Midleton Estuary

Habitat & Species
Sedge Warblers and Reed Buntings breed here at the Midleton Estuary in summer and Little Egrets can be seen for much of the year. In the winter months, you can see Lapwing and Redshank waders.

About the Area
Looking out over the water and Dwyer’s Road, which named after William Dwyer, founder of Midleton Worsted Mills.  The road was originally called Boreen Oatencake and is said to have taken its name from the generosity of a local inhabitant who fed the poor with oat cakes during the Great Famine (1845-1850).

Please see opposite an image of a Mallard, which may be seen here at Midleton Estuary.

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