Carrowmore Lake

OSI Discovery Series – Maps 22 & 23 – F 840 290

Directions :

Take the R313 from Bangor Erris towards Belmullet. The lake is on the north side of the road. There are several parking spots, notably at the point where the river exits the lake (sluice).

Neighbouring Sites:

Mullet Peninsula

Ballycroy Area

Birds to be seen or heard include:


Whooper Swans, Greenland White-fronted Geese, Ducks (Pochard, Tufted, Goldeneye, Scaup, Wigeon, Teal, Mallard), Red-breasted Merganser, Goosander


Arctic and Sandwich Terns

Rare / Scarce / Unusual Birds:

Ring-necked Duck (Feb & Mar 2022)

Snowy Owl (Dec 2017)

White-tailed Eagle (summer 2012)

Green-winged Teal (Jan 2012)