Sightings for June 2010

July 12th 2010

Black-headed Bunting at Raffin 1st June (Helen Steven) 

Mountain Hare on Quinag 1st June (Gordon Sleight)

Greylag goose with 7 goslings at Strathan 2nd June (Andrew Stewart)

Ring Ouzel with young on  Sail Garbh, Quinag 3rd June (Roz Summers)

Ring Ouzel with young on Suilven 3rd June (reported)

Single adult Whooper Swan on Loch Borralan 5th june (Andy Summers)

Great-Northern Diver at Clashnessie on 6th June (reported)

Two Basking Sharks near Stoer lighthouse 6th June (reported)

Two Harbour Porpoises at Clashnessie 7th June (reported)

Two Basking Sharks at Clachtoll 8th June (reported)

Possibly first Common Blue butterfly at Calda house 14th June (Andy Summers)

Small Pearl-bordered Butterfly at Blar nam Fear Mora, Little Assynt 15th June (Andy Summers)

Pair of Yellowhammers at Badbnaban 15th June (Tina Lloyd-Jenkins).

100plus Common Dolphins reported from Clachtoll 26th June

Nine Black-throated Divers on Loch Borralan 29th June (Andy Summers)

tTo calling male Corncrakes at Culkein, Stoer 28th June (Andy Summers)

 

 

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Recent Sightings

Grasshopper Warbler

single 'reeling' bird, Little Assynt Tree Nursery (Val Badger) (24/04)

Blackcap

single singing male at beginning of path to Kirkaig Falls, Inverkirkaig (Gwen Richards) (24/04)

Speckled Wood butterfly

two butterflies on Torbreck croft (Gwen Richards) (24/04)

Stoat

single animal climbing up house drainpipe, Clachtoll (Susie Bower-Browng)  (24/04)

Cuckoo

two birds seen and heard Drumbeg peat road (DAH) (23/04)

Chiffchaff

single bird singing Cnoc Glas, Drumbeg (DAH) (23/04)

Black-spotted longhorn beetle (Rhagium mordax)

single in Achmelvich garden (Richard Evans) (22/04)

Palmate Newt

two in Loch Leathad a'Phris Droighinn, Clachtoll (Ian Evans and Gwen Richards). One of these was a male in breeding condition. (22/04)

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