Wildlife Highlights of 2016
2016 was a bumper wildlife year on the West Cork coast... IW Managing Editor Calvin Jones reveals his favourite moments.
New collection of wildlife and nature writing published
New book celebrating Irish wildlife and nature launched.
Vanguard Endeavor EDIV 10×42 Binocular Review
We put Vanguard's new flagship binocular through it's paces... and we like what we see.
Latest Wildlife Feature
2016 was a fantastic year for wildlife on the West Cork stretch of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way. Calvin Jones takes a look back at some of the highlights.... With 2017 well underway I'm looking forward to the wonderful wildlife encounters the year undoubtedly has in store, but I also can't help looking back at the year just passed... and what a wildlife year it was! So here's a quick recap of my most memorable wildlife moments from the West Cork stretch of Ireland's Wild Atlantic … [Read more...]
Wildlife News & Events
Ireland's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released its sixth landmark State of the Environment report, providing an integrated assessment of … [Read more...]
A total of six white-tailed eagle chicks successfully fledged from five nests in three different counties in 2016, making this the most successful … [Read more...]
Wildlife Gear Reviews
Pros: extremely comfortable, supportive and robust boot. Fully waterproof and adjustable. Excellent fit with ordinary socks. 5mm neoprene lining keeps … [Read more...]
Pros: Great ergonomics, excellent build quality and superb optics combine to make this the best Vanguard binocular yet. Sharp detailed views across an … [Read more...]
Wildlife Book Reviews
Bees have always been a source of fascination for me. I remember as a child spending hours in Dad's flower borders watching their busy antics, … [Read more...]
Birds have always held a special draw for me. It was a a fascination with birds that first kindled my interest in wildlife as a youngster. I guess … [Read more...]
St. Patrick's Day is, naturally, a special day here in Ireland... and is celebrated by Irish people and people of Irish descent all over the world. … [Read more...]
We've just heard from our Official Garden Wildlife Partner CJ Wildlife that they're offering 30% off their premium whole peanuts and 10% off all of … [Read more...]
The adult emperor moth is a truly spectacular insect. On the wing in April and May, the male of this large, day-flying moth species is a particularly … [Read more...]
Seen close up the raven is a truly magnificent bird. The largest member of the crow family, it is the biggest passerine (perching) bird in Europe, and … [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...]