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Recording wildlife sightings in Assynt – A quick nature walk through Culag Woods

The Natural Heritage Data Project was one of the first projects of ours to get going and part of that project was to set up a new website for Assynt Field Club which would let people submit sightings online. The site has been up and running for a year now and has seen a big increase in visitor numbers and lots of sightings have been submitted. So I thought for a blog post I’d go for a quick walk in the woods to show how the reporting system worked. (If you want to skip to reporting click here). I headed off out of the office and into Culag Woods. I could hear birds tweeting away but couldn’t see them, until 2 chaffinches flew across the path ahead of me – too fast for me to take a picture. After hearing lots more birds but not seeing any I decided I would at least try to find some lichen or fungi to record a sighting of – you don’t have to be quick to get a photo of them! I headed

Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape
Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeMonday, December 2nd, 2019 at 5:06pm

🎍❄️This year has flown past and we have made it to our December What to Spot from Assynt Field Club. Click on the link below to see what species to look out for this month!❄️🎍

Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape
Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeSaturday, November 30th, 2019 at 10:26am

Today! Find us at Little Assynt Tree Nursery with the Woodland Trust for their Big Climate Fightback campaign, planting trees! Can you spare 15 minutes? Why not also head into Lochinver and enjoy the Made in Assynt Christmas Market, Lochinver Village Hall, 10am - 4pm

Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeSaturday, November 30th, 2019 at 11:22am
Coigach & Assynt Living LandscapeSaturday, November 30th, 2019 at 11:18am

Holly looking very proud of her newly planted oak tree. Being a very well behaved helper at our @WoodlandTrust #Bigclimatefightback event. 13/10 for helpfulness #EveryTreeHelps https://t.co/u35r9AaQ9B

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