Wildlife

Birdwatching

The habitat around Bunduff Lough is salt water marshland which attracts a variety of birds including Whooper Swans which arrive here in October from Iceland. Mallard and teal are found here in the Winter months and occasionally shovelled, scaup and tufted duck can be seen.

There are seabirds in abundance along the coast, including nesting Fulmars, Manx Shearwater, Oystercatchers and Puffins. It is possible to see birds of prey in the inland and upland areas, including kestrels and peregrines. For more see Sligo Birding

Seal, Whale and Dolphin Watching

Grey Seals Sligo
Grey Seals Sligo

Cliffoney sits on the southern shore of Donegal Bay, in a prime position for Whale and Dolphin watching. Boats charters to see these magnificent creatures cluse up can be booked locally. There is colony of seals at Moneygold/Streedagh area which can often be seen from Milk Harbour.