Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_top position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_bottom position below the menu.
Login
Register

Sample Sidebar Module

This is a sample module published to the sidebar_bottom position, using the -sidebar module class suffix. There is also a sidebar_top position below the search.
News
Irish WTSE reintroduction update 2015

Irish WTSE reintroduction update 2015

06.11.2015
Breeding: -Thirteen pairs held territory in Ireland in 2015 (Fig. 1). At least nine pairs built nests and eight pairs laid eggs.  For the first year since breeding began in 2012 more than one pair successfully fledged chicks: five pairs hatched chicks across four counties...
Cealtra explores Lough Derg

Cealtra explores Lough Derg

13.09.2015
Since fledging in mid July, Cealtra, the 2015 young female White-tailed Sea Eagle has been gradually finding her wings. As you probably know she is one of 4 sea eagle chicks fledged this year from nests in the wild in Clare, Kerry and Galway (sadly...
White-tailed Sea Eagle chicks take to the wing!

White-tailed Sea Eagle chicks take to the wing!

05.08.2015
The first White-tailed Sea Eagle nests in Co. Kerry in over 100 years have successfully fledged chicks in 2015! Two pairs, one in Killarney National Park and the other on the Beara peninsula near Kenmare, fledged single chicks at each nest.  This was the third...
Star trekkin: sat tagged male WTSE on the move after loss of his mate

Star trekkin: sat tagged male WTSE on the move after loss of his mate

16.07.2015
On 1 April 2015 the mate of our satellite tagged White-tailea Eagle male Star was found dead on the nest in Connemara. Tragically she was on the point of egg-laying but was found poisoned by local conservation ranger Dermot Breen (see [previous blog). White-tailed Eagles...
White-tailed eagle chicks hatch successfully across four counties

White-tailed eagle chicks hatch successfully across four counties

02.06.2015
White-tailed Eagles have successfully hatched chicks across four counties in Ireland. Eight pairs of White-tailed Eagles have nested and laid eggs with five nests successfully hatching chicks in counties Clare, Cork, Galway and Kerry. In the last few weeks’ chicks hatched in nests on Lough...
Poisoned White-tailed Eagle found dead in nest in Connemara

Poisoned White-tailed Eagle found dead in nest in Connemara

17.04.2015
A White-tailed Eagle has been found dead in the nest at a nest site in Connemara. The six year old female eagle was discovered dead in the nest on 1st April by Conservation Ranger Dermot Breen and recovered by a team from the National Parks...
Irish Hen Harrier Survey 2015 Invite

Irish Hen Harrier Survey 2015 Invite

15.03.2015
 The Golden Eagle Trust, Irish Raptor Study Group and BirdWatch Ireland have formed an exciting conservation partnership and collectively are co-ordinating the 2015 Irish Hen Harrier Survey for the National Parks & Wildlife Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht. The hen harrier...
White-tailed Eagle Ingar found dead in Femanagh

White-tailed Eagle Ingar found dead in Femanagh

26.02.2015
Sad end to a beautiful bird. The remains of our much travelled 2011 release male White-tailed Eagle Ingar was recently recovered from in Fermanagh. Unfortunately not much was left by the time the bird was reported to us by the landowner who found the bird.
Star on the move again!

Star on the move again!

13.02.2015
After 3 years apparently well-settled on territory and paired with a female in west Connemara, something is going on with 2009 male Star. Over the winter he made a couple of excursions away from Connemara to south-east Galway but returned to his territory. Not so...
Star goes AWOL for Christmas!

Star goes AWOL for Christmas!

23.12.2014
Looks like 2009 released WTSE male Star will be spending Christmas on leave from his territory in south Connemara! Star took off and headed south-east across Galway Bay on 10th Dec, roosting the night just east of Gort on the northern edge of the Slieve...
Aoibheall finally leaves home!

Aoibheall finally leaves home!

12.12.2014
Over the last four and a half months or so since she took her first flight from her nest high up in a Scots Pine near Mountshannon, Co. Clare, its been fascinating to see the 2014 WTSE chick Aoibheall explore her watery environment on beautiful...
Aoibheall getting restless?

Aoibheall getting restless?

28.11.2014
Over the last few weeks Aoibheall (2014 Mountshannon chick) has been very settled in and around its nest area and showing little sign of making a big movement away. She did make it a few km east along the shore towards Whitegate but soon returned...