Females give birth to a single pup in June or July each year. Pups are very well developed at birth … Continue reading Common Seals in Clew Bay 02082019
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Hares, Otter, Barnacle geese, Turnstones, Great Northern Divers, Red Breasted Mergansers, Cormorants, Oystercatchers, Pied Wagtail, Rock Pipit. Recording biodiversity It … Continue reading Islands biodiversity on a March day in Clew Bay 07032019
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.
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
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.
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
One of the most interesting marine mammals in Clew Bay is the Common Seal. Clew Bay’s archipelago of islands hosts … Continue reading Common Seals in Clew Bay
January is the month of serial winter storms. Clew Bay’s inner islands protect the coast between Westport and Newport from … Continue reading 2018 Serial storms hit Clew Bay