The Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

The Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

 

The Wexford Slobs are internationally famous for wild geese which spend the winter months here. The first geese came to the Slobs in 1898.

These were Greylags from Iceland   the common winter goose in Ireland at that time. However, White-fronted Geese from Greenland, first appearing on the Slobs about 1910 building up to several thousand in the mid-1930s, replaced the Greylags. Currently about 10,000 Greenland White-fronted Geese, one-third of the world population, spend the winter on the Wexford Slobs. The Visitor Centre has many interesting exhibitions and an audio-visual show.

 

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