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Meadow Pip[it Anthus pratensis ©Sue Tranter

Birding County Carlow

County Carlow is a county in Ireland located towards the south east of Ireland, in the province of Leinster. It has an overall population of 50,349, as of April 2006. The town of Carlow, built on the River Barrow, has a population of 20,724 (2006 Census).



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Useful Reading

Fieldguides & Other Birding Books
For a full list of fieldguides and other books see the Republic of Ireland page

Useful Information

Birdwatch Ireland

County contact: Sean Corry (0503) 42185 (H)


Abbreviations Key

Oak Park Forest Park


Satellite View

Situated on the outskirts of Carlow town, the park is a popular destination for walking and educational visits. The park also features a universally accessible playground with full facilities for individuals with a disability – the first of its kind in Ireland, bat sanctuary, and birdwatching area and seating at regular intervals. Outdoor exercise equipment adds to the recreational enjoyment of the park.

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.