Great Crested Grebe in the Rain
Great Crested Grebe in the Rain

Lough Neagh has an internationally important breeding population of this species. Also known as the Satin Bird and it was hunted close to extinction as its feathers were so prized by the fashion industry in the 19th century. It's decline was instrumental in the formation of the conservation movement.

Location: County Antrim

Photographer: ┬ęGeoff Campbell Photography

Great Crested Grebe in the Rain

Lough Neagh has an internationally important breeding population of this species. Also known as the Satin Bird and it was hunted close to extinction as its feathers were so prized by the fashion industry in the 19th century. It's decline was instrumental in the formation of the conservation movement.

Location: County Antrim

Photographer: ┬ęGeoff Campbell Photography