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 Puffin and me – a rescue mission: by Daniel Connaghan.
  • Colour-ringing Oystercatchers, by Tara Adcock.
  • Put your money where your mouth is: a critical look at our food-buying patterns, by farmer and long-standing BirdWatch Ireland member Paul Moore.
  • The Birds of Tralee Town Park, by John Verling
  • The Irish Butterfly Book: exclusive extracts from Jesmond Harding’s superb new guide
  • Ireland’s Coastline Past and Present, by Richard Nairn.
  • Summer on River and Pond, a Shay Connolly photo gallery.
  • A birdwatching guide to Bray Head, Co. Wicklow, by Cóilín MacLochlainn
  • Surveying the ‘Celtic crow’ across Ireland and Wales
  • Ringing Tales – White-tailed Eagles: Brian Burke talks to Allan Mee, manager of the White-tailed Eagle reintroduction project, about efforts to keep track of these magnificent birds
  • Cape Clear Bird Observatory has reopened: learn all about the courses we are planning for the remainder of 2022.
  • 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 last winter
  • Sinéad Loughran introduces us to the Fair Seas campaign and its calls for more Marine Protected Areas to be established
  • Win a copy of Wild Shore, the fantastic new book from Richard Nairn, in our crossword competition.
  • Plus lots, lots more!

Wings – Number 105 – Summer 2022

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