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Nov - 2014
  • 10/11/2014: PORPOISE[2], Broadford Bay
  • 09/11/2014: SPARROWHAWK, Upper Breakish RED DEER STAG, Strollamus OTTER, male, Luib OTTER[3]female and cubs, male[1],WOODCOCK[4], TAWNY OWL, Braes HUMPBACK WHALE, DOLPHINS[2], Raasay Sound
  • 06/11/2014: OTTER - off Dunan
Oct - 2014
  • 28/10/2014: OTTER, Ard Nish
Aug - 2014
  • 02/08/2014: ADDER [1], Leitr Fura
Jul - 2014
  • 28/07/2014: DOLPHIN [2], Broadford Bay
  • 25/07/2014: OTTER[2], Broadford Bay
May - 2014
  • 31/05/2014: OTTER[1] Black Park river
  • 30/05/2014: OTTER[1] Black Park river
  • 29/05/2014: PORPOISES (3), Portree Harbour
  • 25/05/2014: OTTER[1] eating octopus, Ard Dorch
  • 18/05/2014: OTTER [3] Female, cub and Male. Broadford Bay.
  • 14/05/2014: OTTER[1] Male, Broadford Bay.
  • 13/05/2014: OTTER [3] Female and 2 cubs, Broadford Bay.
  • 11/05/2014: WHITE TAILED SEA EAGLE[1], Armadale Hill
  • 09/05/2014: DOLPHINS[6], Scalpay coast opposite Loch Ailort.
  • 08/05/2014: DOLPHIN [6], Loch Alsh
  • 03/05/2014: ADDER [1], Kinloch
  • 03/05/2014: RED DEER [12], road to Heaste
Apr - 2014
  • 29/04/2014: CUCKOO [1], Heard - Pier Road, Broadford
  • 28/04/2014: Read Deer [1], Stag, Black Park, Broadford
  • 27/04/2014: CUCKOO [1], Upper Breakish
  • 22/04/2014: OTTER[3], female and 2 juvniles, off Dunan
  • 18/04/2014: OTTER[2], female and cub, off Harrapool
  • 09/04/2014: OTTER [1], Broadford Bay
  • 06/04/2014: REDWING[16], Upper Breakish
Feb - 2014
  • 19/02/2014: OTTER [3], Ord PIPESTRELLE BAT [1], Ord
  • 18/02/2014: Sea Eagle [juvenile], from Dunan
  • 17/02/2014: OTTER [3] + Sea Eagle, from Dunan
  • 16/02/2014: OTTER [3], Broadford Bay and Ord
  • 14/02/2014: SEA EAGLE [1], over Broadford
  • 04/02/2014: OTTER [2], Loch na Dal
  • 02/02/2014: OTTER [1], Sgianadin
Jan - 2014
  • 27/01/2014: OTTER, Ashaig
  • 23/01/2014: OTTER [juvenile], Loch na Dal
  • 19/01/2014: OTTERS, Irishman's Point, Broadford Bay [1], Ashaig [1], Glas Eilean [1]
  • 16/01/2014: OTTER, Glas Eilean, Broadford Bay
Dec - 2013
  • 26/12/2013: WHITE TAILED SEA EAGLE [1], wall surrounding Kilchrist Church
  • 25/12/2013: WHITE TAILED SEA EAGLE [1], Ashaig air strip
  • 04/12/2013: OTTER and juvenile, Broadford Bay
  • 01/12/2013: GOLDEN EAGLE (juvenile), Leitir Fura
Oct - 2013
  • 26/10/2013: SPARROWHAWK(1), Upper Breakish
  • 22/10/2013: OTTER(1), Irishman's Point
  • 21/10/2013: OTTER(1), Ard Dorch; ROE DEER(2), Kinloch
  • 19/10/2013: OTTER(1), Ard Dorch
  • 16/10/2013: OTTER(1), Ashaig
  • 12/10/2013: SEA EAGLE(1), Strollamus
Aug - 2013
  • 26/08/2013: OTTER [1], Broadford Bay BASKING SHARK [1], Neist Point
  • 25/08/2013: GODWIT [9], Ard Nish SPARROWHAWK [1], Lower Breakish
  • 22/08/2013: SEA EAGLE and SCOTER, Loch na Dal
  • 20/08/2013: BASKING SHARK Mallaig/Armadale Ferry
  • 13/08/2013: MERLIN [1], Broadford Bay
  • 11/08/2013: GREAT SKUA[1], BARTAILED GODWIT[1], BLACK GODWIT[9], Broadford Bay
