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

Frog Spawn

around 12 clumps in roadside ditch near Pollachapuill, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH). The first record for the last four years: 2018 - 13 March; 2017 - 19 Feb; 2016 - 3 March; 2015 - 19 Feb. (16/02)

Wigeon

single female Oldany estuary (DAH) (16/02)

Grey Heron

seven birds Oldany estuary (DAH) (16/02)

Curlew

nine birds Oldany estuary (DAH) (16/02)

Toad

single animal Loch Culag (Fiona Carter) (15/02)

Song Thrush

single bird in full song at 7.30am, Nedd (Ian Evans) (13/02)

Great Spotted Woodpecker

single bird in Lochinver garden (Jane and Ian Young) (11/02)

Dipper

three birds on River Inver opposite Little Assynt Tree Nursery (DAH) (11/02)

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