Record shot of the American Wigeon at Lough Atedaun at the top of the shot John N Murphy
One drake American Wigeon was at Lough Atedaun this afternoon.(John N Murphy, Austin Cooney & Finbarr MacGabhann). This is the 7th county record of this rare north American duck to Clare.
There were two drake Surf Scoters off Coolsiva Pier in north Clare today (JNM, FMacG & AC), along with two Sandwich Terns, two Whimbrel at the Flaggy Shore, 14 Black-throared Divers, 80 Great Northern Divers, four Long-tailed Ducks and 45 Common Scoter.
Two Buzzards were near Tubber. (AC, FMacG & JNM).