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Great Spotted Woodpecker

The return of Great Spotted Woodpeckers

Great Spotted Woodpecker in flight

Over the last five years woodland on Ireland’s east coast has started to reverberate with the drumming of a very welcome blow-in. This feature documenting that recolonisation was first published in the October 2013 edition of Bird Watching magazine in the UK. Ireland is home to some truly fantastic wildlife….

Fame at last! BBC Wildlife Magazine Letter of the Month

BBC Wildlife Letter of the Month

I was surprised and delighted last month when an email arrived from BBC Wildlife Magazine. I’d sent in a letter in August accompanied by some shots of a lunge-feeding minke whale. According to the email my letter was not only going to be published in the illustrious journal’s October edition,….