We may all be stuck at home during the COVID-19 lockdown, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy our garden wildlife. Ireland's Wildlife contributor Albert Nolan shares his recent encounters with a resident blackbird. For the last few days, I have been watching a beautiful male blackbird in the garden. He arrives around the same time every day, flying up from the … [Read more...] about Going wild at home: The Blackbird.
Need to order bird food for the holiday season?Our Official Garden Wildlife Supply Partner, CJ Wildlife, has a special pre-Christmas free delivery promotion running until midnight on Sunday.CJ Wildlife has a great year-round free delivery policy on orders over €50 -- but for this weekend only they're dropping that threshold to just €30 -- which makes it a great time … [Read more...] about Special Free Delivery Weekend promo from CJ Wildlife
Regular IW contributor Albert Nolan reflects on how a bit of winter digging benefits the bird life in his garden. It was a day when you would have fought to have a shovel in your hand as the icy wind slipped easily through layers of clothes. I was finishing off a new bed that I had started a few weeks ago and for once the frosty weather had been a great help in … [Read more...] about Digging, for the birds!
Ireland's Wildlife's Official "Garden Wildlife Supplies" Partner, CJ Wildlife, has a special free delivery weekend to anywhere in Ireland from today until Sunday 29/06/2014.If you haven't tried them before it's the perfect opportunity to give them a whirl, or to stock up on your garden wildlife supplies if you're a regular customer. Just click on the image to check out … [Read more...] about Free delivery weekend from CJ Wildlife
This account of a smooth newt found hibernating in an allotment in Co. Tipperary last November was sent in by Ireland's Wildlife reader and avid gardener Andy Dawson and his young son Ethan. It's a notable record, since the Irish Wildlife Trust's National Newt Survey had received no newt records from Tipperary up to and including 2012. CJ Recent years have seen … [Read more...] about Newt discovered in Tipperary potato patch