Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Thursday 20th June 2019

A Rose-coloured Starling was at Kilcredaun.(Sue McGee)
A Buzzard was at Setright’s Cross.(Pearse Ryan)

Sunday 16th June 2019

The adult Yellow-legged Gull was still in Kilbaha Harbour today. (John N Murphy)
A two hour seawatch at the Bridges of Ross late this afternoon produced one Balearic Shearwater, 1,700 Manx Shearwaters, two Storm Petrels and nine drake Common Scoters all heading south west. (JNM)
Six pairs of Arctic Tern and ten pairs of Common Tern were at Rine Point.(Páidí Cullinan)
Two Whimbrel, 56 Manx Shearwater and a Storm Petrel were off Finvarra Point.(PC)
Four Storm Petrel were at the Flaggy Shore.(PC)

Saturday 15th June 2019

One adult Yellow-legged Gull was in Kilbaha Harbour, Loop Head. (John N Murphy)
Over 2,000 Manx Shearwaters, one Whimbrel and one Puffin flew south west past the Bridges of Ross.(JNM)
Two male Yellowhammer were at Carron Turlough.(Jeff Copner)
Two Puffin and 14 Chough were seen during the Branch outing to Loop Head.(Nuala and Tom Lynch, Clodagh Glasgow et al)

Friday 14th June 2019

Friday 14th June 2019

One of the two Buzzards at Ballycar John M Murphy

Two Buzzards were at Applewood, Ballycar. ( John N Murphy)
Two Peregrine were at the Kilrush Road, Ennis.(Dixie Collins)
One Yellowhammer was singing at the start of the Green Raod walk at Lough Avalla.(Stan Nugent)

Thursday 13th June 2019

Two Buzzards were at Applewood, Ballycar. (JNM)

Wednesday 12th June 2019

Two Buzzards were at Applewood, Ballycar. (JNM)
One pair of Yellowhammer were at Glenroe west of Mullaghmore.(Nuala Lynch and Mary Curtin)

Tuesday 11th June 2019

There were two Reed Warblers at the Shannon Airport Lagoon. (John N Murphy)
Two Buzzards were at Applewood, Ballycar. (JNM)

Monday 10th June 2019

A Spotted Flycatcher was at Addroon Bridge.(Cliff Baxter)

Saturday 8th June 2019

Four Jay were at Lees Road Wood this morning.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Thursday 6th June 2019

A Common Sandpiper and a Yellowhammer were at Mullaghmore.(Cliff Baxter)

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