My Shetland Bird List


Shetland Bird List
Birds I have seen in Shetland since I can remember (my records go back to 2007)
Though my bird years only begun roughly 2010/11

Totals:
Species:         268

Locally Rare Species are in Orange
British Rare Species are in Red
These are not in order of sighting but in how they show in the Collin's Guide, or close enough really
*Dates are still needed for bird species

Systematic List-
  1. Mute Swan
  2. Whooper Swan
  3. White-fronted Goose 23/2/2013 Utra, Fair Isle (1)
  4. Bean Goose  25/1/2014 Gott, Tingwall, Mainland (5 Tundra)
  5. Pink-footed Goose
  6. Greylag Goose
  7. Canada Goose  4/5/2013 Clickimin Loch, Lerwick, Mainland (1)
  8. Barnacle Goose
  9. Brent Goose 22/11/2014 Toab, South Mainland (3)
  10. Shelduck
  11. Mallard
  12. Gadwall 6/3/12 Clickimin Loch, Lerwick, Mainland (2)
  13. Pintail  20/1/2013 Boddam (3)
  14. Shoveler 11/10/2010 Near Eela Water, North Mainland
  15. Wigeon
  16. American Wigeon 6/12/2014 Loch of Collaster, Norby, West Mainland (1)
  17. Teal
  18. Garganey 17/7/2015 Loch of Hillwell, South Mainland
  19. Pochard 28/11/2011 Clickimin Loch, Lerwick Mainland
  20. Scaup 9/9/2012 Clickimin Loch, Lerwick, Mainland (1 female)
  21. Tufted Duck
  22. Ring-necked Duck 7/4/2014 Asta Loch, Mainland (1 male)
  23. Eider
  24. Common Scoter 16/10/2012 North Haven, Fair Isle (2)
  25. Velvet Scoter 29/10/11 Lerwick Harbour, Mainland (1)
  26. Surf Scoter 24/1/2015 Skaw, Unst (1st winter drake)
  27. Long-tailed Duck
  28. Goldeneye
  29. Smew 22/12/2012 Clickimin Loch,  Lerwick, Mainland (1 female)
  30. Goosander 15/11/2011 Strand Loch, Tingwall, Mainland
  31. Red-breasted Merganser
  32. Green-winged Teal 8/6/2013 Near Eela Water, North Mainland (1 male)
  33. Lesser Scaup 21/11/2015 Loch of Houlland, South Nesting, CM (1st winter male)
  34. Red Grouse
  35. Corncrake 17/5/2015 Boddam, South Mainland
  36. Red-throated Diver
  37. Black-throated Diver 8/2/2014 Nesbister Voe, Whiteness, Mainland
  38. Great-northern Diver
  39. White-billed Diver 5/4/16 Basta Voe, Yell (1 wintering bird)
  40. Slavonian Grebe
  41. Little Grebe 17/11/2013 Pullar's Loch, Seafield, Lerwick, Mainland
  42. Great-crested Grebe c2008 The Hams of Roe, Muckle Roe, North Mainland (A pair)
  43. Fulmar
  44. Manx Shearwater 13/9/2016 Fair Isle Waters (2)
  45. Sooty Shearwater 9/9/2016 Fair Isle Waters (2)
  46. Storm Petrel 21/6/2009 Mousa Broch, Mousa (1)
  47. Leach's Petrel 6/7/14 North Haven, Fair Isle (1)
  48. Swinhoe's Petrel 7/7/2014 North Haven, Fair Isle (1, 2nd for Fair Isle/Shetland)
  49. Gannet
  50. BLACK-BROWED ALBATROSS 28/5/16 South Gavel, Buness, Fair Isle (Wow)
  51. Comorant
  52. Shag
  53. Night Heron 20/4/2014 Reawick, West Mainland (1)
  54. Cattle Egret 25/10/2015 Greenbrae, South Collafirth, North Mainland (1, 2nd for Shetland)
