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Shetland Bird Report 2009 Out Now

by Deborah Leggate -

The 2009 Shetland Bird Report is now available!

This sumptuous, near-150 page colour report details all species recorded in Shetland during 2009 and is jam-packed with colour photographs of breeding birds, common migrants and rarities such as Pechora Pipit, Lanceolated Warbler, Veery, Blyth's Reed Warbler, Taiga Flycatcher. Red-flanked Bluetail and Hornemann's Arctic Redpoll.

The following articles are also included in the report: a post-breeding census of Greylag Geese in Shetland in 2009; Continental Cormorants in Dunrossness in spring 2009; Solitary Sandpiper on Foula: first for Shetland away from Fair Isle; Moltoni's Subalpine Warbler on Unst: first for Britain & Buff-bellied Pipit on Foula: first for Shetland away from Fair Isle.

Copies cost £10 inc p&p and by purchasing a report, you will be given a complimentary membership to the Shetland Bird Club for one year.

Please make your cheques payable to Shetland Bird Club and send to Hugh Harrop, Shetland Bird Club Sales (Dept PRS), Longhill, Maywick, Bigton, Shetland ZE2 9JF

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