Lochaber: Drake Black Duck at Strontian today at the bay on the river with 2 hybrids (Birdguides).
Sutherland: Three Little Gulls at the river mouth at Brora, two juveniles and an adult (Birdguides).
Lochaber: Drake Black Duck was present with its hybrid family opposite the Hotel and Post Office in Strontian (Tim Hall).
Easter Ross: Drake Velvet Scoter with c.500 Common Scoter at Portmahomack (Dave Tanner).
Sutherland: Juvenile Little Gull on the beach at Dornoch (Dean MacAskill).
Easter Ross: The Spotted Redshank was at Tain Links again this morning, also 16 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Greenshank and 1 Snipe (Simon Levene).
Inverness-shire: 2 Black-tailed Godwit and 4 Greenshank still at Castle Stuart (Colin Leslie).
Wester Ross: Bar-headed Goose again at Achiltibuie (Stuart Edwards), this bird is not ringed and has a broken leg.
Easter Ross: Spotted Redshank back at Tain links this morning with ca.250 Redshank and 18 Black-tailed Godwits (Bob Swann), later seen roosting at the water treatment outfall at 1145am though distant (Dave Tanner).
Wester Ross: 3 Sanderling and 12 Dunlin at Achanahaird (Andy Williams).
Lochaber: Black Duck drake again at Strontian at 0730am and at 3pm opposite the Strontian Hotel with hybrids (RBA).
Inverness-shire: 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Greenshank at Castle Stuart this morning (Colin Leslie).
Wester Ross: At Udale Bay this morning on the high tide: 10 Black-tailed Godwit, 36 Bar-tailed godwit, 2 Greenshank, 5 Ringed Plover, 12 Dunlin, 78 Knot, 48 Lapwing, 25 Common Tern, 15 Sandwich Tern, 7 Teal and single Wheatear. Nearby off Jemimaville: 6 Slavonian Grebe, 45 Red-breasted Merganser, 9 Wigeon and 32 Scaup (Kevin Davies).
Wester Ross: From the Ullapool to Stornoway Ferry today, 1 White-tailed Eagle, 2 Black-throated Divers, 22 Great Skua, 3 Arctic Skua, 36 Manx Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater and 11 Storm Petrel also Viking Gull still at Ullapool harbour (Colin Leslie).
Lochaber: Drake Black Duck still feeding in front of the Strontian Hotel with Mallard and "hybrid flock" (RBA).
Easter Ross: 61 Scaup at Jemimaville, and 58 Red-breasted Merganser and 2 Black-tailed Godwit (Dave Tanner).
Wester Ross: At Achnahaird this afternoon:2 Bar-tailed Godwits, 19 Dunlin and 7 Sanderling (Andy Williams).
Photograph of a Painted Lady at the Heights of Docharty below, if you spot any migrant Butterflies you can add your sightings to this website.
Lochaber: Great Shearwater reported past Ardnamurchan Point yesterday (Birdguides).
Easter Ross: 5 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 58 Little Grebe and 2 Slavonian Grebes at Loch Eye (Bob Swann).
Wester Ross: Third summer Glaucous Gull reported from Ullapool harbour last Friday (RBA), bear in mind that the Viking Gull has been present at this site all summer and was present today at the chip shop (Pete Gordon). Also 4 Sooty Shearwater, 30 Manx Shearwater, Storm Petrel, Bonxie and 4 Arctic Skua from the Ullapool-Stornoway sailing today (Pete Gordon).
Skye and Lochalsh: Sabine's Gull reported from a boat trip in Loch Bracadale, Skye (RBA), later re-identified as a juvenile Kittiwake from photographs (per B McMillan).
Wester Ross: Bar-headed Goose still in Achiltibuie (Stuart Edwards).
Inverness-shire: Four Arctic/Pom type skuas chasing terns and heading west, viewed from Whiteness head but flying across north side of firth (David Carter).
