Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Thursday 20th November 2014

The Lesser Yellowlegs was at Moyasta Creek.(Brian Finnegan)

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Monday 17th November 2014

Thirty eight Purple Sandpiper were at Seafield Quilty. Three Red-throated Diver and nine Great Northern were at Lahinch Bay.

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Friday 14th November 2014

Eight Golden Plover were at Ballyallia along with 230 Lapwing. Four Jay were seen in Lees Road Wood.

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Tuesday 11th November 2014

A Brambling and a Jay were at Lees Road Wood.

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Wednesday 5th November 2014

The Lesser Yellowlegs was still at Moyasta Creek (Nuala & Tom Lynch) along with 1200 Lapwing, over 500 Wigeon, 240 Teal, 135 Curlew, 27 Snipe and 9 Little Egret. A Chiffchaff was at Gibson’s garden Kilbaha. Twenty eight Golden Plover, 22 Chough, 5 Snipe and 3 Kestrel were up at the headland.

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Tuesday 4th November 2014

One drake Greater Scaup, 70 Tufted Ducks and 32 Gadwall were at Lough Gash, Newmarket-on-Fergus.  There were 180 Black-tailed Godwits, 140 Lapwing, 50 Tufted Duck, 46 Shoveler, 130 Wigeon and 100 Woodpigeon at Ballyallia Lake.

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Monday 3rd November 2014

A Brambling was seen at Roslevan Shopping Centre in Ennis this morning. Two Jay were in Lees Road Wood.

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Saturday 1st November 2014

Saturday 1st November 2014

Pomarine Skua near Loop Head Lighthouse John N Murphy

The Lesser Yellowlegs was at Moyasta again today (John N Murphy et al).  At Loop Head there was one Pomarine Skua, one Short-eared Owl, one immature Hen Harrier, 60 Golden Plover, 120 Lapwing, 100 Oystercatchers, 20 Common Snipe and 14 Chough.  There were six Pomarine Skuas off the Bridges of Ross.

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Friday 31st October 2014

Friday 31st October 2014

Lesser Yellowlegs at Moyasta Creek John N Murphy

The Lesser Yellowlegs was still at Moyasta Creek this afternoon ( Jeff Copner & Barry Howell).

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Thursday 30th October 2014

Thursday 30th October 2014

Lesser Yellowlegs (Tom Tarpey)

The Lesser Yellowlegs was seen at Moyasta Creek again this evening (Tom Tarpey).
Two Arctic Skuas were present with a feeding flock of Kittwakes and Gannets just south of Kilbaha Harbour today. There was a flock of 65 Golden Plover and a Snipe near Loop Head, 55 Lapwing at Ross Bay, c. 60 Chaffinchs and at least 12 Song Thrushes at Kilbaha. A Peregrine, three Greenshank, five Redshank, 22 Teal and 20 Mallard were at Cloghaun Lough.

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