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