The Birds of Inishbofin Connemara by Tim Gordon
A birdwatching guide for the experienced and the beginner birdwatcher alike. This is the essential guide to the birds of Inishbofin.
Tim Gordon first came to Inishbofin in the 1990’s searching for Corncrakes in his work for Birdwatch Ireland and has been coming here ever since. His guide to the birdlife of the island is a fascinating and comprehensive record of the various species of birds that live here and visit throughout the year. Inishbofin has a unique position of being the most westerly island in the North West of Ireland and is the last stop going west or the first stop coming East over the Atlantic. It also has a wide variety of habitats from blanket bogs, lakes mountains, farmland and beaches which makes it an attractive place for a huge range of migratory birds and lends itself to a wide variety of local species. For the experienced and the beginner birdwatcher alike, this is the essential guide to the birds of Inishbofin.