sightings for March 2010

March 19th 2010

First Frog spawn at Badidarach, Lochinver 6th March (Lyn Fairchild).

Frog spawn at Clachtoll 12th March (Fiona Phipps)

First Skylark at Clachtoll 4th March (Andy Summers)

First Black-throated Diver back on breeding lochs seen at Maiden Loch, Clachtoll 12th March (Claire Belshaw).

2 Bullfinch at Cathair Dubh, Clachtoll 16th March (Sandy Glover).

First Eider Ducks back in Lochinver Bay 17th March (Andy Summers).

First Pied Wagtails back Clachtoll 8th March (Andy Summers)

First Lapwings back at Clashmore 13th March (Fiona Mackenzie)

Dead Woodock reported at Loch Assynt 16th March (Helen Morrison)

First Oystercatchers back at Loch Assynt 8th Morch (Helen Morrison).

6 Whooper Swans still at Lochinver School Loch 18th March (Clarinda Chant).

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Recent Sightings

Garganey

single male Loch Neil Bhain (DAH). This is only the third Assynt record of this species. Photo - Gallery Birds (19/05)

Lapwing

three adult birds and one chick, Loch Neil Bhain (DAH) (19/05)

Whimbrel

two birds near Culkein Drumbeg jetty (DAH). Photo - Gallery Birds (19/05)

Risso's Dolphin

four animals off Stoerhead Lighthouse (DAH) (19/05)

Arctic Tern

15+ birds on offshore island Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (19/05)

Shelduck

pair still present Oldany estuary area (DAH) (19/05)

Golden Plover

at least four birds on grazing land Balchladich (Janet French) (18/05)

Arctic Skua

both a dark and a pale morph bird off Stoerhead Lighthouse (Mal Edwards) (17/05)

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