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Rum Shearwaters

Duration: 01:43

Rum is home to a unique colony of Manx Shearwaters. The birds live in burrows high up on the island’s hills. By day the adult birds fly miles out to sea to hunt for fish before returning in the dark to feed their ravenous chick. Dougie joined researchers trying to find out more about the life of these unique birds for a night-time trek high into the Rum hills.

Available since: Fri 18 Nov 2011


Series Producer
Simon Cousins

This clip is from

Landward 2011/2012, Episode 22

22/26 Exploring a new trail on Loch Ness's south shore and the company using fish to grow veg.

First broadcast: 25 Nov 2011

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