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#curlew

# curlew - Friday 27 August, 2021

Loss of Ireland's biodiversity is accelerating - and we're missing the chance to halt it
# Endangered Species
# Endangered Species

Loss of Ireland's biodiversity is accelerating - and we're missing the chance to halt it

Aug 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 24,991 Views 40 Comments
  • A host of iconic Irish species and habitats are under threat, writes Niall Sargent in first part of Noteworthy's investigation into biodiversity loss
  • Virtually none of our protected nature areas have management plans
  • An expert forum has labelled the State as the “biggest transgressor of environmental law in Ireland”

# curlew - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

Foxes and crows may need to be culled to protect ground-nesting birds, study suggests
# A Crow To Pluck
# A Crow To Pluck

Foxes and crows may need to be culled to protect ground-nesting birds, study suggests

Jul 21st 2020, 6:20 AM 18,139 Views 59 Comments

The Eurasian Curlew is one of the birds at risk in Ireland as three-quarters of ground-nesting bird species face a decline in numbers around Europe.

# curlew - Friday 27 September, 2019

Ireland's Curlew population is 'on brink of extinction', warn conservationists
# Birdwatch Ireland
# Birdwatch Ireland

Ireland's Curlew population is 'on brink of extinction', warn conservationists

Sep 27th 2019, 6:12 PM 19,008 Views 58 Comments

The current Curlew population stands at just 138 pairs.

# curlew - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Irish bird numbers 'dramatically' declining with some species facing extinction
# Wing And A Prayer
# Wing And A Prayer

Irish bird numbers 'dramatically' declining with some species facing extinction

Jul 2nd 2019, 4:58 PM 16,777 Views 54 Comments

The warning comes from BirdWatch Ireland, with agriculture and climate change blamed.

# curlew - Sunday 28 May, 2017

Public asked to report sightings of iconic bird sliding towards extinction
# Curlew
# Curlew

Public asked to report sightings of iconic bird sliding towards extinction

May 28th 2017, 7:30 AM 22,789 Views 28 Comments

The conservation programme is focusing as a pilot on six of the most important areas for breeding Curlew.