Clare Bird Sightings

Tuesday 6th September 2011

Tuesday 6th September 2011

Pomarine Skua at the Bridges or Ross © John N Murphy

Between 6.45 & 19.30 today at the Bridges of Ross there was: one Wilson’s Storm Petrel (John N Murphy), four Great Shearwaters, four Balearic Shearwaters, 4,500 Sooty Shearwaters, 10,000 Manx Shearwaters, two Blue Fulmars, 21 Leach’s Petrels, 80 Storm Petrels, 83 Bonxies, 12 Pomarine Skuas, 44 Arctic Skuas, two adult Long-tailed Skuas, 73 Sabine’s Gulls, two Black Terns, 261 Arctic Terns, two Common Terns, four Sandwich Terns, one Common Scoter, one Great Northern Diver, 26 Whimbrel and 43 Puffins.
Two Crossbills were at Gort Coirce, Dysert.
One female Hen Harrier was at Lough Atedaun.

Sooty Shearwater & Pomarine Skua © John N Murphy

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