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Tag: bird species

  • Nature Reserves

    Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre

    The Montrose Basin Wildlife Centre is located in a popular Scottish Nature Reserve. Construction to the center started in 1993, with its official opening taking place in 1995. The Montrose Basin was already declared a Local Nature Reserve by the year 1981, but the need for an educational and informative center only came to light many years later. The Montrose Basin is extremely ...

  • Nature Reserves

    Monach Islands

    The Monach Islands are located just to the west of North Uist. This group of islands is also known as Heisker, and it was said that they were once connected to North Uist. Legend states that a storm of great proportions swept the connecting sandbank back into the ocean, thereby leaving the small islands to the mercy of the great Atlantic Ocean. The once inhabited ...