Balranald Nature Reserve
The reserve is open all year round and has a small unmanned visitor centre 
Balranald has a number of birds that can be viewed there regularly such as lapwings, corn buntings, greylag geese and the famous corncrake which has a distinctive rasping sound in the summer months. North Uist has also had some other rarer visitors such as the Snowy Owl, Black Billed Cuckoo, Gyrfalcon and the Hoopoe.
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