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Turnberry Point Ayrshire

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Species
Chough
©
Lawrence Gray
Date
04 March 2019
Description
What a Bobby Dazzler, feeding well and flipping over large pebbles probably its own weight or more, just wish there were more of this species around
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Site Details

6 miles N of Girvan. Rocky headland with lighthouse, situated on Turnberry Golf Course. Small islet to South of point used by roosting waders. Turnberry Bay lies further to South of this.

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Directions

Follow A77 South from Ayr, via Maybole and turn North on to A719 at Turnberry village until the access road to the lighthouse is reached. Stagecoach buses run bus service to the area, but not many in course of day.

Access

Access via lighthouse road across Golf Course. Cars must be parked at first closed wooden gate on old wartime runway. Walk West along remainder of road (10 minutes) to lighthouse. Closed between dusk and dawn when other gate at main road is also locked.

Parking

Park on Golf Course access road where it reaches the first locked gate - a wooden gate situated on an old wartime runway.

Opening Times

Dawn till dusk

Facilities

None

Key Areas / Routes

Watch from ground beside the lighthouse.

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