Strangford Lough autumn wildlife
Strangford Lough is a unique place to visit at any time of the year, and in autumn there's always a wide variety of wildlife to be found by the shore or in the wider countryside.
What you can see: September - November
- Arrival of light-bellied brent geese from Arctic Canada – up to 90% of the global population
- Arrival of waterfowl and waders from the Arctic and Siberia
- Peak time for red squirrel sightings at Nugent’s Wood
- Grey seal pupping on islands within Strangford Lough