Monthly Archives: April 2013

Finding the Falcons

Helena Jackson, a student on the Diploma in Field Ecology writes about her research work: It’s 7.30 am and I’m sitting in my car with the heater on full blast waiting for a quarry manager to allow me entry into … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course (Part 6): BIRD IS THE WORD!!!

Salgados Brackish Lake First and foremost, I would like to say a big hello to John Quinn’s mammy…you may refer to her as Maureen. She is absolutely blessed to have such a jolly and witty son. Maureen I would like … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course (Part 5)

Eoghan Griffin continues our series from Portugal. You can also read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 of the series. For 6,000 years the Monchique Mountains have remained relatively untouched from agriculture or industry. The swathes of … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course (Part 4)

Rebecca Prangnell writes from Portugal. You can catch up with the earlier installements of this series here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. We started the group projects on Sunday and myself and 11 others were in Ruth Ramsay and … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course (Part 3)

Liam Murphy writes from the Algarve for the third part in our series from the field. You can also read Part 1 and Part 2 of the series. It has been only three full days here in the Algarve but … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course (Part 2)

You can see the first part of the 2013 Algarve Blog here. Greetings from the Algarve! Day 2 saw us spending the day at the Salgados sand dunes carrying out habitat surveys and mapping. A haven for avid bird watchers … Continue reading

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BEES Algarve Field Work 2013 (Part 1)

This week, BEES 3rd year students are completing field-work in the Algarve, Portugal. We’ll have regular updates from them. Here’s the first from Rachel Francoeur: We arrived at Alvor in the beautiful Algarve for our field ecology course on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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