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BirdWatch Sligo

Site last updated Tuesday 14th April 2015


Welcome to the website of

the Sligo branch of BirdWatch Ireland.

On this website you will find information about Sligo and its bird life.
This site is run by the local BirdWatch Ireland Branch,
which holds monthly meetings in Sligo during the winter
and outings around County Sligo. 

For more information about BirdWatch Ireland, click here.


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Nature Walk
Leaders: Michael D. Casey of IT Sligo


Michael Bell of Nature Learn

Where: Sligo Institute of Technology

Meet: Beside the Fish at main entrance 

WHEN:   Wednesday 29nd April 2015

TIME:      1pm

Sligo Branch of Birdwatch Ireland invites you to attend a nature walk around the grounds of Sligo Institute of Technology.
This will be a guided walk along the paths and river walks of the Institute where a large variety of birds and other wildlife may be observed.
Come along and learn about the nature on your doorstep.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information contact :-
Michael Bell 085 1751000
Sandie McCanny 086 8046468


Please find a flyer here for the noticeboard in your school or workplace (PDF version here)


BirdWatch Sligo Outing to Lough Gara

Sunday 22nd March Led by: Mícheál Casey

Meet at 12.00 in Cartron or 12.45 by Tansey’s Supermarket in Gurteen.

Sligo Branch of Birdwatch Ireland invites you to a guided outing to one of Sligo's best kept secrets - Lough Gara. Weather permitting, this should be an enjoyable afternoon with varied wildfowl in a very unspoilt setting.

Please dress for the weather, bring a packed lunch and sturdy footwear, and a telescope if you have one. However telescopes will be available to share on the day.


Everyone Welcome                                                                                                                                 

Contact:  086-8046468  www.sligobirding.com

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Contacts regarding events and outings

Gerard Scott: 087 907 6486, gerardscott@eircom.net. Sandie McCanny: 086 804 6468, sandiemccanny@gmail,com.

Website: http://www.sligobirding.com You can also keep in touch with sightings and branch events on Facebook and Twitter.