Sightings for January 2011

January 25th 2011

17 Curlew at Clachtoll 2nd January (Andy Summers)

2 Barnacle Geese at Culkein Stoer 2nd January (Andy Summers)

9 dead frogs in garden pond at Clachtoll 3rd January (Andy Summers)

White Stoat at Culkein Stoer 7th January (Mr and Mrs MacLennan)

1 Barnacle Gooose at Culkein Stoer 9th January (David Haines)

1 Slavonian Grebe in Lochinver bay 13th January (Andy Summers)

1 Merlin on slopes of Quinag 16th January (Clarinda Chant)

4 Goosander on Loch Borralan 17th January (Andy Summers)

8 Bullfinch in woods at An Coimhleum near Loch Assynt 20th January (Andy Summers)

White Stoat at Clachtoll 18th January (Billy MacPhail)

28 Greylag Geese on Stoer Green 18th January (Gwen Richards)

14 Curlew at Clachtoll 23rd January (Andy Summers)

41 Twite at Clachtoll 23rd January (Andy Summers)

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Recent Sightings

Great Northern Diver

single bird in almost complete breeding plumage, Clashnessie Bay (DAH) (15/10)

Great Skua

single bird over Clashnessie Bay (DAH) (15/10)

Long-tailed Tit

noisy, active flock of c12 birds, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (14/10)

Common Dolphin

two small, very active pods (12 and 6) off Clachtoll (DAH) (13/10)

Great White Egret

single bird feeding along north-east side of Loch Borralan (Les and Liz Pearce). This is the first known record of this Grey Heron sized bird in Assynt. It also follows on from Les and Liz adding Little Egret to the Assynt bird list last September! (Photo Gallery - Birds) (12/10)

Redwing

c60 birds, Clashnessie (DAH) (12/10)

Mistle Thrush

three birds, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (12/10)

Moorhen

four birds, Loch na Claise (DAH) (12/10)

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