It is relatively flat undulating landscape with a few high vantage points to view across Lough Derg. White-tailed Eagle can be seen hunting and fishing, One nesting site can be viewed from a hide in Portumna Forest Park (als described on Birdingplaces) and another (on Private Land and not accessible to view) are within 5 km. Common Buzzard are common and many duck, geese and waterfowl in the harbour areas.
Village and habour well sign posted from 20 to 30km away. 2.5 hours from Dublin Dock or Airport. 1 hour from Shannon Airport.
Terrain and HabitatWetland, Scattered trees and bushes, Grassland, River, Lake, Reedbeds, Agriculture
ConditionsFlat, Hilly, Open landscape
Is a telescope useful?Can be useful
Good birding seasonSpring, Summer, Autumn
Best time to visitSpring
RoutePaved road, Wide path
Difficulty walking trailEasy
Accessible byFoot, Bicycle, Car, Wheelchair
Birdwatching hide / platformNo
Ample car parking or Motorhome Parking. Two good bar restaurants in the village serving food 10am to 9pm. Toilets and shower facilities in the Harbour access by Card €7 in the Village Shop or online on Waterways Ireland web site.