Last weekend my friend and I spent another day watching and counting shore birds for the I-Webs survey here in Kerry. The weather was relatively came after the strong winds that Storm Dorris brought over the previous few days. Continue reading
One topic that I have had a specific interest in has been invasive species. They are a phenomenon that I only became aware of in the last few years, and since then I have been attempting to educate myself about the impact they are having on biodiversity. Continue reading
Yeah, I know its been a while since I posted. Please forgive me, I hope to be able to spend much more time updating this blog than I have done in the last few months.
Anyway, I was flicking through my camera lately and came across some pictures that I took in Killarney National Park last year. I was there in early autumn to observe the deer rut. Continue reading
Unfortunately, the weather has taken a slight turn. Over the last week or so it has been very showery and thundery on occasion, so opportunities for getting out and about have been few and far between. Yesterday was one of the better days, so I packed up my backpack and camera and headed for the local strand.
Getting in touch with nature doesn’t mean you have to travel to the wilderness. Some of the best natural encounters that I have had have occurred in the familiar surroundings of my own garden.
So, this is my first foray into the blogging world. Why did I decide to start a blog you ask? Well, I have always had an interest in nature. From a young age I have been at my happiest when I am out in the fresh air, with my toes in the grass looking for bugs, birds and animals of all shapes and sizes. Continue reading