https://www.rte.ie/news/2019/0927/1078536-curlew-task-force The curlew task force has launched a plan to conserve one of Ireland’s most threatened bird species. Alan Lauder, the chair of the Irish Curlew Task Force, says that work is underway to save the species, which are usually found in damp pastures and on bogs. A Curlew Task Force was set up in January 2017 made up of stakeholder groups and experts in Curlew conservation. The Curlew Conservation Programme involves locally based teams of advisors, community engagement and nest protection officers, working closely with landowners and other local interests, to protect Curlew nesting attempts and to improve habitat quality. NPWS Conservation Rangers and management are also centrally involved in a number of areas. It’s time to take a ct ionhl p sv . BirdWatch Ireland welcomes today’s announcement by Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, acknowledging the recommendations of the Curlew Task Force, which are aimed at saving the Curlew, one of our most threatened breeding birds, but warns that without a significant increase in spending on protection measures the species remains at serious risk of … According to BirdWatch Ireland, a task force of key stakeholders is to be set up immediately to protect the Curlew, one of Ireland’s most threatened breeding bird species. The curlew has seen a drastic 97% decline in population in Ireland since the 1980s. An adult curlew. Pic: Joe Shannon. The curlew task force has launched a plan to conserve one of Ireland’s most threatened bird species. Irish native curlew close to extinction ... And so there is to be one more attempt to save the curlew and its evocative cry. The latest news and views from Cork Cork News. The Irish Curlew Task Force is fighting to save the bird from extinction and to protect their vulnerable chicks. The Minister for Culture, Heritage & the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD, welcomed the delivery of a suite of recommendations from the Curlew Task Force, aimed at promoting key policies and action for the conservation of one of Ireland’s most threatened bird species. 27/09/19 Progress in Curlew Conservation – increase in breeding success as Taskforce signal way forward. The curlew task force has launched a plan to conserve one of Ireland’s most threatened bird species. This was one of the main actions which arose out of the Curlew in Crisis workshop, which took place in … An adult curlew. The IPCC works to conserve the preferred habitat of the Curlew, Lodge Bog a raised bog, with support from Kildare branch of BirdWatch Ireland, local landowners and volunteers. The curlew has seen a drastic 97% decline in population in Ireland since the 1980s. A recent national study into … If the Irish breeding population of Curlew continues to decline at its present rate, it is predicted that breeding Curlew will be lost within 5-10 years!! The task force was set up in 2017 to address the significant decline in the native breeding population of the Curlew - a 96% loss since the late 1980s. Pic: Joe Shannon. The curlew task force has launched a plan to conserve one of Ireland’s most threatened bird species. A recent national study into …