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Ireland's premier Biodiversity Watch website

Record Ireland's wildlife with your own Nature Notes and Map.

  • Select a plant or animal
  • Place it on your map
  • Write up your nature notes

Search here for ANY plant or animal found in Ireland, or use a survey below to find the plant or animal you want.

Can’t find a species? Just email us and we will place it in the database.

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Leaving Certificate Biology Stuff
Wildflowers of Ireland

Wildflowers of Ireland

New Book: This book creates a new awareness and wider picture of the world of wildflowers in Ireland. Many years ago Zoe Devlin was shown a wild orchid by a relative, the late

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Mothing - Poplar Hawk-moth

Mothing - Poplar Hawk-moth

We have had several requests asking for advice about how to collect moths. Its interesting that the requests have come in at the moment as the moth population seems very low so far this year.

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Phenology

Phenology

Help monitor Ireland's possible climate change by logging signs of autumn and winter on naturescalendarireland.com.
Nature's Calendar Ireland (Phenology).

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Ireland's Lichen Flora

Ireland's Lichen Flora

Book: This is the first introductory book specifically on Ireland's lichens. It abounds in photographs, each followed by clear descriptions and distribution maps. Over 250 of Ireland's most common species (and a few rarities)

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