There are at least two badger setts in the area. They are regularly sighted on the roads at night time
and there is evidence of their digging in areas.
Bats inhabit the area and were observed on the bat walk as outlined. Their flight paths have been
noted along the tree lines. The erection of bat boxes in the area will encourage continued habitation
by the various species.
These are frequently seen and their burrows are to be found in field boundaries and earthen banks.
Both red and grey squirrels are present in the area but mainly in the adjoining Coillte plantations and
in Kinlan’s Wood en route to Lough Dan
The Pine Marten is known to have been present with a road kill spotted in the area. They are hard to
spot as due to its shy nocturnal nature.
This species is local to the area and often spotted in fields referred to as the Squares
Are regularly spotted in the area and all too frequently found dead on the road
Has been occasionally sighted along the roads particularly in the early autumn
Often spotted when
caught by the local cats as
researched by Katie
See the full list of animals in the final report, download report from web.
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