A lone pilot whale was sighted on the morning of January 19th, near Glenshiel by Kyle of Lochals. It appeared to be feeding at the head of Loch Duich, very close to shore. It stayed in the Loch, and was seen over the next couple of days in various locations, swimming at a leisurely pace. On the 4tth February it live stranded in very shallow water and died shortly afterwards.
Thanks to Susan Craig for the detailed report.