More Shore Birds!

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

Alien Ladybirds

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

The Plight of The Curlew

For the last number of months my friend and I have been participating in one of Ireland’s largest bird surveys. The I-WeBS (Irish Wetland Bird Survey) survey is carried out over the winter months in an attempt to monitor wintering populations of shorebirds in Ireland. Continue reading

Irish Deer

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

Hooded Crows

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.

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