Clare Bird Sightings

Monday 12th September 2011

Monday 12th September 2011

Juvenile Sabine’s Gull at Liscannor Harbour © John N Murphy

One Fea’s Petrel was off the Bridges of Ross this evening (Niall T Keogh et al). There were also four Wilson’s Storm Petrels (Niall T Keogh et al), 21 Long-tailed Skuas, 200 plus Sabine’s Gulls, four Great Shearwaters, four Balearic Shearwaters, 1,000 Sooty Shearwaters, 2,000 Manx Shearwaters, 45 Leach’s Petels, 250 Storm Petrels, 110 Bonxies, 15 Pomarine Skuas, 58 Arctic Skuas, 600 plus Arctic Terns,four Sandwich Terns, four Grey Phalaropes, four Puffins and three Common Scoters.
One Buff-breasted Sandpiper was in a field near Cross village (Dave McNamara).
One adult Sabines Gull and a juvenile Curlew Sandpiper were on Seafield Beach.
There was one Grey Phalarope, three Sabine’s Gulls a dark phase Arctic Skua and one Storm Petrel at Liscannor.
One Grey Phalarope was in a flooded field near Cregg Beach, Liscannor Bay.
One Manx Shearwater was found storm wrecked in a garden in Crusheen. The bird arrived on Saturday night and was re-released today at Liscannor.

Sabines Gulls juvenile & adult, Storm Petrel, Arctic Tern juvenile & Arctic Skua Juv at Liscannor © John N Murphy Grey Phalarope at Cregg Beach, Liscannor Bay © Dave McNamara

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