The four Cattle Egrets were seen at Bunlicky again this morning (TT).
The four Cattle Egrets were back at the cement factory entrance today. A Buzzard was also present (John N Murphy).
Three Little Egrets were seen in the fields near the county boundary at Coonagh (JNM).
A Hawfinch was at the upper playground in Curraghchase (JNM).
Cattle Egrets at Bunlicky ©Tom Tarpey
Four Cattle Egrets were seen with cattle beside the Irish Cement entrance road at Bunlicky, Mungret (TT). The birds were first discovered at the same location yesterday by a pair of American birders(Bonnie Clarfield-Bylin & Stephan Bylin) yesterday. This is the 6th record for the County.
Nine Shoveler, 16 Gadwall, 12 Teal, 14 Wigeon, a Goldeneye, a Pochard, eight Tufted Duck, 42 Greylag Geese, 240 Coot, four Moorhens, 20 Little Grebes, 14 Mute Swans, three Lapwing, three Snipe, a Cormorant and a Kestel were at Coonagh (TT).
Four Buzzards were seen on a re-seeded field near Croagh (Jerome McSweeney).
A Jay was seen outside normal range near Ballingarry today (Andrew Holmes). This may be part of an unusual migration movement of the species this autumn as birds have also been recorded at headlands/migration watch points on the west and south coasts in recent days.
Buzzards were seen at number locations inc. three near Ballingarry (Paddy Dunworth),two near Feenagh(AH) and one at Rosbrien(TT)
A dead Barn Owl was found on the N20 north of Croom (AH).
A Long-eared Owl was at the Shannon Fields, Corbally (Blair McClure).
Sixty Gadwall, 35 Shoveler, ten Mallard, three Wigeon and 15 Tufted Duck were at Coonagh (TT).
A Ruff, 65 Redshank, two Greenshank, five Dunlin, 12 Black-tailed Godwits, nine Golden Plover, 70 Lapwing, 40 Teal and 10 Mallard were at Robertstown (TT).
71 Redshank, 145 Curlew, 20 Teal, four Mallard, two Little Egrets and a Grey Heron were at Loughill (TT).
A Buzzard was at Rosbrien (TT).