Latin/ scientific name
Name in Irish
Occasionally we provide other interesting facts.
Conservation concern: How the species is faring nationally, as assessed by our Birds of Conservation Concern in Ireland (BoCCI) or at European scale. Further information on these criteria is presented in Birds of Conservation Concern.
Status: Information on when the species occurs in Ireland, including information on migratory origins.
Identification: A brief description of the species appearance.
Call: A description of the call.
Diet: What is known of the species diet.
Breeding: Information on breeding ecology.
Wintering: The species’ ecology outside the breeding period.
Where to see: The top sites in Ireland in which the species occurs
Monitored by: Projects which we are carrying out to monitor the species. Further information on these projects can be found in Surveys & Projects.