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Isle Namanfin

A small island situated in Lower Lough Erne, noted for Ivy broomrape

Isle Namanfin in Lower Lough Erne, Co. Fermanagh, is one of only two places in Northern Ireland where ivy broomrape is found and is notable for breeding garden warbler - a species scarce in Ireland. It is also noteworthy for other birds such as curlew, song thrush, spotted flycatcher, bullfinch and reed bunting. Real's wood white butterfly and otter have been seen here in recent years.

Species and habitats

Habitats
Woodland

Nearby nature reserves

Inishcreagh
16 miles - Ulster Wildlife
Cottage Farm
23 miles - Ulster Wildlife
Milford Cutting
44 miles - Ulster Wildlife

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Reserve information

Location
Lower Lough Erne
Lower Lough Erne
Fermanagh
BT94 1RB
Map reference
H160561
Best time to visit
May - Jul
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Opening Times
Open at all times but access by permission only, contact Ulster Wildlife. Boat required
Size
1.56 hectares
Access
Permit required

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Walking information
Boat is required to get to this island from jetty at Rossigh just off the B82 north of Killadeas, no path, rough woodland terrain
Parking
Contact Ulster Wildlife for details
Dogs
No dogs allowed
Reserve manager
Ulster Wildlife
Tel: 028 9045 4094