Tag Archives: BirdWatch Ireland

Binocular advice for birders


I’m frequently asked about my recommendations for binoculars. My first recommendation is yes, you should get a pair. Sure, you can do a lot of birding without binoculars – and 90% or more of the birds I encounter I detect … Continue reading

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eBird News – September 2016 newsletter


In this issue: eBird Profile Pages are here! 2016 eBird Taxonomy update Your historic eBird sightings make a difference Free trial of the newly updated Birds of North America Get early access to new features in eBird as an eBird Partner … Continue reading

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BirdWatch Ireland eWings newsletter, August 2016


BIRDWATCH IRELAND eWINGS Welcome to the August 2016 issue of eWings, BirdWatch Ireland’s email newsletter. BirdWatch Ireland would be nothing without the support of its members. As Ireland’s largest conservation charity, we have a special responsibility to ensure that the … Continue reading

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Birding a slice across the Emerald Isle


Well, it’s not really birding.  It was more like paying attention to what birds were around while sightseeing, but it was enough to help me compile a list of 56 species (including 16 lifers!) during the last week of June … Continue reading

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Birdwatch Ireland eWings #80


BIRDWATCH IRELAND eWINGS Welcome to the May 2016 issue of eWings, BirdWatch Ireland’s email newsletter. Ireland’s hedgerows don’t get the respect that they deserve. One of our most important wildlife habitats, not to mention a stunning visual feature of our … Continue reading

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BirdWatch Ireland – eWings #76


Check out BirdWatch Ireland’s eWings newsletter for January, 2016.  Issue #76 includes important information on proposed changes to the timing of hedge cutting and burning, as well as announcements for upcoming citizen science events.  For example . . . Please … Continue reading

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BirdWatch Ireland eWings #75


BIRDWATCH IRELAND eWINGS Welcome to the December 2015 issue of eWings, BirdWatch Ireland’s email newsletter. With Ireland in the full grip of winter, this might not seem like the time of year to be thinking about nestboxes. These actually perform … Continue reading

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