Very excited that Seoirse Swanton from Sancta Maria in Louisburgh, Co. Mayo has been selected to present our Swift Research Project at BT Young Scientist of the Year in January 2018 at the RDS in Dublin. Seoirse has played a very big role in this research project, couldn’t have achieved so much without him, and … Read moreSeoirse Swanton enters the Young Scientist of the Year with swift project.
Notes on sound system for playing swift attraction calls by Lynda Huxley – November 2017 is now available from the link on the Nest Box Advice page.
Lynda Huxley is giving a presentation on Wednesday 15th November 2017 at the Galway City’s Sustainability Stories event in the O’Donohue Theatre, National University of Ireland Galway City from 10 am to 2pm.
All details of the Portlaoise Swift Project launch can be seen by CLICKING HERE.
Events for Heritage Week August 2017 can be viewed by Clicking Here!
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County Kildare Nest Site Survey 2016 by Birdwatch Ireland Kildare Branch has now been added to the Kildare page.
See the amazing super swifts at GMIT Castlebar on the 7th and 8th of July, Come to see our famous swifts and nest box project and learn about these amazing birds. CLICK HERE for details.
In Biodiversity Week from Saturday 20th to Sunday 28th May 2017 there are various activities taking place to celebrate Kerry’s Natural Heritage and Lynda Huxley – founder of Swift Conservation Mayo will be giving a talk about the swift at the Ashe Hotel, Main Street, Tralee – followed by a walk for those who would … Read moreSwift Event at the Biodiversity Week in Kerry
Swiftcams at GMIT Castlebar are back up and running, check out the nest boxes HERE! Two pairs have returned : Box 1 and Box 12. These are our oldest pairs and we are delighted to see them back. There is also one bird back in Box 10. In addition, there has been a huge arrival … Read moreThey’re back!!