Some moths from May 2010

July 11th 2010

May in Assynt can sometimes be a great month for moths especially large day flying moths like the fox moth and northern eggar.

Fox Moth taken by Fiona Phipps at Clachtoll 19th May
Fox Moth taken by Fiona Phipps at Clachtoll 19th May
Poplar Hawk Moth taken by Fiona Phipps at Clachtoll 19th May 2010
Poplar Hawk Moth taken by Fiona Phipps at Clachtoll 19th May 2010

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Recent Sightings

Common Crossbill

c12 birds feeding with Siskin, Culag Wood (AS/DAH). Photo Gallery - Birds (06/11)

Jay

single bird Culag Wood (AS/DAH) (06/11)

Harbour Porpoise

two animals off Clachtoll (DAH) (06/11)

Chaffinch

20+ birds Loch nan Eun, Lochinver (Fiona Carter) (05/11)

Whooper Swan

single bird grazing near Rubh'an Dunain, Culkein (Paul Burnett) (05/11)

Little Grebe

three birds Loch Drumbeg (DAH) (04/11)

Reed Bunting

single male bird feeding on ground beneath peanut feeder, Glendarroch Wood, Lochinver (Chris and Fran Barley) (04/11)

Brambling

two birds Glendarroch Wood, Lochinver (Chris and Fran Barley) (04/11)

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