1. Winter Programme 2016/17


All meetings begin at 7.45 pm and are held in the Community Room, Lochinver Village Hall, IV27 4JZ. 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).


Thursday 20th October                        Lichen Hunting in Assynt Dr Anthony Fletcher


Thursday 17th November                     Ecosystem Fertility & Wildlife Production in Wester Ross Peter Cunningham (Wester Ross Fisheries Trust)


Thursday 15th December                     An Introduction to Spiders Hayley Wiswell (Highland Spider Group) – Talk to be delivered by Ian Evans


Thursday 19th January                        Quiz and A.G.M. (followed by wine and cheese)


Thursday 16th February                       Birds of Nepal Tony Mainwood


Thursday 16th March                           Surveying for Marine Nature Conservation Dr Lisa Kamphausen (Scottish Natural Heritage)


Thursday 20th April                             R.S.P.B. Forsinard Flows: Is there anything out there? Paul Turner (Warden)  


Report a Sighting

Recent Sightings

Common Dolphin

7+ off Stoer Head Lighthouse (DAH) (01/06)

Risso's Dolphin

three animals off Stoer Head Lighthouse (DAH) (01/06)

Seven-spot Ladybird

singles seen at Stoer Head Lighthouse (DAH) and on gate post of house at Culkein Stoer (Calum Millar) (01/06)

Common Scoter

30 birds flying north, off Stoer Head Lighthouse (DAH) (01/06)

Arctic Skua

two birds (one pale, one dark morph) off Stoer Head Lighthouse (DAH) (01/06)

Canada Goose

single bird Badnaban Bay (Dave Bird) (31/05)


three animals (mother and two youngsters) Loch Dhrombaig (DAH) (31/05)

Red-throated Diver

two birds calling, Loch Dhrombaig (DAH) (31/05)