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

  • A beginners’ guide to Ireland’s leaf warblers and crests, by Niall Hatch.
  • Irish Wildlife Sounds: naturalist and birdsong expert Seán Ronayne tells us about his new bird sound project and shares some of his superb recordings with us.
  • In his Summer Diary, Dick Coombes reports on the birds to look out for during the upcoming season.
  • The growing problem of disturbance to nesting birds, by Debs Allbrook.
  • Birds of Conservation Concern in Ireland: our 4th all-Ireland assessment of our island’s Red-, Amber- and Green-Listed bird species.
  • Saving Our Farmland Birds, by Oonagh Duggan.
  • Summer at the Beach, a Paul Lynch photo gallery.
  • Ringing tales: Barn Owls –  Brian Burke and John Lusby fill us in on work to monitor one of Ireland’s best-loved birds.
  • Chick McNally describes the wildlife-friendly features he has developed in his north Dublin garden.
  • The Spirit of the River: an exclusive extract from Wicklow-based author Declan Murphy’s acclaimed new book.
  • Ainmneacha Éanlaith Éireann: our regular Irish-language column about the origins of Irish bird names, by Fearghas MacLochlainn.
  • Saving a protected bog in Co. Sligo, by Michael Bell.
  • Stephen McAvoy on the Rare Bird News from the past winter.
  • Conservation updates from our BirdLife International partners in Malta, Zambia and Hungary.
  • Plus lots, lots more!

Wings – Number 101 – Summer 2021

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