Tag Archives: John O’Halloran

UCC Swiftboxes

John O’Halloran gives us the background to the UCC swiftboxes at the School of BEES. Inspired by some photos taken by Derek Mooney in Azerbaijan of Swift nest boxes and the conservation status of this poorly known bird, we decided … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Irish forests are critical to Irish biodiversity

‘Irish forests are critical to biodiversity and must be maintained and managed’ according to Professor John O’Halloran at the International Union of Forest Research Organizations’ held at University College Cork last week. ‘The uncertainty about future forest ownership and a … Continue reading

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UCC researchers ‘crack’ the cause of pink colour in Mute Swan feathers

In a paper to be published in the international journal Wildfowl UCC researchers, describe for the first time, the cause of pink coloration in Mute swans which has been observed in many parts of Ireland, Britain and North America. ‘Symmetrical … Continue reading

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