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County Tyrone

Common Tern Sterna hirundo ©Ian Dickey Website

One of the largest counties in area stretching from the west shore of Lough Neagh to the River Foyle on the border with Donegal. There is a lot of high ground in the Sperrin Mountains. Like Armagh most of the birding interest lies along the shore of Lough Neagh.

Top Sites


Satellite View

Map Ref: H730440 Wintering Greenland White-fronted Geese

Kells Point

Map Ref: H930700 Wildfowl and waders

Kiltagh Point

Map Ref: H950730 Wildfowl and waders

Kinturk Flat

Map Ref: H960790 Wildfowl and waders

Lough Fea

Satellite View

Map Ref: H750860 Upland birds


Useful Reading

Where to Watch Birds in Ireland

by Paul Milne & Clive Hutchinson - Paperback - 336 pages (2nd Edition 2010) Christopher Helm £18.99

ISBN: 9781408105214

Buy this book from NHBS.com

Useful Information

BTO Rep - Mary Mooney

20 Leckpatrick Road, Ballymagorry, Strabane. BT82 0AL memooney@tinyworld.co.uk

Trip Reports


Trip Report Repository

CloudBirders was created by a group of Belgian world birding enthusiasts and went live on 21st of March 2013. They provide a large and growing database of birding trip reports, complemented with extensive search, voting and statistical features.

Places to Stay

Click on WAND for tours, guides, lodges and more…

Greenmount Lodge - Omagh


Greenmount Estate in which the Guest House is set enjoys all the tranquillity of mature woodlands, green pastures and a quietly flowing river, so providing the visitor with the opportunity to experience the beauty of the countryside around Omagh this environment is conducive to rest and relaxation…

Other Links

Birdwatching in County Tyrone


List of Important Bird Areas