The 23rd bought 4 Grey Plovers, 12 Knot and 2 Whimbrel wader wise, along with 7 Pink-footed Geese seen heading out South and a male Peregrine.
Over the two days the high Passerine counts were 2 Whinchat, 1 Robin, 1 Redstart present at Westness on both days, others singles included Song Thrush, Lesser and Common Whitethroat, 6 Blackcaps, 4 Willow Warblers, a Pied Flycatcher, 2 Siskin and the Icterine Warbler moved into Holland before being trapped on the 23rd.
Yellow-browed Warblers highest count was 4 still making them one of the commoner vagrants on the island, the 24th also bought us 2 Siskin and 2 Common Rosefinches.
The other news of note was 2 White-sided Dolphins in Nouster also on the 23rd.
|Pink-footed Geese - George Gay|
|Lapland Bunting - George Gay|
|Tufted Duck - George Gay|