Jun - 2013
  • 25/06/2013: GOLDEN EAGLE [2]Quiraing
  • 14/06/2013: OTTER, Broadford Bay
May - 2013
  • 07/05/2013: OTTER, BUZZARDS (3), CURLEWS (2), COMMON SEALS (15), Kinloch OTTERS (2), COMMON SEALS (20), Broadford Bay GOLDEN EAGLES (2), Borreraig
  • 05/05/2013: SEA EAGLE, OTTERS, KITTIWAKE, Kylerhea
  • 01/05/2013: OTTER, Broadford Pier
Apr - 2013
  • 29/04/2013: OTTER, Broadford Bay MERLIN, BUZZARDS, COMMON SEALS, TOAD SPAWN, GREAT NORTHERN DIVERS, SWALLOWS, CUCKOO [heard], Sleat
  • 29/04/2013: FIRST SWALLOWS AND CUCKOO HEARD, Sleat
  • 29/04/2013: WIGEON, Broadford Bay
  • 29/04/2013: MERLIN, GREAT NORTHERN DIVERS, Loch na Dal, Sleat
  • 26/04/2013: OTTER, COMMON SEALS (approx 50), SWALLOWS, MERGANSERS, GREAT NORTHERN DIVERS,Sleat
  • 13/04/2013: WHOOPER SWAN [1] Loch Kilchrist, Suardal
  • 13/04/2013: LAPWING [1] nr Kilchrist, Suardal
  • 09/04/2013: WOODCOCK [1] Black Park, Broadford
  • 06/04/2013: OTTER, Broadford Bay
  • 06/04/2013: LONG TAILED TIT [2] Upper Breakish
  • 05/04/2013: WHOOPER SWAN [6] Breakish
  • 04/04/2013: LONG TAILED TIT [1] Upper Breakish
  • 01/04/2013: OTTER, Skye Bridge
Mar - 2013
  • 31/03/2013: WHITE TAILED SEA EAGLE, Ben Tianavaig
  • 29/03/2013: SEA EAGLE, Broadford Bay
  • 28/03/2013: GOLDEN EAGLES (2), Camusunary
  • 18/03/2013: LONG-TAILED TIT [2] Black Park
  • 17/03/2013: CURLEW [2] Breakish
  • 14/03/2013: LONG-TAILED TIT [1] Skye Serpentarium
Feb - 2013
  • 18/02/2013: OTTER [3] female & juveniles, Dunan
  • 17/02/2013: OTTER [3] female & juveniles, Ard Dorch
  • 17/02/2013: WHITE TAILED SEA EAGLE, Suisnish
  • 16/02/2013: OTTER, Broadford Pier
  • 01/02/2013: GOLDFINCH [4] male & female, Black Park, Broadford
Jan - 2013
  • 27/01/2013: OTTERS [3] Dunan
  • 26/01/2013: OTTER [1] Ard Dorch
  • 25/01/2013: OTTERS [3] Ard Dorch
  • 24/01/2013: OTTER [1] Ard Dorch
  • 23/01/2013: OTTER [1] Ard Dorch
  • 20/01/2013: OTTER [1] Dunan
  • 12/01/2013: OTTER [1] Dunan
  • 11/01/2013: OTTER [1] Ashaig lagoon
Dec - 2012
  • 18/12/2012: OTTERS [2] Loch na Dal
  • 04/12/2012: OTTER [1] Loch na Dal
  • 02/12/2012: GOLDEN EAGLE [1] flying over Scalpay from Ard Dorch
Nov - 2012
  • 14/11/2012: WAXWING (approx 40)in trees at The Shieling, Broadford
Oct - 2012
  • 19/10/2012: WHOOPER SWAN[17], over Broadford
  • 17/10/2012: OTTER, Dunan
  • 15/10/2012: LONG TAILED TITS, Dunan
  • 14/10/2012: LONG TAILED TITS, Dunan GOLDEN EAGLE, Trotternish and Camasunary WHOOPER SWAN [3], Storr lochs
  • 12/10/2012: OTTER, nr Broadford Youth Hostel
  • 10/10/2012: SEA EAGLE[2], BUZZARD[1], KESTREL[1],Torvaig
  • 04/10/2012: PORPOISES, approx 8, Broadford Bay
  • 02/10/2012: OTTER[1], Dunan
  • 01/10/2012: SWANS [2] flying over Ard Nish
Aug - 2012
  • 30/08/2012: OTTER[2] from Kylerhea hide
  • 29/08/2012: OTTERS(2), PEREGRINE FALCON Ardnish
  • 26/08/2012: GOLDEN EAGLE over Leitir Fura
  • 25/08/2012: OTTER, Rubha na Sgianadin White-tailed SEA EAGLE, Broadford Bay near Scalpay
