Brough of Birsay (Orkney Islands)

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    The Brough of Birsay is a small 21-hectare uninhabited tidal island off the north-west coast of The Mainland of Orkney. The Island has Celtic and Norse remains and is well known for the breeding colony of Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) and Guillemot (Uria aalge)

    The island is accessible on foot at low tide via a 240 metre long causeway over the Sound of Birsay.

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