Field Club Events

Assynt Field Club

WINTER PROGRAMME 2014/15

 Thursday 15th October

Highland Living Landscapes

Mark Foxwell (Scottish Wildlife Trust & CALL Project)

 

Thursday 19th November

The Bone Caves of Inchnadamph – the Story of the Three Bears

Peter Dowswell (Tain & District Field Club)

 

Thursday 17th December

Assynt Through Deep Time

Pete Harrison (North West Highland Geopark Ltd.)

 

Thursday 21st January

Quiz and A.G.M. (followed by wine and cheese)

Preceded by a short presentation by Jackie Mackenzie on the Wester Ross Marine Protection Area.

 

Thursday 18th February

Man’s Part in Shaping our Highland Environment

Malcolm Bangor-Jones

 

Thursday 10th March

Cuckoos

Ben Darvill (British Trust for Ornithology)

                                                           

Thursday 21st April

Butterflying in North East Turkey

Pete & Hilary Moore (Butterfly Conservation – Highland Branch)

 

All indoor meetings begin at 7.45 pm. and are held in the Community Room in Lochinver Village Hall. Refreshments are provided after the talks. Admission for all is £3 (apart from the A.G.M. which is free). Any queries to the Secretary: Gwen Richards (01571 844032) or Chair: Andy Summers (01571 844654/855309).

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Recent Sightings

Black-tailed Godwit

single bird Bay of Culkein (Janet French). Photo - Gallery Birds (21/05)

Garganey

single male Loch Neil Bhain (DAH). This is only the third Assynt record of this species. Photo - Gallery Birds (19/05)

Lapwing

three adult birds and one chick, Loch Neil Bhain (DAH) (19/05)

Whimbrel

two birds near Culkein Drumbeg jetty (DAH). Photo - Gallery Birds (19/05)

Risso's Dolphin

four animals off Stoerhead Lighthouse (DAH) (19/05)

Arctic Tern

15+ birds on offshore island Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (19/05)

Shelduck

pair still present Oldany estuary area (DAH) (19/05)

Golden Plover

at least four birds on grazing land Balchladich (Janet French) (18/05)

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