Cackling Canada Geese (left) and Canada Goose (right) with Barnacles at Doonbeg © John N Murphy
There were two Cackling Canada Geese (Branta h. Hutchinsii) and one Canada Goose (Branta c. parvipes) within a flock of 180 Barnacle Geese at Killard, Doonbeg (John N Murphy & Finbarr MacGabhann). The female Marsh Harrier, a White-fronted Goose, two Canada Goose, a Merlin, two Jay, five Little Egret, 11 Gadwall and around 100 Black-tailed Godwit were seen at the Clare Branch of BWI outing to Ballyallia. The two Eiders and a first-winter Glaucous Gull were at Liscannor Harbour. There were 60 Pintail and nine Little Egrets at Moyasta.