  • 19/08/2012: 2 SEA EAGLES, Ord, Sleat
  • 11/08/2012: SCALLOPED OAK MOTH, Harrapool
  • 09/08/2012: DOLPHINS, Loch na Dal/Sound of Sleat
  • 06/08/2012: STOAT, Waterloo
Jul - 2012
  • 23/07/2012: Several gannets diving and about 30 Manx shearwaters feeding, Broadford Bay
May - 2012
  • 21/05/2012: ADULT SLOW WORM, JUVENILE ADDER, TWO YOUNG RED DEER STAGS, Kinloch woods
  • 12/05/2012: OTTER [2], Ard Dorch
  • 11/05/2012: MARSH HARRIER, female; Loch na Dal
  • 06/05/2012: PTARMIGAN [2], Ben Aslak
  • 04/05/2012: STOAT[1] crossing A87, Druim nan Cleochd
Apr - 2012
  • 28/04/2012: OTTER, ferry pier Raasay
  • 23/04/2012: SEA EAGLE, Glen Varigall
  • 22/04/2012: GOLDEN PLOVERS [4], RED GROUSE, STONECHAT [2], Camasunary BLUBELL IN FLOWER, Breakish
  • 04/04/2012: OTTER, fishing in Loch Ainort near the main road to Portree, just before the Moll turn off.
Mar - 2012
  • 22/03/2012: LAPWINGS [2] Breakish
  • 21/03/2012: LONG TAILED TITS [2], Black Park, Broadford BULLFINCHES [2], Black Park, Broadford
  • 05/03/2012: OTTER [2], Loch na Dal LITTLE GREBE, Loch na Dal
  • 04/03/2012: GOLDEN EAGLE, Suisnish RED GROUSE PRIMROSE in flower, Kinloch woods FROG SPAWN
  • 01/03/2012: OTTER, Uig
Feb - 2012
  • 28/02/2012: CELANDINE in flower, Loch na Dal
  • 09/02/2012: GOLDENEYE [1], Ard Nish
  • 09/02/2012: OTTER, off Duisdale, Loch na Dal
  • 07/02/2012: OTTER, Ard Nish
Dec - 2011
  • 11/12/2011: OTTER [1], Breakish Obbe BARN OWL [1], Upper Breakish
  • 10/12/2011: OTTER [1], Lusa River
Nov - 2011
  • 20/11/2011: FLAG IRIS in flower, Kilmarie WHOOPER SWAN [7], Loch Kilchrist GANNET, juvenile [1], Drinan
  • 13/11/2011: RAGGED ROBIN in flower, Letir Fura
  • 11/11/2011: OTTER [1], Ard Dorch
  • 07/11/2011: LITTLE GREBE [2], OTTER [3], Loch na Dal WIGEON [2], Harrapool
Oct - 2011
  • 24/10/2011: OTTER, off Harrapool PEREGRIN FALCON, over IOSF Office, Broadford
  • 21/10/2011: OTTER(2) fighting, off Dunan, Broadford
  • 05/10/2011: LITTLE EGRET, Harrapool, Broadford Bay BRENT GEESE, Broadford Bay WHOOPER SWANS, Broadford Bay
  • 02/10/2011: SEA EAGLE[2], KESTREL, BUZZARD[2] Kilbride, nr Torrin
Sep - 2011
  • 04/09/2011: SEA EAGLE[1], Fiscavaig
Aug - 2011
  • 31/08/2011: SEA EAGLE, juvenile[1], Strath
  • 27/08/2011: SEA EAGLE, juvenile[1], Diubaig, Greshornish
  • 22/08/2011: OTTER[3] Loch na Dal SEA EAGLE[1], Irishman's Point/Scalpay PEREGRIN FALCON[1]Ashaig lagoon BAR-TAILED GODWIT, Ashaig lagoon
  • 21/08/2011: OTTER[4] Ardnish SEA EAGLE[1], Ard Dorch/Scalpay GRASS OF PARNASSUS many, near to bridge over Obbe at Lower Breakish
  • 18/08/2011: DOLPHIN[1], Broadford Bay
  • 11/08/2011: SEA EAGLE, Raasay
  • 11/08/2011: GOLDEN EAGLE, Raasay
  • 09/08/2011: OTTERS, Loch na Dal, Sleat
  • 06/08/2011: OTTER, Ashaig
  • 05/08/2011: SEA EAGLE, just before Ord junction, Sleat
Jul - 2011
  • 26/07/2011: OTTER, off Ard Dorch
  • 26/07/2011: DOLPHIN (5), off Dunan
  • 25/07/2011: MERLIN, Upper Breakish
