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Shannon Ornithologists, Please Swallow This…

27th August 2018
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At least 28 swallows settled on the forward rail of Scruples II. See Video below At least 28 swallows settled on the forward rail of Scruples II. See Video below

Portrunny on the northwest shore of Lough Ree is a secluded and very peaceful place renowned for its bird life.

But even so, the crew of the good ship Scruples II berthed there recently reckoned they might have reached a record with at least 28 swallows settling on the forward rail, with others hovering about.

We have to admit that even the fully assembled Afloat.ie Nature Watch team haven’t a clue about adjudicating on this – can any of our increasing number of visitors help?

Published in Inland Waterways
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