In the Orkney Top Ten the Starling came in at number 1, with the house sparrow at 2 and the blackbird at 3
“Both Iceland and Glaucous Gull were seen in early March”
“‘Bird of the Month’ as February draws to an end was a ‘first winter’ Glaucous Gull at the Hill o’ Roo on the 7th,”
The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch of 2022 takes place for one hour between 28 and 30 January 2022.
Get ready for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch of 2022 which takes place for one hour between 28 and 30 January 2022.
“a Lesser Redpoll in the tiny garden at Park Cottage on 2nd Nov “
Images by Mike Bell
Bird report courtesy of The Stronsay Limpet
“With so little wind from an easterly quarter, virtually all of the unusual/interesting sightings have been surprises. Just how bird-watching should be!”
The single rarity – so far – was amazingly found feeding in the same field as the (much rarer) Ross’s Gull seen in late Spring – a Rosy Starling (in moult) between Springwell and the Rothiesholm School on 21st August.