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OCTOBER 2014:
 
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Weds 1 Oct:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  Curlew Sandpiper at Lisselan.
ARDMORE:  5 Mediterranean Gulls at Curragh stream.
RAM HEAD:  80 Common Dolphins.

SEPTEMBER 2014:
 
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Tues 30 Sept:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  GLOSSY IBIS again at Clohernagh.
DUNGARVAN:  Adult Mediterranean Gull & juvenile Curlew Sandpiper at Barnawee.

Sun 28 Sept:
CLONEA:  2 juvenile  Little Stints, Curlew Sandpiper & juvenile Ruff.
RAM HEAD:  2 Minke Whales, 100+ Common Dolphins & 4 Porpoises.
WHITING BAY:  3 Mediterranean Gulls.

Sat 27 Sept:
DUNGARVAN:  Juvenile PECTORAL SANDPIPER at Killongford pools.
ARDMORE:  2 adult Mediterranean Gulls at Curragh & later harbour, 4 Tree Sparrows at Goat island road.
WHITING BAY:  1st-winter & 2nd-summer Mediterranean Gull.
ARDMORE/WHITING BAY area:  Juvenile Hen Harrier & 5 White Wagtails, also hundreds of Skylarks W.

Thurs 25 Sept:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  GLOSSY IBIS again at Clohernagh inlet.
KILMEADEN POOLS:  Green Sandpiper.
CLONEA: Juvenile Ruff & adult Mediterranean Gull at Ballinard.
DUNGARVAN:  15 Ravens flew E at Barnawee.

Weds 24 Sept:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  GLOSSY IBIS & Kingfisher at Clohernagh inlet.
CLONEA:  Juvenile Ruff & 3 Mediterranean Gulls (2nd-calendar-yr & 2 adults) at Ballinclamper. 
 
RAM HEAD:  Minke Whale, 100 Common Dolphins (seawatch 1520-1620) & a Clouded Yellow.

Tues 23 Sept:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  GLOSSY IBIS again at Clohernagh inlet.
CLONEA:  Little Stint & adult Mediterranean Gulls at Ballinclamper.

Mon 22 Sept:
DUNGARVAN:  2 adult Mediterranean Gulls at Ballinclamper.

Sun 21 Sept:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  GLOSSY IBIS again at Clohernagh inlet, 16 Brent Geese at Saleen.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  8 Wheatears, Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Tree Sparrows, 2 Migrant Hawkers & a Clouded Yellow; 2 Red-throated Divers E, 21 Common Scoter E (6 W), Porpoise, 2 White Wagtails, 250+ Meadow Pipits & 720+ Swallows E (seawatch 0815-1015).
DUNGARVAN:  4 Little Stints, 2 Curlew Sandpipers, 8 Brent Geese, Migrant Hawker & Clouded Yellow.
HELVICK HEAD:  Spotted Flycatcher.
RAM HEAD:  7 Common Scoter W, 2 Fin Whales, Porpoise & 20 Common Dolphins.

Sat 20 Sept:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  GLOSSY IBIS at Clohernagh inlet, 32 Brent Geese, Kingfisher & Clouded Yellow at Lisselan.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  Adult Mediterranean Gull, 2 Whinchats, 10+ Wheatears, 2 Spotted Flycatchers,  15+ Chiffchaffs, 120+ House Marrins NW, 17 Choughs & a Clouded Yellow.
NEWTOWN COVE:  Common Lizard.
DUNGARVAN: Yellow Wagtail (flyover), 3 Little Stints & Clouded Yellow at the Cunnigar.
HELVICK HEAD:  Spotted Flycatcher.

Fri 19 Sept:
DUNGARVAN:  Short-eared Owl at the Cunnigar, 4 juvenile Curlew Sandpipers, adult Mediterranean Gull at Ballynagaul, juvenile Ruff & a Common Sandpiper at Ballyneety, 2 Common Sandpipers at Killongford pools.
HELVICK HEAD:  Blackcap, 2 Whitethroats & 2 Spotted Flycatchers.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  Great Skua (E) & 2 Whinchats.

