Author Archives: Foxwatching

About Foxwatching

Watching, filming and rescuing foxes. Making a detailed study into their active lives.

DVD: Wild Mammals of Lough Key Country

This special DVD by Peter Akokan of Foxwatch Ireland brings to life the enchanting wild animals of Lough Key country in north Roscommon. Showing rare close-up footage of badgers, foxes, pine martens, fallow deer, pipistrelle bats, Irish hares and red … Continue reading

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Make your rubbish animal-friendly

Think before you throw away! This unfortunate fox was found caught up in a trap which was formed from nothing more than a rusty drinks can. Household waste can become deadly when it ends up on a rubbish tip where … Continue reading

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Foxes of Ireland – Co Leitrim

“I recently came across a family of young foxes and I brought my nephews to see such a wonderful occurrence of baby foxes in their natural habitat. There were five young baby foxes in healthy condition and we observed them, … Continue reading

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Foxes of Ireland – Co Tipperary

Two wild foxes in County Tipperary. Photos by Clodagh Blake. Foxes of Ireland

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Foxes of Ireland – Co Sligo

This photo of a running fox was taken on a hillside in Keash, Co Sligo. Photo by Peter Akokan “I was walking up a hill and I saw this fox sitting under a bush, looking around. I quietly hid behind … Continue reading

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Foxes of Ireland – Co Roscommon

Most of the Foxwatch Ireland foxwatching activities have taken place in Roscommon’s beautiful Lough Key country. Below is a selection of the images captured there. Photos by Peter Akokan and Philip Kiernan One of the fox cubs rescued by Peter … Continue reading

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Foxes of Ireland – Co Meath

This dramatic photo shows a fox which was rescued in County Meath by an Irish Council Against Blood Sports volunteer. The fox was transferred to an animal sanctuary in Carrick-on-Shannon and is pictured here prior to release back to the … Continue reading

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