Sightings – March 2011

April 8th 2011

Sightings – March 2011

White-tailed Eagle at Culkein Stoer 3rd March (Val Switalski).

Single Great Spotted Woodpecker drumming at Glencanisp Lodge 4th March (Stuart Belshaw).

First Pied Wagtail at Clachtoll 4th March (Andy Summers).

First Lapwings to return to Clachtoll 5th March (Andy Summers).

First Eider Ducks in Lochinver Bay 9th March (Andy Summers).

Pair of Black-throated Divers displaying on Loch Assynt 10th March.

First Queen White-tailed Bumblebee (Bombus lucorum) at Clachtoll 16th March (Fingal Summers).

Pair of Golden Eagles at Brackloch 17th March (Doug Mainland).

Single Otter off Church of Scotland, Lochinver 19th March (Andy Summers).

Single Osprey at Torbreck 20th March (Gwen Richards)

32 Twite at Clachtoll 25th March (Andy Summers).

First Wheatear seen on Stoer Peat Road 26th March (Claire Belshaw).

First Common Sandpiper at Loch Assynt 26th March (Helen Morrison)

Ravens feeding young at nest Caldha burn, Inchnadamph 27th March (Andy Summers).

41 Whooper Swans flying over Clachtoll 28th March (Andy Summers).

Six Bullfinche at the Glac, Lochinver 28th March (Andy Summers).

20 Redwing at Inchnadamph 28th March (Helen Morrison).

Meadow Pipits singing at Loch Assynt side 28th March (Andy Summers).

First Black-headed Gull Lochinver bay 31st march (Andy Summers).

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Recent Sightings

Black-throated Diver

Single bird, Clashnessie Bay (Peter Reynolds). May be the same bird as seen at Culkein Drumbeg on 21 January (23/01)

Guillemot

Two dead birds on beach, Bay of Balchladich (Peter Reynolds). This may be connected to the ongoing spate of similar incidents along the coast of Scotland & NE England. (23/01)

Rock Dove

30 birds on wires, Lochinver Main Street (Gwen Richards) (23/01)

Barn Owl

Single bird in flight, by Bone Caves car park, A837 (Carol Langford) (22/01)

Black-throated Diver

Single bird, Culkein Drumbeg (Peter Reynolds) (21/01)

Red-breasted Merganser

Two males and a single female, Culkein Drumbeg (Peter Reynolds) (20/01)

Kestrel

Single bird hovering, Culkein Drumbeg (DAH) (20/01)

Reed Bunting

Two males under bird feeders, Culkein Stoer (Kath Ainslie) (20/01)

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