The Trusts’ radio-tracking study on the life of lapwing chicks features on the new RTÉ television series of ‘The Zoo’

The Trusts’ radio-tracking study on the life of lapwing chicks features on the new RTÉ television series of ‘The Zoo’ this Sunday the 6th May at 6.30 pm. Tune in and see the Trust working in partnership with Dublin Zoo & the National Parks Continue reading The Trusts’ radio-tracking study on the life of lapwing chicks features on the new RTÉ television series of ‘The Zoo’

Trust completes their lapwing research study

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In just two breeding seasons, forty-one Lapwing chicks, from forty-one separate broods have been radio-tracked in the grey partridge conservation project area.

 

This objective of our research was to identify the causes of lapwing chick mortality. Some very interesting results have emerged.

This research is funded by Dublin Zoo, Fota Wildlife Park, & the National Parks & Wildlife Service.

Photos Courtesy: Clementine King-Urbin

 

 

 

 

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