Diver Garvia arctica. Status: scarce in
summer, more frequent in winter and on passage.
confirmed breeding record was in 1972.
Black throated Diver in Calgary Bay
May 2016 photo by Paul Thomas. Visitor from Sheffield
Photos below were taken on
Loch an Dorb, near Granton on Spey by Peter Lewis
This pair birds spent summer on a
loch on Mull in 2011, but nothing came of it regarding breeding
winter plumaged bird photo by Michael
Diver in summer plumage.
|Mainly a winter
visitor to Mull's shores and sea lochs, with occasional birds staying throughout
the summer. It's always worth scanning the lochs with a scope to look out
for this magnificent bird.