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New Exclusive BirdWatch Ireland clothing launched

Show your true colours and support wild bird conservation by wearing our Exclusive new line of BirdWatch Ireland clothing. From T-shirts to hoodies, the entire range is made from certified organic cotton and manufactured using 100% renewable energy.

The designs represent our current work and projects as well as the bird species that continue to need our help. Proceeds from sales go directly towards supporting the vital conservation work carried out by BirdWatch Ireland.

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 Garden Bird Survey 2018-19: help us track Ireland's garden birds


Our annual Garden Bird Survey helps us to learn more about the fortunes of Ireland's garden birds.  This winter the survey will run from Monday 3rd of December 2018, and participating is easy, free and, most importantly of all, great fun!

This year we're particularly eager to increase participation in counties in the midlands and west. So make sure to take part his year, and help spread the word to family and friends!  


Find out how you can take part here





European Parliament Committee Sticks a Feather in the CAP

Thur, 14/02/2019

The Environment Committee of the European Parliament has voted to ring-fence a significant €15 billion of the next Common Agriculture Policy (CAP) to support farmers in restoring nature on farmland. This represents a significant vote of confidence to reverse the declines in wildlife and habitats on farmland. The next step is for the Agriculture Committee of the Parliament to do the same and then the whole Parliament must endorse this approach.

BirdWatch Ireland calls on Irish Members of the European Parliament, and the political parties with whom some are affiliated, to ensure that €15 billion is ring-fenced in the next CAP to support farmers to produce food that also supports the birds and the bees.

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Hedge-cutting is not permitted until 1st September


BirdWatch Ireland would like to remind the public that hedge-cutting is NOT permitted between 1st March and 31st August inclusive, except in the case of any of the derogations permitted under the Wildlife Acts 1976-2010 applying.

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