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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.
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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 to her usual haunts. Last weekend she visited Inis Cealtra (Holy Island) for the first time and roosted there overnight which is remarkable given how close it is to where she was hatched. Last week all three, parents and chick, could be heard calling excitedly on the offshore islands from Mountshannon pier. Maybe parents know something is up and it’s time for Aoibheall to spread her wings?!

Last Tuesday (25th Nov) one of her parents, male Y (Caimin) was spotted by N Tipperary NPWS ranger Aine Lynch at Parteen weir south of Killaloe, 18 kilometres south of Mountshannon! Of course 18km is nothing for a White-tailed Sea Eagle, but given how faithful they are to their breeding ranges this was quite a trip away.  

Finally in the last few days Aoibheall took off and headed west inland roosting overnight between Tulla and Bodyke (25/11), the same day Caimin was at Parteen....coincidence? The next day she headed back to roost near Tuamgraney, on the edge of Scarriff Bay. By now she may be back home but we will know more soon.