Harbour Porpoise

February 17th 2017

24 off Clachtoll. This is an unusually high count for this cetacean but numerous gulls and auks were feeding in the same area suggesting an abundant food source was present.

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Recent Sightings

Ptarmigan

Six birds just below summit of Spidean Coinich, Quinag (Mike Pinnock) (05/07)

Yellowhammer

Single bird in Lochinver garden (Dave McBain). A rare sighting in Assynt these days. (02/07)

Bullfinch

Five birds (2 adult, 3 juvenile) in Glendarroch garden (Chris and Fran Barley) (02/07)

Peacock Butterfly

Approx. 350 caterpillars living on nettles, Torbreck (Gwen Richards). Photo Gallery - Butterflies (02/07)

Common Toad

Two animals on road in late evening, Culkein Drumbeg (Carol Langford) (02/07)

Chimney Sweeper moth

Single moth in wildflower meadow at Ardvar garden (Beccy Garvey) (01/07)

Arctic Tern

Single bird, Clashnessie beach (Liz Burns) (01/07)

Red-throated Diver

Single bird, Maiden Loch (Liz Burns) (01/07)

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