Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Tuesday 23rd April 2019

A Green Sandpiper was at Drumcliffe.(Páidí Cullinan)
Eight Black-throated Diver, 48 Great Northern Diver, 27 Common Scoter and 15 Whimbrel were at the Rine.(Paul Troake)
Two Whitethroat were at Fanore(PT)
Thirty one Whimbrel were at Bishops Quarter.(PT)


Monday 22nd April 2019

A drake Surf Scoter was at Liscannor Bay.(Geoff Pearson)
Ten Red-throated Diver, 20 Great Northern Diver, 50 Manx Shearwater and 50 Common Scoter were also at Liscannor Bay.(Jeff Copner)
A female Blackcap was at Loop Head.(Howard Williams)


Friday 19th April 2019

One Whooper Swan was at Lough Donnell.(Sally O’Meara)
One Whimbrel was at Deenish Island, Shannon.(Páidí Cullinan)
A Grasshopper Warbler was singing at Clonmoney South.(PC)
A Sedge Warbler was singing at Shannon Airport Lagoon(PC)
There were 85 Whimbrel at Lough Cullaun this evening.(Tom Tarpey)


Thursday 18th April 2019

Two Yellowhammer were at Carrownagoul, Boston.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Two Short-eared Owl were at Islandavanna this evening.(Chris Cullen)


Wednesday 17th April 2019

Two Buzzard were at Slievenaglasha in the Burren.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Three White Wagtail were at Clahane.(Jeff Copner)
There were 79 Golden Plover at Cappanawalla.(Páidí Cullinan)


Monday 15th April 2019

A Storm Petrel was seen on the Shannon at Kings Island (Wayne Casey).


Saturday 13th April 2019

Two Jay were at Lees Road Wood.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
A Peregrine was at Rathclooney.(Jason Horner)


Thursday 11th April 2019

Three Buzzard were at Ballygriffey Wood and two more were at Dromore Lough.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
A Spotted Redshank and a Ruff were at Clenagh this evening.(Páidí Cullinan)
A Cuckoo was calling at Derrymore Wood, Rathclooney(Jason Horner)


Wednesday 10th April 2019

A Marsh Harrier, a female Peregrine, two drake and five female Goldeneye were at Lough Muckanagh this morning.(Jeff Copner)
Two Cattle Egret were at the Bog Road just off the motorway east of Ennis.(Páidí Cullinan)
Four Greater Scaup were at Clonderlaw Bay(PC)
A Buzzard was at Tubber.(PC)
A Red-legged Partridge was at Dromore Nature Reserve this evening.(Cliff Baxter)


Tuesday 9th April 2019

A White-tailed Eagle was at Lough Muckanagh. Orange tag on left wing and blue tag on right wing. Probably bird born in 2016 near Kenmare.(Ray Glynn)
A Cuckoo was singing at Woodcock Hill.(Tom Crowe)
Two Kingfisher were along the stream beside Corrovorrin Graveyard.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)


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