Sightings for October 2009

March 10th 2010

2 Sanderling at Stoer 28th september (Howard Grey)

Barn owl at strathan 16th October (Clarinda Chant)

Female Blackcap at stoer 16th October (Howard Grey)

female Blackcap at Balchladich 16th October (Gordon Sleight) 

2 House Marten at Lochinver harbour 3rd October (Morganna)

Black-tailed Godwit at Culkein 23 September (Doug Mainland)

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Recent Sightings

Great Northern Diver

single bird in almost complete breeding plumage, Clashnessie Bay (DAH) (15/10)

Great Skua

single bird over Clashnessie Bay (DAH) (15/10)

Long-tailed Tit

noisy, active flock of c12 birds, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (14/10)

Common Dolphin

two small, very active pods (12 and 6) off Clachtoll (DAH) (13/10)

Great White Egret

single bird feeding along north-east side of Loch Borralan (Les and Liz Pearce). This is the first known record of this Grey Heron sized bird in Assynt. It also follows on from Les and Liz adding Little Egret to the Assynt bird list last September! (Photo Gallery - Birds) (12/10)

Redwing

c60 birds, Clashnessie (DAH) (12/10)

Mistle Thrush

three birds, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (12/10)

Moorhen

four birds, Loch na Claise (DAH) (12/10)

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