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Published by (The authors) in Belfast .
Written in English


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Includes bibliography.

StatementKenneth W. Perry (and) Stephen W. Warburton.
ContributionsWarburton, Stephen W., Belfast Litho Printers
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,170p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18421756M
ISBN 100950565814

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The Birds And Flowers Of The Saltee Islands Author: Kenneth W. Perry ISBN: CORNELL   There even used to be a church on Great Saltee, but now the island is a home to thousands of sea birds. I have never been so close to any bird except may be some ducks, and this closeness to the beautiful, gracious creatures filled me with sense of awe and reverence. Some of the birds are nesting on the side of the path. The Saltee Islands, St. George's Channel consisting of the Great and Little Saltee, are situated approximately 5 kilometers off the coast of Kilmore Quay d. The larger island Great Saltee is the most famous bird sanctuary in Ireland and is very popular with . The Saltee Islands of the Irish South Coast are a wildlife paradise but what I wasn't expecting besides the glorious weather and sunshine was the carpets of wild bluebells and white campion all over the Island. To say the Puffins and the Gannets were amazing is rather an understatement but also Razorbills and Cormorants and all sorts of 5/5().

  We took the advice of one of the locals and booked a trip to the Saltee Islands in May to photograph the wildlife. In short, it is a beautifully unspoilt island with only one family on the entire island (the owners). The colours of the flowers, sea, rocks and of course the wonderful birdlife is outstanding.5/5(). What a great day on Saltee Island. Declan is such an amiable man and very skilled on sea. Do not miss a trip to Saltee Island with him. The island is a paradise and the variety of birds is absolutely saw thousands of birds and seals. Do not miss a trip with 5/5(). went to the saltee islands on saturday and really loved it. beautiful place that just takes your breath away. amazing views every where you turn and the birds are a joy to watch. we packed up a lovley picnic which we enjoyed after exploring the island. i would recommend this as a must this summer when the weather is so good. the boat over was are living in wexford a long time and 5/5(). - Explore wonderfulirl's board "THE BIRDS OF IRELAND.", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Birds, Ireland and Beautiful birds pins.

  Due to the late spring many of the flowers (which are normally over by now) were at their best and there were good opportunities for shots among the Thrift and Campion. Puffin numbers were low the first day, but by the evening of the second day there . The Great and Little Saltee are about 5 km off the coast of Kilmore Quay. It’s on the larger of the two Saltee Islands where you’ll likely find the puffins, as well as other seabird species like Gannets, Gulls and Manx Shearwaters – making these islands a birdwatcher’s haven. Birdwatching enthusiasts should flock to the Saltee Islands, which together make up one of Ireland’s largest bird sanctuaries. Wander the paths through bluebells and rock flowers while watching the seabirds, who outnumber humans there by at least to one! To book a boat to Saltee Islands from Kilmore Quay, Co Wexford, call +