Sightings for May 2010

May 17th 2010

pair Shelduck flying past lighthouse 2nd May (Andy Summers)

2 Minke Whale at Stoer lighthouse 2nd May (reported)

Basking Shark at Raffin 2nd May (Andy Summers)

Eight Whimbrel at Clachtoll 2nd May (andy Summers)

Female Common Scoter Lochinver bay 6th May (David and Avril Haines)

Grasshopper Warbler singing behind Visitor Centre, Lochinver 6th May (Roz Summers)

Mallard with nine tiny chicks at Clachtoll 9th May (Andy Summers)

Stoat takes sparrow chicks from nest at Clachtoll 9th May (Andy Summers)

Green Tiger Beetle at Inverkirkaig 9th May (Roz Summers)

Black Stork at Loch Borralan 11th May (Bertie Wycherley)

4 Killer Whales and youing one reported from Durness 13th May (Donald Mitchell)

Osprey taking bog fish loch Veyatie 17th may (Julie-Ann MacLeod)

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Recent Sightings

Pink-footed Goose

c70 birds heading north over Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (05/04)

Redwing

four birds at Clachtoll (AS) (04/04)

Red-breasted Merganser

two pairs, Badnaban Bay (Dave Bird) (04/04)

Shelduck

three birds, Oldany estuary (DAH) (04/04)

Divers

three Great Northern and a single Red-throated Diver Loch Dhrombaig (DAH) (04/04)

Curlew

12 birds Clachtoll (AS) (03/04)

Greenshank

two birds, Lochan an Tairbh, Torbreck (Gwen Richards) (03/04)

Carrion Crow

single bird, Culkein Stoer (DAH). Photo Gallery - Birds (02/04)

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