Seahorses are a very strange animal
Cork Nature Network runs a number of long term and short term projects. Further details about these projects can be seen below.
Did you know that we have native Crayfish here in Ireland? They are under serious threat!
And why do they keep crashing into my kitchen window?
The Cockchafer has many different names – May bug, June bug, billy witch and doodle bug among others (as Gaeilge: cearnamhán nó priompallán samhraidh).
The draft Cork City Heritage and Biodiversity Plan (2021-2026) has been produced.
Walking through the woods, forests and even cities in Ireland you will have, at some point, observed Bryophytes scattered throughout the landscape. So, what exactly are they and what habitats to find them in?
Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) and Special Protection Areas (SPAs), known colloquially as “European sites” and/or “Natura 2000 sites”, are the means by which European legislation protects threatened or rare habitats and species.
Not everyone is a fan of rodents, but you might find yourself making an exception for the undeniably cute hazel dormouse – Muscardinus avellanarius (Family: Gliridae).
The Native Pygmy Shrew (Sorex minutus) vs the Invasive Greater White-Toothed Shrew (Crocidura russula), who will win?
The red fox (Vulpes vulpes), also known as madra rua or sionnach, is possibly the most distinctive native Irish mammal, with its orange fur, bushy white-tipped tail, and dog-like appearance.