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Top things to do in Spring

  1. Watch thousands of pink-footed geese in the bay
  2. See redshanks feeding along the shoreline
  3. Watch the gull roost form as the tide comes into the bay

Top things to do in Summer

  1. See how many species of gull you can spot in the roost in front of the hide!
  2. Look out for early passage migrant waders, such as dunlins
  3. Combine a visit with a trip to Cromarty and you might spot a dolphin

Top things to do in Autumn

  1. See (and hear!) thousands of wigeons in the bay
  2. Watch out for hundreds of waders along the shoreline as the tide comes in
  3. Look for the first of the wintering ducks in the bay

Top things to do in Winter

  1. See hundreds of waders along the shoreline as the tide comes in
  2. Look out for scaups from the car park at Jemimaville
  3. Keep an eye out for a hungry peregrine as it hunts the massed bird flocks

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Explore for a Day - Easter Ross

Explore for a Day - Easter Ross

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Wildlife, cultural and historical highlights in the Easter Ross area.


Extend your stay

Other places to visit

Markie Burn, RSPB Fairy Glen reserve

Fairy Glen

An attractive wooded Highland glen with beautiful waterfalls

Winter-plumaged bar-tailed godwit on shoreline

Nigg Bay

Vast mudflats with a great chance to enjoy coastal wildlife

Great yellow bumblebee

Marwick Head

A spectacular, curved, clifftop walk above a seabird city

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