OWLS THE CHILDREN'S NATURE CHARITY
Want to learn more about Irish wildlife? OWLS want to help you learn!
Why not try out our monthly nature challenge with your family!! Click here to download our "Try it at home Challenge!
We have a school competition for best nature facts, jokes and pictures. See the winners here!
Check out some pictures of Irish animals sent in to us here:
For some festive nature fun with our OWLS activity advent calendar, have a look below!
Ireland has a great array of animals living in the wild. If you want to find out more about a particular animal check out the fact files we have compiled. These are all based on the projects done by primary school children around Dublin!
Irish name: Snag breac
Latin name: Pica pica
Magpies are a large black and white bird. They have a long tail with blue or green feathers. They are often found in gardens and sound like they cackling with laughter. Click below to find out more.
Irish name: Bóín Dé
Latin name: Coccinellids
There are 18 different types of ladybirds which are found in Ireland. This picture is of the most common- the seven spotted ladybird. Click below to find out more.