Slavonian Grebe-Sound of Taransay

Sound of Taransay, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Seabird Colonies

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Small waterbird with slim neck and narrow pointed bill. See on Harris during the winter when in grey and white winter plumage

The Sound of Taransay holds a nationally important population of wintering Slavonian Grebes

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What's Nearby

  1. The beach at Luskentyre is the largest and most spectacular of all the Harris beaches.

    0.21 miles away
  2. Large Diving water bird present on the Harris coastline throughout the winter

    0.77 miles away
  3. Frog Orchid, Northern Marsh Orchid, Early Marsh Orchid, Greater Twayblade, and Lesser…

    1.49 miles away
  1. The corncrake is a rare but characteristic Machair species, a similar shape, size and…

    1.49 miles away
  2. The Sound of Taransay lies between the main west coast of Harris and the beautiful island…

    1.56 miles away
  3. Traigh Seilebost is a beautiful sandy beach on the south side of Traigh Luskentyre.

    1.61 miles away
  4. Seilebost is a small crofting village on the coast road along the west side of Harris.

    1.8 miles away
  5. Standing stone overlooking the beach near the village of Horgabost .

    2.19 miles away
  6. Remains of chambered cairn

    2.43 miles away
  7. Talla Na Mara sits opposite Niseaboist beach, famed for its views across the sound of…

    2.43 miles away
  8. Translated from Gaelic, Talla na Mara means the Centre by the sea. Overlooking Niseabost…

    2.76 miles away
  9. Inspired by Scottish coastal Iron Age buildings. Designed by Stuart Bagshaw (Private…

    3.36 miles away
  10. Remains of an Iron Age broch at NG032 940 near the village of Borve.

    4.06 miles away

  11. Photograph © David Wilson

    The book The Lewis Man starts with the body of a perfectly…

    4.1 miles away
  12. Ardhasaig Glass & Arts – Embroidered Art, Gifts, Souvenirs and Clothing, many…

    4.22 miles away
  13. Miabhag (Miavag) is a small setttlemen in North Harris of just a few houses situated on…

    4.29 miles away
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