Dawn over Lerwick, a great way to arrive:
Exceptionally calm conditions in Scalloway:
Sheltie and Son:
This nice Bluethroat showed well on and off at Laxo, Mainland:
Just down the road, a nice Red-backed Shrike was found thanks to a very friendly resident whose garden it was frequenting.
Back in Lerwick Harbour, a few Black Guillies were close in and a Hooded Crow was loitering:
Day 2 brought the highlight of the week - 200 people with their heads in a bush. What's going on here then?
Far too close for my lens, but this great video from CVLBirders shows the star attraction - a superb Lanceolated Warbler.
Back in Scalloway, a Rose Coloured Starling was easier to locate, hanging around a garden feeder:
During a quiet morning at Sumburgh hundreds of Fulmars were present:
On to the beautiful St. Ninien's Island on the west coast, which has the UKs largest tombola (sand bar) between the Mainland and the island itself:
A vocal Sanderling and a Ringed Plover on the tombola:
St Ninian's Island:
On northerly Unst, the famous bus stop at Baltasound:
Wood Warbler in the UKs most northerly wood at Halligarth, Baltasound
Twite and Little Bunting at Norwick.
Something I haven't come across for a while, a young Hedgehog on the roadside
Back on Mainland, Scalloway at night:
Lesser Redpolls and Yellow-browed Warbler found at Sumburgh Head:
Just to prove these road signs are there for a reason:
Thanks for looking!