Birds of Ireland

Sand Martin

Sand Martin

The Sand Martinis a summer visitor to Ireland, having flown from sub Saharan Africa. As its name suggests, it nests in sandbanks and rocky ledges or cliffs.

Best Sites

Any area in the country near estuaries or wetlands

Sand Martin

Sand Martin at Broadmeadows Estuary, Swords, Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100 - 400 Lens, 1/1600 Sec, F10, ISO 1000