It is almost the last day of 2018 on the shores of Clew Bay, on Ireland’s west coast.The weather is … Continue reading Clew Bay, 30 December 2018. The sea is warming around Ireland.
Sunshine, wind and mackerel on the Wild Atlantic Charters in Clew Bay, County Mayo.
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Wild Atlantic Charters is set up by marine biologist and photographer Shay Fennelly to explore Clew Bay’s Island archipelago wildlife and marine environment. Continue reading Wild Atlantic Charters in Clew Bay, County Mayo
The Irish Wildlife Trust submission to Budget 2018 found that the most recent figures available indicate that the National Parks … Continue reading Ireland’s government spending more on greyhound and horse racing than on nature conservation
Storm Callum reached its peak in Clew Bay on friday morning (12102018). Flooding occurred at Westport Quay caused by the … Continue reading Storm Callum and sea level rise in Clew Bay 12102018
Sleeping Common Seal adult with two pups, on an island in Westport Bay, County Mayo 2018 Boat trip to the … Continue reading Common seal pups and mackerel in Clew Bay
Lion’s mane jellyfish Largelionsmanejellyfish.jpg Scientific classification e Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Scyphozoa Order: Semaeostomeae Family: Cyaneidae Genus: Cyanea Species: … Continue reading Lion’s Mane Jellyfish
A family party fish for mackerel onboard “Rebecca” in Clew Bay, County Mayo with Kilmeena based Wild Atlantic … Continue reading July mackerel fishing in the calms
A panoramic view from “Rebecca” near Inishoo in Clew Bay 12th Mayo 2018 Photo Shay Fennelly Kevin has a … Continue reading Mackerel in Clew Bay on May 12th.
Recently I met an oyster farmer in Murrisk who grows pacific oysters. I asked if he saw any recent growth … Continue reading Spring bloom arrives in Clew Bay
A not so commonly seen animal in Ireland is the Common Lizard (Lacerta vivipara). I remember as a child … Continue reading A not so common Common Lizard