwall.

South Mainland: Black Redstart, Stonechat and Blue Tit at Sandwick. 3 Goosanders at Boddam. Robin at South Voxter, Cunningsburgh.

Black Redstart at Sandwick - Jim Nicolson

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

Burra: Chaffinch on Trondra.

Friday 2nd January

Yell: Pomarine Skua and European White-fronted Goose at Hamnavoe.

South Mainland: Blue Tit and Robin at Boddam.

Central Mainland: Velvet Scoter in Lerwick harbour. 2 Blue Tits and 3 Great Tits at Helendale, Lerwick. 3 Gadwall at Loch of Clickimin.

Whalsay: 2 Goosanders at Brough. 2 Skylarks at Challister.

Thursday 1st January

Unst: Great Tit and Blue Tit at Baltasound.

South Mainland: European White-fronted Goose and Shelduck at Virkie.

Central Mainland: Velvet Scoter in Lerwick harbour. Slavonian Grebe at Loch of Tingwall. Goosander at Strand.

Yell: Blue Tit at Cullivoe.

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