IMG_4783 Speckled Wood Oldany Dornie 28-8-15

March 19th 2017

Featured image for this article Highland Butterflies Field Club Indoor Meeting. Image shows a mid-brown coloured butterfly with white markings on both pairs of wings and some on the hind wings being circles with a central spot. The butterfly is resting on a bright green frond of bracken.

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Recent Sightings

Black-tailed Godwit

Two birds next to Loch an Aigeil, Stoer (AS) (23/05)

Minke Whale

Single animal off Achmelvich (Mal Edwards). Also one seen the previous evening at same location. (22/05)

Common Dolphin

30+ very active animals off Achmelvich (Mal Edwards) (21/05)

Orange-tip Butterfly

Male butterfly on roadside next to Maiden Loch, Clachtoll (AS) (21/05)

Narrow-bordered Bee Hawkmoth (Hemaris tityus)

Three moths, Ardvreck (Stefan Taylor) (21/05)

Common Sandpiper

Single bird, Loch Neil Bhain (Ennis Jones) (21/05)


Three male and three female birds, Loch Neil Bhain (Ennis Jones) (21/05)


Single bird drumming over fields south of Loch na Claise (Ennis Jones) (20/05)