Booterstown Marsh is a small wetland just in from the coast. It is used both as a roosting site for waders and gulls at high tide, but also by more freshwater species such as Snipe and Water Rail. It is on the left side of the road going from the Merrion Gates towards Blackrock. It can be viewed from the carpark at the railway station but sometimes better views can be had from the path that runs along the main road. A channel runs along the entire length of the seaward side of the marsh, and this can be good for Kingfisher in winter. The small reedbed directly below the main road has Water Rail throughout the year and the small channels and pools are good for Snipe in winter.
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