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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

An account of a memorable encounter with grey seals off the West Cork coast in Summer 2010. -- We call them natural disasters: events like....
Birding, any time, any place, anywhere
With spring on its way, our resident birds getting ready for nesting season, and the prospect of  spring migrants just around the corner, this is....
Bird Watching in Ireland -- seabirds
Bird watching, or “birding” as many people who watch birds have come to call it these days, is perhaps the most popular form of wildlife....
Undoubtedly one of the biggest wildlife issues in Ireland and Britain over the last few years has been the role of badgers (Meles meles) in....