Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Wednesday 16th May 2018

Two male Yellowhammer were at Sliabh Rua, another was at Knockaunroe Turlough and a fourth at the foot of Mullaghmore.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Two Common Sandpiper were at Lough Gealán and another at Knockaunroe Turlough.(N & TL)
The Great White Egret was seen in flight between Ballycullinan Lough and Lake Atedaun.(Jeff Copner)
One Common Sandpiper was at Lough Naminia. (Elaine Keegan)

Tuesday 15th May 2018

The drake Garganey was still at Ballyallia this morning.(Páidí Cullinan)
The Great White Egret was back at Lake Atedaun(Jeff Copner)

Monday 14th May 2018

A drake Garganey was at Ballyallia this afternoon.(Páidí Cullinan, Nuala and Tom Lynch, John N. Murphy and Myles Carey)
Still present this evening along with two Whimbrel.(PC)
Swift have returned to nest at Bindon Street.(Dixie Collins)

Sunday 13th May 2018

At the Dawn Chorus outing this morning four Common Sandpiper were at Lough Gealán, three Little Egret were at Knockaunroe Turlough and six Cuckoo were heard.(Austin Cooney, Nuala and Tom Lynch et al)

Saturday 12th May 2018

A Barn Owl flew across the road close to Ballyallia Lake.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Thursday 10th May 2018

Two Dipper were at the Caher River.(Bernard Crowley)

Tuesday 8th May 2018

Tuesday 8th May 2018

This Whitethroat was on the outskirts of Kilrush this evening John N Murphy

At Loop Head this evening there were 40 Whimbrel, two Peregrine and two summer plumaged Great Northern Divers at Ross Bay. (John N Murphy)

Monday 7th May 2018

Eighteen Purple Sandpiper and 15 Whimbrel were at Clounahinchy.(Jeff Copner)
Thirty Whimbrel were in a field near the West End, Kilkee with 20 more at the Pollock Holes.(Mary Fallon)

Sunday 6th May 2018

There were 16 Purple Sandpipers and six Turnstone at the Bridges of Ross. (John N Murphy)
Fifteen Chough, two Peregrine and 100 Whimbrel were at the cliffs west of Kilkee.(Dixie Collins)

Saturday 5th May 2018

Two summer plumaged Red-throated Diver were at Lahinch Bay.(Jeff Copner)

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