  55. Squacco Heron 7/6/2011 Urafirth, North Mainland (1, 1st for Shetland)
  56. Little Egret 17/7/2015 Loch of Spiggie, South Mainland
  57. Great White Egret 5/11/2011 Skaw Loch, Whalsay (2)
  58. Grey Heron
  59. Glossy Ibis 11/1/2014 Littleness, Spiggie, South Mainland (1, 4th for Shetland)
  60. Spoonbill 28/2/2007 Brae, North Mainland (1)
  61. Osprey 23/5/16 Da Water, Fair Isle (1)
  62. Black Kite 26/04/2015 Exnaboe, Virkie, South Mainland (1)
  63. Marsh Harrier
  64. Hen Harrier
  65. Pallid Harrier 12/8/2011 Kennaby, Fair Isle (1)
  66. Buzzard 31/12/2014 Hessawalls, Fair Isle (1)
  67. Rough-legged Buzzard 31/12/2012 Laxobigging, Graven, North Mainland (1)
  68. Sparrowhawk 3/4/2013 The Plantation, Fair Isle (1)
  69. Kestrel
  70. Peregrine
  71. Merlin
  72. Water Rail 
  73. Moorhen
  74. Coot
  75. Crane 
  76. Oystercatcher
  77. Ringed Plover
  78. Little Ringed Plover 23/5/16 Da Water, Fair Isle (1)
  79. Killdeer /11/2016 The Wart, Sandwick (1)
  80. Grey Plover 25/09/2015 Pool of Virkie, South Mainland (1)
  81. Dotterel 
  82. Golden Plover
  83. Lapwing
  84. Knot
  85. Sanderling
  86. Purple Sandpiper
  87. Turnstone
  88. Dunlin
  89. Curlew Sandpiper 13/9/2015 Grutness, South Mainland (1)
  90. Little Stint
  91. Wood Sandpiper 
  92. Green Sandpiper 
  93. Common Sandpiper 25/10/2012 Pool of Virkie
  94. Redshank
  95. Greenshank
  96. Black-tailed Godwit
  97. Bar-tailed Godwit
  98. Curlew
  99. Whimbrel
  100. Hudsonian Whimbrel 1/10/13 Mid Yell Voe, Yell (1)
  101. Woodcock
  102. Snipe
  103. Jack Snipe
  104. Grey Phalarope 16/10/2011 North Haven, Fair Isle (1)
  105. Red-necked Phalarope 15/10/2013
  106. Wilson's Phalarope 12/10/2013 Sand, West Mainland (1)
  107. Ruff
  108. Pectoral Sandpiper 07/07/2014 Haroldswick Pools, Unst (1)
  109. Spotted Sandpiper 30/9/2012 Lower Voe, Voe, North Mainland (1)
  110. Long-billed Dowitcher 8/09/2015 Swara Shun, Burravoe, Yell (1)
  111. Great Skua
  112. Pomarine Skua 05/01/2015 Ulsta, Yell
  113. Arctic Skua
  114. Black-headed Gull
  115. Common Gull
  116. Ring-billed Gull 20/01/2013 East Voe, Scalloway, Mainland (1)
  117. Herring Gull
  118. Great Black-backed Gull
  119. Lesser Black-backed Gull
  120. Little Gull
  121. Kittiwake
  122. Glaucous Gull
  123. Iceland Gull
  124. Franklin's Gull 12/5/2009 Graven, North Mainland (1)
  125. Sandwich Tern  Pool of Virkie, Sumburgh, South Mainland (1 ringed at Ythan Estuary, Aberdeen)
  126. Common Tern
  127. Arctic Tern
  128. Little Auk
  129. Puffin
  130. Black Guillemot
  131. Common Guillemot
  132. Razorbill
  133. Rock Dove 
  134. Woodpigeon
  135. Collard Dove
  136. Turtle Dove 11/5/2014 crop, Spiggie (1)
  137. Oriental Turtle Dove 28/11/2015 Ladysmith Rd, Scalloway (2nd for Shetland)
  138. Morning Dove 27/12/2015 Murrayston, Lerwick (1st for Shetland)
  139. Cuckoo
