Field Club Projects

The Field Club have undertaken, or have participated in a number of projects over the years and for more information on a project simply click on the appropriate green coloured link below –

Amphibian Survey (1993)

Assynt Nature Calendar (1995, 1996)

Garden Bird Survey (1997-present)

Birds of Assynt Checklist (1998; 3rd edition 2004, price £2.80)

Assynt Cetacean Survey (1998, 1999)

Muirburn in Assynt Project (2004-06)

Quinag Lochs Project (2010)

Assynt Seashore Project (2015-16)

Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey (2015-16)

Atlantic Hazel Audit of Assynt and Coigach (2017-18)

Little Assynt Wildlife Project (2018)

Assynt Wildlife Records Digitisation Project (2018-19)

UK National Tree Seed Project (2018-20)

Quinag Wildlife Project (2020)

Sounds of Nature Project (2020)

Assynt Wildlife Mapping Project (2020)

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Recent Sightings

Bullfinch

Single male and female birds on garden feeders, 81 Torbreck (Cheryl Smith) (12/06)

Lapwing

Single bird, Stoer peat road, by small lochan which drains to Loch an Easain (Charlie Leeson) (11/06)

Black-throated Diver

Single bird Loch na Bruthaich (Tony Eldred). Another non-breeding loch that these birds seem to use for a bit of down-time. (10/06)

Black-throated Diver

Two birds, Achmelvich Bay (Alison and Angus Stewart) (09/06)

Treecreeper

Two birds, Culag Woods (DAH) (09/06)

Ragged-Robin (Silene flos-cuculi)

c.50 plants near Achmelvich campsite (Nathalie Wallace) (09/06)

Early marsh-orchid (ssp. incarnata)

10+ flowers in old quarry, Little Assynt (Ian Evans and Gwen Richards). Also Northern marsh-orchid and Heath Fragrant orchid. This being a new site for all three plants. (09/06)

Osprey

Single bird over River Inver, opposite Little Assynt Tree Nursery (Nick Clooney, Gwen Richards, Jean Haslam) (09/06)

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