They are one of the few parts of Clare where Red Grouse can still be seen. The heather covered hills with newly planted spruce plantations play home to a small variety of upland birds. Spring and early summer are the most productive times to visit this area.
The small mountain streams hold breeding Dipper and Grey Wagtail. Golden Plover and Dunlin are regular in spring, feeding out on open blanket bog.
Access There are many different routes up the mountain. A recommended walk