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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.
Kestral, Wagtail, Wheatear, Goldcrest, Mute Swan, Heron, Grey Crow,
Chough, Magpie, Robin, Pigeon, Cuckoo, Corncrake.
Fox, Foxcubs, Otter, Badger, Hare, Rabbit.
Brown Trout, White Trout.
Black Head Gull, Herring Gull, Cormorant, Gannet, Puffin, Fulmar, Tern,
Plover, Oystercatcher, Dunlin, Sanderling, Turnstone, Guillemot, Razor
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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