Special Lichens of Culag Wood

October 28th 2010

A small group of local people have been studying and mapping the lichens in Culag woods for several years. They have produced this leaflet to introduce you to six of the special lichens of Culag Wood. They are part of the Lobarion family. This group are of European importance and Culag wood and Assynt in general is a stronghold for them in Scotland.

lichen leaflet

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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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