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Rosslare Back Strand

Co Wexford  >  Ireland

Tidal mudflats and sandspit east of, and overlooking, Wexford Harbour and city. NOT to be confused with Rosslare Harbour.

Added by Axel Kirby

Description

Part of the Wexford Harbour environment with a mix of waders like Eurasian Curlew, European Golden-Plover, Grey Plover, Common Ringed Plover, Black-tailed Godwit and other waterfowl. Particularly good on a rising tide in the morning, with the sun behind you

Details

Access

Drive north from Rosslare village to the end of the public road about 1.25 miles, where parking is limited. Viewing is recommended at the public hide, about 8 mile from village, and anywhere where parking is safe and not an obstruction.

Terrain and Habitat

Beach, Mud flats, Scattered trees and bushes, Sea, Dunes, City/village

Conditions

Flat, Sandy, Open landscape, High water possible

Circular trail

No

Is a telescope useful?

Yes

Good birding season

Winter, Spring

Best time to visit

Winter

Route

Paved road, Wide path

Difficulty walking trail

Easy

Accessible by

Foot

Birdwatching hide / platform

Yes

Birdingplaces Near

South Slobs. with permission from landowners

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Top 5 birds

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