Thurs 18 Sept:
DUNMORE EAST:  Little Tern.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  Short-eared Owl, 2 Great Skuas (E), 2 Whinchats, Spotted Flycatcher, Whitethroat & Blackcap,.
TRAMORE BAY:  Great Northern Diver E & in.
DUNGARVAN:  juvenile Curlew Sandpiper at Ballyneety.

Weds 17 Sept:
DUNGARVAN:  Juvenile Ruff at Ballyneety Bridge, juvenile Little Stint at the Cunnigar.
CLONEA:  Little Stint at Ballinclamper.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: 2 Whinchats & a Spotted Flycatcher.

Tues 16 Sept:
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  HOOPOE.
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  Ruff, Kingfisher, female Shoveler & a Clouded Yellow at Lisselan.

Mon 15 Sept:
DUNGARVAN:  Pied Flycatcher at Abbeyside railway track, 2 juvenile Curlew Sandpipers & a Common Sandpiper at Ballyneety.

Sun 14 Sept:
BALLYVOYLE:  3 Clouded Yellows.

Sat 13 Sept:
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  Yellow Wagtail, 2 Spotted Flycatchers & a Whitethroat.
WATERFORD CITY:  Kingfisher by Courthouse bridge, People's Park.
CLONEA:  WRYNECK found dead at Clonea, 2 juvenile Little Stints at Ballinclamper, 2 Common Sandpipers at Ballinard, 100+ White Wagtails Ballinclamper to Ballinard.
DUNGARVAN:  Juvenile Ruff & 6 Curlew Sandpipers (2 adults & 4 juveniles) at Ballyneety; juvenile Little Stint & 2 Curlew Sandpipers at the Cunnigar; Kingfisher, Water Rail & 2 Common Samdpipers at Killongford.
HELVICK HEAD:  Adult Mediterranean Gull, Swift & Spotted Flycatcher.
FERRY POINT:  2 Clouded Yellows.

Fri 12 Sept:
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  Pied Flycatcher, Whinchat, 2 Spotted Flycatchers & 2 Clouded Yellows.
DUNGARVAN:  Juvenile Little Stint & 2 Curlew Sandpipers at the Cunnigar.

Thurs 11 Sept:
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  WRYNECK along stream/gulley near tip.
CLONEA:  Juvenile Little Stint at Ballinard.

Weds 10 Sept:
ARDMORE:  Mediterranean Gulls & 40 White Wagtails at the Curragh.

Tues 9 Sept:
BALLYVOYLE: Merlin & Clouded Yellow.
MID WATERFORD:  Buzzard.

Mon 8 Sept:
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: GREAT SHEARWATER still present in feeding flock of 4000+ Manx Shearwaters, also a Minke Whale, 8 Common Scoter E, Tree Sparrow, Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroats, 10+ Chiffchaffs, a Migrant Hawker, 2 Clouded Yellows & 30+ Red Admirals.
EAST WATERFORD:  2 Buzzards.
CLONEA:  4 Mediterranean Gulls (2nd-summer & 3 adults) at Ballinclamper.
DUNGARVAN:  Green Sandpiper & 2 Common Sandpipers at Killongford pools, juvenile Little Stint & White Wagtail on the Cunnigar.

Sun 7 Sept:
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: CORY'S SHEARWATER E, GREAT SHEARWATER feeding, Sooty Shearwater E & 3300 Manx Shearwaters E (seawatch 17:05-17:45): Sedge Warbler, Whitethroat, Blackcap, 30+ Willow/Chiffs (c15 each), 250+ Swallows & 23 Red Admirals on land.
DUNGARVAN:  PECTORAL SANDPIPER (juvenile bird), juvenile Little Stint, 3 juvenile Curlew Sandpipers & 12+ Clouded Yellows on the Cunnigar.
ARDMORE: 1st-calendar-year Mediterranean Gull & 20+ White Wagtails on Ardmore beach, 2 Mediterranean Gulls (adult & 1CY) & 8 White Wagtails on Curragh beach.
WHITING BAY:  4 White Wagtails.
WEST WATERFORD:  Buzzard at two locations.
NORTH WATERFORD:  Buzzard.
KNOCKMEALDOWN MOUNTAINS:  Female/immature Hen Harrier.

