Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Sunday 17th March 2019

Nine Purple Sandpiper were at Kilkee.(Dixie Collins)
A Barn Owl was at Bella, Carrigaholt.(DC)

Saturday 16th March 2019

The Ring-necked Duck was at Lake Girroga, Ennis.(Páidí Cullinan)

Thursday 14th March 2019

Sixty Purple Sandpiper were at Seafield, Quilty and 45 Barnacle Geese were at nearby Mutton Island.(Jeff Copner)

Monday 10th March 2019

Monday 10th March 2019

Barn Owl near Killula this morning John N Murphy

One Barn Owl the worse for ware was on post in a field near Killula, Newmarket-on-Fergus this morning. The bird was probably affected over the last few nights by the heavy rain and strong winds making it hard to catch prey and probably waterlogged as well. (John N Murphy)
There was one Buzzard at Applewood, Ballycar and another at Bunratty early this morning. (JNM)

Saturday 9th March 2019

The Ring-necked Duck was at Ballyallia this afternoon.(Páidí Cullinan)

Friday 8th March 2019

There were eight Buzzards, two Red Grouse and six Crossbills between Tuamgraney and Broadford today. (John N Murphy & John Collins)

Tuesday 5th March 2019

Two Buzzards were soaring over Tuamgraney at lunchtime today. (John N Murphy)

Monday 4th March 2019

Four Sand Martin were at Drehednagower, Ennis.This is the first report of the species in the county this year.(Michael McMahon)
Two Cattle Egrets were with three Little Egrets at the Killow East Roundabout outside Clarecastle this evening. (John N Murphy & John Collins)

Thursday 28th February 2019

Two Jay were at Ballyallia this afternoon.(Páidí Cullinan)

Tuesday 26th February 2019

The Ring-necked Duck and two Ruff were at Ballyallia.(Páidí Cullinan, Nuala and Tom Lynch and Chris Cullen)

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