Our quarterly member's magazine


Our quarterly members magazine, Wings, is packed full of news and information including regular features such as:

  • Latest News
  • Site Guides
  • Species Features
  • Photo Galleries
  • Events and Branch Information
  • Reviews
  • Rare Bird News

In the current issue

  • Fairy-like birds and the cage: the return of the gorgeous Red-necked Phalarope as a breeding species at our Co. Mayo reserve, by Dave Suddaby.
  • A beginners’ guide to Ireland’s diving ducks, by Niall Hatch.
  • In his Spring Diary, Dick Coombes reports on the birds to look out for during the upcoming season.
  • Saving birds on Ireland’s bogs, by John Lusby
  • Problems with Ireland’s new CAP plan, by Oonagh Duggan.
  • Weeds and Wilding: some thoughts, by Richard Nairn.
  • My Donegal Shore, a Dominique Bablee McDaid photo gallery.
  • Curlew on the Brink –  our work to save this iconic wading bird, by Kathryn Finney.
  • Brian O’Toole & Gilly Taylor tell us about their new Co. Wicklow nature reserve, Wildacres.
  • John Lusby reports on the Wexford Barn Owl project.
  • Sarah Hegarty introduces BirdWatch Ireland’s Marine Protected Areas project.
  • Ainmneacha Éanlaith Éireann: our regular Irish-language column about the origins of Irish bird names, by Fearghas MacLochlainn.
  • Branching Out: our regular round-up of the activities of BirdWatch Ireland’s volunteer-led branches around the country.
  • Stephen McAvoy on the Rare Bird News from summer 2021.
  • Win a copy of Wild Woods, the fantastic new book from Richard Nairn, in our crossword competition.
  • Plus lots, lots more!

Wings – Number 104 – Spring 2022

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