Main Birdwatching Localities on Islay

Bird-Watching Localities Copyright: Islay Natural History TrustThere are almost no areas of Islay where there isn't good birdwatching, but we have picked out ten top sites and set them out in some detail with particular attention to good stopping places and the typical birds:

1. Loch Indaal

2. Loch Gruinart

3. Bridgend Woods

4. Loch Skerrols

5. Ballygrant Woods

6. Bunnahabhain

7. Loch Gorm

8. The Rinns

9. Port Ellen and The Oa

10. South Coast

For more information see the book The Birds of Islay link by Gordon Langsbury and Malcolm Olgivie.