Highlands Historical Hallaig and Big Butterfly Counts, Raasay

Highlands Historical Hallaig and Big Butterfly Counts, Raasay
Grid ref NG 545363 (OS Sheet 32 South Skye & Cuillin Hills)

Organiser: Highland Council Ranger Service, Skye and Lochalsh

Target Species: Butterflies

Time: 10am – 4pm

Meeting place: Meet at Raasay ferry terminal to share transport to the start of the walk. Grid ref NG 545363 (OS Sheet 32 South Skye & Cuillin Hills).

Description: A slow paced walk along part of Raasay's beautiful coastline. We'll be finding, identifying and recording butterflies along the way before reaching the clearance village of Hallaig. Here, learn about Sorley Maclean who created his spine tingling Gaelic poetry about this landscape.

Approx duration: 5-6 hours

What’s needed: Please bring a packed lunch, sturdy footwear and a camera, butterfly net and binoculars if you have any.

Any other information: Please check ferry times for arrival and departure from Raasay.

Cost - adults: £5, concessions/child: £3, family: £9.

Leader name: Jenny Grant / John Phillips

Leader contact details: Tel: 01471 820527 / 6 E-mail: jenny.grant@highland.gov.uk