Time to get wild about Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way
Ireland's Wildlife calls on tourism authorities to emphasise the wildlife tourism potential of The Wild Atlantic Way.
WOW: RSPB Northern Ireland’s new and improved Belfast Lough reserve
RSPB Northern Ireland's Amy Colvin tells us all about the transformation of the organisations Belfast Lough reserve into Belfast Window On Wildlife (WOW).
Hen Harrier blog-star “Heather” shot dead in Co. Kerry
Satellite-tagged hen-harrier shot in Co. Kerry.
Re-introducing wolves to Ireland: could we? Should we?
Could wolves roam the Irish wilderness again? Ireland's Wildlife contributor Dan Lettice explores the question...
Latest Wildlife Feature
Centuries ago wolves roamed the wilds of Ireland. In this full-length feature Ireland's Wildlife contributor Dan Lettice, explores whether or not, one day, they could do so again.... Wolves in Ireland: the background The grey wolf, Canis lupis, was once reasonably common in Ireland and existed on all parts of the Island. The last wolf in Ireland was probably killed in or around 1786 but small populations or individual wolves may have existed into the early 1800’s. Before English rule … [Read more...]
Wildlife News & Events
The first reported Irish basking shark sighting of 2015 was logged on Monday 09 March. The sharks, one large and one smaller animal, were spotted from … [Read more...]
The body of a white-tailed eagle was recovered by PSNI officers from the Newbridge Road area of Lisnaskea in Co. Fermanagh on Saturday 07 … [Read more...]
Wildlife Gear Reviews
Pros: Superb build quality, excellent balance and high quality materials give a premium feel. excellent optics deliver a pin sharp, high contrast … [Read more...]
Vanguard is bolstering its range of high-performance sports optics with a new flagship binocular model. The Vanguard Endeavor EDII is an upgrade … [Read more...]
Wildlife Book Reviews
Have you ever struggled to tell your bar-tailed from your black-tailed godwit? How about differentiating your dabbling ducks, or getting to grips with … [Read more...]
A few days after our arrival in Yellowstone our wildlife guide for that day stopped his car at a pullout and waved to an ‘elderly’ man sat in his car … [Read more...]
Just over a year ago the Herpetological Society of Ireland (HSI) was called out to a site in Kildare where hundreds of common frogs were … [Read more...]
Following on from research by Dr Emma Sheehy at the National University of Ireland, Galway, a team at Queens University Belfast is trying to shed … [Read more...]
The fieldfare is a large, attractive thrush that is a widespread and abundant winter visitor to these shores. Most of the birds that overwinter here … [Read more...]
They say familiarity breeds contempt... and, in the case of the chaffinch that's probably true. The male chaffinch in its full breeding regalia is one … [Read more...]
Featured Wildlife Websites
Wildlide.ie is a site dedicated to the wildlife and natural history of County Wexford. It's run by a trio of contributors: wildlife artist Don Conroy, … [Read more...]
With the early arrival of spring making headlines it looks like the Spring Alive website is back in action again. Every year Spring Alive tracks … [Read more...]