Paul Marshall; Theropod dinosaur and other footprints from the Valtos Sandstone Formation (Bathonian, Middle Jurassic) of the Isle of Skye. Scottish Journal of Geology ; 41 (2): 97–104. doi: https://doi.org/10.1144/sjg41020097
Three to four footprints, including a tridactyl pes print attributed to a small bipedal theropod, are recorded from the Valtos Sandstone Formation (Bathonian, Middle Jurassic) on the Strathaird peninsula, southern Skye. The prints are preserved in a very fine-grained, well-sorted, silty sandstone that was deposited in a lagoonal, microtidal flat palaeoenvironmental setting, associated with a bay-head delta system. Two of the prints may form a short, narrow trackway reflecting a walking to gently trotting gait of a small theropod animal. These are the first dinosaur footprints recorded from southern Skye.