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A place for regular news, stories and to share my knowledge of wildlife

Here is the state of my neoprene lens covers from a leading manufacturer after a few years

frayed lens cover

When you spend a good chunk of money on your camera lens a quality neoprene cover can help keep it free of knocks and scratches

Can you tell your Rock Pipit from a Meadow Pipit?

Meadow Pipit vs Rock Pipit

When you first spot a Pipit you might be forgiven for thinking you have spotted a small thrush of some kind

Observing and identifying birds isn't just about 'Bird Watching'

name the birds

'Bird Listening' is a really effective skill to develop where our feathered friends are difficult to spot or visibility is poor.

Video Clip showing skilled feeding technique

Meadow Pipit

Looking at the palette of colours - can you name each bird found in Ireland (A1, B1, A2, B2)

bird puzzle number 4

Mesmerising video of Knot dancing with the Atlantic

Cluster of Knot video

This video clip shows the sheer beauty of the Kingfisher's plumage

Kingfisher - Jewel of the Waterways

Observing and identifying birds isn't just about 'Bird Watching'

name the birds

'Bird Listening' is a really effective skill to develop where our feathered friends are difficult to spot or visibility is poor.

Looking at the palette of colours - can you name each bird found in Ireland (A1, A2, B1, B2)

bird puzzle number 2

Looking at the palette of colours - can you name each bird found in Ireland (A1, A2, B1, B2)

bird puzzle number 1

This video clip shows a strange ability of the Godwit

Bar-tailed Godwit showing distal rhynchokinesis

A video clip with enhanced sound taken on 15 June 2020 aboard the 'Holly-Jo' (Cork Whale Watch) from Reen Pier

Short-beaked Common Dolphin Sounds- West Cork

The Ringed Plover seems to risk all

The Ringed Plover seems to risk it all

Fascinating facts about the Gannet

Gannet in flight

A short video taken on 15 June 2020 aboard the 'Holly-Jo' (Cork Whale Watch) from Reen Pier

Dolphins - West Cork

A short narrated video helping you to identify the Greenshank (Donaghmore, West Cork)

Studying the Greenshank

Enjoy this slow-motion stormy Atlantic taken at Simon's Cove (Ballinglanna Bay, West Cork)

Stormy Atlantic at Simon's Cove

Here's a little short video I made that might help you identify various Tits

Identifying Tits