Other wildlife 

There are no Foxes or Badgers on Islay, although introduced Brown Rats Rattus norvegicus, Hedgehogs, Stoats, Ferrets M. putorius furo and feral cats Felis catus are a threat to ground-nesting birds. Common Seals Phoca vitulina and Grey Seals Halichoerus grypus can be seen around the coast, with small numbers of Grey Se


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