Sightings for June 2010

July 12th 2010

Black-headed Bunting at Raffin 1st June (Helen Steven) 

Mountain Hare on Quinag 1st June (Gordon Sleight)

Greylag goose with 7 goslings at Strathan 2nd June (Andrew Stewart)

Ring Ouzel with young on  Sail Garbh, Quinag 3rd June (Roz Summers)

Ring Ouzel with young on Suilven 3rd June (reported)

Single adult Whooper Swan on Loch Borralan 5th june (Andy Summers)

Great-Northern Diver at Clashnessie on 6th June (reported)

Two Basking Sharks near Stoer lighthouse 6th June (reported)

Two Harbour Porpoises at Clashnessie 7th June (reported)

Two Basking Sharks at Clachtoll 8th June (reported)

Possibly first Common Blue butterfly at Calda house 14th June (Andy Summers)

Small Pearl-bordered Butterfly at Blar nam Fear Mora, Little Assynt 15th June (Andy Summers)

Pair of Yellowhammers at Badbnaban 15th June (Tina Lloyd-Jenkins).

100plus Common Dolphins reported from Clachtoll 26th June

Nine Black-throated Divers on Loch Borralan 29th June (Andy Summers)

tTo calling male Corncrakes at Culkein, Stoer 28th June (Andy Summers)

 

 

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Recent Sightings

Risso's Dolphin

Five animals c. 6km off Stoer Head Lighthouse (DAH) (19/06)

Common Dolphin

Seven animals c. 4km off Stoer Head Lighthouse (DAH) (19/06)

Common Blue Butterfly

Single butterfly in garden, 83 Torbreck (Gwen Richards) (19/06)

Lesser Redpoll

Single male bird on garden feeder, 81 Torbreck (Cheryl Smith). It has been an exceptional year for reports of Lesser Redpoll. (19/06)

Twite

Four birds, Bay of Culkein (Janet French). Photo Gallery - Birds (19/06)

Golden-ringed Dragonfly (Cordulegaster boltonii)

Pair of dragonflies coupled in pre-mating flight, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (18/06)

Brimstone moth (Opisthograptis luteolata)

Single moth flying in trees, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (18/06)

Pied Wagtail

Adult bird feeding two juveniles, Culkein Drumbeg jetty area (Steve and Carol Langford) (17/06)

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