Birds of Ireland – The Corncrake. An Traonach


A4 or A3 print of the Corncrake

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It used to be widely believed that the Corncrake made it familiar ‘crek, crek’ sound by lying on it’s back and rubbing it’s legs together. It was also believed that said corncrake was under the impression as it lay on its back, that these same legs were holding up the sky. “May you never see a corncrake again” was an old curse wishing you never to see beyond the following spring as the Corncrake is a summer visitor only.  A wary, secretive bird, the Corncrake favours hay meadows for their nest which they build on the ground hidden in tall vegetation.

Additional information

Frame option

Unframed, Black frame, White frame


300mm x 400mm (12in x 16in), 400mm x 500mm (16in x 20in)

About the Prints

Súileir original prints are printed on premium stock acid-free Canson Lustre paper and mounted with Larson Juhl acid-free archival mount board. They are mounted with a bevelled mount and carefully framed with handcrafted solid wood bevelled frames. All our wooden frames use wood sourced from sustainable forests. Many of our prints are digitally signed and embossed with our signature seal.

To keep your print as safe as possible, we use high-quality clear perspex glazing on our shipped framed prints. On our click-and-collect prints, we use 2mm clear float glass. All our unframed prints are sent flat, with bevelled mount, backing board and print sleeve. All framed and unframed prints are wrapped in tissue paper with a branded card and carefully placed in cardboard boxes with our branded stamp and labels, making our prints an ideal gift.

About the Photographer

Roger O’Reilly