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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.

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Reserve information

Lower Lough Erne
Lower Lough Erne
BT94 1RB
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Best time to visit
May - Jul
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Open at all times but access by permission only, contact Ulster Wildlife. Boat required
1.56 hectares
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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
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No dogs allowed
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Ulster Wildlife
Tel: 028 9045 4094