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March 2021

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Curlew standing on weed, County Cork, Ireland


The surveys are now about to start at Wildgoose, Cherry Orchard and other places on a rota basis so it shouldn't be too demanding on time. All we need now is for the good weather to continue - what are the chances?

The monitoring of breeding curlews and feeding of the corn buntings is well under way thanks to Phil Hitchens, Vanessa, Janet and others. Thanks to all involved in these initiatives.

Wednesday, 31 March 2021


Catherine Paterson a long time member of the local group has died. Over the years Catherine has had a number of different volunteering roles and, until recent times, was a regular attender at Indoor Meetings. Always smart and cheerful with a good sense of humour, I and a number of others who knew her over the years will miss her.