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

Great Northern Diver

single bird in Badnaban Bay (Dave Bird) (14/01)


c30 birds, Elphin (DAH) (14/01)

White-tailed Eagle

single bird over Badnaban (Dave Bird) (13/01)


two birds, Culkein Stoer (DAH). Photo Gallery - Birds (12/01)


two birds, Bay of Culkein (DAH) (12/01)

Common Gull

42 birds of various ages, Culkein Stoer (DAH) (12/01)


five birds (2 male, 3 female) Oldany estuary (DAH) (10/01)


single female, Oldany estuary (DAH) (10/01)