  • 21/07/2011: ROE DEER, Kyle side of Skye Bridge (mid-morning)
  • 05/07/2011: OTTERS(4), Breakish Obbe
Jun - 2011
  • 29/06/2011: ORCHIDS - Lesser and Greater Butterfly, Common and Heath Spotted, and Fragrant AND ALSO PRIMROSE IN FLOWER, Toravaig near Portree
  • 29/06/2011: DOLPHINS in Broadford Bay again - early morning
  • 27/06/2011: COMMON DOLPHINS (about 10) - off the pier at Broadford
  • 19/06/2011: WATER SHREW, Knock Castle, Sleat
  • 11/06/2011: SEA EAGLE [2], Blaven
  • 11/06/2011: ST MARKS FLY, near Torrin
  • 10/06/2011: FIELD GENTIAN, Ashaig airstrip
  • 05/06/2011: SWAN, Ashaig (flying over)
  • 05/06/2011: SPOTTED FLYCATCHER [albino], Broadford
May - 2011
  • 31/05/2011: OTTERS [3], Sleat[female/juvenile/male]
  • 25/05/2011: BEE EATER, Ord
Apr - 2011
  • 21/04/2011: OTTER [2], Kylerhea
Mar - 2011
  • 29/03/2011: OTTER(1), Loch na Dal, Sleat GOLDEN EAGLES from road to Ord RED DEER hinds (several) on hill above road to Ord PORPOISE, Loch Eishort between Ord and Borreraig KESTREL(1) mobbed by Raven
  • 25/03/2011: LONG TAILED TITS, several, Armadale woods BUZZARD(6)at various times around Armadale trail WOODPECKER(1), heard at Armadale woods GOLDEN EAGLES, Armadale
  • 16/03/2011: RED GROUSE, 2 [male & female], Suisnish
Feb - 2011
  • 28/02/2011: PRIMROSE in flower, Drumfearn
  • 27/02/2011: FROGSPAWN, Sleat; Old Corrie; Upper Breakish
  • 25/02/2011: BUZZARD[2], Upper Breakish
  • 22/02/2011: LAPWING [several],Upper Breakish
  • 16/02/2011: OTTER(1), Broadford Pier; OTTER(3), Drumfearn (mother and cub; OTTER(1), Drumfearn (male; RED DEER several hinds
  • 02/02/2011: OTTERS(2), Ard Dorch (seen separately)
Jan - 2011
  • 31/01/2011: OTTERS(2), Ard Dorch (mother and cub)
  • 21/01/2011: WAXWINGS(approx 20)
  • 14/01/2011: WHITE TAILED SEA EAGLE (1), over Harrapool/Broadford
Dec - 2010
  • 28/12/2010: OTTER(2) Waterloo/Lower Breakish; OTTER(1) Ardnish
Nov - 2010
  • 29/11/2010: SEA EAGLE over Broadford/Harrapool
  • 23/11/2010: DOLPHIN, Loch Ainort, Luib
  • 21/11/2010: OTTER, off Harrapool
  • 20/11/2010: School of DOLPHIN off Scalpay opposite Dunan
  • 04/11/2010: GOLDEN EAGLE(2), near Hallaig, Raasay
Oct - 2010
  • 12/10/2010: OTTER, Ard Nish
  • 11/10/2010: GOLDEN PLOVER(2), Upper Breakish
  • 11/10/2010: DOLPHINS, Loch na Dal/Sound of Sleat
  • 10/10/2010: GOLDEN PLOVER, Upper Breakish
  • 01/10/2010: PEREGRIN FALCON over Black Park, Broadford
Sep - 2010
  • 26/09/2010: OTTER, between Drinan and Glasnakille
  • 25/09/2010: RED GROUSE (2), Beinn Aslak
  • 11/09/2010: Orca (3), Neist Point
  • 09/09/2010: SEA EAGLE Reraig
  • 04/09/2010: SEA EAGLE (2), Kylerhea/Glenelg
Aug - 2010
  • 15/08/2010: Golden Eagle (2) near Ord, Sleat
  • 13/08/2010: Otter (1), Broadford Pier
  • 09/08/2010: Orca pod off Neist Point seen during this week
Jul - 2010
  • 31/07/2010: Dolphin (approx 20), from Suishnish/Borreraig footpath
May - 2010
  • 13/05/2010: A rare Broad-billed Sandpiper, Broadford Bay out from the Hebridean Hotel.
