Birds of the Lough

Out all day birdwatching
And the craic was good
Stopped off at Strangford Lough
Early in the morning                         

 Coney Island,  Van Morrison 

This portfolio features the birds of Strangford Lough.

The Wild Swans

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Majestic whooper swans from Iceland are one of the glories of the Lough in winter. They hold their necks upright, and look proud. A distinguishing feature is their black-and-yellow beak, with a straight line from forehead to tip. A flight of whoopers passing overhead is an unforgettable experience.