Bird Watching Dublin

Dublin is the capital city of Ireland and it is a top destination for birding and bird watching enthusiasts. There is a surprising number of birding locations where you can go bird watching in Dublin.  Sea birds and harbour birds can be seen in Bull Island, Dun Laoghaire and the Great South Wall. There are also several small harbours along the Dublin coastline including Skerries, Rush and Colliemore harbour. Colliemore has a ferry service to Dalkey Island where you can also see seals, rabbits and a flock of wild goats!  Many of the public parks and parkland settings in Dublin provide surprising opportunities for bird watching. birds. Three substantial rivers run through Dublin city, the Liffey, the Dodder and the Tolka. All of them are important biding sites in Dublin.

Blessington Street Basin is a beautiful park just a few hundred metres from Dublin city centre. Turvey Nature Reserve is one of the best sites in Dublin to watch birds. It is a real gem located just a few Kilometres north of Swords. Broadmeadows Estuary, located between Swords and Malahide, is a hot spot in North Dublin. Browse through over 30 galleries featured here of  the best bird watching sites in Dublin, as well as photographs and information about each location, including directions. You will find information and directions to all of the birding sites in Dublin on the following page: Bird Watching Locations Ireland

Bird Watching Sites Dublin