Birds of Ireland



The Lapwing is resident through out Ireland all year, but visitor numbers increase during Spring and Autumn. They can be seen in most coastal estuaries and inland near farmland.

Best Sites

Most Estuary locations. Broadmeadows Estuary in Swords holds good numbers in Winter

Lapwing at Layton, Meath: Canon 7D MKll, 1.4 Ext, 100 - 400 Lens, 1/2000 Sec, F9, ISO 320