Sightings for September 2010

September 28th 2010

30+ Common Dolphins at Achmelvich 2nd September (Sandy Glover)

Ring Ouzel on slopes of Quinag  2nd September (Lucy Wallace)

10 Common Dolphins in Enard Bay 3rd September (Neil Lloyd-Jenkins)

Basking Shark at Clachtoll 5th September (reported by tourist)

Basking Shark at Inverkirkaig 9th September (Karen Stewart)

House Martens still feeding young at Drumbeg 3rd September (Andy Summers)

100+ Twite at Clachtoll 6th September (Andy Summers)

40-50 Twite at Achmelvich 9th September (Tina Lloyd-Jenkins)

9 Sanderling and 5 Knot Culkein bay 12th September (David & Avril Haines)

700+ Manx Shearwaters and one Sooty Shearwater off Rubh’an Dunan 14th September (David & Avril Haines)

First skeins of Pink-feet Geese flying overhead 14th September (David & Avril Haines)

3 Pale bellied Brent Geese Culkein Stoer 14th September (David & Avril Haines)

6 Wigeon Culkein bay 14th September (David & Avril Haines)

350 Manx Shearwaters in Lochinver bay 17th September (Andy Summers)

65 Jackdaws at Elphin 18th September (David & Avril Haines)

Barn Owl at Knockan 26th September (Fiona Saywell)

39 Ringed Plover at Culkein Stoer 26th September (Andy Summers)

Pine Marten near Loch Assynt Lodge 28th September (Andy Summers)

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Recent Sightings

Goosander

single female on River Inver opposite Little Assynt Tree Nursery (DAH) (11/12)

Dipper

four birds on River Inver opposite Little Assynt Tree Nursery (DAH). One bird could be seen, and heard, singing. (11/12)

Otter

two animals on the shore beside Church of Scotland, Lochinver (Gwen Richards) (11/12)

Whooper Swan

three birds feeding, Loch an Aigeil (DAH). Photo Gallery - Birds (10/12)

Dipper

single bird on Oldany River (DAH) (10/12)

Long-tailed Tit

6+ birds in trees, Glenleraig (Ian Evans) (09/12)

Sparrowhawk

single bird hunting through trees, Glenleraig (Ian Evans) (09/12)

Glaucous Gull

single 1st-winter bird Balchladich Bay (DAH) (09/12)

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