Sat 6 Sept:
DUNGARVAN:  A new PECTORAL SANDPIPER (juvenile bird), also juvenile Little Gull, juvenile Little Stint, 2 juvenile Curlew Sandpipers, male Pintail & White Wagtail at the Cunnigar; adult Mediterranean Gull at Barnawee.
CALISO BAY:  OSPREY flew W.
HELVICK HEAD:  3 Spotted Flycatchers & a Blackcap.
CLONEA:  Adult Mediterranean Gull at Ballinclamper.
WEST WATERFORD:  Buzzard.
NORTH WATERFROD:  3 Buzzards.

Fri 5 Sept:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  Juvenile Ruff, 2 Gadwall & 4 Shoveler at Lisselan.
CLONEA:  4 Roseate Tern (2 adults & 2 juveniles), Great Skua, 2 Mediterranean Gulls (adult & 3CY) & 8 White Wagtails at Ballinard.
DUNGARVAN:  Little Stint at the Cunnigar.
WATERFORD CITY:  4 Swifts at Newport Square.

Thurs 4 Sept
CLONEA:  22 Black Terns W (mostly juveniles, flocks 18 & 22) at 20:10.
BUNMAHON:  2 Green Sandpipers, Grasshopper Warbler & a Clouded Yellow.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  Reed Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler & Sedge Warbler.
EAST WATERFORD:  2 Buzzards.

Weds 3 Sept
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  Juvenile Whinchat, Spotted Flycatcher & Porpoise.
TRAMORE:  Short-winged Cone-head at Pickardstown (first county record of this bush-cricket?).
CLONEA:  2 juvenile Roseate Terns.
DUNGARVAN:  Juvenile Ruff & 2 Common Sandpipers at Killongford pools.
HELVICK HEAD: 2+ Roseate Terns (adult & juvenile) & a Hummingbird Hawk-moth.
LISMORE:  2 Treecreepers at Lady Louisa's Walk.
WEST WATERFORD:  3 Buzzards.

Tues 2 Sept
DUNGARVAN:  2 Clouded Yellows on the Cunnigar.
CLONEA:  3 Roseater Terns (adult & 2 juveniles) at Ballinard.
WATERFORD CITY:  Long-eared Owl at Bilberry.
EAST WATERFORD:  4 Buzzards.
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  Gadwall at Lisselan.

Mon 1 Sept
RAM HEAD:  GREAT SHEARWATER, Great Skua, 2000 Manx Shearwaters & a Porpoise (seawatch 09:05-10:35).
WHITING BAY:  2 White Wagtails.
ARDMORE:  6 Mediterranean Gulls (4 adult & 2 juvenile) at harbour, 5 Mediterranean Gulls  & 40 White Wagtails at Curragh.
DUNGARVAN:  2 juvenile Ruffs at Killongford. 
KNOCKADERRY RESERVOIR:  Common Sandpiper.
TRAMORE:  Ruff at Pickardstown.
WATERFORD CITY:  4 Swifts over Newport Square.

AUGUST 2014:
 
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Sun 31 Aug:
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  Merlin, 2 Spotted Flycatchers, Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Sedge Warblers & a Migrant Hawker dragonfly.
EAST WATERFORD:  4 Buzzards.
WATERFORD CITY:  2 Swifts over the Glen.
IDA PARK (nr Waterford city):  Clouded Yellow & 3+ Emperor dragonflies.
CURRAGHMORE:  Kingfisher & 2 Jays.
DUNGARVAN:  Adult Mediterranean Gull at Barnawee.

Sat 30 Aug:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  Female Ruff at Pickardstown.
ORCHARDSTOWN:  Swift.
CLONEA:  6 White Wagtails, 2 juvenile Arctic Terns & 330+ Sandwich Terns at Ballinclamper.
DUNGARVAN: White Wagtail & 2 Common Sandpipers at Killongfors, adult Mediterranean Gull at Ballyneety.

