Field Club Events

Assynt Field Club

WINTER PROGRAMME 2014/15

 Thursday 15th October

Highland Living Landscapes

Mark Foxwell (Scottish Wildlife Trust & CALL Project)

 

Thursday 19th November

The Bone Caves of Inchnadamph – the Story of the Three Bears

Peter Dowswell (Tain & District Field Club)

 

Thursday 17th December

Assynt Through Deep Time

Pete Harrison (North West Highland Geopark Ltd.)

 

Thursday 21st January

Quiz and A.G.M. (followed by wine and cheese)

Preceded by a short presentation by Jackie Mackenzie on the Wester Ross Marine Protection Area.

 

Thursday 18th February

Man’s Part in Shaping our Highland Environment

Malcolm Bangor-Jones

 

Thursday 10th March

Cuckoos

Ben Darvill (British Trust for Ornithology)

                                                           

Thursday 21st April

Butterflying in North East Turkey

Pete & Hilary Moore (Butterfly Conservation – Highland Branch)

 

All indoor meetings begin at 7.45 pm. and are held in the Community Room in Lochinver Village Hall. Refreshments are provided after the talks. Admission for all is £3 (apart from the A.G.M. which is free). Any queries to the Secretary: Gwen Richards (01571 844032) or Chair: Andy Summers (01571 844654/855309).

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Recent Sightings

Rosy Woodlouse (Androniscus dentiger)

Single woodlouse, Nedd (Benjamin McTaggart and Ian Evans).  In grass tussocks, garden; first record from Assynt and West Sutherland (18/07)

Sawfly (Tenthredo sp)

Two insects on angelica flowers, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson).  Photo Gallery - Other Insects (17/07)

Silver-ground Carpet

Single moth, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson). Photo Gallery - Moths (17/07)

Common Red Soldier Beetle

Single beetle on angelica flower, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson). Photo Gallery - Beetles (17/07)

Ruby-tailed Wasp

Single insect near flowering plants, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson) (17/07)

Sedge Warbler

Single bird, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson) (17/07)

Straw Dot Moth

Single moth in garden, Achnacarnin (Murray Anderson). Photo Gallery - Moths (16/07)

Slow Worm

Single reptile in garden, Ardvar (Beccy Garvey) (16/07)

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