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Red Throated Diver-Loch Skipport

Type:Birds - Coastal Birds

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Loch Skipport
Isle of South Uist
Outer Hebrides
Red Throated Diver-Loch Skipport


Map & Directions

Road Directions

Take the Loch Skipport road past Loch Druidibeg until you reach a junction. The left fork goes to a fish farm whilst the right leads to a small parking area. From here walk a short distance to the old pier and scan the sea loch.

What's Nearby

  1. Location N - Loch Skipport: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail

    23rd June 1745. A chance meeting with some fishermen at Loch Skipport solves the problem…

    0.02 miles away
  2. Bird of Prey Trail - Loch Sgioport

    Located in the northern end of South Uist, Loch Sgioport is a great placee to spot…

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  3. Location G - Acarsaid Fhalaich: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail

    13th June 1746. After a detatchment of MacLeod militia from Skye land on the island Neil…

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  1. Golden Eagle-Loch Druidibeg

    Frequently seen above the surrounding hills.

    2.42 miles away
  2. Hen Harrier - Committee Road

    Males are ghostly grey whilst the females and youngsters are brown with a conspicious…

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  3. Hen Harrier - Loch Druidibeg

    Males are ghostly grey whilst the females and youngsters are brown with a conspicious…

    2.42 miles away
  4. Black Throated Diver-Loch Druidibeg

    This stunning diver species breeds on large moorland lochs in the summer and winter in…

    2.42 miles away
  5. Bird of Prey Trail - Loch Druidibeg

    This location is on the shore of a large fresh water loch surrounded by moorland with…

    2.43 miles away
  6. Red Grouse-Ben Tarbet

    This rusty brown, pigeon-sized game bird can be found on the moorland north of Loch…

    2.98 miles away
  7. Loch Druidibeg

    There is a self-guided walk which will take approximately 3 hours.

    3.19 miles away
  8. Loch Druidibeg

    Loch Druidibeag is a National Nature Reserve where colourful grassland on the coast…

    3.58 miles away
  9. Our Lady of the Isles

    Our Lady of the Isles is a statue of the Madonna and Child by sculptor Hew Lorimer.…

    3.59 miles away
  10. Scottish Natural Heritage


    3.71 miles away
  11. Location L - Ben Mhor: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail

    22nd June 1746. Neil leads the Prince northwards where they shelter somewhere on Ben Mhor…

    3.76 miles away
  12. Location E - Corrodale: Bonnie Prince Charlie Trail

    14th May 1746. Neil MacEachen guides the Prince to Glen Corrodale which was to be his…

    4.21 miles away
  13. Caistel Bheagram

    Caisteal Bheagram is a ruin of a 15th/16th Century tower,

    4.27 miles away
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