Clare Bird Sightings

Wednesday 19th October 2011

Wednesday 19th October 2011

Two juvenile Pectoral Sandpipers at Lough Atedaun © Dave McNamara

One immature Blue-winged Teal was at Shannon Airport Lagoon (John N Murphy), along with eight Little Egrets, 22 Whoopers Swans, 64 Lapwing, ten Gadwall, 28 Wigeon, one male Hen Harrier and three Water Rails.
There were two Pectoral Sandpipers at Lough Atedaun (Dave McNamara). There were also two Ruff, ten Black-tailed Godwits and seven Whooper Swans at Atedaun.
A flock of 1,000 Golden Plovers were at Drumgeely Point, Shannon Town.
Two Whooper Swans were at Lough Inchiquin.
There were 11 Whoopers heading west over Aughinish Bay this morning.
Ten Little Egrets and 17 Red-breasted Mergansers were at the Aughinish Martello tower lagoon.
A group of 12 Gadwall were at the small pond near Mauricemills.
One Jay and one Tree Sparrow were near Dysert.
There were two Little Egrets and 300 Golden Plovers at Querrin Creek.
One Wheatear was at Doughmore Beach.


1 Comment to Wednesday 19th October 2011

  1. Bill Ryan

    19/10/2011
    Querrin Creek
    300 Golden Plover
    2 Little Egrets

    Doughmore Beach
    1 Wheatear

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