Inverness-shire: Pochard at Loch Flemington.
Easter Ross: 6 Whimbrel southwest into the Dornoch Firth past Tarbat ness this morning. The Icterine Warbler was still singing at the same Nigg Oil Terminal location this afternoon.
Skye and Lochalsh: Barn Owl at Portree.
Inverness-shire: Pochard at Loch Flemington.
Lochaber: Storm Petrel off Rum at Kilmory.
Easter Ross: 200 Canada Geese at Dalmore Distillery.
Easter Ross: 225 Common Scoter SW past Tarbat Ness today between 0530 and 0830am.
Inverness-shire: 40 Manx Shearwater off Fort George.
Sutherland: 2 Arctic Skua past Brora river mouth.
Easter Ross: 122 Common Scoter at Tarbat Ness.
Easter Ross: Great Northern Diver passed Tarbat Ness into Dornoch Firth this morning.
Badenoch and Strathspey: Three Black-tailed Godwits at Insh today.
The previously reported Caspian Gull from Portree on Skye was actually a Great Black-backed Gull, we are awaiting ringing details...
Skye and Lochalsh: A probable Red-crested Pochard (Helen and Ron Hodgson) reported at Loch Dunvegan near the Kinloch campsite.
Easter Ross: First summer Iceland Gull at Tarbat Ness at 1240pm.
Late news of a ringed Caspian Gull (D Sewell), at Portree, Skye yesterday, ring number "0U2B". This would be a first record for Highland if accepted!.
Sutherland: No sign of reported Great Grey Shrike at Scourie, between Scourie More and Scourie cemetery despite extensive search.
Easter Ross: First-summer Iceland Gull at Tarbat Ness at Brucefield Farm early morning. Favouring the recently cut silage fields either side of the lighthouse road and just north of the farm entrance road at NH935862. Also 10 Lesser Black-backed Gulls present.
Inverness-shire: Green Woodpecker reported from Strathdearn at approx NH6916.
Sutherland: Great Grey Shrike reported at Scourie, between Scourie More and Scourie cemetery at 1330pm.
Wester Ross: Mediterranean Gull with Common Gulls at Red Point beach, Loch Torridon (NG727687).
Easter Ross: The Icterine Warbler still present late afternoon at Nigg Oil Terminal, same place as previous.
Easter Ross: 7 Common Scoter at Tarbat Ness.
Strathspey and Badenoch: Green Woodpecker at Glentromie Lodge.
Easter Ross: 23 Manx Shearwater past Tarbat Ness and a single Whimbrel.
Inverness-shire: Drake Pochard on Loch Flemington.
Sutherland: Pale-bellied Brent Goose and Whimbrel at Dornoch Point.
Easter Ross: Male Icterine Warbler still singing at Nigg Oil Terminal today, same area as previous.
Inverness-shire: Green Woodpecker reported in Strathdearn.
Easter Ross: Male Icterine Warbler still reported singing at Nigg Oil Terminal this morning and again in the afternoon, same area as previous.
Sutherland: Sooty Shearwater off Strathy Point, feeding offshore with Manx Shearwaters.
Lochaber: Adult drake Black Duck still at River Strontian mouth on island behind Post Office.
Easter Ross: The Icterine Warbler was still at Nigg Oil Terminal this afternoon.
Lochaber: Single Storm Petrel from Mallaig-Armadale crossing today.
Sutherland: Immature Little Gull and Minke Whale seen from Brora today.
Easter Ross: Male Icterine Warbler still singing at Nigg Oil Terminal this afternoon, same area as previously reported.
Inverness-shire: Singing male Pied Flycatcher at the Glenmazeran estate entrance gate wood, on the Coignafearn road, at lunchtime today.
Easter Ross: 90 Canada Geese at Invergordon, plus at least three Eider broods.
Badenoch and Strathspey: Female Marsh Harrier hunting over moor to south of Lochindorb.
Sutherland: Lesser Whitethroat still singing at the mound carpark this morning.
Skye and Lochalsh: 6 Whimbrel at Ardnish.
Inverness-shire: Adult male Hawfinch coming to a garden in Fort Augustus this morning. No sign of the Woodchat Shrike at Garbole, Strathdearn this morning between 7-8am.
Lochaber: Drake Black Duck still at Strontian this morning at the river mouth.
Easter Ross: Male Icterine Warbler still at Nigg Oil Terminal this afternoon between 1-2pm, same area as previously reported.
Wester Ross: Female Hawfinch still present in Ullapool at 1845pm in the cherry trees by the football pitch.
A survey of the Barnacle Goose population in Cromdale, Badenoch and Strathspey, found 21 birds. This consisted of ten pairs and a single, five pairs had a total of 20 young, average of four young per pair. Another pair was on eggs and another four pairs had not bred.
