Birds of Ireland

Red Breasted Merganser

Red Breasted Merganser

The Red Breasted Merganser is resident in Ireland and but numbers are boosted by visitors in winter. It is restricted to coastal areas and is common right around the coastline.

Best Sites

Galway Bay. OFten seen at Bull Island, Dublin, in winter.

Red Breasted Mergansers, Rogerstown Estuary, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 LEns, 1.4X Ext, 1/800 SEC, F8, ISO 400

Red Breasted Mergansers, Rogerstown Estuary, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 LEns, 1.4X Ext, 1/800 SEC, F8, ISO 400

Red Breasted Mergansers, Rogerstown Estuary, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 LEns, 1.4X Ext, 1/600 SEC, F10, ISO 500