Snow Bunting - Eochdar

Eochdar, Isle of South Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Machair

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Head for Ardivachar but take the turning at Kilaulay along a rough track heading across the machair. Park by the barn then head out across the machair. Birds are often found between here and Loch Bee. Please be aware this is part of the Range and do not enter if the red flags are flying.

Visual Description
Buffy brown with white underparts and wing flashes. often seen to scurry and run rather than take flight.grass areas. Pleasant rippling, jingly call, often given as flies away

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