Clare Bird Sightings

Saturday 7th January 2012

Saturday 7th January 2012

Immature Common Eider off the Flaggy Shore © John N Murphhy

The Tundra Bean goose and three Pink-footed Geese were at Liscannor (Tom Tarpey, Tony Mee, Nuala & Tom Lynch), along with one female Hen Harrier.
One female Eider was off the Flaggy Shore.
A flock of 300 Brent Geese were near Aughinish Island along with 14 Long-tailed Ducks & two Black-throated Divers.
There were seven Black-throated Divers off Finvarra Point, along with one first-winter Iceland Gull, 30 Great Northern Divers, one Red-throated Diver, 18 Razorbills, two Guillemots, ten Black Guillemots, 18 Common Scoter, 70 Shag, one Gannet, 40 red-breasted Mergansers and six Kittiwakes.
Three Sandwich Terns were on the southern side of Ballyvaughan Bay near Monk’s Pub.
A flock of 210 Brent Geese were near Muckanish Bay, Bell Harbour.
There were 25 Great Northern Divers and one Red-throated Diver at New Quay.
One female Hen Harrier and one Great Northern Diver were at Lough Muckanagh.
One male and one female Blackcap were at Oak Park, Ennis.


1 Comment to Saturday 7th January 2012

  1. Male and female Blackcap at Oak Park Ennis.

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