Iím pretty sure this is a female long tailed duck. Iíve never seen one on Mull before. It was at Lochbuie, about 1 mile along the



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17th Langamull - A flock of 90 plus Skylarks and 3 adult Gannets in the bay. Ewan Miles  www.naturescotland.com
17th Lochdon: 15 Whoopers resting on the Loch this morning 10:00am. Alan Spellman
6th - Aros Park: 4 (3 males) Bullfinches apparently feeding on last year's fruit on Hypericum androsaemum which are poisonous to humans. Stuart Gibson
14th - Salen/Garmony/Loch Spelve: Three Greenshanks together near the shipwrecks at Salen Bay; 6 (3 pairs) Goosander feeding at Garmony; and six Lapwings on shore at Loch Spelve. Stuart Gibson with Martin Jones and Stella Clifford-Jones
12th A red grouse on Tom na Sealga (above hill road) Dervaig to Ulva Ferry.  Juliet Vines
10th Nice group of about 16 whoopers on Loch Spelve this evening just before dusk, near Ardachoil. Chris Austic
9th - Salen Bay: A male Peregrine was seen chasing gulls near the shipwrecks at 16.15 hrs this afternoon. Stuart Gibson and Ewan Miles
9th Peregrine in our garden at Seaview Salen this morning Helen and Iain King
6th; the dipper was showing well at Knock bridge. Also a pair of Goosanders on the south shore of Loch Na Keal near the sheep fanks. Pete Hall. Mull Wildlife Tours
7th The Iceland Gull was present at head of Loch na Keal this Pm. Also the Barnacle Geese still on Inch Kenneth. Richard Taylor
7th - Aros Mains. Yet another Carrion Crow; this time at Aros Mains with Hooded Crows! Potentially six individuals at five different locations on the island this winter. Stuart Gibson and Ewan Miles
5th - Aros estuary first summer migrant has been seen on Mull A esser Black-backed Gull was at the Aros estuary this lunchtime. Stuart Gibson and Ewan Miles
5th - Loch Ba Another Carrion Crow! This time with Hooded Crows at Loch Ba. Birds have been seen at Glengorm, Kellan and Knock Hatchery this winter, although perhaps only two individuals may be involved. Stuart Gibson and Ewan Miles
3rd - Loch Torr/Glengorm. Four Goosanders (one drake) and four Goldeneye (one drake) on Loch Torr; a college of 35 Hooded Crows together with a single Carrion Crow at Glengorm, where there was a flock of 40 Skylarks. Stuart Gibson, Ewan Miles and Rachel Ann French
3rd we had 3 Tufted Ducks on Loch Pottie and 110+ Golden Plover just before Fidden Farm.Pete Hall Mull Wildlife Tours
2nd I am on holiday from Leeds staying just round the corner from you, at Brooke Cottage, Lochdon, and thought the attached photos from Loch na Keal may be of some interest to you. I only saw one of thestonechats mentioned on your website today, but here it is; I believe the gulls attached are theGlaucous and Iceland referred to in your earlier sightings,; Keep up the good work...I've enjoyed your website and publications for many years. Robert Holmes (thank you kindly Robert)
2nd Five WT eagles flying with three displaying golden eagles at Knock. Enjoyed by assorted Mull U3A Geological Survey Team members. Steve Littlewood; three Stonechat, two female one male at East end of Loch Na Keal, Female Merlin West end of Loch Na Keal, 
27 Feb, Male Merlin, on fence by alongside road, Salen to Tobermory, By the Forestry Commission Offices. 
28th Feb. Ken Wycherley.1st ORCAS off Caliach Point today ! Ewan Miles "http://www.naturescotland.com"Ewan Nature Scotland
1st 25 (At least) Snipe together with excellent views of the female Kingfisher. Also a male Merlin at Cailiach Point. Pete. Mull Wildlife Tours


male Hawfinch at Lochdon April 2016



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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