Guided Butterfly Walk, Sheskinmore, Co. Donegal

Source: An Taisce

Directions: at the end of the L7743 which is off the R261, half way between Portnoo and Ardara

The walk starts at 11 a.m. and is about 4 hours duration.
Bring a packed lunch.

Sheskinmore is “Donegal’s Top Butterfly Site”.

Guides: Bob Aldwell & Maurice Simms.
(Bob Aldwell is co-author of “The Butterflies of Donegal”).

Everyone Welcome – Free

Suitable for all age groups. Wear footwear and clothing to suit the expected weather.

This will be a leisurely guided looped walk through this network of wetland, heath, reedbed, machair and dunes.

This wide variety of habitats, sheltered spots and plant life in Sheskinmore supports a thriving and diverse range of butterflies.
The “Butterflies of Donegal” records 21 butterfly species there.