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Kylerhea Sea Eagles

28 March to 1 September 2017

  • Staff on hand to help
  • Parking
  • Toilets
White-tailed eagle in flight

Image: Ian McCarthy

Let us introduce you to the biggest bird of prey in the British Isles: the magnificent white-tailed eagle!

Join us at the wonderfully scenic Narrows between the Isle of Skye and the mainland, where one of the fastest tidal streams in the UK attracts an abundance of wildlife every summer.

Seals, otters, dolphins, porpoises, gulls and seabirds compete with the white-tailed eagles in a frenzy of activity as they strive to catch fish to feed their young.

Watch the show unfold from a new temporary hide, specially built by our partners Forestry Commission Scotland, overlooking the Narrows and the nearby mountains of Knoydart.

To make your visit complete, enjoy a short walk to the peaceful Forestry Commission wildlife hide where you can spend a few hours watching the seals as they rest on the rocks or, if you are lucky, catch a glimpse of the otters as they hunt in the shallows below.

Contact us for details of evening guided walks held twice per month.

When can you see us?

The RSPB/FCS hide, located just 50 m from the car park, will be open Monday to Friday, 10 am-5.30 pm, from 28 March to 1 September 2017.

An RSPB guide will be present to explain more about the wildlife in the area and help you spot the key species.

The site and the FCS wildlife hide are open throughout the year.

What's at the site?

Toilets, picnic benches, eagle viewing hide (RSPB), otter viewing hide and car park.

How to find us

The RSPB hide is located by the car park on the Forestry Commission's Kinloch Hills Estate. From the A87, take the minor road to Kylerhea.

The hide is a 10-minute walk from the Glenelg-Skye ferry terminal at Kylerhea.

Still got some questions?

Telephone: 01471 822882
E-mail: alison.maclennan@rspb.org.uk

This date has been brought to you in partnership with Forestry Commission Scotland.

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