Clare Bird Sightings

Monday 10th October 2011

Monday 10th October 2011

Brent Geese are steadily arriving in the county © John N Murphy

A half hour seawatch off the Bridges of Ross produced two Pomarine Skuas, three Bonxies, five Sooty Shearwaters and ten Manx Shearwaters.
One Snow Bunting was in Kilbaha.
At Black Head this morning (08.40-10.20), six Pomarine Skuas and two Arctic Skuas flew west along with three Storm Petrels, two Arctic Terns and four Manx Shearwaters.
Four Storm Petrels flew west off Finvarra.
One Kingfisher and 25 Brent Geese were at Doonbeg.
Six Whooper Swans were at Lough Donnell.
Ten Crossbills were at Gortcoirce, Dysart.


Lots of Snipe and Snow Buntings have arrived in Clare over the past few days © John N Murphy


1 Comment to Monday 10th October 2011

  1. Bill Ryan

    Today Tuesday 11/10/2011 at Doonbeg Beach at mouth of stream.

    60 Golden Plover

    36 Bar Tailed Godwit

    1 Black Tail Godwit Summer Plumage

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