Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Sunday 14th February 2016

Sunday 14th February 2016

Snow Bunting at Loop Head John Collins

Five Snow Buntings were at the tip of Loop Head. (John Collins)
One Little Gull was at the Falls Ennistymon along with eight Little Egrets, one Kingfisher, one water Rail and two Woodcock. (Dave McNamara)
One male Hen Harrier, 200 Golden Plover,20 Brent Geese and 40 Wigeon were at Lahinch Marsh. (Dave McNamara)

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Saturday 13th February 2016

There was one Glossy Ibis at Lough Erinagh this morning. (Howard Williams & Finbarr MacGabhann)

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Friday 12th February 2016

One first-winter Little Gull, nine Little Egrets, one Woodcock and one Water Rail were at the Falls, Ennistymon. (Dave McNamara)

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Thursday 11th February 2016

Thirty four Whooper Swan and 58 Lapwing were at Ballyallia.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Seven Whooper Swan flew south over Oak Park Ennis.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Two hundred and sixty Redwing were at Lees Road Wood(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

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Wednesday 10th February 2016

One Buzzard flew over the motorway between Portdrine and Cratloe. (Tony Mee)

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Tuesday 9th February 2016

There was a flock of 20 Yellowhammers near Tubber (Austin Cooney & John N Murphy)
A pair of Whooper Swans were on a flooded field by the Shannon at Gillogue (Tom Tarpey).

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Sunday 7th February 2016

One first-winter Glaucous Gull was at Kilkee Strand. (Dixie Collins)

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Saturday 6th February 2016

Three Common Sandpipers were at the Quay in Clarecastle. (Finbarr MacGabhann)
Fifty one Whooper Swan, two Little Egret, 160 Wigeon, 20 Lapwing, three Treecreeper and a Great-crested Grebe were at Ballyallia.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Three Jay and a Treecreeper were at Lees Road Wood.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

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Friday 5th February 2016

One first-winter Little Gull, one female Hen Harrier, 40 Curlew and 30 Teal were at Lahinch Marsh. (Dave McNamara)
There were 16 Crossbills and one Jay at Darragh. (Finbarr MacGabhann)

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Thursday 4th February 2016

One first-winter Little Gull and one Water Rail were at the Falls, Ennistymon. (Dave MccNamara)

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