Tag Archives: Ireland

Orchids at the Edge of the Wood

Early Purple Orchids are simply beautiful. ┬áIt is always a joy to see them every Spring growing at the edge of woodland in Ireland. I went for a walk down the grassy lane next to some woodland and saw several … Continue reading

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Some of my Favorite Birds

Some of the most charming woodland and hedgerow birds in Europe are in the Tit family. At this time of year in Ireland Blue Tits are busy feeding their young in gardens and woods everywhere. Great Tits are also busy … Continue reading

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Walk by the lake

I saw a very young Dabchick (small Grebe) hiding in the reeds – soon the parent surfaced and off they went out of sight. Hairy Dragonflies hatch in May and were all over the place. The Lake was stormy and beautiful. Ribwort Plantain making strikin… Continue reading

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the Delicate Blue Demoiselles are everywhere by the Lake

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The Beautiful Irish Red Squirrel

I managed to capture this Irish Red Squirrel when I was in Tipperary recently. One of my favorite mammals. Continue reading

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