Greenland White-fronted Goose trends

Greenland White-fronted Geese migrate between their breeding grounds in Greenland and their winter homes in Ireland and Britain, stopping for several weeks in Autumn and Spring in Iceland to re-fuel. In the 1980’s when the population had been showing a steady decline a hunting ban was introduced in Britain and Ireland. This was followed by a…

Coming and Going

September and October made up for the disappointing summer. The weather was great for fieldwork and for getting projects completed around Sheskinmore. Some bracken was sprayed at Kiltooris and in the sheltered valley west of the mass house, a warm sheltered spot for butterflies that is becoming overgrown by bracken and blackthorn. Some fencing repairs…