Canoe birding paddle on lough oughter

cavan lakes lots of shoreline and scrub

cavan lakes have lots of shoreline and scrub

Recent paddle on the lakes from carrawtraw got the following bird list.

Sand martins.   ;  Nesting in masonry under Carratraw bridge
House Martin
Meadow pipit   ;singing outside center
Pied Wagtail   ; feeding on grass outside center  
4 Hooded crows ; possibly this years young
10 (Approx) Lapwing   ;migratory ( finished breeding elsewhere )
3 young great crested grebes  and two adults
heron  1 young  and1 adult
coot probably about 4
9 mute swans non breeding adults
little grebe
reed bunting
sedge warbler
water rail
4 buzzard ; likely to have been newly fledged young and adults.


Next Paddle is on 15th  August see ecotrails  



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