Adult Rose-coloured Starling at Kilkee Eanna O’Flynn
One adult Rose-coloured Starling is on the grounds of the Kilkee Bay Hotel this evening.(Eanna O’Flynn)
So far there have been nine records for the county. The first record for Clare was of an adult bird shot at Roxton, Corofin in 1808. The next was another bird shot in the county during the summer of 1830.
In the 1900’s there were two records. One adult male was shot at Sixmilebridge in the first week of July 1937. The next bird also an adult was in a private garden at Tradaree Court, Shannon Town on 29th July 1989.
The majority of records came in during 2000’s. One adult was at Spanish Point from the 2nd to 19th of July 2000. One adult was at Marrion Avenue, Ennis from the 1st to 12th July 2001. One adult was seen on rooftops near the Half Way House Pub, Ennis from the 19th to 25th August 2007. One adult was at Spanish Point on 13th June 2012.
A Buzzard was at Exit 13 on the M18 this morning.(Páidí Cullinan & John N Murphy)
There were four Green Sandpipers at Lough Gash. (JNM)