A Buzzard, a Little Egret, 36 Black-tailed Godwit, 226 Wigeon, 258 Lapwing, four Shoveler, 18 Little Grebe, 46 Mallard, five Curlew and two Raven were at Ballyallia this afternoon.(Tom Lynch)Leave a comment
Pied Flycatcher at Loop Head John N Murphy
The Bonaparte’s Gull and one Little Stint were at Quilty (Paidi Cullinan)
Today at Loop Head there was one Pied Flycatcher, two Yellow-browed Warblers, three Blackcaps, four Chiffchaff, six Fieldfare, 14 Chaffinch and two Grey Plover (John N Murphy & Mark Gibson)
Adult Bonaparte’s Gull at Quilty Beach John N Murphy
Tha adult Bonapartes Gull was still at Quilty Beach along with one juvenile Semi-palmated Sandpiper, two Mediterranean Gulls and one Merlin ( Jeff Copner & John N Murphy) with one adult summer Little Stint at Seafield.
At Loop Head there was one juvenile Ring Ouzel, one Pied Flycatcher, five Yellow-browed Warblers, one Willow Warbler,five Chiffchaffs, one Wheatear,two Lapland Buntings, two Merlin one Fieldfare and 26 Rock Doves (Mark Gibson, Doug Dickson, John N Murphy, Barry Howell & Paidi Cullinan)
One Hobby was at Lahinch Marsh (Dave McNamara)
One Barn Owl was near Moveen, Kilkee (John N Murphy)
Chiffchaff at Kilbaha John N Murphy
One adult Bonaparte’s Gull was at Quilty this afternoon (Dave McNamara & Geoff Pearson).
One Yellow-browed Warbler, one Short-eared Owl, one Lapland Bunting, two Jack Snipe, two Blackcap, one Chiffchaff, one Peregrine, two Merlin, one Wheatear and 24 Rock Doves were at Loop Head this morning.(John N. Murphy, Dougie Dickson and Mark Gibson)
This is the second Yellow Wagtail at Ross Bay and a lot more juvenile than the first John N Murphy
One adult Bonapart Gull was at Quilty village this afternoon along with one juvenile Little Stont at Seafield (Mark Gibson & Doug Dickson).
Four Yellow-browed Warbler, a Willow Warbler and five Chiffchaff were in the gardens at Kilbaha. Two more Yellow-browed Warbler along with three Lapland Bunting, three Swallow, a Fieldfare, three Wheatear, two Merlin and a first winter Med Gull were on the headland at Loop Head. This evening a Hen Harrier was seen after taking a Water Rail being mobbed by a Peregrine and Kestrel. An American Golden Plover and 200 Golden Plover were in the Plover Fields. Two Yellow Wagtail and a Common Sandpiper were at Ross Bay.(John N. Murphy, Páidí Cullinan, Phil Brennan, Jeff Copner, Louise Moyles, Mark Gibson and Dougie Dickson)
Two adult Mediterranean Gulls were st Kilkee (Dougie Dickson and Mark Gibson).
A juvenile Common Sandpiper at Ross Bay, Loop Head John N Murphy
Two Snow Bunting, a male Blackcap, a Redwing, a Peregrine, 16 Goldfinch, 14 Chaffinch, 16 Reed Bunting, two Wheatear and eight Chough were on the headland, Loop Head. An American Golden Plover and 140 Golden Plover were at the Plover Fields. Two Yellow-browed Warbler, two Blackcap, three Chiffchaff, three Goldcrest and a Redwing were in the gardens at Kilbaha. A Yellow Wagtail, a Common Sandpiper and a Wheatear were at Ross Bay.(John N. Murphy, Phil Brennan, Nuala and Tom Lynch, Páidí Cullinan, Louise Moyles, Mark Gibson and Dougie Dickson)
A Barn Owl was at Lough Bunny.(Niall Casey)
A first-winter Yellow Wagtail at Ross Bay John N MUrphy
At Loop Head today there were three Yellow-browed Warbler, a Yellow Wagtail, a male Black Redstart, three Swallows, three Wheatear and a Chiffchaff. A Great Northern Diver, a Red-throated Diver and two first winter Med Gull passed the Lighthouse plus three Sooty Shearwater and three Manx Shearwater were at the Bridges of Ross. A Common Sandpiper was at Ross Bay.(John N. Murphy, Mark Gibson, Páidí Cullinan and Tom Tarpey)
A juvenile male Merlin and a Peregrine were south of Kilkee.(Páidí Cullinan)
Male Blackcap at Kilbaha John N Murphy
There were five Lapland Bunting, three Yellow-browed Warbler, 33 Goldfinch and four Coal Tit at Loop Head this morning.
A Yellow-browed Warbler, three Chiffchaff and a male Blackcap were in Kilbaha village.(John N. Murphy, Philip Brennan)
Two Whooper Swans were at Ballyallia.(Páidí Cullinan)