Easter Ross: Two Pomarine Skuas this morning at 0730am passed east to west over Rosemarkie bay (Mary Galloway).
Easter Ross: Two Pomarine Skuas coming into Chanonry Point then heading to Rosemarkie bay at 8am (Mary Galloway).
Skye and Lochalsh: Large movement of Black-tailed Godwits through Skye today. Groups of 20 and 34 south through Broadford Bay this morning, then 170 in two groups in afternoon, and 34 then 27 mainly juveniles and pushing south despite driving wind & rain (Bob McMillan). Total for the day - 285! Group of 34 probably flew over Drumfearn (PK).
Easter Ross: Nuthatch in a garden at Wester Urray NH5052 this evening (Paula O' Donnell).
Inverness-shire: Also at Castle Stuart today 2 Black-tailed Godwit (Colin Leslie).
Late news of a white morph Gyrfalcon from Balnakeil, Durness on the 6th August (Carol Nesbitt). No photos, or details on the presence or absence of falconry rings/jesses.
Easter Ross: 250 Common Scoter and a single velvet Scoter off Portmahomack beach (Dave Tanner). Between 1445-1630 today 19 Whimbrel flew west over Fortrose golf course: (Mary Galloway).
Sutherland: Two adult Little Gulls flew south past Brora at 1517pm (Birdguides). Two Sooty shearwaters flew past Strathy Point this afternoon (Birdguides).
Easter Ross: This morning at Chanonry Point in 1.5 hrs (06.30-0800) 4 Arctic skua, and a single Bonxie (Kevin Davis). Later two Pomarine Skuas, one dark on light passed the point west at 1215pm then back out (Sue Sykes) and then seen past Fort George in Inverness-shire at 1425pm (Colin Leslie).
Sutherland: A pair of Great Northern Divers with a juvenile off Coul links this afternoon (D MacAskill).
Inverness-shire: Single Ruff, Grey Plover and two Black-tailed Godwit at Castle Stuart (Colin Leslie).
Inverness-shire: 3 Snipe and 2 Black-tailed Godwit on the foreshore at Fort George last night (8/8) then this morning 3 Magpies at Westhill, Inverness (Colin Leslie). Eight Black-tailed Godwits at Muirtown Pools late evening tonight (Al McNee).
Easter Ross: Yesterday at 13:35pm on the Cromarty side of No 1 Kinbeachie at the highest point of the B9169, 100 Swifts (S Seright).
Wester Ross: Adult pale Pomarine Skua off the Ullapool-Stornoway ferry, 40 minutes our of Ullapool and a Sooty Shearwater 75 minutes out (Dave Tanner).
Easter Ross: Turtle Dove again in Cromarty coming to a garden beside the small convenience store in Bank Street, viewable on telegraph poles as it comes to and from the garden (Kevin Davis).
Wester Ross: 2 Swifts near Clachan, Loch Broom this afternoon (Tessa Rhodes).
Skye and Lochalsh: 110 Whimbrel through Bradford Bay in two hours today (Martin Benson).
Badenoch and Strathspey: Red-necked Grebe again on River Spey 0.5-1 mile upstream of Broomhill Bridge (Pete Gordon).
Easter Ross: Single Pomarine Skua off Tarbat Ness and 4 Whimbrel at the point (Dave Tanner). 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Sanderling, 12 Knot, 15 Dunlin, 55 Lapwing, 11 Bar-tailed Godwit,also present 1 Osprey, 240 Canada Geese, 2 Greylag Geese and 1 Barnacle Goose, nearby off Jemimaville 9 Wigeon and 51 Red-breasted Mergansers (Kevin Davis).
Inverness-shire: At Whiteness today 120 Knot, 300 Dunlin, 60 Sanderling, 100 Ringed Plover, 50 Oystercatcher, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 50 Sandwich Tern, 30 Common Tern and a Ruff.
Late news from Inverness-shire: Nuthatch reported at Aigas Field Centre on the 20th July (S Faulkner).