Grey Seal - Berneray Harbour

Berneray Harbour, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Flora and Fauna - Marine Life

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Males have larger noses and a more convex profile than common and are generally darker than females, with lighter patches and often scarring around the neck. Females are silver grey to brown with dark patches
Seals best seen at low tide hauled up on rocky skerries. Please be aware this is a working harbour.

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  1. Common seals are brown, tan, or grey, with distinctive V-shaped nostrils.

    0 miles away
  2. Close to the ferry terminal lie the slight remains of a burial cairn, probably dating to…

    0.06 miles away
  3. At Beinn a'Chlaidh - Hill of the Graveyard - there is a standing stone.

    0.51 miles away
  1. Coralbox is a small independent gift shop

    0.95 miles away
  2. Giant Mackaskill Monument is located ti the South of Berneray.

    1.21 miles away
  3. Seal viewing point

    1.25 miles away
  4. Loch Bhurigh is easily accessible from the machair to the south of the island.

    1.38 miles away
  5. These two converted blackhouses now form the Berneray hostel site of the Gatliff Trust…

    1.39 miles away
  6. This is a large, heavy-billed diver can resemble a goose, especially in flight.

    1.41 miles away
  7. The Birlinn Yarn Company studio sells locally sourced yarn in a range of natural blends…

    1.61 miles away
  8. A truly stunning beach and was voted in 2021 as no. 3 in Lonely Planet's Top 20 Best…

    1.67 miles away
  9. Berneray and the nearby island of Pabbay lie in the Sound of Harris between North Uist…

    1.73 miles away
  10. Download the Uist Unearthed app and discover two sites in one at Dùn an Sticir! Watch the…

    1.8 miles away
  11. The remains of a stronghold occupy the whole of a tiny islet in the middle of the tidal…

    1.83 miles away
  12. Ben Ghainche is a small hill situated at the north end of the beach at Bearsdaire

    2.2 miles away
  13. The Sound of Harris ferry runs between Berneray and Leverburgh. The route meanders round…

    3.04 miles away
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