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Swifts go to Gaol.

June 18th, 2020|Categories: News, Uncategorised|Tags: |

Interview By David Medcalf, Wicklow People, 18th June 2020.   They are really remarkable little creatures. Small enough to fit through a hole the size of crème egg, swifts unravel their wings [...]

October Rowan Fest

October 1st, 2019|Categories: Migration, Winter|

In early autumn, from late July onwards, Blackbirds take to the shrubs and bushes, often appearing clumsy on outer branches, laden with fruit. They are attracted to the procession of ripening berries [...]

House Martins, master builders?

July 26th, 2019|Categories: Nest, News, Young Birds|

House Martins gather up mud (c.Oran O'Sullivan) Summer showers, heavy but not too prolonged, are ideal weather conditions in an otherwise dry, hot summer for two of our summer visitors. Swallow and [...]

Knocking on Wood

February 25th, 2019|Categories: Biodiversity, News|

Knocking on Wood: a Great Spotted Woodpecker (c. OOS) That precious extra hour or so of winter ending daylight is really noticable now, especially when the weather is dry and bright. Though [...]

Summer sun worship

June 9th, 2018|Categories: Garden|Tags: , |

It's not unusual for folk to indulge themselves and relax in a sunny place to soak up the suns rays, at this time of the year, having first applied protective sun screen, [...]

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