Saturday, April 12, 2014

Friday, March 28, 2014

March Swells

Good west swells have rolled through the bay consistently during the month of March.
Heres a few pics from the sessions 





Thursday, March 13, 2014

Lahinch Ravens

The pair of  Ravens are nesting along the cliffs above the reefs of Lahinch for a 2nd year.
The male is patrolling the above field area and cliff top keeping Gulls and Jackdaws away, making himself prominent on the fence posts with his deep calls.




Friday, March 7, 2014

Jacky and the Donkey



Within the grounds of The Falls Hotel , Ennistymon.. Jackdaws are beginning making there nests in the nearby wood.
Some Jackdaws are taking there nesting material from the grounds Donkeys...and where one bird learns so do others , leaving a bald patch on the back of one Donkey



Monday, February 24, 2014

Our Frog pond

First signs of spring arrived at the pond beside our home.
The frogs come every year and my children love to go down to the pond and watch the show




Saturday, February 15, 2014

Little Gulls - West Beach Seafield

I took a drive down the coast away from Lahinch  to a few places I know that may be good for Gulls.
A the very south end of the west facing beach of Seafield,  Two Little Gulls (adult&1st winter) were feeding on the ocean in front of the channel run off.







Saturday, February 8, 2014

Gulls along the seaweed

Herring Gulls ,Common Gulls, and 2 Iceland Gulls monitor the washed up seaweed along the high-tide shoreline of Lahinch  sea-front. 
 Common Gull
 Iceland Gull
 Herring Gull
Iceland Gull

Friday, February 7, 2014

Seaweed in the Gutters- 3 storys up

The 2nd Storm came , they named it `Take 2`.
 Tonnes of Seaweed thrown high into the air by strong swell and high-tides.The evidence of a  which was in the rooftop gutters along Lahinch sea-front...3 storys up.
All the good work that was put in after the 1st storms damage .....gone