Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Sunday 11th February 2024

Five Long-tailed Duck and one Buzzard were at Aughinish Island.
Three Mediterranean Gulls were at Corronroo.
A Green-winged Teal and 14 Whooper Swan were at Bell Harbour.
Twenty five Commonn Scoter were at Gleninagh. (James Organ)
A male Crossbill was at Gortcoirce. (Jeff Copner)


Saturday 10th February 2024

The Great White Egret was back at Clonlea Lake, Kilkishen along with a flock of 50 Siskin in trees nearby. (John N Murphy)
The drake Green-winged Teal was still at Bell Harbour.(Chris & Tristan Cullen)
Three Mediterranean Gulls were at Coranroo on the Clare/Galway border. (Dermot Breen)
There were 88 Teal at Cloughaun Lough, Loop Head. (JNM)
A hundred Golden Plover were at Ross along with 34 Chough. (JNM).
The Green Sandpiper was still at Loughville Turlough. (Chris Cullen)


Friday 9th February 2024

A Green Sandpiper was at Loughville Turlough. (James Organ)


Thursday 8th February 2024

A male Blackcap was at Oak Park, Ennis (Nuala and Tom Lynch)


Wednesday 7th February 2024

A drake and hen Ring-necked Duck were at Kilkee Reservoir.(John N Murphy)
A Short-eared Owl was at Moyasta.(JNM)
A Buzzard was at Edenvale.(JNM)
There were 52 Purple Sandpiper, 2,000 Dunlin, 1,200 Sanderling and 120 Ringed Plover at Seafield.(Jeff Copner)
Nine Tree Sparrow were in a field with horses at Seafield.(JC)
The drake Green-winged Teal was still at Bell Harbour.(Paidí Cullinan)
There were 32 Pintail Duck at Islandavanna.(Chris Cullen)
A flock of 160 Golden Plover and ten Dunlin were in the Plover Fields at Loop Head. (JNM)


Tuesday 6th February 2024

There were 38 White-fronted Geese and a Buzzard at Lough Muckanagh. ( John N Murphy)
At Termon Lough on the Clare/Galway border there were two drake Pochard and 126 Tufted Duck. (JNM)
One Buzzard was at Boston.(JNM)
Between Corranroo and Finvarra Point there were 74 Great Northern Divers 20 Black Guillemots and 38 Red-breasted Mergansers. (JNM)


Monday 5th February 2024

Monday 5th February 2024

A male Siskin one of two caught and ringed at Applewood, Ballycar earlier today (John N Murphy)

A White-tailed Eagle was at Lough Muckanagh.(Chris Cullen)


Sunday 4th February 2024

Sunday 4th February 2024

A drake Green-winged Teal was at Bell Harbour.(John N. Murphy)
One Short-eared Owl was at Islandavanna this evening. (Chris Cullen)
Two Mediterranean Gull were at Corranroo.(JNM)
A Buzzard was at Tulla Cross in the Burren.(JNM)
A male Merlin was at Moveen.(Jeff Copner)


Saturday 3rd February 2024

A Merlin was at a garden on the Lahinch Road.(Adrian Glasgow)


Friday 2nd February 2024

Three Crossbill were at Gort Coirce.(Jeff Copner)
One Buzzard was at Drumline. (JNM)


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