Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Monday 8th July 2019

One Reed Warbler was near the causeway at the Shannon Airport Lagoon this evening. (John N Murphy)
There was on Common Crossbill and a Buzzard near Caherhurley Cross, Scarriff. (JNM)

Sunday 6th July 2019

A Barn Owl was seen in the Milltown-Malbay area.(Gerry Lyons)

Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Two male Yellowhammer were at the Templecronan Loop at Carron.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Thursday 27th June 2019

A Sooty Shearwater was seen off Fanore.(Jamie Durrant)

Tuesday 25th June 2019

A Common Sandpiper and a Kingfisher were at Ballyellery corner of Lahinch Marsh.(Jeff Copner)

Friday 21st June 2019

Seven Bar-tailed Godwit, one Arctic Tern, one Grey Plover and one Whimbrel were at the Rine.(Paul Troake)
Three Common Scoter and 200 Manx Shearwater were off Coolshiva Pier.(PT)

Thursday 20th June 2019

A Rose-coloured Starling was at Kilcredaun.(Sue McGee)
A Buzzard was at Setright’s Cross.(Pearse Ryan)

Sunday 16th June 2019

The adult Yellow-legged Gull was still in Kilbaha Harbour today. (John N Murphy)
A two hour seawatch at the Bridges of Ross late this afternoon produced one Balearic Shearwater, 1,700 Manx Shearwaters, two Storm Petrels and nine drake Common Scoters all heading south west. (JNM)
Six pairs of Arctic Tern and ten pairs of Common Tern were at Rine Point.(Páidí Cullinan)
Two Whimbrel, 56 Manx Shearwater and a Storm Petrel were off Finvarra Point.(PC)
Four Storm Petrel were at the Flaggy Shore.(PC)

Saturday 15th June 2019

One adult Yellow-legged Gull was in Kilbaha Harbour, Loop Head. (John N Murphy)
Over 2,000 Manx Shearwaters, one Whimbrel and one Puffin flew south west past the Bridges of Ross.(JNM)
Two male Yellowhammer were at Carron Turlough.(Jeff Copner)
Two Puffin and 14 Chough were seen during the Branch outing to Loop Head.(Nuala and Tom Lynch, Clodagh Glasgow et al)

Friday 14th June 2019

Friday 14th June 2019

One of the two Buzzards at Ballycar John M Murphy

Two Buzzards were at Applewood, Ballycar. ( John N Murphy)
Two Peregrine were at the Kilrush Road, Ennis.(Dixie Collins)
One Yellowhammer was singing at the start of the Green Raod walk at Lough Avalla.(Stan Nugent)

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