From top: Cygnet swan at River Barrow, Bagenalstown by Marcin Kaczmarkiewicz; Grey seal pup on Great Saltee Island, county Wexford by Ruth Kelly; Fox cub in Ravenhill, Belfast by Tristan Bane; Fallow buck at Phoenix Park by Edele Cunningham; Starling murmuration at Lough Ennell, Mullingar by James Crombie; Hare on Rathlin Island, county Antrim by Johnny Mitchell; Barn owl at Ballyfin county Laois by Feargal Quinn; Kingfishers mating at River Boyne by Andrew Yeates


Eight of the twelve finalists who have been chosen from over 7,000 entries in the RTÉ and the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland’s Eye on Nature wildlife photographic competition/

RTÉ’s Mooney Goes Wild and The Today Show launched the competition in January this year, to ‘celebrate the flora and fauna of our island’.

The  finalists’ photographs can now be seen at and at the National Botanic Gardens (for anyone living within 5k).

Eye On Nature (RTÉ)


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8 thoughts on “Craythurs

  1. missred

    Love all the beautiful craythurs but photo-wise that one in the Phoenix Park is an absolute knock out. What gorgeous light and composition

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