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Whimbrel on the Flaggy Shore © John N Murphy
Four Black-throated Divers, one adult Sandwich Tern, 200 Dunlin, 40 Bar-tailed Godwits and 60 Brent Geese were in Ballyvaughan Bay.
The Pink-footed Goose and 74 Greylag Geese were at Lough Muchanagh.
One Whimbrel was still feeding along the Flaggy Shore.
Two Little Egrets, 40 Brent Geese and 30 Wigeon were at Lough Murree.
A flock of 200 Teal, 30 Wigeon, 25 Shellduck and 60 Redshank were at Bell Harbour.
One male Hen Harrier and 300 Golden Plover were at Tool’s Lough.
Ten Whooper Swans were at Burrin lake.
Two Chiffchaffs were at the Ailwee Caves.
A female Blackcap was at Oak Park Ennis this morning.
One Woodcock was at Roxton, Corofin.
There were 300 Golden Plover at Moveen, Kilkee.
Goldfinch at Coonagh ©Tom Tarpey
There were 58 Pochard, 56 Tufted Duck, 19 Wigeon, four Shoveler, two Gadwall, a Teal, a Scaup, 120 Lapwing, a Snipe, a Black-tailed Godwit, 11 Mute Swans, 126 Coot, six Moorhens, six Little Grebes and a Little Egret were at the Coonagh Lagoons today. A Kestrel, three Skylarks and a mixed flock of finches were also in the area.
A flock of 70 Wigeon, 50 Tufted Duck, 20 Teal, 17 Shoveler, 3 Gadwall, 25 Mute Swans, 20 Cormorants, a Water Rail, 16 Greylag Geese and 44 Whooper Swans were at Lough Gur.
At the Bridges of Ross today there was 3,700 Kittiwakes, 3,400 Gannets, 2,200 Auks, 1,000 Fulmars, 28 Great Skuas, five Pomarine Skuas, ten Manx Shearwaters, seven Sooty Shearwaters, three Great Northern Divers, four Grey Phalaropes and a Common Scoter.
Twelve Purple Sandpipers were at Ross Bay.
One Merlin, 45 Curlew and 17 Purple Sandpipers were at Clahane.