Kilcoole Little Tern Conservation Project
Working to protect one of Ireland's rarest seabirds
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Saturday, 21 July 2018
The Second Batch
The last week or two have been a bit quieter than the start of July The first batch of chicks has come and gone. The vast majority of them h...
Monday, 2 July 2018
Tern Chicks Galore and Flooded Shore
Since the last post it's been all go at Kilcoole. Not long after the last update we lost nearly 50 nests to a high spring tide. This was...
Tuesday, 12 June 2018
As you can guess from the title...we've got chicks! 22 days since our first egg was discovered and the first few clutches are starting ...
Wednesday, 6 June 2018
Early June Update
In the last nearly two weeks since we found our first active nest we've gone all the way up to over 100 active nests, with no signs of s...
Monday, 21 May 2018
It's been a busy week at the colony! Since I last wrote we've completed the colony fencing and we've had several great and enthu...
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
The Start of Another Season!
It's now mid May, and the Little Terns are just arriving back at Kilcoole after spending the winter around the warm seas of west Africa....
Monday, 7 August 2017
Not a Shingle Warden Left
The Little Tern breeding season has come to a close. 24/hr monitoring of the colony ended on the 22nd of July, and the wardens embarked on t...
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