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Hebridean Mink Project

The main objective of the Hebridean Mink Project is to eradicate American mink totally from the Western isles, thus preventing further significant disturbance and losses to our internationally important populations of ground nesting birds.

Screenshot for website. ©Iain Macleod/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Introduction - Phase 1 and Phase 2

A brief history of the Hebridean Mink Project

Hebridean Mink Project Logo.  ©SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Mink project aims and objectives

What are we trying to achieve?

 Mink with trout. ©John MacAvoy/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

American mink facts

Some useful facts about mink and the project.

Setting up mink traps. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.snh.gov.uk/copyright

Mink news and updates

Find the latest mink project news and updates.



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