Sightings – May 2010

May 17th 2010

Sightings – May 2010

Pair Shelduck flying past Stoer Head Lighthouse 2nd May (Andy Summers)

2 Minke Whale off Stoer Head lighthouse 2nd May (reported)

Basking Shark off 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 taking House 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)

Four Killer Whales including a young one reported from Durness 13th May (Donald Mitchell)

Osprey taking big fish Loch Veyatie 17th May (Julie-Ann MacLeod)

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Recent Sightings

Bar-tailed Godwit

Single bird feeding on shore, Bay of Culkein (Morag Moir) (26/10)

Rock Pipit

12 plus birds feeding on seaweed Raffin (AS) (25/10)

Turnstone

Single bird feeding on strand line at Raffin (AS) (25/10)

Great Northern Diver

Two birds, Loch Dhrombaig (DAH) (24/10)

Curlew

Four birds feeding on the rocks at the beach at low tide, Bay of Culkein (Morag Moir) (23/10)

Long-tailed Tit

13 birds in garden tree, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (22/10)

Brent Goose

Single pale bellied bird, Culkein Stoer (AnnaBirna McTaggart) (20/10)

Hoopoe

Single bird on garden fence, Clashnessie (Neil Hillan) (18/10)

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