2018 Serial storms hit Clew Bay

2018 Serial storms hit 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

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Harbour Porpoise in Clew Bay 2017

Discover Ireland’s smallest whale in Clew Bay Continue reading Harbour Porpoise in Clew Bay 2017

April sunshine in Clew Bay

Two days of sunshine in early April saw “Rebecca” make a passage to Murrisk pier from Rosmoney via Crovinish and … Continue reading April sunshine in Clew Bay

Clew Bay – island archipelago

Clew Bay – island archipelago

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Otter asleep

Otter asleep

Last Sunday on my way home I noticed a dark shape on a rock, suspecting an otter. Getting closer I realized it was an otter asleep on a reef. Clew Bay is a Special Area of Conservation (SAC) where the management objective is to restore the favorable conservation condition of otters. Potential threats to otters in Clew Bay include disturbance from hum an activities from pot fishing, loss of habitat and lethal roadkill. Continue reading Otter asleep