A 2nd winter Yellow-legged Gull, a 1st winter Kumlien’s Iceland Gull, a 1st winter Iceland Gull, an adult and a 2nd winter Ring-billed Gull and drake Gadwall were on the Shannon between Harvey’s Quay and O’Callaghan’s Strand this afternoon (John N Murphy & Tom Tarpey).
Three Yellow-legged Gulls, two 2nd winter and 1st winter, three Iceland Gulls, a third winter/adult and two 1st winter, and a 2nd winter Ring-billed Gull were at O’Callaghan’s Strand (Paidi Cullinane and Cliff Baxter).
A drake Surf Scoter, 23 Common Scoter, two Red-throated Diver, 3 Long-tailed Duck, 12 Manx Shearwater and 30 Bar-tailed Godwit were off the Flaggy Shore.(Páidí Cullinan)
Five Long-tailed, five Red-throated Diver and nine Common Scoter were off Finvarra Point.(PC)
Seventeen Common Scoter were at Coolshiva Pier.(PC)
American Herring Gull (Larus Argentatus smithsonianus) in Kikee
The 2CY American Herring Gull is showing well in Kilkee Bay this morning (John N Murphy), along with the Black Redstart.
One Buzzard was at Dromoland. (JNM)
One Buzzard was at Cratloekeel. (JNM)
The immature drake King Eider, a drake Surf Scoter, 30 Common Scoter, eight Long-tailed Duck, two Red-throated Diver, a Black-throated Diver and 35 Great Northern Diver were off the Flaggy Shore.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Fourteen Yellowhammer were at Kilkeedy and two more at Carrownagoul, Boston.(N & TL)
Immature drake King Eider (2nd from right) off the Flaggy Shore this afternoon Paul Troake
A white phased GYR FALCON (5th county record), was flying along the seashore at the Flaggy Shore heading out over the sea towards Finvarra Point.(Jeff Copner)
The 2CY American Herring Gull is still at Kilkee along with the 2CY Iceland Gull and the Long-tailed Duck.(JC)
The immature drake King Eider is showing well in calm conditions off the Flaggy Shore.(Paul Troake)
An adult Iceland Gull was on the Shannon at Corbally (Pat Lysaght). A Chiffchaff, three Sand Martins, a male Peregrine, two Dippers, a Redshank and 11 Tufted Duck were also in the area (TT).
A 1st winter Iceland Gull was at Thomond Weir (TT).
Three Hawfinches were at Curraghchase (per Irishbirding).
American Herring Gull at Kilkee (2nd county record) Niall Keogh
A 2CY American Herring Gull was at Kilkee Beach this afternoon (Niall T Keogh, Brian Power, Simon Berrow & Paidi Cullinan),along with one 2CY Iceland Gull, one Long-tailed Duck and a Black Redstart at the West End on the beach.
The drake King Eider, drake Surf Scoter and six Black-throated Diver was still at the Flaggy Shore. (Paidi Cullinan)
There were 24 Black-throated Divers and one Long-tailed Duck off Finvarra Point. (PC)
One buzzard, two woodcock, three Little Egrets , one Water Rail and one Dipper were at the Falls, Ennistymon. (Dave McNamara)
The drake Surf Scoter, 20 Common Scoter and ten Black-throated Divers were off the Flaggy Shore area. (Paidi Cullinan)
A Swallow and seven Sand Martins were on the Shannon at the Mill Road, Corbally (TT).
A Blackcap was at Monaleen (TT).
A Swallow and two Sand Martins were on the Shannon at Corbally (Pat Lysaght & Maura Turner).
Two Buzzards were at Glenwilliam (Andrew Holmes) and another was at the Rosbrien intersection (TT).