sand martins nesting in masonry

 three sandmartin nests in holes inside archway

Three sandmartin nests in holes inside archway (see below)

I had not realised how much sand martins were using buildings to nest in.

main street killeshandra sand martins nest site

Main street Killeshandra ,sand martins nest site

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In Killeshandra ,Co. Cavan ,main street the sand martins are nesting under an archway. The other sites I know of , so far are:  under Carratraw bridge, the east face of  Butlers bridge, Rathkenny bridge (face) over the Annalee river and the masonry banks of the Kinnypottle river at Water street, Cavan town. 
 
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