Argyll - The Isle of Mull

Argyll - The Isle of Mull - The UK's Best Wildlife Locations
There is a staggering amount of wildlife in a relatively small area and there's a lot of what I call Hollywood or celebrity species. Take a look at the species list below to see what I mean.

WHERE IS THE ISLE OF MULL?
The Isle of Mull is just off the west coast of Scotland, about half way up. Catch the ferry across from Oban.

THE WILDLIFE OF THE ISLE OF MULL?
Mammals of Mull:
Killer whales
Humpbacked whale
Common dolphin
Risso's dolphin
Atlantic white-sided dolphin
Bottlenose dolphin
Minke whale
Harbour porpoise
Cuvier's beaked whale
Sperm whale
Northern right whale
Common seal
Grey seal
Otters
Red deer
Fallow deer
Blue hares
Brown hares
Weasels
Stoats
Ferrets
Shrews
Pygmy shrew
Field voles
Moles

Birds of Mull:
White-tailed sea eagles
Golden eagles
Buzzards
Hen Harrier
Peregrine falcon
Merlin
Corncrake
Barn owl
Short eared owl
Tawney owl
Puffin
Razorbill
Guillemot
Kittiwake
Great northern divers
Little grebe
Slavonian grebe
Eider ducks

There's much, much more including basking sharks and common lizards - I can't recommend it enough.

USEFUL WEBSITES:
www.holidaymull.co.uk
www.whaledolphintrust.co.uk/
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Bedfordshire - The Lodge: RSPB Headquarters in Sandy


Also in: The UK's Best Wildlife Locations

Argyll - Ardnamurchan Peninsula
Bedfordshire - The Lodge: RSPB Headquarters in Sandy
Buckinghamshire - Burnham Beeches (Photo not for sale)
Cambridgeshire - Hampton reserve near Peterborough
Cambridgeshire - Paxton pits
Cambridgeshire - Wandlebury Country Park
Cambridgeshire - Wicken Fen
Cornwall - Roughtor
Cairngorms - Glen Clova
Cornwall - The Lost Gardens of Heligan
Devon - Eggesford
Devon - Offwell
Dumfriesshire - Caerlaverock
Durham - Low Barns
East Sussex - Rye Harbour

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