Cuckoo-North Loch Eynort

North Loch Eynort, South Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Moorland

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Sometimes mistaken for a hawk in flight; the distinctive call of the cuckoo is still a regular sound here. The wooded garden and surrounding moorland of Loch Eynort is a good area to find this species. It is often mobbed by other small birds, especially meadow pipits and generally found in moorland fringes, often on an exposed perch or branch.




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  1. Breeds on small inland lochs but feeds at coastal sites.

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  2. At least 4 pairs use the loch to feed.

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  3. The Common Seal are often hauled up on the rocks throughout the loch and are visible from…

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  1. They are found throughout the loch.

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  2. Most often seen over the hills to the east at the mouth of Loch Eynort.

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  3. Can be seen over any of the hills here.

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  4. 21st Jun 1746. The Prince gets an offer of help from an unlikely source. (Hugh 'Cam'…

    0.9 miles away
  5. 14th June 1746.They arrive at Loch Eynort or according to some accounts Caolas Stulaigh…

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  6. Scan the hills to the east of the main road.

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  7. An excellent area for sightings of this species.

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  8. Neolithic chambered cairn.

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  9. South Uist War Memorial

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  10. Learn about the South Uists local history at Kildonan Museum through stories, artefacts…

    2.72 miles away
  11. An Carra Standing Stone is one of the tallest standing stone in the Southern Isles at…

    2.76 miles away
  12. The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of…

    3.1 miles away
  13. Birthplace of Flora MacDonald "...a name that will be mentioned in history, and if…

    3.24 miles away
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