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Dusk descending on a winter's evening over the Rinns of Islay lighthouse and the village of Portnahaven on the inner Hebridean island of Islay on Scotland's west coast. The island is famous for its whisky which is distilled there but is also an important site for migrating birds and wildlife. Islay has a total area of just over 600 square kilometres (239 square miles) and a population of around 3500.