Skye and Lochalsh: Pintail at Loch Treaslane with Mallard flock.
Easter Ross: At Munlochy Bay this morning, 30 Bar-tailed godwit and later 22 Common Scoter outbound at Chanonry Point. Icterine Warbler still present at Nigg Bay in the same location.
Inverness-shire: First-summer female Woodchat Shrike still close to the bridge at Garbole, Strathdearn at NH759243.
Wester Ross: Female Hawfinch still at Ullapool in the cherry trees by the football pitch this evening, but elusive.
Easter Ross: Icterine Warbler still throughout the day today at Nigg Oil Terminal, vocal but elusive.
Badenoch and Strathspey: Canada Goose and 13 Goldeneye on the Broomhill flood.
Skye and Lochalsh: Five Whimbrel on Ardnish.
Inverness-shire: First-summer female Woodchat Shrike at Garbole, Strathdearn at NH759243, parking area and locations of the bird this morning shown below.
Easter Ross: Two Little Gulls at Chanonry Point with Common Tern flock, an adult and a first-summer.
Wester Ross: Hawfinch in cherry trees by football pitch in Ullapool at 0945am this morning. 10 Sanderling and 5 Dunlin at Red Point.
Lochaber: Drake Black Duck still at Strontian at 1030am and 1530pm, at the river mouth.
Easter Ross: Icterine Warbler still singing by the emergency vehicle access gate at Nigg Oil Terminal at NH793700 today.
Wester Ross: Whooper Swan at Loch Braigh Horrisdale.
Lochaber: Drake Black Duck still at Strontian at 2pm by the river mouth.
Skye and Lochalsh: Two breeding pairs of Redshank at Feorlig, Dunvegan, with adult incubating small young, a scarce breeder on Skye!. Adult Little Gull early evening in Broadford bay. Male Quail singing at Kilmuir.
Easter Ross: 17 Common Scoter off Tarbat Ness.
Wester Ross: 14 Golden Plover, 14 Greylag with a single Pink-footed Goose at Red Point farm. 21 Red-breasted Merganser at Gairloch.
Sutherland: First-summer Little Gull and 2 Storm Petrels past the river mouth this afternoon.
Easter Ross: Icterine Warbler still singing by the emergency vehicle access gate at Nigg Oil Terminal at NH793700 this morning. 2 Glaucous Gull at Brora river mouth today and a Little Gull. Single Whimbrel at Tarbat Ness.
Wester Ross: Juvenile Great Northern Diver at Opinan. Sanderling and 5 Dunlin at Mellon Udrigle. Arctic Tern and a Great Northern Diver in Gruinard Bay. Black-throated Diver x 4 at Mellon Charles. Bonxie on Loch Bad na h-Achlaise, Port Henderson.
Sutherland: First-summer male Common Rosefinch still singing in willows behind pool at Scourie. Lesser Whitethroat still singing at the Mound, Loch Fleet.
Easter Ross: Icterine Warbler still singing by the emergency vehicle access gate at Nigg Oil Terminal at NH793700 this afternoon.
Easter Ross: Between 5-6 pm the Icterine Warbler was singing, but difficult to see at Nigg Ferry (NH793700). adjacent to "Emergency Vehicles Access"" gate, also juvenile Great Spotted Woodpecker. Glaucous Gull, a faded 1st summer, in the high tide Gull roost at Tarbat Ness on the shore line just to the west of the lighthouse. Also summer plumage Purple Sandpiper at the point.
Skye and Lochalsh: Calling Quail at Glenconon, Uig.
Sutherland: Lesser Whitethroat is holding territory and singing at The Mound car park adjacent to the A9.
Easter Ross: Male Icterine Warbler (Robert Swann) elusive but singing occasionally in Sea Buckthorn and Sycamores at NH793700. See directions in photos below. Little Ringed Plover (K Blackmore) and Curlew Sandpiper reported at Udale Bay.
Sutherland: Singing first-summer male Common Rosefinch (Peter Stronach) at Scourie at NC156448. Seen late morning and later at 1630pm. Found initially in old conifer plantation to right of road as your drive down the road to the pier, then later in willows at the back of the pool. Whooper swan at Keoldale, with a European White-fronted Goose and a Pink-footed Goose. Whooper Swan at Balnakeil.
Lochaber: Drake Black Duck still at Strontian, by the village shop and post office.
Easter Ross: Report of a Little Egret from the River Conon on the Brahan Estate today.
Badenoch and Strathspey: Single male Pied Flycatcher, two Tree Pipit, at least 4 Spotted Flycatcher and two male Wood Warblers. at Craigellachie today.
Skye and Lochalsh: Quail near Hallin, Waternish.
Goldeneye with a brood of young seen in Badenoch and Strathspey today.