Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Thursday 7th June 2018

Thursday 7th June 2018

One of three Reed Warblers at the Shannon Airport Lagoon this evening John N Murphy

There were three Reed Warblers singing at the Shannon Airport Lagoon this evening .(John N Murphy) This is the first possible breeding records for the county.

Sunday 3rd June 2018

A probable Short-toed Lark was seen briefly at Loop Head this morning (Tony Mee). The bird was flushed near the headland and flew westwards out to sea.

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Three Yellowhammer were at Mullaghmore.(Washington Birders)

Saturday 26th May 2018

Two Jay were at Fountain Cross, Ennis.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Thursday 24th May 2018

The SNOWY OWL was seen in the Black Head area again today.(Ken Giller)
Sixty two Collared Dove were at a farm beside Ballyallia Lake.(Paidi Cullinan)
A male Yellowhammer was at Meggagh East near Carron and a female was at Eagle’s Rock.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Four male Yellowhammer were singing in the Saint Fachtnan’s Holy Well area in Carron.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Twenty Great Northern Diver were at Gleninagh and also two Crossbill.(Finbar MacGabhann and Paidi Cullinan)

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

One Snowy Owl was near Ballyvaughan today. (Paul Troake)

Monday 21st May 2018

Monday 21st May 2018

This second calendar year male Marsh Harrier was hunting at the Shannon Airport Lagoon this evening John N Murphy

One 2CY male Marsh Harrier was at the Shannon Airport Lagoon this evening. (John N Murphy)

Sunday 20th May 2018

One Great White Egret was at the Shannon Airport Lagoon.(Phil Brennan)

Saturday 19th May 2018

There were seven Purple Sandpipers and three Great Northern Divers at Bridges of Ross. (John N Murphy)

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