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Northern Ireland Armagh
Craigavon LakesSatellite View
Although artificial attracts wildfowl, and in winter good finch flocks in the area.
Lurgan Park LakeSatellite View
Oxford Island Nature ReserveSatellite View
The most accessible part of Lough Neagh with hides and Information Centre. Wildfowl and extensive woodland and wet meadows.
Reedy FlatsWildfowl, waders and rarities
David W A Knight
Where to Watch Birds in Irelandby Paul Milne & Clive Hutchinson - Paperback - 336 pages (2nd Edition 2010) Christopher Helm £18.99
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BTO Local Rep
DWA Knight, 20 Mandeville Drive, Tandragee, Craigavon, Co Amargh BT62 2DQ 028 3884 0658
Armagh County Museumhttp://www.nmni.com/acm
One of our most popular displays areas on the first floor lets you to take a close look at familiar birds and beasts. It is divided into several convenient sections...
Brackagh Moss Nature ReserveWebsite
The flocks of duck that often accompany the floods are ever watchful for wandering birds of prey...
Lough Neagh Discovery CentreWebsite
The Centre enjoys a unique and beautiful setting on the edge of the Lough where visitors can learn all about the history, the culture and wildlife in and around Lough Neagh...
Oxford Island National ReserveWebsite
Oxford Island National Reserve
Oxford Island, a National Reserve on the shores of Lough Neagh, offers excellent opportunities for people to get close to nature. It is a peninsula today but was an island prior to 1850's before the lough was successively lowered. The reserve consists of 270 acres with 8km of walks and nature trails accessible in all seasons, five birdwatching hides, picnic areas, a paddling pool and Kinnego Marina close by. The Reserve has won awards for its exhibitions, disabled access and haditat development...
ome of the broadleaved and coniferous trees in the forest park are over 200 years old. Gosford Castle belongs to a rare architectural style - Norman revival. Estate has associations with Dean Swift. Walled garden, deerpark, poultry collection, ornamental pigeons in dovecote. Nature trail, barbecue site, café. Off A28, near Markethill. Armagh 7 miles, Newry 12 miles. Open all year...
3 spacious ensuit rooms. Early 18th century farmhouse set in 80 acres of privately owned land with Callen River running through it. Located 6 miles from Armagh City and 18 miles from Newry. An ideal location for golf, angling, walking, cycling, equestrian or just relaxing...
Fairylands Country HouseAccommodation
This family run purpose built B&B is situated in a quiet countryside 1 mile outside Armagh City, just off the main Armagh-Enniskillen Road. It is also within walking distance of the Navan Heritage Centre, the Palace Stables and the Cathedral City. It is Northern Ireland Tourist Board (N.I.T.B.) Approved...
Birdwatching in County ArmaghWebsite
List of sites e.g. Lough Neagh's south shore is the focus: vast numbers of winter diving ducks, including rare ferruginous and ring-necked ducks, red-crested pochard, smew. Great-crested grebe breed in high density near Oxford Island. Inland: blackcap and grasshopper warblers nest in old estates.
Birdwatching Lough NeaghWebsite
Ornithologists from Britain and Western Europe come to study the birds of Northern Ireland every year, and with good reason...
Photographer - Jim Crozier PhotographyGallery
I'm an amateur wildlife photographer based in County Armagh Northern Ireland. I stress the word wildlife as my main passion is capturing animals in their natural environment as opposed to photographing captive animals. For me the research, planning and hours spent in uncomfortable situations are all part of thrilling process of capturing that one great shot. Far more enjoyable than taking a snap of some poor creature kept in an enclosure behind a chain link fence.…
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