BirdWatch Ireland events

The South Dublin Branch of BirdWatch Ireland are running some events throughout September to November which may be of interest to local residents. Details as follows, or for more plus contact details see the BirdWatch Ireland website.

All talks take place at 20.00hours in Fitzpatrick’s Castle Hotel, Killiney unless otherwise specified below.

Tuesday 13th September: Tern roost at Merrion Gates: A spectacular sight of up to three thousand mixed species of terns roost here each evening before flying off to Southern Africa and beyond in mid to late September. Meet 19.30 at Merrion Gates. High Tide is 21.11 hours. Parking places along Strand road. Wellingtons or water proof boots strongly recommended.

Tuesday 4th October: Mute Swans: “Nesting, Breeding, Dispersal and Survival.” by Graham Prole

Sunday 9th October: Kilcoole for migrants; Meet in Station carpark 10.30 am.

Tuesday 1st November: ‘A Pencil, a Brush, and a Bird on the Brain’……How a childhood love of birds and drawing became a way of life. by Dave Daly

Sunday 6th November: Wexford Coach trip: Coach leaves DunLaoghaire Ferry terminal 08.30 hours.

That is it until December.