  140. Long-eared Owl
  141. Short-eared Owl
  142. Swift
  143. Hoopoe 22/5/2015 Clibberswick, Haroldswick, Unst (1)
  144. Great-spotted Woodpecker 29/10/2013 Brae, North Mainland (1)
  145. Wryneck
  146. Skylark
  147. Short-toed Lark 25/8/2013 Sumburgh Farm crop
  148. Woodlark 20/10/2012 Quoy, Fair Isle
  149. Shore Lark /10/2016 South Green, Fair Isle (self-found)
  150. Sand Martin
  151. Swallow 
  152. House Martin
  153. Richard's Pipit /10/2013 Meoness, Fair Isle (1)
  154. Rock Pipit
  155. Meadow Pipit
  156. Tree Pipit 10/4/16 Quoy, Fair Isle (1)
  157. Olive-backed Pipit 18/10/13 Meadow Burn, Fair Isle (4)
  158. Red-throated Pipit  Skerryholm rig, Fair Isle (1)
  159. Pechora Pipit 11/10/16 Lower Stoneybrek, Fair Isle (1)
  160. Pied Wagtail
  161. Yellow Wagtail 16/10/2014 Sompal, South Harbour, Fair Isle (1, juvenile Blue-headed)
  162. Grey Wagtail 10/3/2013 Weisdale Kirk, Weisdale, Mainland (1)
  163. "Black-bellied" Dipper 07/03/2015  Burn of Daal, Voe (1)
  164. Waxing
  165. Dunnock c2011 Girlsta, Mainland (1)
  166. SIBERIAN ACCENTOR 09/10/2016 Quarry, Mossy Hill, Scousburgh (1 first for UK)
  167. Robin 
  168. Nightingale 24/5/2015 east Punds Geo, Noss (1)
  169. Bluethroat
  170. Red-flanked Bluetail 13/10/2014 Fair Isle Bird Observatory (1)
  171. Siberian Rubythroat 23/10/2011 Gulberwick, Mainland (1 adult male)
  172. Common Redstart
  173. Black Redstart 8/8/2014 Midway, Fair Isle (1)
  174. Northern Wheatear
  175. Isabelline Wheatear 17/10/16 Noss, Spiggie (1)
  176. Pied Wheatear 8/11/2014 North Ayre, Haroldswick, Unst
  177. Desert Wheatear /10/2016 Scousburgh Sands, Spiggie (1 male)
  178. Whinchat
  179. Stonechat 11/10/2014 Kirkhoul, Cullivoe, Yell (1)
  180. Siberian Stonechat 7/10/2012 Burn of Swinister, Hoswick, Sandwick, South Mainland (1)
  181. Song Thrush
  182. Redwing
  183. Mistle Thrush
  184. Fieldfare
  185. Blackbird
  186. Ring Ouzel
  187. Swainson's Thrush 04/10/2015 Final Checkout, Hagdale, Baltasound, Unst (1)
  188. Grey-cheeked Thrush 8/11/2014 Rana, Rerwick, South Mainland
  189. Black-throated Thrush 9/11/2013 Sound Cemetery, Sound, Lerwick, Mainland (1)
  190. Barred Warbler
  191. Garden Warbler
  192. Blackcap
  193. Common Whitethroat
  194. Lesser Whitethroat
  195. Subalpine Warbler 25/5/2013 Fair Isle Bird Observatory
  196. Moltoni's Warbler 25/05/2014 Fair Isle Bird Observatory
  197. Sedge Warbler
  198. Grasshopper Warbler 14/10/2014 Field Ditch, Fair Isle (1)
  199. Lanceolated Warbler 17/10/2013 Field Ditch, Fair Isle (1)
  200. Reed Warbler
  201. Marsh Warbler  25/5/2013 Fair Isle Bird Observatory
  202. Blyth's Reed Warbler 27/5/2013 Fair Isle Bird Observatory (1)
  203. Paddyfield Warbler 22/10/2013 Ootbracks, Barkland, Fair Isle (1)
  204. Great Reed Warbler 04/06/2015 Halligarth, Baltasound, Unst (1)
  205. Thick-billed Warbler 5/10/2013 Geosetter, South Mainland (1)
