Snow Bunting-Sollas

Sollas, Isle of North Uist, Outer Hebrides

Type:Birds - Moorland

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Take any of the tracks to the machair between Grenitote and Malacelit. Walk out across the stubble and check especially around areas where livestock is being fed. Feeds on the stubble and around livestock, often in flocks and associating with twite and skylarks.

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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    0.42 miles away
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  3. Malacleit is a peaceful crofting village situated on the edge of Traigh Bhalaigh (Vallay)…

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  1. Photograph © David Wilson

    Sollas beach is featured in The Chessmen as the location of…

    1.4 miles away
  2. Vallay is a beautiful desserted tidal island and is accessible at low tide from Sollas.…

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  8. Surrounded by rolling moorland and young plantations this is a hotspot for hen harriers…

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  9. This rusty brown, pigeon-sized game bird occurs on the moorland either side of the road.

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  10. Eilean Domhnuill (NF 7470 7530) is an artificial islet in the loch that was occupied…

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  11. Rare flower found only in North Uist!

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  12. Clachan Sands beach is a stunning white sandy beach which is accessible via the village…

    4.15 miles away
  13. Scolpaig Tower is a Georgian folly located near the village of Scolpaig.

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