Clare Bird Sightings

Saturday 11th October 2014

Saturday 11th October 2014

Lesser Whitethroat at Senie Costelloe’s garden, Kilbaha John N Murphy

At Loop Head today there was good migration with the following seen, one Lesser Whitethroat, three Turtle Doves, seven Bramblings, one Lapland Bunting, one Snow Bunting at the Fodry, one female Blackcap, one Redwing, one Willow Warbler, three Chiffchaff, two Redpolls, 14 Reed Buntings around the lighthouse, six Goldfinch and two Greenfinches in the lighthouse garden, five Wheatears, 14 Golden Plover, four Swallows off the tip of the headland, 40 Skylarks, 26 Chough, one Merlin, one Peregrine coming off the sea at the Fodry with a Storm Petrel in its tallons, one Sparrowhawk and two Great Northern Divers flew out the mouth of the Estuary.  One first-winter Mediterranean Gull was at Kilkee beach.  One Short-eared Owl was at Killow Roundabout near Ennis.

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