Hebridies life on the edge Archive

Snipe on a post N Uist. Gallinago gallinago

North Uist life on the edge

North Uist in the outer Hebridies feels wild and remote, especially on the huge empty beaches with white sand and tropical blue sea. The land is marginal and can only take light touch farming. The machair, loch strewn bogs and endless coastline allow space for wildlife especially birds.