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Ordnance Survey Sheet 68 (NR628209) Southwest Kintyre Argyll
Machrihanish is about six miles west of Campbeltown on A83, then B843.
The Seabird / Wildlife Observatory is well signposted from the village and is about a mile west of the Golf Club.
Access - Daily April - October
Wheelchair access, dogs welcome, parking for 3 cars, digiscoping facilities include electricity and monitor.
Facilities - Seawatching hide, toilets in nearby village, coach parking.
Public Transport - Regular buses from campbeltown.
West Coast Motors, Tel:- 01586 552 319)
Habitat - Marine, rocky shore and upland habitats.
Summer - Golden Eagle, Peregrine Falcon, Storm Petrel, Twite.
Autumn - Passage seabirds and waders. On shore gales often produce inshore movements of Leach's Petrel and other scarce seabirds inc. Balearic Shearwater, Sabine's Gull, Grey Phalarope.
Winter - Great Northern Diver, Purple Sandpiper, Ruddy Turnstone with occasional Glaucous and Iceland Gull.
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