be inspired 
Home
About the island
Harris Tweed

"There is no such thing as bad weather ... there's just the wrong clothes"

Billy Connolly
Member Login
 
Harris in the Winter for wildlife lovers. Page 3 of 3
Along the coastline otters are still active and can often be seen along rivers and streams, in search of salmon or trout, while a visit to a freshwater loch provides a tasty feed of eel for these, our most cherished mammal. Close to the seaweed and on the rising tides otters can be seen playing and searching for green crab, butterfish and shrimp along the west coast of Harris or in the quieter bays on the East. With a good population in and around Harris there is every chance of spotting one during your stay.

The sound of Taransay and along to Luskentyre is one of the most beautiful coastlines on Harris and a great place for bird watching from the dunes and machair. Common sightings over the winter here are Long-tailed duck, Surf and Common Scooters and Slavonian Grebes.

Wildlife watching in Harris makes your winter break that little bit more special and personal. So for a real winter wildlife experience come to Harris and see for yourself the amazing wildlife that makes this its home. We know you will be pleasantly surprised.



click here to return to the Home page

click here to return to Wildlife Page 1
Click the arrow to go back to Page 2    Go back to page 2
Website content maintained by the Isle of Harris branch of the Outer Hebrides Tourism Industry Association (OHTIA)  
        Caledonian MacBrayne website for all ferry timetable information   Click for VisitScotland website in a new window
Isle of Harris Tourist Information office can be contacted on +44 (0)1859 502011 All images and content OHTIA 2007
Website design by skoon web design