Trip reports

Shellness and Harty Ferry Raptor Watch Point

Male merlin perched on mossy hummock, Shetland Isles
Merlin: RSPB images

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Mute Swan
Brent Goose
Greylag Goose
Shelduck
Mallard
Pheasant
Red-legged Partridge
Little Egret
Grey Heron
Marsh Harrier (lots)
Buzzard
Kestrel
Merlin
Peregrine
Moorhen
Coot
Oystercatcher
Ringed Plover
Grey Plover
Lapwing
Turnstone
Sanderling
Dunlin
Redshank
Curlew
Black-headed Gull
Common Gull
Herring Gull
Great Black-backed Gull
Lesser Black-backed Gull
Stock Dove
Wood Pigeon
Skylark
Meadow Pipit
Pied Wagtail
Wren
Robin
Stonechat
Blackbird
Starling
Magpie
Carrion Crow
Rook
House Sparrow
Chaffinch
Goldfinch
Linnet
Corn Bunting
Reed Bunting


Total: 49 Species

Leader: Geoff Shoebridge

List compiled by: Geoff Shoebridge
Highlights: Merlin and peregrine hunting. Corn bunting and a good selection of waders.