Fri 29 Aug:
HELVICK HEAD:  GREAT SHEARWATER W, 2 Great Skuas, Pomarine Skua, Arctic Skua, 3 Puffins & c12,000 Manx Shearwaters (seawatch 07:10-11:20), also an Otter.
DUNGARVAN:  Juvenile female Ruff & adult Mediterranean Gull at Killongford, Swift in town centre.
WATERFORD CITY:  Swift over Cleaboy Road.

Thurs 28 Aug:
HELVICK HEAD:  65 CORY'S SHEARWATERS, Balearic Shearwater, 4 Sooty Shearwater, Great Skua, Arctic Skua, Puffin & 2 Porpoises (seawatch 18:00-20:25). 
DUNGARVAN: PECTORAL SANDPIPER again on the Cunnigar, Wood Sandpiper on River Brickey.
ARDMORE:  Spotted Flycatcher at Dysert.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  Great Skua.

Weds 27 Aug:
HELVICK HEAD:  2 Sooty Shearwater, 3 Arctic Skuas & 7 Common Scoter (seawatch 18:30-20:00).
DUNGARVAN:  3 Swifts in town.
Nr WATERFORD CITY:  Spotted Flycatcher near River Suir toll-bridge.
EAST WATERFORD:  Buzzard.

Tues 26 Aug:
TRAMORE:  Adult Mediterranean Gull at the promenade, Shoveler at Lisselan.
EAST WATERFORD: 2-3 Buzzards.
NORTH WATERFORD: 2 Buzzards.

Mon 25 Aug:
DUNGARVAN: PECTORAL SANDPIPER again on the Cunnigar.
CLONEA:  Balearic Shearwater, Sooty Shearwater, Pomarine Skua, Arctic Skua & Arctic Tern off Ballinard (seawatch 19:20-19:50), 3 Arctic Skuas & 13 Common Terns at Ballinclamper.
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  White Wagtail at Lisselan.

Sun 24 Aug:
RAM HEAD:  Balearic Shearwater & Puffin W (seawatch 16:10-18:10).
DUNGARVAN: Green Sandpiper on Colligan river, Swift in town centre.
TRAMORE:  Barn Owl.

Sat 23 Aug:
DUNGARVAN:  Adult PECTORAL SANDPIPER again on the Cunnigar, also an adult Mediterranean Gull at , 2 White Wagtails & 4 Clouded Yellows there; 2 Swifts in town centre.
RAM HEAD:   Arctic Skua , 2 Porpoises & a  Clouded Yellow.
ARDMORE:  5 Mediterranean Gull at harbour.
KNOCKBRACK QUARRY (nr Clashmore):  Clouded Yellow.
TRAMORE:  Common Sandpiper, 14 Wheatears & 3-4 Clouded Yellows at Lisselan, Barn Owl.

Fri 22 Aug:
DUNGARVAN:  PECTORAL SANDPIPER again on the Cunnigar, 11 Swifts in town centre.
MONAVULLAGH MOUNTAINS:  Male & female Hen Harrier.
NORTH WATERFORD:  2 Buzzards.

Thurs 21 Aug:
DUNGARVAN:  Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpipers & a Kingfisher at Killongford pools, 2 juvenile Ruffs & 2 Common Sandpipers at Ballyneety, 10 Swifts in town centre.

Weds 20 Aug:
DUNGARVAN:  PECTORAL SANDPIPER on the Cunnigar, adult Mediterranean Gull at Ballyneety, 4 late Swifts in town centre
RAM HEAD:  5-8 Fin Whales, a Minke Whale & 2 Porpoises.
ARDMORE: Total 14 Mediterranean Gulls - 9 at Curragh (including juvenile & 3+ adults), 5 at harbour (juvenile & 4 adults) - also a Clouded Yellow at Curragh.
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  3rd-calendar-yr Mediterranean Gull & Shoveler at Lisselan.
NORTH WATERFORD:  3 Buzzards (also 19th).

Tues 19 Aug:
ARDMORE: 1 adult Mediterranean Gulls in harbour.

