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A close-up of a Panasonic Lumix G9II camera held by a hand, with a blurred green grass background.
I've been using the superb Panasonic Lumix G9 Micro-four-thirds camera for my wildlife photography since I reviewed it here on the site back in 2018, not long after its release. It was... and indeed still is... a fantastic camera for wildlife. With the announcement of the Lumix G9II in late....
A basking shark off the West Cork Coast
"Shark-infested waters" isn't a term you normally associate with the Irish coastline, yet in late spring and early summer the Irish coast is one of the best places in Europe to see one of the world's largest sharks. The basking sharks (Cetorhinus maximus) is the largest fish in the North Atlantic, and second....

Wildlife Features

Orang-utan conservation
This is a feature about the conservation of the orang-utan that I originally wrote for "Wild Ireland" magazine back in 2003. Ten years on and....
Short beaked common dolphin
An account of my first ever encounter with fin and humpback whales off the coast of West Cork, Ireland in November 2004, This article appeared....
Robin -- feeding garden birds
During the winter short days and long nights limit the time birds have to forage, while at the same time natural food becomes more scarce. Our garden birds....
Irish pine marten populations recovering
There are two squirrel species found in Ireland.  The native red squirrel, Sciurus vulgaris, and the invasive North American grey squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis.  In Ireland,....