Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Saturday 3rd December 2016

Saturday 3rd December 2016

Great White Egret at Ballyallia Lake late this afternoon John N Murphy

The GREAT WHITE EGRET was back at Ballyallia Lake (Paidi Cullinan & John N Murphy).
There was one Pink-footed Goose with 130 Greylag Geese at Lough Muckanagh (John N Murphy).
A flock of 36 Whooper Swans were at Kells (JNM).
At Lough Inchiquin there were 130 Tufted Duck, two immature/female Greater Scaup, 360 Wigeon, 72 Gadwall, 150 Teal, 30 Shoveler, two Pintail, 108 Little Grebe, ten Whooper Swan, 12 Mute Swan, three Water Rail and two Jay (JNM).
At Lough Atedaun there were 70 Whooper Swan, 60 Mute Swan 420 Wigeon, 100 Shoveler, 200 Teal, four Pintail, one Greenshank and five Redshank (JNM).

Leave a comment

Thursday 1st December 2016

Four Twite were at Clahane this morning.(Geoff Pearson)
Seventeen Whooper Swan, 108 Tufted Duck, 36 Shoveler, 14 Gadwall and 3 Little Egret were at Ballyallia this afternoon.(Tom Lynch)

Leave a comment

Wednesday 30th November 2016

GREAT WHITE EGRET seen at Lough O’Grady.(Sinead Biggane)
Seventeen Twite were at Aughinish in north Clare.(Páidí Cullinan and Tom Murtagh)
A female Hen Harrier was at Rathclooney.(Jason Horner)

Leave a comment

Tuesday 29th November 2016

The Black Redstart is still at the back of the Clare County Museum in Ennis.(Páidí Cullinan and Tom Lynch)
A drake Pochard and drake Greater Scaup were at Ballyallia.(Páidí Cullinan)

Leave a comment

Sunday 27th November 2016

A Bonaparte’s Gull was at Lough Donnell(Jeff Copner)
A Peregrine and 24 Brent Geese were at Fanore.(Páidí Cullinan)

Leave a comment

Thursday 24th November 2016

There were 25 Whooper Swan and a Little Egret at Ballyallia. There was a noticeable increase on the number of duck in the lake.(Myles Carey, Tom Lynch and Páidí Cullinan)

Leave a comment

Tuesday 22nd November 2016

The 3CY Ring-billed Gull was still at the Post Office Field, Ennis (Paidi Cullinan, Nuala Lynch)
The first-winter Black Redstart was back near the Museum in Ennis (Paidi Cullinan, Nuala Lynch)

Leave a comment

Monday 21st November 2016

The 3CY Ring-billed Gull was still at the Post Office Field, Ennis (Paidi Cullinan).
A Black Redstart was at the back of the Clare Museum, Ennis (John Rattigan).
Twelve Whooper Swan, 104 Black-tailed Godwit and five Jay were at Ballyallia. Six Jay were at Lees Road Wood.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Leave a comment

Sunday 20th November 2016

At Ballyallia there were 25 Whooper Swan, four Pintail Duck, 550 Wigeon, 280 Lapwing, 125 Teal, 110 Coot, 64 Mallard, 53 Shoveler, 45 Tufted Duck, 12 Gadwall and two Jay.(Nuala and Tom Lynch, Myles Carey)

Leave a comment

Saturday 19th November 2016

Saturday 19th November 2016

Ring-billed Gull in Ennis Paidi Cullinan

The 3CY Ring-billed Gull was at the Post Office Field in Ennis earlier this morning (Paidi Cullinan).
Ay Ballyallia Lake there was one Jay, two Little Egret and a Kingfisher (Tom Lynch & John N Murphy).

Leave a comment

Page 1 of 12312345102030...Last »

Upcoming Events

  1. Saturday 10th December 2016-Ballyallia Lake

    December 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Latest Tweets

clarebirdwatch

Image Gallery

beanglmuchjm beangooselmuchjm americangoldenplovermoyastajm calacu_adult_260811_shannon

Latest Comments

Follow us on Twitter

  • No tweets were found.