Mon 18 Aug:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  2 juvenile Ruff, Common Sandpiper & Shoveler at Lisselan.
Nr WATERFORD CITY:  Spotted Flycatcher family (pair feeding 3 young) & Treecreeper at IDA Park, Cork road.
CLONEA:  221 Sandwich Terns at Ballinclamper.
WEST WATERFORD:  Buzzard.
AGLISH:  Clouded Yellow.

Sun 17 Aug:
DUNGARVAN:  Wood Sandpiper, 3 juvenile Ruff , 6 Common Sandpipers & a Kingfisher at Killongford; 2 Mediterranean Gulls (adult & 2nd-calendar-yr) at Ballyneety.
CLONEA:  150+ Sandwich Terns at Ballinclamper.
AGLISH:  Clouded Yellow.

Sat 16 Aug:
DUNGARVAN: Adult Yellow-legged Gull, juvenile Ruff & 6 Mediterranean Gulls (3 adults including '3H97', 2 2nd-calendar-yrs & juvenile) at Ballyneety; juvenile Ruff, c10 Whimbrel & 6 Clouded Yellow butterflies at the Cunnigar; adult Mediterranean Gull at Barnawee; Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpipers & a Water Rail at Killongford.
CLONEA: Adult Mediterranean Gull  & 120+ Sandwich Terns at Ballinclamper.
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  24 Little Egrets roosting at Clohernagh.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD:  2 Clouded Yellow butterflies; Great Skua W, Arctic Skua, 11 Common Scoter W (6 E), 2 Shoveler W, adult Mediterranean Gull W (seawatch 07:20-10:20); 2 Arctic Terns (seawatch 1905-1935).

Fri 15 Aug:
DUNGARVAN: 2nd-calendar-yr  Mediterranean Gull at Ballyneety.
NORTH WATERFORD: Buzzard.

Weds 14 Aug:
BALLYVOONEY COVE:  Merlin.
NORTH WATERFORD:  Buzzard.

Tues 12 Aug:
DUNGARVAN: Adult  Mediterranean Gulls off pitch & putt course.

Mon 11 Aug:
CLONEA:  2 adult Mediterranean Gulls at Ballinclamper.
DUNGARVAN:  Mediterranean Gulls at Barnawee.
Nr DUNHILL CASTLE:  Clouded Yellow.

Sun 10 Aug:
HELVICK HEAD:  Roseate Tern & a Clouded Yellow butterfly.
DUNGARVAN:  Adult Mediterranean Gull at Barnawee, Green Sandpiper at Ballyneety.

Sat 9 Aug:
BLACKWATER VALLEY:  Reed Warbler at Raheen, Clashmore Broads.
ARDMORE:  2 adult Mediterranean Gulls.
OLD PARISH:  5+ Emperor dragonflies.
DUNGARVAN:  Adult Mediterranean Gull at Barnawee.
BALLYSCANLAN LAKE:  Shoveler.
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND: 3 Common Sandpipers at Lisselan.

Fri 8 Aug:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  47 Little Grebes, 7 Shoveler & a Treecreeper at Lisselan.

Thurs 7 Aug:
Nr KNOCMEALDOWN MOUNTAINS:  Male Hen Harrier.
ARDMORE:  2 Mediterranean Gulls.
LISMORE:  Clouded Yellow butterfly.
Nr DUNGARVAN:  Clouded Yellow at Kilmurray

Weds 6 Aug:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  Female GARGANEY & 2 Shoveler on main lake at Lisselan, also a Common Sandpiper.

Tues 5 Aug:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  Juvenile Ruff still present at Lisselan.
Nr TRAMORE:  Adult & 2+ fledgling Long-eared Owls calling (also up to 4-5 owls on previous nights).
BUNMAHON:   Green Sandpiper & 2 Reed Warblers.
Nr BUNMAHON:  Juvenile Long-eared Owl calling the last few nights.
ARDMORE:  3 Mediterranean Gulls (2+ adult) in harbour.

Sun 3 Aug:
RAM HEAD:  Balearic Shearwater (seawatch 06:50-09:50), Clouded Yellow butterfly & Emperor dragonfly.
ARDMORE: 9 Mediterranean Gulls (5 at Curragh including red darvic 'PN19' & 4 at harbour).
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  Juvenile Ruff at Lisselan. 

