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Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

Wexford Wildfowl Reserve
North Slob,
Wexford Town,
Co. Wexford,
Phone: +353 53 912-3406
Fax: +353 53 912-4785

Local Information: North Slob, Co. Wexford

About Wexford Wildfowl Reserve

  • 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. Restricted access for people with disabilities.

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Wexford Wildfowl Reserve Map

Note: Map is an approximate indication ONLY. Please contact Wexford Wildfowl Reserve for directions and precise location prior to your visit.

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