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Highlands – Scotland’s Wild Heart

Highlands – Scotland’s Wild Heart

  • Author: Stephen Moss
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1472919025
  • Category: Nature
  • Page: 224
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In the very north of Britain, far from the bustling cities and picturesque countryside to the south, lies Western Europe's greatest wilderness: the Scottish Highlands. This is a land shaped by the flow of ancient ice, where snow-capped mountains tower over ink-black lochs, Golden Eagles soar over heather-clad moors, and Red Deer stags engage in mortal combat for the right to win a mate. Along the coast, sea cliffs and offshore islands teem with millions of seabirds, while the seas themselves are home to Basking Sharks, Orcas and Bottlenose Dolphins. The Highlands may at first sight seem bleak and desolate, but they are also filled with secret wonders, from the ancient Caledonian pine forests to the vast Flow Country, and from the sheer granite cliffs of Handa to the mysterious depths of Loch Ness. In this lavish companion to the BBC TV series Stephen Moss's thoughtful, authoritative text is accompanied by spectacular photography from Laurie Campbell. Highlands – Scotland's Wild Heart follows a year in the lives of a stellar cast of wild animals as they live, feed, breed and die in this beautiful, yet unforgiving landscape – a land where only the toughest survive.

The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands

The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands

  • Author: Rob Humphreys,Donald Reid
  • Publisher: Rough Guides UK
  • ISBN: 1409351645
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 496
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The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands is the ultimate travel guide to this spectacular region. Written in Rough Guides' trademark honest and informative style, the guide features detailed practical advice on what to see and do and how to get about, plus up-to-date reviews of the best hotels, B&Bs, pubs, activity operators and campsites. This guide covers everything from hiking in the Cairngorms to whale-watching on Mull, plus where to find the best local produce from fresh oysters to fine malt whiskies. There are also features on the area's unique wildlife and where to watch it, plus outdoor activities from mountain biking and climbing to surfing and skiing. With clear maps and detailed coverage of Scotland's islands, national parks and mountain areas, The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands will help you make the most of your trip. Originally published in print in 2011. Make the most of your time on earth with The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands. Now available in epub format.

The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands (Travel Guide eBook)

The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands & Islands (Travel Guide eBook)

  • Author: Rough Guides
  • Publisher: Rough Guides UK
  • ISBN: 0241314836
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 440
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This fully updated The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands is the ultimate guidebook to the captivating remote reaches of Scotland. From the divine seafood offerings at Loch Fyne to the whisky distilleries on Islay, this is a place for indulging. It's also a hotspot for outdoor activities, whether you decide to bag a Munro or two, hop onto a mountain bike or stroll along deserted (if blustery) golden beaches. The Rough Guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands contains more information than ever on where to go and what to see in this part of Scotland, with practical information on everything from events listings to transport logistics. There's also coverage of the brand new North Coast 500 route, which loops around the northernmost reaches of the country. From Skye's breathtaking Cuillin ridge to abandoned castles, via riproaring unplanned ceilidhs, this stark and weather beaten part of the planet will not disappoint. Make the most of your trip to the Highlands and Islands with Rough Guides.

Scotland's Highlands and Islands

Scotland's Highlands and Islands

  • Author: Richenda Miers
  • Publisher: Cadogan Books
  • ISBN: 9781860118678
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 348
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From Inverness to the Outer Hebrides and Shetland, this guide reveals some of the last wildernesses of Europe. The guide features all sides of the Highlands and Islands, exploring both the tourist honey-traps and Scotland¿s most remote regions. It highlights thriving traditions such as caber-tossing, Ceilidh music and story-telling, alongside the history of clans, tartans, and the Highland Clearances. The author¿s intimate knowledge of Highland life provides a unique insight into the region, its people, and their culture and beliefs; she offers sound advice as only an insider could. The guide also packs in a wealth of essential and up-to-date practical information, the latest listings, extensive maps and travel timetables, and expert advice on where to ski, walk, windsurf, fish, and star-gaze.

Birds

Birds

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Birds
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Scottish Highlands & Islands

Scottish Highlands & Islands

  • Author: Rob Humphreys,Donald Reid,Rough Guides (Firm)
  • Publisher: Rough Guides Limited
  • ISBN: 9781858288802
  • Category: Travel
  • Page: 543
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Covering the north and west of Scotland, this guide includes all the country's highest mountains and remote wilderness with detailed information on the Western Isles from Arran to Shetland and Orkney. The guide also provides details on all the major towns in the region from Inverness to Oban and practical information on getting around, accommodation and attractions.

W Inging it

W Inging it

Newsletter of the American Birding Association, Inc

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  • Category: Bird watching
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Aves de Patagonia, Tierra Del Fuego Y Península Antártica

Aves de Patagonia, Tierra Del Fuego Y Península Antártica

  • Author: Enrique Couve,Claudio Vidal-Ojeda
  • Publisher: Fantástico Sur Birding
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Birds
  • Page: 656
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BBC Wildlife Magazine

BBC Wildlife Magazine

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  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Animals
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