Category Archives: Scarce & Rare Bird Sightings

Friday 28th July 2017

There were four Green Sandpipers at Lough Gash this evening. (John N Murphy)

Thursday 27th July 2017

There were two Green Sandpipers at Lough Gash this evening (John N Murphy)
Seven Common Sandpiper and a Water Rail were at Clarecastle Pier. (Paidi Cullinan)

Wednesday 26th July 2017

At the Bridges of Ross today there was one Cory’s Shearwater, three Great Shearwaters, 25 Sooty Shearwaters, one Balearic Shearwater, 12,000 Manx Shearwaters, six Great Skuas, 16 Storm Petrels, eight Arctic Terns, one Long-tailed Duck, one Common Scoter and five Curlew. (John N Murphy & Paidi Cullinan)
One Common Sandpiper was at Moyasta Creek. (PC & JNM)
A flock of 38 Rock Dove were near Moveen. (JNM & PC).

Monday 24th July 2017

A Kingfisher was at Kilgory Lake this morning.(Neil Ellis)

Sunday 23rd July 2017

A Common Sandpiper, a Whimbrel, 21 Little Egret, two Arctic Terns, around 300 Common and Sandwich Tern, 70 Curlew, 60 Oystercatcher, 50 Ringed Plover, 45 Turnstone, 15 Sanderling, 12 Dunlin and 5 Bar-tailed Godwit were at Rine Point, Ballyvaughan this morning.(Páidí Cullinan)

Saturday 22nd July 2017

Four Common Sandpiper were at Clarecastle (Paidi Cullinan)

Friday 21st July 2017

A Common Sandpiper and over 100 hirundines were at Clahane at high tide this evening. (Jeff Copner)

Wednesday 19th July 2017

There was one Cory’s Shearwater, one Sooty Shearwater, 4,000 Manx Shewarwaters, four Arctic Skuas, two Storm Petrels, 55 Common Scoter, two Swift, one Common Sandpiper, nine Whimbrel, 24 Curlew, 38 Oystercatchers and four Redshank off the Bridges of Ross this afternoon (John N Murphy & Paidi Cullinan).

Sunday 16th July 2017

Five Common Sandpipers were at Clarecastle (Tom Tarpey).

Thursday 14th July 2017

Four hundred and forty Manx Shearwater were seen off Black Head between 7pm-8pm.(Páidí Cullinan)
A first summer Mediterranean Gull was at Ballyvaughan.(Paul Troake)
Two Storm Pertel were at Aughinish.(PT)

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