Sheep going up hill

The Kyle of Sutherland area in images throughout the year. Send yours to news@kylechronicle.co.uk

by Heatherlea Croft

Looking towards The Craigs. Through grazing, sheep maintain a variety of tall grasses, heather and short vegetation. This in turn supports local wildlife, as it provides breeding and nesting grounds for many species of waders, including the lapwing, redshank, curlew and golden plover.

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