The weather on Saturday was very spring like with lots of Sun, blue seas but cool. There was more bird activity as well, with several Skylark singing and some mating Common gulls.
Daises are out in good numbers and daffodils are just coming into flower.
At Grutness a couple of Ringed Plovers and 3 Mallards stayed over at the far side of the pool while several Lapwings displayed overhead
Out in the voe a Gt Northern Diver gave good views but an Iceland Gull stayed distant in a mix flock of gulls. A few Black Guillemot and Shag came into the bay at high tide.
Over at West Voe, i counted 98 Long Tailed Duck and 2 Gt Northern Diver while on the beach 28 Turnstone joined Ringed Plover and Redshank.
A large flock of Starling was found feeding in the dunes.
Elsewhere an American Wigeon at Spiggie and a Green Winged Teal at Swinning while the long stay Firecrest was still in Yell
GN Diver (3) Long Tailed Duck (104), Shag (12) Black Guillemot (2) Raven (2) Hoddie (2) Rock Dove (6) Sparrow (20) Starling (150) Oystercatcher (120) Curlew (2) Lapwing (6) Ringed Plover (4) Redshank (4), Turnstone (36) Common Gull, Iceland gull, Gt BB, Fulmar, Herring Gull, Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Wren, Twite (12) blackbird (2) , Mallard (3)