Wildlife

The Northern Highlands are home to an astounding range of animals. During your visit, you may see any of the following beautiful creatures:

Minke whale * Killer whale (Orca) * Harbour porpoise * Common dolphin * Common seal * Grey seal * Otter * Mountain hare * Wild cat * Pine marten * Red deer * Roe deer

The area is also a treat for bird spotters who can expect to see:

Ring Ousel * Red-throated Diver * Black-throated Diver * Great Northern Diver * Guillemot * Black Guillemot * Puffin * Razorbill * Merganser * Goosander * Ptarmigan * Red Grouse * Black Grouse * Crossbill * Hooded Crow * Raven * Golden Eagle * White-tailed Eagle * Buzzard * Merlin * Kestrel * Peregrine Falcon * Sparrow-hawk * Spotted Woodpecker

In addition to these amazing animals, the area is also abundant with gorgeous flowers and plants, such as:

Heather (Ling) * Cross-leaved Heath * Bell Heather * Spotted Orchid * Sundew * Butterwort * Blaeberry * Bearberry * Cowberry * Crowberry * Cloudberry * Bog Myrtle * Bog Asphodel * Alpine Ladies Mantle

Deer in the Woods
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