Clare Bird Sightings

Wednesday 7th September 2011

Wednesday 7th September 2011

Common Sandpiper © Jeff Copner

At the Bridges of Ross today there was one Great Shearwater, one Balearic Shearwater,430 Sooty Shearwaters, one Blue Fulmar, five Leach’s Petrels, 80 Storm Petrels, 37 Great Skua, six Pomarine Skuas, 20 Arctic Skuas, one adult Long-tailed Skua, 30 Sabine’s Gulls, one juvenile Little Gull, ten Sandwich Terns, one Common Tern, 75 Arctic Terns 13 Puffins, one Black Guillemot, 25 Common Scoters, two adult Red-throated Divers, 29 Light-bellied Brent Geese and 20 Whimbrels. there were also three Bottlenose Dolphins and three Sunfish,
Five juvenile Sabine’s Gulls were hanging around the Blue pools in Kilkee, while a Bonxie passed by just a little further out to sea.
There were nine Crossbills at Darragh today.
There were two Common Sandpiper, 15 Whimbrels and 15 Bar-tailed Godwits at Doonbeg.

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