Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Sunday 4th November 2018

One Short-eared Owl was at Lisheen Bog. (Dixie Collins)
One Short-eared Owl was at Fenloe Lake. (John N Murphy)
One Buzzard, a female Hen Harrier, 15 Little Egrets and a Jack Snipe were at Lahinch Marsh. (Dave McNamara)
One Merlin was at Addroon Bridge, Ruan. (Cliff Baxter)


Saturday 3rd November 2018

One female Hen Harrier was at Bella Cross. (Tony Mee)
One female Hen Harrier was at Lough Atedaun. (Nuala & Tom Lynch)
One Peregrine was at Ballyallia Lake. (NL & TL)
One Buzzard was near Bunratty. (John N Murphy)
Seventeen Purple Sandpiper were at Kilkee. (Eanna O Flynn)
Two Chiffchaff were in Kilbaha. (TM)


Friday 2nd November 2018

One Green Sandpiper was at Lough O Grady. (John N Murphy)
Three Jay were at Bodyke with another at Applewood, Ballycar. (JNM)
One Buzzard was near Kilkishen along with 46 Greylag Geese near Cullaunysheeda Lake.(JNM)


Thursday 1st November 2018

A Short-eared Owl was at Shannon Airport Lagoon.(Cillian Boyd)
Another Short-eared Owl was at Farrihy Hill Kilkee(Dixie Collins)


Wednesday 31st October 2018

One Snow Bunting was at the tip of Loop Head.(John Collins)
One first-winter Iceland Gull and 350 Golden Plover were at Clahane, Liscannor. (Geoff Pearson)


Tuesday 30th October 2018

One Barn Owl was at Granaghan, Newmarket-on-Fergus. (Frank McGeehan)
One Buzzard and five Yellowhammer were at Rinnamona in the Burren.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Three Whooper Swan were at Knockaunroe Turlough.(N & TL)
One Buzzard was at Applewood, Ballycar. (John N Murphy)


Monday 29th October 2018

Fifty six Whooper Swan, four Yellowhammer and 30 Fieldfare were at Mullaghmore.(Adrian Glasgow)
Three Red-throated Diver and forty Common Scoter were at Lahinch.(Jeff Copner)


Sunday 28th October 2018

One Dotterel was flying around the small pond in Kilbaha Harbour this morning. (John N Murphy)
Also at Loop Head were one Crossbill, three Blackcaps, six Chiffchaff, four Merlin, one Hen Harrier and small flocks of Redwing and Fieldfares. (Tony Mee & JNM)
One Twite was at Clahane. (Geoff Pearson)


Saturday 27th October 2018

There were two Brambling, six Chiffchaff and three Merlin at Loop Head. (John N Murphy)


Friday 26th October 2018

Friday 26th October 2018

American Golden Plover is still at Loop Head Jeff Copner

The adult American Golden Plover was still at the Fodry, Loop Head today along with 52 Golden Plover, one Merlin and two Chiffchaff in the Kilbaha village. (Jeff Copner)
There was a flock of 59 Whooper Swans at Ballygireen, Newmarket-on-Fergus this morning. (Austin Cooney)


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