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# corncrake - Last year 2021

Loss of Ireland's biodiversity is accelerating - and we're missing the chance to halt it
# Endangered Species
# Endangered Species

Loss of Ireland's biodiversity is accelerating - and we're missing the chance to halt it

Aug 27th 2021, 12:05 AM 25,463 Views 42 Comments
  • A host of iconic Irish species and habitats are under threat, writes Niall Sargent in first part of Noteworthy's investigation into biodiversity loss
  • Virtually none of our protected nature areas have management plans
  • An expert forum has labelled the State as the “biggest transgressor of environmental law in Ireland”

# corncrake - All time

Ireland wins €4.3 million in EU funding for corncrake conservation project
# EU Life Funding
# EU Life Funding

Ireland wins €4.3 million in EU funding for corncrake conservation project

Dec 19th 2019, 9:03 AM 17,017 Views 50 Comments

The population of Corncrake has declined by 85% since the 1970s.

Irish bird numbers 'dramatically' declining with some species facing extinction
# Wing And A Prayer
# Wing And A Prayer

Irish bird numbers 'dramatically' declining with some species facing extinction

Jul 2nd 2019, 4:58 PM 16,822 Views 54 Comments

The warning comes from BirdWatch Ireland, with agriculture and climate change blamed.

New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland
# Indigenous Species
# Indigenous Species

New plan to stop extinction of corncrake in Ireland

Feb 12th 2017, 7:30 AM 15,522 Views 14 Comments

The bird used to be widespread in Ireland but is now only found along the north coast of Donegal and in the west of Mayo and Connemara.

Last corncrake on Shannon probably dead
# Bird Numbers
# Bird Numbers

Last corncrake on Shannon probably dead

Jul 19th 2012, 1:59 PM 10,101 Views 41 Comments

Irish bird threatened with global extinction, conservationists tell TheJournal.ie, as bird numbers all over Ireland falling because of wet weather.