Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Saturday 1st June 2019

One Crossbill was at Applewood, Ballycar. (John N Murphy)

Wednesday 29th May 2019

A Great Skua, 11 Puffin and a few thousand Manx Shearwater were seen during a two hour seawatch off the Bridges of Ross this afternoon.(Páidí Cullinan)
Four pairs of Tree Sparrow were between Quilty and Doonbeg.(PC)

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Tuesday 28th May 2019

Drake American Wigeon with female Eurasian Wigeon at the SAL John N Murphy

The drake American Wigeon returned to the Shannon Airport Lagoon with a female Eurasian Wigeon. (JohnN Murphy & Frank Pinilla)
There was also one Reed Warbler at the SAL. (JNM)
There was on summer plumage Black-throated Diver off Ballyvaughan Bay and eight Storm Petrels off the north Clare coast.(Paul Troake)

Monday 27th May 2019

A SNOWY OWL was seen in the Ballyryan area north of Doolin. (Tony Kirby).
Twenty one Swift were hawking insect over Ballyallia this afternoon.(Páidí Cullinan)
Two Jay were at Lees Road Wood.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Friday 24th May 2019

A Barn Owl was at Inagh.(Maeve Ryan)

Friday 17th May 2019

    The drake Garganey was still at the Shannon Airport Lagoon. (John N Murphy)
    A Stock Dove was at Ballyallia this morning(Cliff Baxter)

Thursday 16th May 2019

The drake American Wigeon was still at Shannon Airport Lagoon(Jeff Copner)
A pair of Buzzard were at Tubber.(Páidí Cullinan)

Wednesday 15th May 2019

A drake American Wigeon, a drake Garganey,a Reed Warbler, 380 Dunlin, eight Gadwall and a Water Rail were at Shannon Airport Lagoon.(Páidí Cullinan, Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Two Yellowhammer were at Sliabh Rua in the Burren National Park.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Tuesday 14th May 2019

Three Yellowhammer were close to the Burren Perfumery in Carron.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Monday 13th May 2019

Two Yellowhammer were at the northern side of Mullaghmore.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Two Common Sandpiper were at Knockaunroe Turlough.(Nick Larter)
Four Swift were at Bank Place, Ennis.(Dixie Collins)

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