Otter - Loch Eynort

Loch Eynort, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Flora and Fauna - Otters

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It's best to look 2 to 3 hours either side of the high tide. Can be seen from the car park but best to take the good footpath through the trees for around 500m until you reach a vantage point looking east towards the Minch. This is a good place to scan but also take the lower path running by the sea loch as this sometimes allows very good views.

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  1. The Common Seal are often hauled up on the rocks throughout the loch and are visible from…

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  2. At least 4 pairs use the loch to feed.

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  3. The Cuckoo is heard regularly calling with its classic "Cuckoo" call around the wooded…

    0.06 miles away
  1. Breeds on small inland lochs but feeds at coastal sites.

    0.06 miles away
  2. Most often seen over the hills to the east at the mouth of Loch Eynort.

    0.15 miles away
  3. Can be seen over any of the hills here.

    0.15 miles away
  4. A wonderful plantation where a mixture of trees have been planted and footpaths created.…

    0.42 miles away
  5. 21st Jun 1746. The Prince gets an offer of help from an unlikely source. (Hugh 'Cam'…

    0.87 miles away
  6. 14th June 1746.They arrive at Loch Eynort or according to some accounts Caolas Stulaigh…

    1.41 miles away
  7. Scan the hills to the east of the main road.

    2.35 miles away
  8. An excellent area for sightings of this species.

    2.35 miles away
  9. Neolithic chambered cairn.

    2.58 miles away
  10. South Uist War Memorial

    2.68 miles away
  11. Learn about the South Uists local history at Kildonan Museum through stories, artefacts…

    2.7 miles away
  12. An Carra Standing Stone is one of the tallest standing stone in the Southern Isles at…

    2.81 miles away
  13. The famous Flora MacDonald’s Birthplace is in the village of Milton, on the west side of…

    3.08 miles away
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