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1:15pm-1.45pm, 26 May 2023, Adults

Online Talk: Biodiversity and Birds at the Dead Zoo


What can dead birds tell us? This Biodiversity Week join NMI- Natural History Keeper, Paolo Viscardi, for a special online talk for adults exploring how collections in the Dead Zoo can help us understand biodiversity in Ireland and beyond. 

Booking: Click here to book a place on Eventbrite for the live broadcast of this talk and Q&A. 

This is a closed YouTube live event with a pre-recorded talk and a live Q&A. Please note the entire event will be recorded and posted online at a later stage. Booked attendees will receive a link closer to the event to view the talk on YouTube. Please use the 'chat' feature on YouTube to ask any questions and these will be answered live at the end of the talk. If you would like to post a question, please be aware, you will need to have a YouTube account.
Images: NMI- Natural History Keeper, Paolo Viscardi, in the Irish Room Exhibition; Common guillemot (Uria aalge) in oil and a Northern gannet (Morus bassanus) on a nest of plastic from the temporary exhibition, "A Drop in the Ocean?", currently on display on the ground floor of NMI- Natural History. This display looks at some of the problems facing marine wildlife today. This exhibition was created by scientists from Atlantic Technological University (ATU) in collaboration with taxidermist Donal Mulcahy and artist Sabine Springer.

For more information regarding the event, please email


Online Talk: Biodiversity and Birds at the Dead Zoo is located at:
Natural History,
Merrion Street,
Dublin 2
D02 F627

Learn about biodiversity and birds with NMI-Natural History Keeper, Paolo Viscardi.

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Merrion Street,
Dublin 2,
D02 F627

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