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

Kestrel

Single bird hovering between road and waterfall, Clashnessie (Neil McCrimmon) (26/11)

Fieldfare and Redwing

A mixed flock of c30 fieldfare and c10 redwing in tall aspens, Nedd (Ian Evans). Mixed flock of 200+ birds over Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (23/11)

Dipper

Single bird by River Inver, Brackloch (Carol Langford) (22/11)

Pheasant

Single hen bird in back garden, Nedd (Ian Evans).  Rarely seen in this part of Assynt (21/11)

Great Northern Diver

Single bird, Bay of Stoer (John Gilbertson) (21/11)

Redwing and Fieldfare

c80 birds in a mixed flock flying over the B869 by Rhicarn (Richard Chappell and Ennis Jones) (20/11)

Dipper

Single bird in tree overhanging river Inver, Little Assynt (Richard Chappell and Ennis Jones) (20/11)

Kestrel

Single bird hovering by roadside, Inchnadamph (Richard Chappell and Ennis Jones) (20/11)

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