The Balranald Nature Reserve is situated at North Uist which is a 20 minute drive away.
One publication is a must for visitors and that is the Outer Hebrides (Western Isles) Bird Report 2015 which is obtainable from Beaufort Press (also on our bookshelf).
You should also invest in the OS Sheets covering the 3 Islands which can be used in conjunction with the Bird Report.
We can also offer a warm welcome to birders whether experienced or inexperienced.We can offer you a fairly easy lifetime tick with our own Song Thrush (Turdus Philomelos hebridensis) which is more common than its mainland cousin. Raptors such as Golden Eagles, White-tailed Sea Eagle, Buzzard, Kestrel, Peregrine, Hen Harrier and Merlin are not uncommon and our major hand is in the wader department.
There are a number of birding guides on the Island able to take guests out for a day if required
Bird Watching in the Outer Hebrides; An illustrated guide to the bird life of the Outer Hebrides with a selection of the best bird watching localities. By Peter Cunningham, Tim Dix and
Philip Snow; Published by: Saker Press 1995
Outer Hebrides (Western Isles) Bird Report 1998; Edited by Brian Rabbitts. Published by: Beaufort Press, Glencaple, Dumfries DG1 4RD