Foula Isle, Scotland

A remote island in the Shetlands proposed by the SPNR as a reserve for its bird life. The name Foula means 'Bird Island' in Old Norse and the island is designated as a Special Protection Area (SPA) for birds, a National Scenic Area and a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its plants, birds and geology.


 (Above) the original SPNR survey documents for Foula Isle

More information on Foula Isle

Visit the Visit Shetland web page for Foula Isle

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