Bird, bug, butterfly and a wild variety of photos from Belarus, Cyprus, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Scotland and Spain by Irish wildlife photographer Patrick J. O'Keeffe and invited guests

Tuesday 14 December 2021

EURASIAN TREE SPARROW (Passer montanus) Turvey Nature Reserve, Donabate, Fingal, Co. Dublin, Ireland

 
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The Eurasian Tree Sparrow (Passer montanus) is of the family Passeridae which is in the genus Passer.
 

Wednesday 8 December 2021

GREY WAGTAIL (Motacilla cinerea) female at Clogher, Mullet Peninsula, Co. Mayo, Ireland


 
 
 
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 The Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) is of the family Motacillidae which is in the genus Passer.
 
 Grey Wagtail (Motacilla cinerea) distribution map
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 SanoAK: Alexander Kürthy, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons
 
Breeding summer                Breeding resident                Non-breeding winter 

Saturday 4 December 2021

HOUSE SPARROW (Passer domesticus) male at Blacksod Village, Mullet Peninsula, Co. Mayo, Ireland


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 The House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) is of the sparrow family Passeridae which is in the genus Passer.