Tag Archives: birds

Lough Derg in winter

From Twomilegate December 2011

Get me a duck punt

I have updated my page about the designation of the Shannon and Fergus estuaries as a Special Protection Area for our feathered friends. The more I learn about this proposal, the less I like it.

Watch the birdie

Some thoughts on the proposed Special Protection Area for our feathered friends on the estuaries of the Shannon and the Fergus.

How much tax did the birds pay last year? And if (as I suspect) they’ve been keeping their wealth offshore, and contributing little to the rescue of the German banks, how come they get more say in estuarial activities than I do?