Cape Clear Bioblitz events program. Coming soon, June 7th onward

By @CapeClearBioBtz

Come to Cape Clear and help compete against Bere Island, Inishmore, Clare Island and Tory Island in Island Bioblitz 2016. Below are events planned for Cape’s week of Wildlife Festival (Féile Dúlra Chléire) leading up to the Bioblitz.

Cape Clear Wildlife Festival June 7th -12th 2016

(These times may change. Please check with organiser of each event for more details)

Tuesday 7th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.00 – 12.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

13.00 – 15.00  Rocky shore as Gaeilge                       Paula Ní Ríogáin

13-00 – 15.00  Fastnet Trip (low tide 14.19)              MJ Cadogan

19.00 – 21.00  Photographs from Peter Cox, Chuck Kruger and Mary Cadogan.

Simon Cocking

– 21.00 Meals in Cotter’s Bar and Sean Rua’s Restaurant

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

IRL-C-081-fastnet_aerial_dawn1 By Peter Cox, speaking Tuesday night

Wednesday 8th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.00 – 12.00  Dry-stone walling                                Áine Ní Ríogáin

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12.00 – 14.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

14-00 – 16.00  Fastnet Trip                                         MJ Cadogan

14.00 – 16.00  Net-mending demonstration              To be confirmed

– 21.00 Meals in Cotter’s Bar and Sean Rua’s Restaurant

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

Traditional music/dance in the pubs

13015628_1011359382277958_2813710910422091481_n By Mary Cadogan

Thursday 9th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.00 – 12.00  Dry-stone walling                                Áine Ní Ríogáin

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12.00 – 14.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

12.00 – 14.00 Seaweed buffet                                    Suzy Brown

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

14.00 – 16.00  Net-mending demonstration              To be confirmed

15-00 – 18.00  Fastnet Trip                                         MJ Cadogan

– 21.00 Meals in Cotter’s Bar and Sean Rua’s Restaurant

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

Traditional music/dance in the pubs

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Friday 10th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll       Continued……..

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

14.00 – 16.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

16-00 – 18.00  Fastnet Trip                                         MJ Cadogan

– 21.00 Traditional meal in Sean Rua’s Restaurant

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

22-00 – 23.00  Bat walk and star gazing                     Paddy Sleeman

Traditional music with Nell Ní Chroinín          Seamus O’Driscoll

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Saturday 11th June

08.00 – 09.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

10.00 – 12.00  Flower walk                                         Geoff Oliver

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

12.00               Launch of Island BioBlitz 2016

12.30 – 15.30  Sea watch from the cliffs                    Padraig Whooley  IWDG

14.00 – 18.00  Pelagic boat trip                                                  Paul Connaughton

16-30 – 18.30  Fastnet Trip (low tide 17.26)              MJ Cadogan

– 21.00 Traditional meal in Cotter’s Bar

21.00 – 22.00  Bird Observatory Log (daily record of wildlife sightings)

22-00 – 23.00  Bat walk and star gazing                     Andrew Harrington

Traditional music/dance in the pubs              Seamus O’Driscoll

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Sunday 12th June

08.00 – 10.00  Bird walk/ringing demonstration        Steve Wing

09.00 – 11.00  Opening of Moth traps                       Eamon O’Donnell

10.30 – 12.30  Goat milking/husbandry                     Ed Harper

11.00 – 18.00  Maritime Photographs                        Pat Con O’Driscoll

12-00 – 16.00  Heritage Museum                               Joan Kearney

12.00               FINISH of Island BioBlitz 2016

12.30               Winners of Island BioBlitz 2016 announced

14.00 – 16.00  Heritage walk                                      Diarmuid Ó Drisceoil

Contact Mobile email
Colette O’Flynn 087 2744315 coflynn@biodiversity.ie
Steve Wing 086 4099664 steve.ccbo@gmail.com
Geoff Oliver 087 6197817 golivercape@gmail.com
Paula Ní Ríogáin 085 2029094 paula@lasmuigh.ie
Pat Con O’Driscoll iascairi@eircom.net
Ed Harper 087 7973056 goat@iol.ie
Simon Cocking 086 8385879 simoncocking3@gmail.com
Cotter’s Bar 028 39153
An Siopa 028 39099
Michael John Cadogan 086 8123779 comolane@eircom.net
Suzy Brown 086 1287366
Joan Kearney  028 41006

 

 

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