Dublin Bay Conference, April 29th, 2015

Dublin Bay Conference, April 29th, 2015

An exciting one day conference to mark the 300th anniversary of Dublin Port, covering ecology, history, and future planning.

Irish Sea Symposium

Irish Sea Symposium

Richard Nairn of Natura Consultants will give a free lecture on Friday 19th September at 7:30pm at the Maritime Museum as part of “The Irish Sea: History, Culture, Environment” Symposium.

Barn Owls indirect victims of rat poisoning

Barn Owls indirect victims of rat poisoning

New research by BirdWatch Ireland and UCC shows that Barn Owls in Ireland have a high exposure to rat poisons. The secondary threat of rat poisons to birds of prey needs to be addressed with an advice campaign targeted at…

Terns gather in Dublin Bay

Terns gather in Dublin Bay

The annual gathering of terns in Dublin Bay is underway with over 6,000 birds recorded in huge flocks at the end of August. ┬áThe flocks of seabirds appear at dusk on Sandymount and Merrion Strand massing together for safety on…

Lapwing breeding in midlands

Lapwing breeding in midlands

Natura ornithologists have recorded breeding Lapwing on a number of farmland sites in the midland counties, in connection with a large windfarm project called Energy Bridge. ┬áThis beautiful wader species has declined markedly in recent years due to drainage and…