sightings for March 2010

March 19th 2010

First Frog spawn at Badidarach, Lochinver 6th March (Lyn Fairchild).

Frog spawn at Clachtoll 12th March (Fiona Phipps)

First Skylark at Clachtoll 4th March (Andy Summers)

First Black-throated Diver back on breeding lochs seen at Maiden Loch, Clachtoll 12th March (Claire Belshaw).

2 Bullfinch at Cathair Dubh, Clachtoll 16th March (Sandy Glover).

First Eider Ducks back in Lochinver Bay 17th March (Andy Summers).

First Pied Wagtails back Clachtoll 8th March (Andy Summers)

First Lapwings back at Clashmore 13th March (Fiona Mackenzie)

Dead Woodock reported at Loch Assynt 16th March (Helen Morrison)

First Oystercatchers back at Loch Assynt 8th Morch (Helen Morrison).

6 Whooper Swans still at Lochinver School Loch 18th March (Clarinda Chant).

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Recent Sightings

Pink-footed Goose

23 birds heading south-east over Lochinver (DAH) and c40 over Clashmore (Adrian Stabler) (17/09)

Ringed Plover

single adult bird crossing road near Strathcroy (DAH) (17/09)

Swallow

two birds over Drumbeg Stores (DAH) (17/09)

Red Admiral

single butterfly basking on hazel tree, Nedd garden (Ian Evans) 15 Sep 2020, and single in house, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) 16 Sep 2020. Both looked freshly emerged so could be offspring of spring arrivals. Photos of both Gallery - Butterflies (16/09)

Pink-footed Goose

16 birds heading south-east over Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (16/09)

Weasel

single animal in Torbreck garden (Michael Rochester). Photos Gallery - Land Mammals (15/09)

Blackcap

single male bird in Torbreck garden (Gwen Richards) (14/09)

Speckled Wood

single butterfly, Culkein Drumbeg Peat road (Adrian Stabler) (14/09)

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