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Machair

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Number of results: 15

  1. Add Short Eared Owl-Kildonan to your Itinerary

    Short Eared Owl-Kildonan

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of South Uist

    An excellent area for sightings of this species.

  2. Add Reed Bunting-Balranald township to your Itinerary

    Reed Bunting-Balranald township

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of North Uist

    Much slimmer and smaller than the corn bunting this bird is often breeds in reed beds.

  3. Add Short Eared Owl-Committee Road to your Itinerary

    Short Eared Owl-Committee Road

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of North Uist

    Medium sized, sandy brown, day flying owl.

  4. Add Corncrake-Aird to your Itinerary

    Corncrake-Aird

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of Benbecula

    This elusive, grey and brown bird is slightly smaller than a moorhen and found around thick cover.

  5. Add Corncrake-Balranald to your Itinerary

    Corncrake-Balranald

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of North Uist

    Corncrakes are related to moorhens, coots and rails but differ from most members of the family in that they live on dry land.

  6. Add Snow Bunting-Eochdar to your Itinerary

    Snow Bunting-Eochdar

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of South Uist

    This dumpy looking finch with prominent white flashes in the wing can often be found on the machair in winter.

  7. Add Reed Bunting-Loch Stilligarry to your Itinerary

    Reed Bunting-Loch Stilligarry

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of South Uist

    This sparrow-like bird superficially resembles corn bunting although is much slimmer and the males show a black head.

  8. Add Corn Bunting-Howmore River Mouth to your Itinerary

    Corn Bunting-Howmore River Mouth

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of South Uist

    This rather fat looking, sparrow-like bird and occurs on the machair, either side of the Howmore River mouth.

  9. Add Corncrake-Seilebost Machair to your Itinerary

    Corncrake-Seilebost Machair

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of Harris

    The corncrake is a rare but characteristic Machair species, a similar shape, size and colour to a chicken.

  10. Add Reed Bunting-Loch Thallan to your Itinerary

    Reed Bunting-Loch Thallan

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of South Uist

    This rather slim, sparrow-like bird can be found in the reed bed or in small flocks around corn stacks in the winter

  11. Add Short Eared Owl-Boisdale to your Itinerary

    Short Eared Owl-Boisdale

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of South Uist

    A good area to see this species during the spring and summer.

  12. Add Corn Bunting-Loch Thallan to your Itinerary

    Corn Bunting-Loch Thallan

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of South Uist

    This rather fat looking, sparrow-like bird is found in the area around the cemetery or to the south at Kilpheder.

  13. Add Corncrake-Ardivachar to your Itinerary

    Corncrake-Ardivachar

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of South Uist

    This elusive, grey and brown bird is slightly smaller than a moorhen and found around thick cover.

  14. Add Short Eared Owl-Loch Bee to your Itinerary

    Short Eared Owl-Loch Bee

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle of South Uist

    The rough grassland just south of the Loch Carnan tunring is a good area for owls.

  15. Add Corn Bunting-Balranald to your Itinerary

    Corn Bunting-Balranald

    Type

    Type:

    Birds - Machair

    Isle Of North Uist

    Corn Bunting is our largest bunting. Dull streaked brown, with paler underparts, a jangley song and is most usually seen perched on a wire or post.

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