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The shires or counties of Scotland are geographic subdivisions of Scotland established in the Middle Ages. Argyll is a historic county in western Scotland. Argyll is full of historic and natural wonders, from nature reserves with varied wildlife to stunning coastal landscapes.

Created: 27  August  2016  Edited: 7  December  2018

Wildlife in and around Argyll

Argyll Mammals

There are 51 species of mammals recorded as found near Argyll.

45 Khz Pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)
Badger (Meles meles)
Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus)
Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
Common Shrew (Sorex araneus)
American Mink (Neovison vison)
Bank Vole (Myodes glareolus)
Brown Long-Eared Bat (Plecotus auritus)
Common Seal (Phoca vitulina)
Daubenton's Bat (Myotis daubentonii)

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Argyll Birds

There are 218 species of birds recorded as found near Argyll.

(Anthus spinoletta/petrosus agg.)
Bar-Tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica)
Barnacle Goose (Branta leucopsis)
Black Guillemot (Cepphus grylle)
Black-Headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus)
Arctic Tern (Sterna paradisaea)
Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
Black Grouse (Tetrao tetrix)
Black Swan (Cygnus atratus)
Black-Tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa)

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