Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

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)

Monday 8th April 2019

Two Jay were at Lees Road Wood.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Tuesday 2nd April 2019

A Jay was at Ballyallia Wood.(Páidí Cullinan)

Monday 1st April 2019

Two Yellowhammer were at Rinnamona.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Sunday 31st March 2019

A Willow Warbler was singing at Addroon Bridge.(Cliff Baxter)
Three adult Mediterranean Gull and a Black-headed Gull with a green band with white writing on its left leg and a metal ring on its right leg were at Corraunroo.(Páidí Cullinan)
A Dipper was at the Caher Valley.(PC)
A Stock Dove was at Ballyvellaghan Lake(PC)
Seventy Manx Shearwater were 2-3 miles north of Loop Head.(John Collins)
Two Buzzard were circling over the M18 at Bunratty.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Saturday 30th March 2019

Saturday 30th March 2019

Black Redstart on the roof of Loop Head Lighthouse John N Murphy

A Black Redstart was at Loop Head.(John N. Murphy)
A Buzzard was on the side of the M18 near Tubber, on the Clare-Galway border (Tom Tarpey).

Thursday 28th March 2019

A Short-eared Owl was hunting the marsh at Islandavanna this evening.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Wednesday 27th March 2019

Three Tree Sparrows and a Swallow were at Doonbeg.(Páidí Cullinan)
A Short-eared Owl and a Hen Harrier were at Islandavanna this evening.(Dixie Collins)

Tuesday 26th March 2019

A very early Cuckoo was heard in Doora this afternoon.(Vincent Killowry)
The first Swallow of the year reported in the County was at the Gort Road, Ennis this afternoon.(Chris Cullen)
Two Common Sandpiper were at Clarecastle Pier.(Páidí Cullinan)
A Blackcap was singing at Ballyallia.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Sixteen Whooper Swan flew north over Rathclooney, Crusheen this morning.(Jason Horner)

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