The fact that ireland has been an isolated island for over 8 000 years means that several species widespread in britain and elsewhere in europe that do not move great distances are absent examples include. Find out more about garden birds here.
Here we are delighted to introduce you to some of the most common irish garden birds.
Identification garden birds ireland. Ireland s biggest bird survey is open to everyone and a great way to learn about the birds in your garden. 14 length cm 20 wingspan cm 1900000 breeding population pairs probably the best known bird species in ireland and also the friendliest. Taking part is easy and provides us with really important data on how our garden bird populations are doing from year to year.
Tawny owl willow tit marsh tit nuthatch and most woodpecker species. In the breeding season robins are extremely territorial and will chase off any intruding birds. 99 seen in irish gardens.
Irish garden bird survey. Robin spideog 1 rank.