Clare Bird Sightings


Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings in Clare                                         

This section deals with scarce and rare birds seen in Clare on a daily basis.  If you wish to report any sightings of birds from your locality then please send us an email to lets us know what you have seen and we will add it to our updates every day. Alternatively you can call in your sightings or text us the details  to John Murphy @ 086-3208965 or Tom Lynch @ 087-2390738 or by email  All photos of scarce or rare birds can be forwarded to  All photos on this web site are the copyright of photographers and must not be used elsewhere without their prior permission.                                                                             
 Hoopoe © JNM          
Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings for Limerick
This section highlights birds found in Limerick.  All sightings for inclusion in this section should be sent to the following; Tom Tarpey, County Limerick Recorder Tel. 087-2769000 or Jeff Hunt of the Limerick Branch of Birdwatch Ireland Telephone 087-7656439 All pictures for inclusion in this section Should be sent to Tom Tarpey or John Murphy details above. 
  Garganey © JNM
Colour Ringed Birds in Clare
Every Year there are  many sightings of colour ringed (banded) birds in Clare. This section deals with the sightings of all colour ringed birds seen in the county. There is a breakdown of the species and full details of the movements of birds like Whooper Swans, Brent Geese, Black-tailed Godwits, Sanderling, Lapwing, Common Gull, Black-headed Gull and Mediterranean Gulls in and out of the country.                                                                                                                                                                                    
 Darvic band on Whooper Swan © JNM
Best Bird Sites in Clare
Clare has a huge variety of habitats suitable for birds.  It is one of the few counties in Ireland that has nearly all the habitats with the Burren being a unique and special landscape feature in Clare. This section outlines the best sites that our county has to offer, from the Loop Head penninsula in the south West to the east Clare lakes and mighty Shannon.  We hope you enjoy your visit to Clare   

 Sunset over Dromore © JNM
New Clare Branch Calendar 2011      
The Clare Branch have just launched a new bird Calendar for 2011. To see how you can get hold of one of these colourful Calendars, then just click on the headed title above.                                                                                                                                                             

 2011 Calendar © JNM

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