Cliffs of Moher, Ireland



These cliffs run for about 14 km and at their southernmost point rise to a height of 214 m. Made of Namurian shale and sandstone, the geology of the area is quite fascinating for those who are interested.


From a wildlife point of view, during peak season there are an estimated 30,000 pairs of birds living on the cliff from as many as 20 different species. This includes Atlantic puffins. Land based mammals include feral goats foxes badges at the Irish hair along with a variety of farm cattle.


The waters be on the cliffs have a wide range of sea life including grey seals purposes dolphins minke whales and basking sharks as well as occasionally sunfish.


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