Sightings – August 2010

August 25th 2010

Sightings – August 2010

Single White-tailed Eagle at Loch Assynt 3rd August (Derek Spenser)

28 Black-throated Divers in Clachtoll Bay 3rd August (reported by visitor)

Single Long-eared Owl in garden at Stoer 6th August (Claire Belshaw)

Six Manx Shearwaters in Enard Bay 8th August (Tina Lloyd-Jenkins)

50-60 Common Dolphins off Clachtoll 8th August (reported by visitor)

80 Common Gulls at Clachtoll 15th August (Andy Summers)

Single Minke Whale off Clachtoll 11th August (reported by visitor)

Solitary Bees at Clachtoll make their first appearance of the year 15th August (Andy Summers)

Meadow grasshoppers at Pollan 15th August (Andy Summers)

Pine marten with young at Eas Brachaidh 17th August (Tina LLoyd-Jenkins)

Five Minke whales off Stoer lighthouse 18th August (reported by visitor)

Single Stoat at Inchnadamph 18th august (Andy Summers)

Very white Common Buzzard at Culkein Stoer 18th August (Maisie Macleod)

60 Twite at at Culkein Stoer 19th August (Andy Summers)

Five Harbour Porpoise off Clachtoll 22nd August (reported)

Three Juvenile Goldfinches at Nedd 24th August (Ian Evans)

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Recent Sightings

Blue Jellyfish

c 10 small jellyfish (c4cm diameter) on beach, Clachtoll (Mhairi Leeson) (21/05)

Arctic Skua

Single bird chasing common terns, Bay of Clachtoll (Mhairi Leeson) (21/05)

Ringed Plover

Single bird on rocks, Bay of Clachtoll (Mhairi Leeson) (21/05)

Divers

Three Red-throated Divers and a single Great Northern Diver, all in breeding plumage, Clashnessie Bay (DAH) (21/05)

Arctic Tern

Two birds feeding, Clashnessie Bay (DAH) (21/05)

Canada Goose

Two birds, Loch Neil Bhain and then later Bay of Culkein (DAH). Photo Gallery - Birds (20/05)

Carrion Crow

Single adult bird, Achnacarnin (DAH) (20/05)

Dunlin

c. 170 birds, Bay of Culkein (DAH) (20/05)

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