Birds of Ireland

House Martin

House Martin

The House Martin is a summer visitor to Ireland from Africa and tends to arrive around April / May. It comes here to breed and can sometimes be seen on mud banks of rivers and ponds collecting nest mterial

Best Sites

Anywhere throughout the country. They can often be seen in Turvey Park in Dublin or Glendalough in  in Wicklow.

House Martins at Glendalough, Wicklow, Ireland: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1.4 Ext, 1/1000 Sec, F10, ISO 2500

House Martins at Glendalough, Wicklow, Ireland: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1.4 Ext, 1/800 Sec, F10, ISO 1000