Helping to save one of our most loved feathered friends

LOUGH Erne has long been one of the last refuges for the embattled curlew in Ireland, north or south, and it is continuing to play its part in helping reverse the rapid decline of this iconic little bird. The RSPB NI announced this week that 2022 had been a record-breaking curlew breeding season, which it […]

Fermanagh urged to take part in Big Garden Birdwatch

THE PEOPLE of Fermanagh are being encouraged to take part in the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch again this year, which is happening this weekend. Last year the annual survey – which takes place across the whole of the UK each January and is an important barometer of the health of our bird population, and our environment […]

Public urged to report dead birds in flu scare

  ANYONE who comes across a dead bird in Fermanagh, particularly a dead swan or duck, is being urged to report their find as experts strive to control the spread of bird flu. So far there have been eight confirmed cases of avian influenza across Ireland in recent times. Two of these have been in […]