Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Tuesday 27th February 2018

Tuesday 27th February 2018

Iceland Gull in Ennis Páidí Cullinan

The 2CY Iceland Gull was at the Post Office Field, Ennis again today.(Páidí Cullinan)


Monday 26th February 2018

There were two Buzzards near Dangan. (Trish Healy)


Sunday 25th February 2018

One 2CY Iceland Gull, a subadult Glaucous Gull and three Tree Sparrows were at Doonbeg.(Paul Troake)
One Black Redstart, a Red-throated Diver and 325 Barnacle Geese were at Killard.(PT)


Saturday 24th February 2018

Saturday 24th February 2018

Pink-footed Goose at Moveen John N Murphy

One Pink-footed Goose and 77 Barnacle Geese were at Moveen & Illaunonearaun today. (John N Murphy & Andrew Power)
There were four Iceland Gulls (one 3CY & three 2CY) at Kilbaha, Loop Head. (JNM)
Five Brambling were at Ballyallia.(Páidí Cullinan and Austin Cooney)
A flock of 350 Barnacle Geese were at Doonbeg. (JNM)


Friday 23rd February 2018

One 2CY Iceland Gull was the Post Office Field in Ennis.(Páidí Cullinan)


Thursday 22nd February 2018

The Black Redstart was at Our Lady’s Hospital this morning.(Jeff Copner)
Two Brambling were at St. Flannan’s College.(JC)
Two more Brambling were at Ballyallia.(Tom Lynch)
The Spotted Redshank was with a flock of over 500 Black-tailed Godwit at Ballyallia.(TL)
A male Peregrine was at Ballyallia.(TL)
A Woodcock was at Toonagh.(Cliff Baxter)


Wednesday 21st February 2018

Ten Black-throated Diver were at Finvarra Point.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
A first winter Iceland Gull was at Moy and four Red-throated Diver were at Lahinch.(Jeff Copner)


Tuesday 20th February 2018

There were 192 Barnacle Geese at Killard, Doonbeg with 23 White-fronted Geese and 12 Whooper Swans at nearby Tullagher Bog. (Elaine Keegan)
Two Red-throated Diver were off the Battery at Clonderlaw Bay.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Over 150 Golden Plover and 230 Curlew were at Ballinagh, Clonderlaw Bay(N & TL)
A flock of over 500 Dunlin and 260 Black-tailed Godwit were at Knock.(N & TL)
A Great Northern Diver was at Lake Atedaun.(Maurice O Sullivan)


Monday 19th February 2018

Monday 19th February 2018

A male Bramblings from Ballyallia this morning John N Murphy

There were 10 to 12 Brambling at Costelloe’s Farm, Ballyallia this morning.(John N Murphy)
One Brambling was at Boghill, Lisdoonvarna. (Dave McNamara)
There were two Glaucous Gulls, ten Brent Geese, one Peregrine and five Little Egrets between Liscannor and the marsh. (DMcN)


Sunday 18th February 2018

There was one Spotted Redshank at Corronroo. (Cathal Forkan & Paidi Cullinan)
Two Sandwich Terns and four Common Scoter were at Aughinish. (PC & CF)
One Black-throated Diver, five Red-throated Divers and ten Common Scoter were off Coolsiva Pier. (CF & PC)


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