Black Throated Diver-Loch Druidibeg

Loch Druidibeg, South Uist, Outer Hebrides


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The Black Throated Diver nests on a small island on Loch Druidibeg, to the east of the car park. Difficult to spot once on the nest and calm conditions usually make locating birds much easier. It dives into the loch to catch fish by just sinking from the surface. In winter it does the same at sea.

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  1. Males are ghostly grey whilst the females and youngsters are brown with a conspicious…

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  2. Males are ghostly grey whilst the females and youngsters are brown with a conspicious…

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  3. Frequently seen above the surrounding hills.

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  3. There is a self-guided walk which will take approximately 3 hours.

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