The SOLITARY SANDPIPER and LEAST SANDPIPER were at Cloghaun Lough.(Mark Stewart)Leave a comment
Solitary Sandpiper at Loop Head John N Murphy
A SOLITARY SANDPIPER and a LEAST SANDPIPER were at Cloghaun Lough, Loop Head this afternoon.(John N. Murphy)
The Solitary Sandpiper is the first record for Clare and only the 7th Irish record. The Least Sandpiper is only the second county record. There was also one Common Sandpiper at the Lough.
One juvenile Ruff was on the west side of Kilcredaun Marsh (John N Murphy).
At the Bridges of Ross today there was one Balearic Shearwater, eight Sooty Shearwaters, six Storm Petrels, seven Bonxies, one Common Scoter, one Arctic Tern, 18 Curlew and 28 Whimbrel. (John N Murphy, Tony Cully, Darragh Cully et al)
Seven Raven and six Jay were at Lees Road Wood.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
An Albino Curlew and two Turnstone in summer plumage were at Bishop’s Quarter this afternoon.(Pádraig Cullinan)
Two Jay were heard at Lees Road Wood.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Three Common Sandpiper and 12 Whimbrel were at Clahane.(Jeff Copner)
35 Sandwich Tern and four Greenshank were at Liscannor.(Jeff Copner)