Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Monday 5th August 2019

A Buzzard was calling at Dromore Nature Reserve.(Cliff Baxter)
A male Peregrine was at Quilty Beach.(Jeff Copner)
A Bonxie was at the Bridges of Ross where there was a steady flow of Manx Shearwater throughout the morning.(JC)
Two Cory’s Shearwater, three Sooty Shearwater and three Arctic Skua were at the Bridges of Ross during the afternoon.(Henrik Braender)

Sunday 4th August 2019

A Common Sandpiper, a Whimbrel and 13 Little Egret were seen from the Martello Tower, Aughinish.(Paul Troake)

Wednesday 31st July 2019

Two Green Sandpiper and a Common Sandpiper were at Clenagh Lake.(Páidí Cullinan)
A Whimbrel, a Peregrine, a Common Sandpiper and 415 Knot were at Shannon Airport Lagoon.(PC)
A Jay was at Lough Gash.(PC)
A Buzzard was at Tubber.(PC)
A Little Stint, two Whimbrel, a Grey Plover, 12 Little Egret, 35 Common Tern, 4 Arctic Tern and 400 Manx Shearwater were at the Rine.(Paul Troake)

Monday 29th July 2019

A Spotted Flycatcher was on the River Fergus close to Ennis Supply.(Páidí Cullinan)

Sunday 28th July 2019

Six Jay were at Lees Road Wood.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Saturday 27th July 2019

A Hen Harrier was at Ballyallia Lake.(Páidí Cullinan)

Friday 26th July 2019

Seven Sooty Shearwater, 2500 Manx Shearwater, two Storm Petrel, 11 Puffin, two Black Guillemot and 15 Common Scoter were at the Bridges of Ross.(Niall Keogh and Ian O Connor)
Eighteen Tree Sparrow were at Seafield.(Jeff Copner)
Two Tree Sparrow were at the western side of Doonbeg Bay(NK & IOC)

Saturday 20th July 2019

At the Bridges of Ross today there was one Balearic Shearwater, one Bonxie, four Puffin and 3,000 Manx Shearwater. (John N Murphy & Finbarr MacGabhainn)
One adult Mediterranean Gull, one Bar-tailed Godwit and 60 Curlew were at Poulnasherry Bay. (FMacG & JNM)
There were 12 Little Egrets at Kilcredaun Marsh.(JNM & FMacG)

Thursday 18th July 2019

The female Snowy Owl was back at Black Head today.

Tuesday 16th July 2019

Two Common Sandpiper were at Lickeen Lake.(Jeff Copner)
Seventy Chough were at Goleen Bay.(Dixie Collins)

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