Peter Hines uses his boat to travel to Shannonbridge on Thursdays from his home in Correen. Yesterday he heard The Cuckoo while making the journey.
The Corncrakes are expected to arrive very soon and the peopleof Bird Watch Ireland and Teagasc have produced an attractive leafletabout Corncrakes covering 1. What they need.2. Managing meadows for Corncrakes. 3. Early season cover. 4. Meadow grass. 5.Late mowing of meadow. 6. Late season cover.
Pick up a leaflet in the local shops.
Corncrake grants are available. Contact them at 0509 51676 to report a Corncrake or to talk about the Corncrake Grant.