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28 April 2012

Buzzards in Duhallow

Buzzard chick (Photo: Allan Mee).

Buzzards have been spreading steadily throughout Ireland over the past two decades and now breed at the eastern edge of Duhallow, around Mallow and east of Newmarket. However, they are still rare to the west of these areas, and are still largely absent from Co. Kerry. A special effort is being made this summer to monitor the spread of this dramatic bird. Full details are on this page HERE, and if you see any, please let us know. Contact details are HERE.