Puffin - Mingulay

Mingulay, Isle of Barra, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Puffins

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It's possible to visit a breeding colony on the island of Mingulay, which lies south of Barra. A couple of boats operate from Castlebay, Barra to the island of Mingulay during the summer.
Can be vocal in summer "cor-wee".

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What's Nearby

  1. Solidago vigaurea
    Colony of dwarf variety, located near the top of the tallest cliff

    1.01 miles away
  2. Eryngium maritimum
    A new colony of a plant that is very rare in the Outer Hebrides

    3.41 miles away
  3. The basking SHark (Cetorhinus Maximus) is one of the largest fish seen in the waters…

    5.11 miles away
  1. Coeloglossum viride

    When heading uphill towards Eorisdale, look out for this easily…

    7.74 miles away
  2. The Field Gentian (Gentianella Campestris) on Vatersay is home to the largest display on…

    7.74 miles away
  3. Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides. It is now linked to…

    7.88 miles away
  4. A monument in memory of those lost in the Annie Jane maritime disaster in 1853.

    7.94 miles away
  5. The wreck of an RAF Catalina seaplane that tragically crashed on the hill killing three…

    8.5 miles away
  6. Neolithic people settled here around 4000 BC and built an artificial platform behind a…

    9.57 miles away
  7. Our Lady, Star of the Sea, designed by G. Woulfe Brenan and completed in 1888, is perched…

    10.5 miles away
  8. This medieval castle was the seat of the Clan Macneil. Built in the 15th century it was…

    10.5 miles away
  9. Kisimul Castle sits on a rocky islet just off the coast of Barra at Castlebay

    10.6 miles away
  10. Award winning Bunting Project bringing people together with connections to Barra and…

    10.62 miles away
  11. Community local produce shop selling quality products from Barra & Vatersay including…

    10.65 miles away
  12. Heaval is the highest point on the Isle of Barra at 383 metres

    11.67 miles away
  13. This is the only standing stone of any size still erect on Barra.

    11.9 miles away
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