Hen Harrier - Loch Druidibeg

Loch Druidibeg, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS8 5RR

Type:Birds - Birds of Prey

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This graceful moorland breeding species is found on the moorland srrounding Loch Druidibeg throughout the year although more frequently on the machair in autumn and winter.
The area just east of the small plantation on the Loch Skipport road is a good spot in the breeding season (May - August).

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  1. Frequently seen above the surrounding hills.

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  2. This stunning diver species breeds on large moorland lochs in the summer and winter in…

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

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  2. This rusty brown, pigeon-sized game bird can be found on the moorland north of Loch…

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

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  4. Loch Druidibeag is a National Nature Reserve where colourful grassland on the coast…

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  5. Our Lady of the Isles is a statue of the Madonna and Child by sculptor Hew Lorimer.…

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  6. Create memories that will last a lifetime. Step off the beaten track and immerse yourself…

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  7. Caisteal Bheagram is a ruin of a 15th/16th Century tower,

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  12. Occasionally seen at close range from the old pier at the end of the road.

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