Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Tuesday 25th November 2014

A Merlin, two Kestrel, two Little Egret, twenty three Black-tailed Godwit, four Gadwall and over 300 Lapwing were at Ballyallia this afternoon.

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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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