Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Wednesday 8th August 2018

Four thousand eight hundred Manx Shearwater, two Sooty Shearwater, two Bonxies, three Great Northern Diver and three Common Scoter were at Black Head between 07.40-11.00.(Paul Troake)
Nineteen Sooty Shearwater, 15 Whimbrel and two Common Scoter were at the Bridges of Ross between 07.30-10.30.(Eanna O Flynn)
An Arctic Skua, a Pomarine Skua, a Bonxie and 20 Golden Plover were at the Bridges of Ross between 10.30-14.00(Jeff Copner and Dave McNamara)
A 137 Rock Dove were at Bealaha.(JC & DMN)
Four Arctic Tern and two Whimbrel were at Rinvilla.(JC & DMN)
Ten Whimbrel and a 100 Ringed Plover were at Doonbeg.(JC & DMN)

Monday 6th August 2018

One Wilson’s Storm Petrel was at the Bridges of Ross this morning (Geoff Pearson)(10.00), along with one Cory’s Shearwater and one Great Shearwater.

Wednesday 1st August 2018

Two Jay and a Water Rail were at Ballyallia.(Paidi Cullinan)
Forty five Whimbrel and four Storm Petrel were at the Rhine,Ballyvaughan.(Jeff Copner)

Tuesday 31st July 2018

One Macaronesian Shearwater was off the Bridges of Ross this morning (10.20)(John N Murphy) Also at the Bridges of Ross today was one Cory’s Shearwater, three Great Shearwaters, two Balearic Shearwaters, 119 Sooty Shearwaters, 1600 Manx Shearwaters (ph) over ten hours, one adult Long-tailed Skua, two Arctic Skuas, two Bonxies, one Storm Petrel, one Arctic Tern, seven Puffins, 184 Whimbrel and 18 Common Scoter. (Geoff Pearson & JNM)

Friday 27th July 2018

A juvenile Mediterranean Gull was at Clahane.(Jeff Copner)

Wednesday 18th July 2018

An adult Rose-coloured Starling is visiting a garden in Connolly.(William Thomas) This is only the 10th county record.

Tuesday 17th July 2018

A female Peregrine, a Water Rail, a Common Sandpiper and two Crossbill were at Ballyallia.(Páidí Cullinan)
Four Peregrine were at the Lahinch Road, Ennis.(John Collins)

Monday 16th July 2018

Four Mediterranean Gull were at Corraunroo.(Paul Troake)

Friday 13th July 2018

Friday 13th July 2018

A moulting male Reed Warbler singing at the Shannon Airport Lagoon. one of two birds John N Murphy

There were two Reed Warblers at the Shannon Airport Lagoon this morning.(John N Murphy)

Friday 6th July 2018

One Buzzard was at Mooghaun this morning. (John N Murphy)

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