Eider - Poll na Crann

Poll na Crann, Isle of Benbecula, Outer Hebrides, HS7 5QA

Type:Birds - Seabird Colonies

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Good views of eiders, especially at low tide, plus lots of waders and gulls depending on the amount of seaweed. Creches of eider young can be found here in the summer.

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