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CJ Wildlife Free Delivery Weekend Plus Feeder and Food Giveaway

Our garden wildlife partners over at CJ Wildlife are making it easier than ever to stock up on your garden bird feeding supplies before Christmas with free shipping on all orders this weekend. We’ve been using CJ Wildlife for all of our garden wildlife supplies here at Ireland’s Wildlife since….

The Birdwatch Ireland Garden Bird Survey: how you can help monitor Ireland’s garden birds


This post is part of the Crossley ID Guide Britain & Ireland Blog Tour — yesterday the tour was over at Mark Avery’s blog here — tomorrow it moves on to BirdWords… the official site of Dominic Couzens… who’s one of the book’s authors. You’ll find the full tour schedule here. NB. I’ll be….

Are birds influenced by colour? BT Young Scientist needs your help

Garden Birds

Two secondary school students from Co. Cork are in the process of conducting an intriguing experiment to ascertain how birds are influenced by colour, and how that affects their foraging and feeding habits. Jemma Dearden and her friend Gill Blackburn, who are currently in the transition year at  Loreto Convent Secondary school….

Feed the birds this winter and look what might visit your garden: or perhaps NOT!

Oh dear! Last week I received an email newsletter from (I bought a kitchen appliance through the site about a decade ago and have been on their mailing list ever since). Part of the mail was promoting an Irish business that offers wild bird food. I was delighted to….