  206. Icterine Warbler
  207. Melodious Warbler 26/10/15 Vaylie, Norwick, Unst (1)
  208. Eastern Olivaceous Warbler 5/10/2013 Hoswick, Sandwick, South Mainland (1)
  209. Booted Warbler 23/8/2015 Sumburgh Farm, Sumburgh, South Mainland (1)
  210. Willow Warbler
  211. Wood Warbler
  212. Eastern Bonelli's Warbler 11/10/2014 Ladysmith Road, Scalloway, Mainland (1)
  213. Chiffchaff
  214. Arctic Warbler 5/10/2014 Loch of Voe, Voe, North Mainland (1)
  215. Greenish Warbler 12/8/2011 The Chalet, Fair Isle
  216. Green Warbler 14/5/16 S.H.E, Baltasound (2nd for UK)
  217. Yellow-browed Warbler 
  218. Dusky Warbler Skerryholm, Fair Isle 16/10/2013
  219. Goldcrest
  220. Firecrest 15/10/2014 Saltwater Reeva, Fair Isle (1 male)
  221. Wren
  222. Spotted Flycatcher
  223. Red-breasted Flycatcher 21/9/14 Sumburgh Farm (1 female)
  224. Pied Flycatcher
  225. Great Tit
  226. Blue Tit
  227. Great Grey Shrike 16/10/2012 Plantation, Fair Isle (1)
  228. Lesser Grey Shrike 20/7/2014 Ordale Airport, Baltasound, Unst (1)
  229. Red-backed Shrike 25/5/2013 Quoy, Fair Isle (1 female)
  230. Brown Shrike 28/9/2013 Wester Quarff, South Mainland (1)
  231. Woodchat Shrike 20/5/16 Quoy, Fair Isle (1 male)
  232. Jackdaw
  233. Rook
  234. Hooded Crow
  235. Carrion Crow
  236. Raven
  237. Starling
  238. Rose-coloured Starling 24/10/2014 Norderhoull, Voe, North Mainland (1 juv)
  239. House Sparrow
  240. Tree Sparrow 25/5/2013 Fair Isle Bird Observatory (3)
  241. Chaffinch 
  242. Brambling
  243. Linnet 3/5/2014 Shirva, Fair Isle (1)
  244. Twite
  245. Lesser Redpoll
  246. Mealy (Common) Redpoll
  247. Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll 18/10/2012 School Brae, Fair Isle (1)
  248. Goldfinch
  249. Greenfinch 16/10/2012 Fair Isle Bird Observatory (8)
  250. Siskin
  251. Bullfinch
  252. Pine Grosbeak 10/2/2013 Collafirth, North Mainland (3rd for Shetland)
  253. Hawfinch 19/10/13 Auld Haa, Fair Isle (1)
  254. Common Crossbill
  255. Two-barred Crossbill 29/7/13 Sumburgh Head, Sumburgh, South Mainland (1 juvenile)
  256. Common Rosefinch
  257. Reed Bunting
  258. Little Bunting  28/9/13 Wester Quarff, Mainland (1
  259. Snow Bunting
  260. Lapland Bunting
  261. Rustic Bunting 27/5/16 Utra, Fair Isle
  262. Ortolan Bunting 22/5/16 North Naversgill, Fair Isle (female)
  263. Yellowhammer 22/10/13 Ootbracks, Barkland area, Fair Isle (1)
  264. Pine Bunting /10/16 Quoy, Fair Isle (1 female)
  265. Yellow-rumped Warbler 7/5/14 Haroldswick, Unst (3rd for Shetland)
  266. Dark-eyed Junco 11/5/2015 Toab, South Mainland (5th Shetland record)
  267. Rose-breasted Grosbeak 4/5/16 Toogs, West Burra (1st for Shetland)
  268. Cape May Warbler  25/10/13 Baltasound, Unst (2nd for the Western Palearctic)































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