Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Tuesday 29th January 2019

A Kingfisher was at Lenabeg downstream from Drehednagower, Ennis.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Sunday 27th January 2019

The two Cattle Egrets and two Little Egrets were at the Killow East Roundabout off the M18 today. (Austin Cooney, Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Saturday 26th January 2019

Two Cattle Egrets were at the Killow East Roundabout just off the M18. (Chris Cullen, John N Murphy & Austin Cooney)
At the Branch Outing to Seafield, Quilty there were 32 Purple Sandpipers, 250 Sanderling, 180 Turnstone, 400 Dunlin, three Bar-tailed Godwits, 120 Ringed Plover, 14 Snipe, with 130 Barnacle Geese and a Peregrine on nearby Mutton Island.

Friday 25th January 2019

A drake Surf Scoter, 32 Common Scoter, two Black-throated Diver and a Whimbrel were off Coolshiva Pier,(Jeff Copner)
A 2CY Glaucous Gull was at Ennistymon.(JC)
A Barn Owl was at Carron this morning.(Liz Griffith)
One Common Sandpiper was at Clarecastle Quay. (Finbarr MacGabhann)
There were 11 Goldeneye and one drake Pochard at Fenloe Lake. (FMacG)

Monday 23rd December 2019

One 2CY Iceland Gull was at Cross village this afternoon. (John N Murphy)

Monday 23rd December 2019

A 2CY Iceland Gull was at Cross village today.(John N Murphy)

Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Two Cattle Egrets and five Little Egret were in a field with cattle close to the Killow East Roundabout on the M18.(Páidí Cullinan)
A Barn Owl was at the Quin Road at 7am this morning(Adrian Glasgow)
A 2CY Glaucous Gull was at Clahane.(Jeff Copner)

Sunday 20th January 2019

A Buzzard was at Kilkeedy, Tubber.(Michael Keane)

Saturday 19th January 2019

One 3CY male Hen Harrier was west of Kilkee. (Finbarr McGabhann & John N Murphy)

Friday 18th January 2019

Friday 18th January 2019

One of the two Snow Buntings at the top of Slieve Bearnagh John N Murphy

The White-tailed Eagle and 34 Greylag Geese were at Lake Atedaun this afternoon.(Nuala & Tom Lynch, Eamon Twomey)
Two Snow Buntings were at Slieve Bearnagh. (John N Murphy)
Sixteen Whooper Swan, 66 Gadwall and a Jay were at Lake Inchiquin.(NL & TL)
Eleven Yellowhammer were at Rinnamona. (NL & TL)
Two Jay were at Lees Road Wood.(NL & TL)
A Black-headed Gull with a light green band J72Y on its left and metal ring on its right leg was at the Post Office Field, Ennis.(Páidí Cullinan). This bird was ringed in Trondheim, Norway in August 2018.

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