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Ireland Wetland Bird Survey (I-WeBS)
Ireland Wetland bird survey counts of Rogerstown Estuary
The birds of Fingal's estuaries and coast line are counted once a month between September and March as part of I-WeBS. The counts have to be coordinated to provide accurate numbers as birds frequently move from one area to another. For Rogerstown a team of counters meet up and are given a section of the estuary to count. The numbers and then correlated and passed onto the I-WeBS office. The results are published annually and are used to track population trends over time.             


Date Hide Tide Time & Height Meeting Time Count Start Time
Sept 9th  14.33. 4.1mtrs.  13:00  13:30
Oct 7th  13.32. 4.3mtrs.  11:30  12:00
Nov 4th  11.27. 4.3mtrs.  10:00  10:30
Dec 2nd  10.18. 4.1mtrs.  09:00  09:30
Jan 6th  14.46. 4.2mtrs.  13:00  13:30
Feb 3rd  13.40. 4.4 mtrs.  12:00  12:30
Mar 3rd  12.38. 4.55 mtrs  10:30  11:00

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Would you like to get involved?

 If you would like to get involved or if you have any queries, please contact Helen at the I-WeBS Office or simply turn up on the day.