February 15, 2023

Marsh Harriers on the Burren lowland Loughs

 There have been regular sightings this winter of Marsh Harriers within County Clare and Limerick. Last winter was very simular.

Marsh Harriers have a massive area of vagrancy so its hard to say how many we have , sure they follow the water coarses with good established reedbeds and are well able to travel distance with British tagged birds showing up north of Scotland and  far south as Senegal.

All I know is that its great that we have them and be able to get good observations of a wonderful Raptor that has chose to inhabit our Loughs around the Burren.

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