Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all the readers and followers of Hen Harrier Ireland!
Nollaig Shona 's Athbhliain faoi Mhaise!
|Blackwater's journey. The mid way point (with the red line) is the last time her PTT transmitted data while she was alive. Just 3 days later she was dead, her final resting place 53km SE of where she was born.|
|Blackwater as a nestling|
The mother leaves the nest to hunt for more food for the three chicks. © Barry O'Donoghue
|Two chicks only 2-3 days old and another chick is hatching from the egg to the right. © Barry O'Donoghue|
|The father is bringing in food to the nest. © Barry O'Donoghue|
|Opening the boxes to reveal the state-of-the-art Microwave Telemetry Satellite Tracking Devices|