Mooney Friday 5 July 2013

Hornøya's Seabird Colony

From June 10th to July 12th, you can follow a live show from a bird cliff on an island called Hornøya, in the distant north-east of Norway.  About 100,000 sea birds are nesting in the steep mountainside at Hornøya, near Vardø in Finnmark.

 

 

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Derek Mooney with his unique mix of conversation, information, advice and entertainment

Day flying Moth.

The day-flying burnet moth.

 

 

 

 

Prehistoric anmials - the mystery of their colour.

Dr Maria McNamara of University College Cork joins Derek on today's show as she delves into palaeontology’s greatest mystery. Tring to solve what colour were prehistoric animals including feathered dinosaurs?

 

 

 

Dr. Maria McNamara pictured above analysing the chemistry of modern and coloured fossil insects using the synchrotron.

Irish Land Snail

Irish Land Snail

Pictures of the Irish Cepaea nemoralis Land Snail.

 

 

 

Photographer: Lauren Holden.

Pictures of the common birds of Dublin.

Our Mooney Panel have seen Winged Encounters, a book on the common birds of Dublin by Raymond Beggan.

 

Music Played on the Show

14:54

Title: Walk The Dinosaur

Performer(s): Was Not Was

Duration: 3:49

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