End of Season

The 2013 little tern season is now over and has been the most sucessful to date with nearly 200 chicks, more than twice the number from any previous year. In all probability this bumper crop of little terns was partly the result of much hard work in previous years...

Wardens at Work

Just two adult Little Terns and three fledglings were present on the beach yesterday, showing the colony is really on the move! We wardens are still very busy with removing the fence. Thanks to the helping hands of Carol, Dominic and Maurice, yesterday we finished...

Changing of the guard

The past few days has seen a dramatic changing of the guard on the beach at Baltray, signalling the end of summer will soon be upon us. Many of the Little Terns have already started moving along the Irish coast, with only the 20 youngest chicks and their parents...