Merlin-Committee Road

Committee Road, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Birds of Prey

Add Merlin-Committee Road to your Itinerary

Product Image

Book Tickets Online


Try the area around the small car park and the moorland either side of the main road 0.5 miles further north. Probably easiest to find when displaying in April / May or when they have young around July. Breeds on moors in summer moving to the coast for winter months
Most likely to be seen along the road during the summer months although can be found throughout the year. During the autumn and winter Balranald is a more likely location. Often requires patient waiting during the summer in particular.

Map & Directions


What's Nearby

  1. Medium sized, sandy brown, day flying owl.

    0.06 miles away
  2. Surrounded by rolling moorland and young plantations this is a hotspot for hen harriers…

    0.11 miles away
  3. This rusty brown, pigeon-sized game bird occurs on the moorland either side of the road.

    0.12 miles away
  1. The Cuckoo is often seen along the fence running along the edge of Ben Risary plantation.

    0.62 miles away
  2. Igot2travel offer wildlife watching, cultural & history, walking, fishing and…

    1.92 miles away
  3. Malacleit is a peaceful crofting village situated on the edge of Traigh Bhalaigh (Vallay)…

    2.24 miles away
  4. Learn the Gaelic language with us and enrich your Gaelic conversation skills while…

    3.24 miles away
  5. This dumpy looking finch with prominent white flashes in the wing can often be found on…

    3.26 miles away
  6. Creative artisan bookbinding and box making, influenced by the materials and colours of…

    3.46 miles away
  7. The Common Buzzard is sometimes described as "The Tourists Eagle". A commonly seen bird…

    3.59 miles away
  8. Sollas beach is a stunning white sandy beach and eaily accessible from the village of…

    3.68 miles away
  9. Vallay is a beautiful desserted tidal island and is accessible at low tide from Sollas.…

    3.69 miles away
  10. St Kilda archipelago can be viewed from the west coast of North Uist. The viewpoint is…

    3.71 miles away
  11. The Outer Hebrides are an exceptional place to see this iconic bird, hosting one of the…

    3.73 miles away
  12. Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied…

    4.03 miles away
  13. First World War memorial.

    4.07 miles away
Previous Next

My Planner

You can build your own holiday itinerary here! Just browse our site and click this button to add to your itinerary when you see something you like. If your planner is not finished, simply click save and you can come back to it later on! You also have the option to send your itinerary to our tailor made holiday partner.

Places to Eat

Our Islands