Attaching sensors to animals in order to study their movements and record aspects of their behaviour has become commonplace over recent years. However, because they need to be lightweight, these automated bio-loggers typically have limited battery capacity.That's a challenge, particularly when you want to use power-hungry data collection methods like video.Now, by … [Read more...] about Smart technology reveals new gull behaviour
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The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group (IWDG) has announced a positive match between a Humpback Whale photographed at feeding grounds off the Irish south coast in 2015, and an animal photographed at breeding grounds in the Cape Verde Islands off West Africa in April of this year.This is the first ever match between one of the 92 whales (at the time of writing) in the Irish … [Read more...] about Irish Humpback Whale linked to Cape Verde breeding grounds
Our Discover Wildlife Weekends are all about getting you closer to the wild side of Ireland. We encountered some incredible wildlife on our 2018 weekend wildlife breaks on the stunning West Cork coast, and we're looking forward to seeing what 2019 has in store. The video below, featuring some of our 2018 highlights will give you some idea of the kind of things you can expect … [Read more...] about Get closer to the wild side of Ireland on a Discover Wildlife Weekend
The Irish Wildlife Collection: Volume Two is the latest in a series of books featuring work by West Cork based nature writer Calvin Jones, founder of Ireland’s Wildlife (www.irelandswildlife.com).Like it’s predecessor, “The Irish Wildlife Collection: Volume Two” features articles, species profiles and features that put the spotlight firmly on Irish wildlife and the … [Read more...] about New book celebrates Ireland’s wildlife
Ireland is home to some truly phenomenal wildlife.Our position on the western periphery of Europe, perched on the edge of the wild North Atlantic, makes this a truly special place. The essence of Ireland's natural heritage is encapsulated in this short video, compiled by Crossing The Line Films. It was screened during "New Horizon's For Nature", Ireland's first National … [Read more...] about Video captures essence of Ireland’s wildlife at National Biodiversity Conference