Sunday, August 23, 2009

August 23, 2009: Galway, Cliffs of Moher, and Burren, Ireland

Today saw very rainy weather, so we drove north an hour and a half to tour the city of Galway. To start I have some pictures from the road - then Galway itself...

Now from the Nimmo's Pier area in Galway

Black-Headed Gull
Common Gull
Mute Swan
Hooded Crow
Ruddy Turnstone
Above and Below: Redshank
Eurasian Oystercatchers

Scenes from around Central Galway

Inside the Galway Mall

Leaving Galway and heading towards the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren

The Burren area was beautiful
The Poulnabrone Dolmen
A Chaffinch at the Dolmen
A Bullfinch at the Dolmen
A flying Eurasian Kestrel

At the Cliffs of Moher
Rook (above and below)
Fulmars along the cliffs
This Peregrine Falcon flew over
flyover Fulmar
White Wagtail (above and below)

On the way back to the hotel...
Jackdaws on a wire near Lisdeen
A Blue Tit at the B&B

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