Assynt, situated on the west coast of Scotland is home to stunning scenery and wildlife

Welcome to Assynt Field Club

This website has been developed by Assynt Field Club to showcase the great variety of wildlife, plants and fungi which have been and are constantly being recorded in the parish of Assynt located in south-west Sutherland in the Highlands of Scotland.

No matter where your interest lies Assynt cannot fail to please both the casual and more determined observer; if you are travelling the NC500, which comes through Assynt, it is well worth taking the time to explore the area and discover some of its wildlife.

We record and document a large number of animal, plant and fungi sightings each year to inform our members, local residents and the very many visitors to this marvellous location in the Scottish Highlands.

Upcoming Events

Achmelvich: Coastal Ranger walk

Tuesday May 2nd 2017

Bone Caves; Ranger Guided walk

Tuesday May 9th 2017

Reptile Habitat Management

Wednesday May 17th 2017

Amphibians and Ponds

Thursday May 18th 2017

Clachtoll Coast; Ranger Guided Walk

Tuesday May 23rd 2017

Report a Sighting

Recent Sightings

Tufted Duck

2 pairs Loch Neil Bhain (DAH) (26/04)

Little Grebe

4 Loch na Claise (DAH) (26/04)

White Wagtail

2 Bay of Culkein (DAH) (26/04)


single bird Bay of Culkein (DAH) (26/04)


single male unsuccessfully chasing Meadow Pipits for 2-3 minutes Culkein Stoer (DAH) (26/04)

Golden Plover

15 Culkein Stoer and 12 Clashmore (DAH) (26/04)


6 on Clachtoll crofts (AS) (26/04)

Grey Heron

Nine active nests in Culag Wood. Eggs hatched. (AS) (26/04)


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