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WILDLIFE on Achill Island
With the exception of some areas around Achill Sound and Dugort, the island is almost completely devoid of trees and woodlands.

LAND
Birds
Kestral, Wagtail, Wheatear, Goldcrest, Mute Swan, Heron, Grey Crow, Chough, Magpie, Robin, Pigeon, Cuckoo, Corncrake.

Mammals
Fox, Foxcubs, Otter, Badger, Hare, Rabbit.

Fish
Brown Trout, White Trout.

SEA
Birds

Black Head Gull, Herring Gull, Cormorant, Gannet, Puffin, Fulmar, Tern, Plover, Oystercatcher, Dunlin, Sanderling, Turnstone, Guillemot, Razor Bill, Stormpetrel.

Mammals

Seal, Porpoise.

Fish
Cod, Ling, Coalfish, Pollack, Mackerel, Plaice, Turbot, Flounder, Dab, Mullet, Salmon, Seatrout, Gurnard, Wrasse, Ray, John Dory, Whiting, Scad, Megrim, Dogfish, Spurdog, Tope, Blue Shark, Porbeagle Shark, Sand Eel.


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