10 January 2018

Winter is a great time for wildlife spotting. Less greenery and the need to constantly forage for limited food means birds and mammals are easier to see at this time of year. The RaptorLIFE team are also busy out and about!

Satellite tagged hen harrier

10 January 2018
Winter is a great time for wildlife spotting. Less greenery and the need to constantly forage for limited food means birds and mammals are easier to see at this time of year. The RaptorLIFE team are also busy out and about!
10 January 2018
Autumn has definitely arrived with hedgerows bursting with blackberries, rose hips, crab apples, hazel nuts and seeds. As usual it is a busy time of year for the RaptorLIFE team. The following provides a short update on what we have been up to.
24 November 2017
Burning workshop
Cork Wildfire Co-operative Group, of which RaptorLIFE is a partner, organised a vegetation management and controlled burning demonstration at Millstreet Country Park. The demonstration was conducted to show landowners how to burn safely for the sustainable management of our uplands. RaptorLIFE were proud to participate in this initiative and plan on putting into practice some of the techniques we learnt on our project farms.
24 November 2017
24 November 2017
03 October 2017
Check out the ESAI website for an article on RaptorLIFE in the 2017 ESAI Spring newsletter

http://us9.campaign-archive1.com/?u=4f5195295381516c8d91f2230&id=814a142646&e=fa7c659592

24 August 2017

RaptorLIFE visited Ballydangan Bog Project to view first hand the excellent work being carried out on their project. Ballydangan is a 240 ha of restored high bog in County Roscommon, with three other bogs being managed too. The project aims to reverse the decline of red grouse in This is achieved through a range of best-practice red grouse conservation strategies including heather management, predator control, monitoring, disturbance control, public awareness and education.

15 June 2017

The long days of summer are finally here, and the countryside is alive with colourful flowers and animals busily tending to their young. The RaptorLIFE team have also been busy! The following provides a short update on what we have been up to..

Prey monitoring

15 June 2017
The long days of summer are finally here, and the countryside is alive with colourful flowers and animals busily tending to their young. The RaptorLIFE team have also been busy! The following provides a short update on what we have been up to.