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Sutherland and North West Scotland is an area of the country which supports a wide variety of wildlife. The Red deer and the Roe deer are indigenous to the area; Foxes are plentiful; Otters, Seals and Golden Eagles are regularly seen around Kylesku; Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises can be spotted from boat trips out of Kylesku or Lochinver; and if you’re lucky then you might even see a Wild Cat, Mountain Hare or Pine Martin.
The area is also a bird-watching paradise with a number of both coastal and inland spots teeming with feathered friends. A few places worth a visit are Handa Island, Stoer Point and Culag Woods
For more information, visit www.discoverassynt.co.uk or discover the Ranger’s Office in Lochinver.