For the Love of Puffins – Best Place in Scotland to See Them

If you are a nature lover and want to see the puffins there is no better place in Scotland than Lunga. The Isle of Lunga, which is the largest Island in the Treshnish Archipelago, combines a dramatic setting of green cliffs and ocean, with abundant wild life.

The large population of puffins are what draw the tourists (including myself) to Lunga, and they do so for good reason.  Unlike other places in the British Isles, the puffin colonies in Lunga are thriving and extremely approachable.  They have learned that having humans around keep their predators at bay.  This means you get the opportunity to see them up close and personal. You can watch them fly in from the ocean with fish in their beaks to feed their young.  You can see them interact with each other, clean their feathers, and simply be their adorable selves.  It is an experience like no other I have had so far.

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