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Red-necked Phalarope (phalaropus lobatus)
Fetlar (Shetland)

Fetlar (Shetland)

Grid reference: HU625930 Shetland Scotland
Special Birds;-Red-necked phalarope,possible Snowy owl, breeding Whimbrel
and other waders, Great and Arctic Skua, Autumn brings rarities
During the summer, a wealth of birds breed on the reserve, including 90% of the British population of red-necked phalaropes.

These fascinating wading birds can be seen from the RSPB hide or at the Loch of Funzie. Red-throated divers, whimbrels and arctic and great skuas also breed on the island.
Isle of Fetlar
Tel: 01957 733246
Grid reference: HU625930
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