May 11th 2018

Assynt Wildlife Records Digitisation Project

This Project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Scottish Natural Heritage

The information being made available here has had no interpretation applied.

Many years of work have gone into collating the data by various residents of, and visitors to, Assynt.

If you wish to use any of the data please give full acknowledgement of the source. Thank you.

Assynt Basking Shark and Sunfish Records (60KB xlsx)


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Recent Sightings

Whooper Swan

22 birds flying south over Clachtoll (Bill and Val Badger) (18/10)

Greylag Goose

17 on Clachtoll croft (AS) (17/10)

Barnacle Goose

11 birds over Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (17/10)

Red-throated Diver

two birds (1 adult, 1 juvenile) Clashnessie Bay (DAH) (17/10)


single male coming out of eclipse plumage Bay of Culkein (DAH). Photo Gallery - Birds (17/10)

Black-headed Gull

49 birds Bay of Culkein and 18 birds Clashnessie Bay (DAH) (17/10)

Brent Goose

16 'pale bellied' birds Bay of Culkein (DAH) (17/10)

Twenty-plume Moth (Alucita hexadactyla)

single moth in house (Les and Liz Pearce) (16/10)