November 2006

Red Knot: 1 in November at Dervaig (Isle of Mull bird report January 2007)
Ruff: 1 in November at Dervaig (Isle of Mull bird report January 2007)

November 1
[Great Northern Diver: 1 from Burg]
Golden Eagle: a pair soaring together (both with full crop) from Treshnish House to the point
Hen Harrier: 1 male above coastal cliffs south of Ard Dubh Bhurg (NM3745)
Buzzard: 1 at Burg
Ruddy Turnstone: 1 on coast south of Ard Dubh Bhurh
Mottled Umber moth: 1 by Treshnish House
November 2
Golden Eagle: a pair above Haunn cottages in the afternoon and 1 in the evening
Tawny Owl: a pair heard soon after dark by Treshnish House (Somerset and Carolyne hear them often)
Small Tortoiseshell butterfly: 1 alive in Toechtamhor cottage
December Moth: 1 by Treshnish House
Angle Shades moth: 1 dead in Toechtamhor cottage
November 6
Goose sp: flock of about 30 on hill behind Ensay Farm
November 7
Tawny Owl: 1 heard below cliffs on south side of Calgary Bay
Cetacean sp.: 3 in Calgary Bay (MM)
November 8
Golden Eagle: a pair sky-diving near Duill cottage and slowly soaring towards Haunn
Sparrowhawk: 1 at Ensay Burn
Snipe: 1 to east of Ensay Burn mouth
[Ruddy Turnstone: 1 to east of Ensay Burn mouth]
Thrush sp.: flock of about 30 at Ensay Burn mouth
[Dipper: 1 at Ensay Burn mouth]
November 9
Golden Eagle: pair soaring below Haunn cottage in mid morning, pair soaring between Treshnish and Haunn cottages in late afternoon
Kestrel: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Buzzard: 1 above Haunn cottage
November 16
Golden Eagle: pair soaring just east of Treshnish House
November 18
Buzzard: 1 below Treshnish House in mid-day and late afternoon
Greenfinch: 10 by Treshnish House
N.B. Pied Wagtail has not been seen for several weeks
November 19
Brambling: 1 at Ardrioch Farm, Dervaig (Pam Brown on http://www.mullbirds.com)
Redwing: 5+ by the cow-barn
November 21
Golden Eagle: pair soaring between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
November 23
Golden Eagle: 1 soaring between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Hen Harrier: 1 male between Treshnish and Haunn cottages (SC)
Redwing: 1 by Treshnish House
November 24
Buzzard: 3 at Treshnish Point
November 25
Rook: 1 juvenile to north-east of Toechtamhor (addition to our Treshnish list)
Redwing: 1 near the cow-barn
Fieldfare: 1 near the cow-barn
November 27
Cormorant: 10+ from below Treshnish House
Lapwing: 2 below Treshnish House and towards the headland
Ruddy Turnstone: 18 at Treshnish boathouse and Ensay Burn mouth
Curlew: 1 at Treshnish boathouse
Redshank: 1 below Treshnish House (my first for Treshnish farm)
Woodcock: 1 near Treshnish boathouse
Buzzard: 1 in wood to west of Treshnish House with prey and ?another in Treshnish Wood
[Lesser Black-backed Gull: 1 from below Treshnish House]
Rock Pipit: 4-5 at Treshnish boathouse
[Kittiwake: 1 from below Treshnish House]
November 28
Golden Eagle: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
November 30
Little Grebe: 3 at Dervaig
Whooper Swan: 1 at (Mishnish Lochs)
Golden Eagle: 1 between Treshnish and Haunn cottages
Redwing: small flock east of Calgary

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