Clare Bird Sightings

Friday 26th August 2011

Friday 26th August 2011

An adult Sharp-tailed Sandpiper was at the Shannon Airport Lagoon this afternoon (Pasi Pirinen et al). This is a first County record and only a fifth for Ireland.
One Semi-palmated Sandpiper was at Doughmore Beach, Doonbeg (Alan Clewes et al). This is only the fourth county record.


Sharp-tailed Sandpipers © Janne Riihimäki


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