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The species under threat

Published 20/05/2010 | 05:00

ENDANGERED BIRDS (Birds that have declined by 50pc or more in last 25 years)

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1 Black-necked grebe

2 Common scoter

3 Grey partridge

4 Red-necked phalarope

5 Hen harrier

6 Red grouse

7 Quail

8 Chough

9 Corncrake

10 Lapwing

11 Curlew

12 Twite

13 Yellowhammer

14 Corn bunting

15 Ring ouzel

16 Roseate tern

17 Barn owl

18 Nightjar

ENDANGERED plants

1 Divided Sedge

2 Meadow Saffron

3 Serrated Wintergreen

4 Cottonweed

5 Rough Poppy

6 Meadow Saxifrage

7 Marsh Saxifrage

PLANTS EXTINCT IN IRELAND

1 Pheasant's-eye

2 Corncockle

3 Corn Chamomile

4 Arctic Sandwort

5 Purple Spurge

6 Sea Stock

7 Shepherd's-needle

8 Rannoch-rush

9 Saw-wort

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