Sightings – October 2009

March 10th 2010

Sightings – October 2009 (as reported at Field Club indoor meeting)

2 Sanderling at Stoer 28th september (Howard Grey)

Barn owl at strathan 16th October (Clarinda Chant)

Female Blackcap at stoer 16th October (Howard Grey)

female Blackcap at Balchladich 16th October (Gordon Sleight)

2 House Marten at Lochinver harbour 3rd October (Morganna)

Black-tailed Godwit at Culkein 23 September (Doug Mainland)

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Recent Sightings

Gannet

Eight birds fishing, Bay of Stoer (Charlie Leeson) (10/08)

Corncrake

Single bird heard, Culkein Stoer (Nick Simpson).   (09/08)

Merlin

Single male flying alongside road, Inchnadamph (Paul MGowan) (09/08)

Common Toad

Single amphibian in grass near Oldany (DAH) (07/08)

Palmate Newt

Single amphibian in grass near Oldany (DAH) (07/08)

Butterflies

Scotch Argus (7), Speckled Wood (2), Dark Green Fritillary (1), Meadow Brown (1), all along stretch of B869 from mouth of Oldany River to Culkein Drumbeg junction (DAH) (07/08)

Gannet

Two birds, one immature, fishing from Bay of Clachtoll to Bay of Stoer (Charlie Leeson) (07/08)

Field Gentian (Gentianella campestris)

15+ plants coming into flower, Stoer green (Charlie Leeson) (07/08)

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