Rocky Bay

Habitat & Species
See pairs of Fulmars breed on the surrounding cliffs in summer, Oystercatchers feeding along the rocky shore, or a Peregrine Falcon patrolling the skies.

About the Area
Many shipwrecks have been recorded here, as far back 17th century, the most infamous being the paddle-steamer Killarney which left Cork for Bristol in 1838 when survivors clung to a pinnacle of rock for two days awaiting rescue.

Please see opposite an image of a Stonechat, which may be seen here at Rocky Bay.

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