Puffin - Lochmaddy Ferry

Lochmaddy Ferry, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Puffins

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The ferry between Uig, Skye and Lochmaddy is good for seeing puffins during the summer. Check small, fast flying seabirds from the deck, especially around the small islands just before Waternish Point when leaving Skye. Small numbers are also seen in the Minch but the outer bay when leaving Skye is the best area. Common in summer - thousands breed on the Shiants and St Kilda

Can be vocal in summer "cor-wee".

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