Apr - 2010
  • 12/04/2010: JUVENILE SEA EAGLE, Lusa lagoon
  • 03/04/2010: Pipistrelle bat, near Suisnish
  • 03/04/2010: SEA EAGLE, seen from Harrapool
Mar - 2010
  • 16/03/2010: SEA EAGLE, Glen Varragill
  • 09/03/2010: BADGER, Broadford area
  • 05/03/2010: COWSLIP in flower, near Ashaig airstrip
Feb - 2010
  • 21/02/2010: PRIMROSE in flower, Drinan/Glasnakille
  • 20/02/2010: FOX Broadford area
  • 20/02/2010: GOLDEN EAGLE, Strath Suardal
  • 10/02/2010: DOLPHIN Broadford Bay
Jan - 2010
  • 23/01/2010: OTTER(1), Irishman's Point, Broadford
  • 22/01/2010: OTTER(1), male, Loch na Dal
  • 17/01/2010: OTTER(1), adult, Ard Dorch
  • 01/01/2010: OTTER(1), adult, Ard Nish
Dec - 2009
  • 13/12/2009: PTARMIGAN(1), Beinn na Caillich, Broadford
  • 01/12/2009: OTTER (2), Ardnish
Nov - 2009
  • 17/11/2009: OTTER(3), Ardnish
  • 12/11/2009: OTTER(1), Harrapool
  • 10/11/2009: OTTER(2), Ardnish
  • 08/11/2009: OTTER(1), Kyleakin
  • 07/11/2009: OTTER(1), Skye Bridge
  • 01/11/2009: OTTER (2), Ardnish
Oct - 2009
  • 31/10/2009: BULLFINCH (approx 8-10), old road by entrance to Kyleakin forestry
  • 24/10/2009: WHITE TAILED SEA EAGLE, just north of Broadford
  • 12/10/2009: (12-15 October) - OTTER(1) each day Armadale
  • 09/10/2009: OTTER, Sleat
  • 06/10/2009: OTTER, Sleat
  • 03/10/2009: OTTERS(2), Ashaig; (1) Loch Dunvegan
  • 01/10/2009: OTTER, Ardvasar
Sep - 2009
  • 28/09/2009: OTTER, Irishman's Point
  • 28/09/2009: WHOOPER SWAN(10)
  • 26/09/2009: OTTERS (2), Ard Dorch
  • 26/09/2009: WHOOPER SWAN(4), Harrapool
  • 24/09/2009: OTTER, Ard Dorch
  • 20/09/2009: OTTERS (2), Ard Dorch
  • 14/09/2009: (14-18 September)- OTTERS, Sleat and Broadford Bay; STOAT, Ard Nish
Aug - 2009
  • 26/08/2009: SEA EAGLE (2), BUZZARD (2), PORPOISE (several), Orbost
  • 25/08/2009: OTTER (1), Loch na Dal; GOLDEN EAGLE (1), Ord; BASKING SHARK (2), off Ord.
  • 22/08/2009: SEA EAGLE (1), Torvaig
  • 20/08/2009: STOAT (1), Breakish; OTTER (2), GOLDEN EAGLE (2), Sleat
  • 17/08/2009: OTTER (2), Sleat