Here at Rathcormac Parish Gun Club, we take great pride in the conservation work we do in our area
In 2012, the very rare long-eared owls successfully reared a clutch of young on our little estate. Hopefully they will return again this year to the same nest site which appears to be an old magpie’s nest on a tall Norway Spruce tree.
A pair of Kestrel hawks rear a clutch of young on our farm every year using the same nest each year, also on a Norway Spruce. All these rare breeding successes are as a direct result Rathcormac Parish Gun Club’s conservation work and the planting of suitable game crops such as John’s Delight.
In 2012 the resident red squirrels also bred successfully in our woods. The Yellowhammers as well as many other rare species have reared broods here too.