North Uist

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Golden Rod (dwarf)-Baille na Craig

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

Puffin - Mingulay

Present on off-shore islands from late April - August.

Vatersay Bay

Vatersay is the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Hebrides. It is now linked to Barra by a causeway which was completed in 1991

© Laurie Campbell

The Field Gentian (Gentianella Campestris) on Vatersay is home to the largest display on Barra and Vatersay.

Sea Holly-Pabbay Beach

Eryngium maritimum A new colony of a plant that is very rare in the Outer Hebrides

Frog Orchid-South Beach

Coeloglossum viride When heading uphill towards Eorisdale, look out for this easily over-looked member of orchid family.

© Chris Denehy

The basking SHark (Cetorhinus Maximus) is one of the largest fish seen in the waters around the Outer Hebrides. .

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  1. Hen Harrier © Laurie Campbell
    Merlin © Laurie Campbell
    Short-eared Owl © Laurie Campbell
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    Merlin © Laurie Campbell
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    Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5DS

    Isle Of North Uist

    Surrounded by rolling moorland and young plantations this is a hotspot for hen harriers and short-eared owls. The roadside car park is an excellent vantage point from which to watch.

    Add Bird of Prey Trail - Committee Road to your Itinerary

  2. Merlin © Laurie Campbell
    Short-eared Owl © Laurie Campbell
    Merlin © Laurie Campbell
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    Isle Of North Uist, Outer Hebrides, HS6 5HA

    Isle Of North Uist

    Beinn Langais is a prominent hill surrounded by vast areas of peatland, freshwater and sea lochs. A short path runs up to an archaeological site with excellent views over the area.

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