Fair Isle (Not Fair Isle): Unst etc., Shetland, 7th-11th September 2021

So, the plan was - not the first blog I've written this year that I've started with these words - that I would be Fair Isle writing this. But that never happened. I posted a rushed and error-strewn (but hopefully now corrected) blog on 6th September in anticipation of posting a blog all about my … Continue reading Fair Isle (Not Fair Isle): Unst etc., Shetland, 7th-11th September 2021

Transition: Unst etc., Shetland, 19th August to 6th September 2021

August to September? Summer to autumn (although every birder knows August is autumn)? Mainland Scotland to Shetland? Grandad to ... whatever else I am? Quite a lot happened in Shetland while we were away. Killer Whales touring the coast of Unst inshore (I'll catch up with them one day), a Fin Whale in Bluemull (which … Continue reading Transition: Unst etc., Shetland, 19th August to 6th September 2021