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

Goosander

single female on River Inver opposite Little Assynt Tree Nursery (DAH) (11/12)

Dipper

four birds on River Inver opposite Little Assynt Tree Nursery (DAH). One bird could be seen, and heard, singing. (11/12)

Otter

two animals on the shore beside Church of Scotland, Lochinver (Gwen Richards) (11/12)

Whooper Swan

three birds feeding, Loch an Aigeil (DAH). Photo Gallery - Birds (10/12)

Dipper

single bird on Oldany River (DAH) (10/12)

Long-tailed Tit

6+ birds in trees, Glenleraig (Ian Evans) (09/12)

Sparrowhawk

single bird hunting through trees, Glenleraig (Ian Evans) (09/12)

Glaucous Gull

single 1st-winter bird Balchladich Bay (DAH) (09/12)

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