Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

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)

Wednesday 24th October 2018

At Loop Head this morning there was a juvenile Hen Harrier, one merlin, three Peregrine, two Crossbill and three Chiffchaffs. (Paidi Cullinan)

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Juvenile Buzzard John N Murphy

Two Buzzards were over Applewood, Ballycar being harassed by ten Ravens. (John N Murphy)

Monday 22nd October 2018

The adult American Golden Plover is still at the Horse Fields near the Bridges of Ross within the 300 strong flock of Golden Plover and one Lesser Whitethroat is at the Fodry. (Geoff Pearson)
One Marsh Harrier was at the Shannon Airport Lagoon. (John N Murphy)
A Buzzard was on a tree at Drumline.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Sunday 21st October 2018

One Yellow-browed Warbler, one Blackcap, four Chiffchaff, three Bullfinches, four Merlin and one Hen Harrier was at Loop Head. (Tony Mee)
There was one Snow Bunting at Quulty. (Chris Cullen)
One Spotted Redshank and a second-winter Mediterranean Gull were at Corranaroo. (Paul Troake)
One immature Hen Harrier was at Lahinch Marsh. (Dave McNamara)
Four Whooper Swans and two Water Rail were at the Shannon Airport Lagoon. (John N Murphy)

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