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Submission #56

Mon, 2013-02-04
Ireland
Inishowen Peninsula Raptors
1999
2020
Regional
Inishowen Peninsula Co Donegal Ireland
NA
NA
Private
1
  • Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo)
  • Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus)
  • Eurasian Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus)
  • Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
  • Long-eared Owl (Asio otus)
  • Merlin (Falco columbarius)
  • Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus)
  • Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus)
Yes
<20%
<20%
Yes
No
No
No
Special Protection Areas (SPAs)
No
No
No
No
Yes
1999
2020
Yes
1999
2020
No
No
No
Yes
2000
2020
No
No
No
No
Yes
Forestry (intensification, deforestation, selective logging)
Predation
Collision (windfarms, power lines, rail/road kills)
1999
2020
No
No
No
No
No
Sampling units
Annually
No
Yes
Sampling units
Annually
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
1999
2020
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Annually
Yes
Data sent to Irish Raptor Study Group annually.
Yes
Annually
Yes
Annually
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
RAPTOR STUDY GROUP
No
NA
2
20-50%
150
NA
I monitor raptors in my area annually on a voluntary basis. I really enjoy doing it and have kept my own records since 1999 and hope to continue as long as my health holds out.