Aerial survey of the Outer Hebrides

Earlier this week a small team from WA Coastal & Marine and RCAHMS made a series of flights from Barra to Lewis involving detailed aerial photography of the intertidal zone in the hunt for previously unrecorded sites. BBC Alba reported on the proceedings.

It was a very successful trip identifying several new sites including a spectacular complex of yairs (fish traps). Over the next few weeks the results will be analysed and reported.

More to follow soon!

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