Sightings for August 2010

August 25th 2010

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

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

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

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

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

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

Minke whale at 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)

5 Minke whales at Stoer lighthouse 18th August (reported by visitor)

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)

5 Harbour Porpoise at Clachtoll 22nd August (reported)

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

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Recent Sightings

Field Gentian (Gentianella campestris)

129 plants on cliffs north-west of Stoer Green, just off path (Bill and Val Badger). A very impressive stand of this plant (12/07)

Common Gull

three juvenile birds, Loch Neil Bhain (DAH) Photo - Gallery Birds (12/07)

Red-throated Diver

three adult birds, Balchladich Bay (DAH) (12/07)

Black-headed Gull

single adult bird, Balchladich Bay (DAH) (12/07)

Redshank

two birds Loch Neil Bhain (Pringle family) (12/07)

Creeping Cinquefoil (Potentilla reptans)

0.5 sq.m. of this plant on stoned track, Culag Woods (Gwen Richards and Jane Young). This is the first Assynt record since 25/06/1955 at Inchnadamph (11/07)

European Eel

single adult eel seen in Oldany River (DAH). Photo Gallery - Freshwater (10/07)

Grey Heron

three birds (1 adult, two juveniles) Lochan na Leobaig, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (10/07)

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