Bird Detectives

Our junior members magazine

Bird Detectives

Our twice-yearly junior magazine, Bird Detectives, is packed full of fun and information for young birdwatchers including:

  • Competitions
  • Events
  • Species Features
  • Photo Galleries
  • Interviews with young birders
  • Activities

In the current issue

  • Birdwatching in a park near you! Cóilín MacLochlainn gives his expert tips.
  • What is bird ringing, and why do we do it? Brian Burke fills us in.
  • Ireland’s pigeons & doves: a handy pull-out poster.
  • How can you tell a Song Thrush and a Mistle Thrush apart? Robert Busby helps us to spot the differences between these two confusing species.
  • Explore a special place near you this summer: Barbara Sullivan describes some fun outdoor activities for all the family,
  • Galway’s schoolchildren showcase their favourite wildlife in a special art competition: John Lusby tells us more.
  • We need your help: can you help us to find birds of prey and river birds?
  • Competitions with some fantastic prizes up for grabs!

Bird Detectives 25 Summer 2023

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