Golden Eagle - Lochmaddy

Lochmaddy, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Golden Eagle

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Scan the hills (Li a Tuath) lying directly south of the ferry terminal. A pair may be seen circling over the tops from time to time. Birds can also be seen over the hills in the distance to the north of Lochmaddy Bay.
Both species of eagle occur in the area; golden eagle have a short neck and long tail whilst white-tailed eagles generally have a long neck and shorter, more diamond shaped tail.

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  1. Present on off-shore islands from late April - August.

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  2. Refered to as a 'flying barn door' due to its sheer size and bulk.

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  3. Pairs often visit the sea loch to feed.

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  1. The gardens and surrounding moorland often hold the odd bird during the spring and summer…

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  2. The Mosaic Mackerel sculpture by Rosalind Waites forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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  3. A former inn with detached stable/storehouse, built on the site of an old salt house.

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  4. The Uist Sculpture Trail runs through Uist and Benbecula, providing a series of seven…

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  5. Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre is a place where people can meet, share ideas,…

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  6. The Hut of the Shadows by artist Chris Drury forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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  7. Otters have long, slim bodies and relatively short limbs, with webbed paws.

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  8. Download the Uist Unearthed app and discover more about this mastery of Iron Age drystone…

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  9. There is a walking trail through the woodland where you can enjoy trees and wildlife.

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  10. The Scantuary sculpture forms part of the Uist Sculpture Trail.

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  11. The red deer is the fourth largest deer species behind moose, elk (wapiti), and sambar…

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  12. Barpa Langais is a neolithic chambered cairn or tomb.

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  13. Pobull is a stone circle situated on the south side of Ben Langass.

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