Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Friday 12th June 2020

A Reed Warbler was at Shannon Airport Lagoon.(Finbar MacGabhann)

Monday 8th June 2020

Two Reed Warbler were in song at Shannon Airport Lagoon this evening.(Páidí Cullinan)

Thursday 4th June 2020

A 2CY Iceland Gull was at Lough Muree.(Páidí Cullinan)

Tuesday 2nd June 2020

The Rose-coloured Starling was still close to Hags Head.(Stan Nugent)

Monday 1st June 2020

An adult Rose-coloured Starling was at Hags Head.(Laura Kavanagh, Jeff Copner)

Saturday 30th May 2020

At Ballycar lake today there was one Marsh Harrier and two Common Terns. (John N Murphy)

Friday 29th May 2020

One pair of Barn Owls were nesting in an old cottage chimney near Bodyke with seven eggs in the nest. (John N Murphy & Dominick Keogh)
A flock of 30 Whimbrel flew north west over Applewood, Ballycar. (JNM)

Tuesday 26th May 2020

At Applewood, Ballycar today there was one Peregrine, two Buzzards, two Common Terns, 140 Black-tailed Godwits and ten Little Egrets. (John N Murphy)

Saturday 23rd May 2020

One Osprey flew west over the Shannon Airport Lagoon this morning. (John N Murphy) Also at the SAL was one Reed Warbler, one Buzzard, one drake Wigeon, one drake Gadwall and a late Whimbrel.
There were 11 Little Egrets at Applewood, Ballycar this morning. (JNM)

Thursday 21st May 2020

Three Yellowhammer were singing on the lower slopes of Mullaghmore this morning.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
A pair of Common Sandpiper were at Knockaunroe and another pair were at Lough Gealán.(N & TL)

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