Fri 1 Aug:
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  Eclipse-plumage male GARGANEY & 3 Shoveler at Lisselan

Previous months

June-July 2014

March-May 2014

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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photo-gallery August-September

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Herring Gull, yellow-legged, possible 'omissus'-type adult, Dunmore East, 25 Sept 2014 K Adams

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Glossy Ibis, Clohernagh, Tramore Backstrand, 24 Sept 2014 C Flynn

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C Flynn

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C Flynn

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C Flynn

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White Wagtail, Curragh, Ardmore, 21 Sept 2014 AD Malcolm

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Linnet, Curragh, Ardmore, 21 Sept 2014 AD Malcolm

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Glossy Ibis, Clohernagh, Tramore Backstrand, 21 Sept 2014 PM Walsh

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Glossy Ibis & Little Egret, Clohernagh, Tramore Backstrand, 20 Sept 2014 A Allen

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Little Tern, adult winter(?), Dunmore East, 19 Sept 2014 D Clarke

Video: Hoopoe, 16 Sept & Yellow Wagtail, 13 Sept, Brownstown Head (MC)

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Yellow Wagtail, Brownstown Head, 13 Sept 2014 C Flynn

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C Flynn

Video: Wryneck, Brownstown Head, 11 Sept (MC)

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Wryneck, found dead, Clonea, 13 Sept 2014 M Kennedy

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Chough, Ram Head, 10 Sept 2014 T Kennedy

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Mediyterranean Gull, adult, Curragh, Ardmore, 10 Sept 2014 AD Malcolm

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Wheatear, Curragh, Ardmore, 10 Sept 2014 AD Malcolm

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White Wagtail, juvenile, Curragh, Ardmore, 10 Sept 2014 AD Malcolm

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Curlew Sandpiper, colour-marked juvenile, the Cunnigar, Dungarvan, 6 Sept 2014 C Flynn

This bird was ringed at Revtangen Ornithological Station, Klepp, Rogaland in Norway three days earlier, on 3 September

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Little Stint, juvenile, the Cunnigar, Dungarvan, 6 Sept 2014 C Flynn

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C Flynn

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C Flynn

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Little Gull, juvenile, the Cunnigar, Dungarvan, 6 Sept 2014 C Flynn

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Arctic Tern, juvenile, the Curragh, Ardmore, 5 Sept 2014 AD Malcolm

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Chiffchaff, juvenile, Brownstown Head, 31 Aug 2014 PM Walsh

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Goldfinch, juvenile, Brownstown Head, 31 Aug 2014 PM Walsh

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Chough, Ram Head, 23 Aug 2014 T Kennedy

Video: Pectoral Sandpiper, the Cunnigar, 23 Aug 2014 (DW)

Video: Pectoral Sandpiper, the Cunnigar, 23 Aug 2014 (MC)

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Pectoral Sandpiper, the Cunnigar, Dungarvan, 22 Aug 2014 F O'Connell

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F O'Connell

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F O'Connell

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F O'Connell

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Grey Plover, adult, the Cunnigar, 22 Aug 2014 F O'Connell

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Mediterranean Gulls, juvenile & adults, Curragh, Ardmore, 20 Aug 2014 AD Malcolm

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Manx Shearwaters, Ram Head, 16 Aug 2014 AD Malcolm

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Sparrowhawk, male rescued from fruit cage, Carrignagour, nr Lismore, 7 Aug 2014 AD Malcolm

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Hen Harrier, moulting male, Knockmealdown Mountains, 7 Aug 2014 AD Malcolm

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Clouded Yellow, Ram Head, 3 Aug 2014 AD Malcolm

Note: Sightings listed here are reports, not necessarily authenticated records.  * = species for which the Irish Rare Birds Committee currently requires substantiating descriptions or photographs.  Records are regularly updated, and older records added or amended where necessary .  Many thanks to observers who provided records above - any further records (current or older) would be appreciated.  
 
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