Field Visit Report: Bealtaine Dawn Chorus

Submitted by admin on Fri, 05/08/2015 - 21:35
On Sunday morning, May 3rd 2015 at 5.30am, 52 interested ‘birdwatchers’ gathered outside the Village Store in Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare for the annual Dawn Chorus event. The event, which was organized by BurrenBeo Trust (, warmly welcomed members of The Institute of Biology of Ireland ( to join them. Gordon D’Arcy, the well-known and respected ornithologist, led the group around the local Turlough, Lough Rask.

Field Visit: The Great Saltee Island Bird Sanctuary - 2015 Activity Series

The IBIOLI, as part of its Activity Series 2015, invites its members, friends and members of the public to a one-day family-friendly visit to the Greatest Bird Sanctuary in Ireland, on the Great Saltee Island, off Wexford Coast. The island is very popular with both day-trippers and birdwatchers alike. These Islands are privately owned and are one of the world's major bird sanctuaries. 
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Saltee Islands, Harbour, Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford