We have lots of birds visiting Benmore Cottage, and an even greater number visiting the area around Lairg and beyond.
At Benmore Cottage: Siskin, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Robin, Blackbird, Tree Creeper, Yellowhammer, Song Thrush, Pied Wagtail, Collared Dove, House Sparrow, Rook, Buzzard, Crossbill, Woodpecker, Buzzard, Wren, Starling, Bull Finch, Tawny Owls (at night), Mallard, Firecrest. And Pheasant....
And, in addition, a little further afield, we have seen the following: Golden Eagle, Osprey, Arctic Tern, Oystercatcher, Lapwing, Curlew, Red Throated Diver, Black throated Diver, Stone Chat, Eider, Little Grebe, Puffin, Razorbill, Guillemot, Black Guillemot, Great Skua, Arctic Skua, Wood Pigeon, Shag, Shellduck, Long Tailed Duck, Cormorant, Black-Backed Gull, Gannet, various Geese, Swan, Merganser, Smew, Goldeneye, Tufted Duck, Fulmar, Pochard, Cuckoo, Redshank, Greenshank, Dunlin, Golden Plover, various gulls, Firecrest, Grey Wagtail, Dipper, Swallow, Wheatear.
Probably more too!
A bird hide is located locally, at Dalchork, providing a good view over Loch Shin.
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