Kildavin

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Kildavin
Cill Damháin
Town
Kildavin village - geograph.org.uk - 1384677.jpg
Kildavin is located in Ireland
Kildavin
Kildavin
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 52°41′02″N 6°41′10″W / 52.684°N 6.686°W / 52.684; -6.686Coordinates: 52°41′02″N 6°41′10″W / 52.684°N 6.686°W / 52.684; -6.686
Country Ireland
Province Leinster
County County Carlow
Time zone WET (UTC+0)
 • Summer (DST) IST (WEST) (UTC-1)

Kildavin (Irish: Cill Damháin) is a small village in County Carlow, Ireland. Situated on at the junction of the N80 National secondary road and the R724 regional road, it lies 5 km north of Bunclody, County Wexford at the northern end of the Blackstairs Mountains.

Fauna[edit]

The river Slaney at KIldavin is one of the best places in Ireland in winter to see the rare Goosander : flocks of up to 30 have been seen here. It is not yet clear whether they are breeding locally, or are part of the recently established colony in County Wicklow. The yellowhammer, an increasingly rare songbird in Ireland, is locally common. Ireland's newest breeding bird, the Great Spotted Woodpecker, has been seen here several times recently.

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