Clare Bird Sightings

June 2009

Monday 29th June 2009
One Turtle Dove was at Killard, Doonbeg.
There were nine Greenshank at Lough Donnell.
A small flock of 31 Black-tailed Godwits at the Shannon Airport Lagoon.
One male Blackcap, 15 Tufted Duck, six Teal and six Lapwing were at Lough Inchiquin.
One male Blackcap, four Jays and four Ravens were at Gort Coirce, Dysert.
Four Ravens were at Roxton, Corofin.
Five Ravens were at Seafield, Quilty.
Four Ravens were at Lough Muchanagh, the Burren.
Six Greenshanks and three Black-tailed Godwits were at Doonbeg.
One male Blackcap was at Maurice’s Mills.
Oystercatcher John N Murphy

Sunday 28th June 2009
A Blackcap was singing in Lees Road Wood this morning.

A Kingfisher was seen at Drehednagower Bridge late this evening.
Saturday 27th June 2009
One Quail was still singing at Drummin, Miltown Mlabay.
Four Greenshank were at Lough Donnell.
There were 26 Swift over Drehednagower Bridge late this evening.

Friday 26th June 2009
A Raven flew over New Road Ennis this morning.

Thursday 25th June 2009
A Blackcap was singing in Lees Road Wood

Wednesday 24th June 2009
One Common Buzzard was seen flying over Kilard Bay, Doonbeg today at approx 3.00pm.
Three Jay were seen in Lees Road Wood this afternoon.
Two Blackcap were singing in the wood also.
A male Hen Harrier was seen close to Doolough Lake.
Tuesday 23rd June 2009
A Quail was reported singing this morning at Drummin Miltown Malbay at 4a.m. (Paul Troake)
A Blackcap was singing at Ballyallia Lake this evening.
Willow Warbler Jeff Copner

Monday 22nd June 2009
There was a Short-eared Owl on Mutton Island.
A Little Egret was at Islandavanna.
Two Jay and a Raven were spotted at Lees Road Wood.
One male Blackcap ad 22 Swifts were at Applewood, Ballycar.

Sunday 21st June 2009
One dark and one pale phased Arctic Skuas were at Lough Atedaun, Corofin.

A Raven was seen near Tubber

Saturday 20th June 2009
Two Raven and a Yellowhammer were seen near Mullaghmore.
A Blackcap was singing in Lees Road Wood.

One Jay was at the Bog in Lisseycasey.
Thursday 18th June 2009
There were 48 Swifts and 121 Mute Swans at Lough Atedaun, Corofin.
Wednesday 17th June 2009
There was one Jay,  three male Blackcaps and three fledglings at Clifden Hill, Corofin.
Two Jay and one male Blackcap were seen in Lees Road Wood this afternoon.
There were six Tufted Ducks and three Teal at Lough Inchiquin.
One Jay was at Mullaghmore.
One Jay and one Blackcap were at Gort Coirce, Dysert.
Tuesday 16th June 2009
There were 14 Little Egrets at the Shannon Airport Lagoon.
One Common Sandpiper was at Ballycorick Bridge, Ballynacally.
One Jay was at Newhall Lake, near Clarecastle.
One Blackcap was at Clondagad Church and graveyard.
One Blackcap was at Applewood, Ballycar. 
Monday 15th June 2009
One Osprey was at Dough Lough (Mark Wilson). 
Two male Blackcaps were singing near Plassey, on the north shore of the Shannon River.
One male Blackcap was at Applewood, Balylcar along with one Spotted Flycatcher.
Another was singing in Lees Road Wood.
Sunday 14th June 2009
One male Blackcap was still singing at Applewood, Ballycar.
Saturday 13th June 2009
One male Blackcap was at Aplewood, Ballycar.
Friday 12th June 2009
One Blackcap was at Applewood, Ballycar.
Long-eared Owl was seen at Kilnamona bridge at 2.20a.m.
Thursday 11th June 2009
There were 30 Swifts and a pair of Pochard at Lough Atedaun.
Two Blackcap were singing in Lees Road Wood another was at Knox’s Bridge Ennis.
One Jay and two Blackcaps were at Dysert.
There were three Blackcaps at Clifden Hill, Corofin.
Wednesday 10th June 2009
One Blackcap was singing at Applewood, Ballycar.
There were three Blackcap on Clifden Hill and one at Mullaghmore.
Two Yellowhammer were at Mullaghmore.
Tuesday  9th June 2009
One male Blackcap was at Tullyvarraga  Hill Shannon with another at Smithstown.
One Blackcap was singing at Applewood, Ballycar.
Monday 8th June 2009
One Kingfisher and one Blackcap were at Ballyallia Lake, Ennis.
Sunday 7th June 2009
One adult Mediterranean Gull was found nesting within the Black-headed Gulls
and Sandwich Terns at Corronroo on the Clare/Galway border this afternoon.
Also at Corronroo were two Little Egrets.
One Iceland Gull was at Lahinch Beach.
One Blackcap was singing at Applewood, Ballycar.
One Jay was at Castlecrine, Sixmilebridge.
Two Blackcaps were at Bell Harbour.
Saturday 6th June 2009 
A Fieldfare was seen gathering food this morning at a garden in Bell Harbour.
One Blackcap was singing at Applewood, Ballycar.
Friday 5th June 2009
There were two Blackacps, five Ravens and two Spotted Flycatchers at
Paradise House, Ballynacally.
One male Blackcap was at Applewood, Ballycar.
Two male Blackcaps and a Jay were at Roxton, Corofin.
One Common Sandpiper, one Blackcap and two Ravens were at Cooloootra, the Burren. 
Two Blackcap were singing in Lees Road Wood
Thursday 4th June 2009
One male Blackcap and a Water Rail were at Ballycar, Newmarket-on-Fergus.
Tuesday 2nd June 2009
Two Blackcap were singing in Lees Road Wood.

Monday 1st June 2009
There were three Blackcaps at Mooghaun Wood, Newmarket-on-Fergus.
One male Blackcap was at Applewood, Ballycar. 

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