Ireland's south coast delivered a very special wildlife experience for guests on our Discover Wildlife Weekend on the West Cork coast of Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way last week. We kicked off on Friday evening with shore-based views of Humpback and Fin Whales blowing offshore. That was followed up with some fantastic encounters with these iconic ocean giants out on the water … [Read more...] about Fantastic wildlife on our Discover Wildlife Weekend
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Wildife and nature blog featuring an eclectic mix of wildlife, birding and conservation content from Ireland and around the world. Be warned there may be opinions flying around here....
Watching your local wildlife, even the familiar characters that surround you every day, is a rewarding and worthwhile experience. But it's always exciting when something a little out of the ordinary shows up. That happened here on the West Cork coast a few days ago, when news broke that a local birder had found an adult Rose-coloured Starling (Pastor roseus) near Galley … [Read more...] about Rose coloured starling on holiday in West Cork
Doing some admin on the Ireland's Wildlife Tours website today I noticed an issue with the SSL certificate renewal. That means that some of you may have seen a security warning when trying to access the site. The issue has been resolved so if you visit the site now you should see a reassuring green padlock in your browser address bar showing that any data you submit is … [Read more...] about Update: Ireland’s Wild South Coast offer extended
State broadcaster Radio Telefis Éireann (RTÉ) has announced an impressive array of wildlife and nature programming as part of its spring schedule. Hosted by passionate Irish naturalists and film-makers, the programmes capture and share the wonder of Irish wildlife. https://youtu.be/_2N8e9efhP4 Ireland's Wild Atlantic The season kicks off on the 22 April with the … [Read more...] about RTÉ puts Irish wildlife centre stage this spring
Huge congratulations to Chris Howes of Dublin, who was selected as the winner of our Seeing is Believing wildlife photography competition at the end of February. Chris's entry -- A fox cub reflects -- beat off some stiff competition to take the top prize of a fantastic pair of Vanguard Endeavor EDII 10x42 binoculars worth €400. Runner-up Dieter Waschbuesch came in … [Read more...] about Seeing is Believing Photography Competition Winner