Our Wildlife & Flora

The abundant wildlife to be found on the Island includes the Golden Eagle, Sea Eagle, Red Deer and Atlantic Salmon. Flowering plant and fern species growing wild on the Isle of Skye stands at some 750, excluding hybrids. This remarkable number is due to the wide variety of habitats found on the Island. It is hard to say who appreciates the flora of Skye more, the expert botanist or the ordinary visitor with an eye for beauty and colour.The whole island is a fascinating place for the lover of plants to explore.