Friday, April 30, 2010
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Monday, April 26, 2010
Sunday, April 25, 2010
TRAMORE BOATING LAKE: Whooper Swan (JmP).
Nr STRADBALLY: Dippers at Cloghlowrish Bridge & Durrow Bridge; Grasshopper Warbler singing from young broadleaf plantation near Durrow Bridge; a Swift flew west at Kilminnin Upper (PMW).
Saturday, April 24, 2010
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: Grasshopper Warbler, male & female Blackcap, 3 Willow Warblers & a Chiffchaff (PMW).
DUNGARVAN: 2 'Greenland' Wheatears at the Cunnigar (DC).
CLONEA STRAND: Arctic Tern fly-by at Ballinclamper (CF).
ANNESTOWN: Sedge Warbler (CF).
KILL ICW: 3 Sedge Warblers & 2 Blackcaps (CF).
BALLINLOUGH: 6 Sedge Warblers (CF); Cuckoo (DW).
DUNGARVAN: Sedge Warbler singing at Brickey River; 35 Whimbrel, Killongford / Youghal Road; 12 Whimbrel at Kilminnin; 17+ occupied Little Egret nests at colony (PMW).
CLONEA STRAND: 55 Whimbrel & 210 Brent Geese at Ballinclamper (PMW).
DUNHILL CASTLE: 3+ Sedge Warblers (first of year) (JAP, BS, RAW).
Friday, April 23, 2010
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
RAM HEAD: 200 Manx Shearwaters, 1 Minke Whale, 3 Bottlenose Dolphins & 2 Risso's Dolphins (AM).
Monday, April 19, 2010
DUNGARVAN: An OSPREY flew west at 16:22 (FO'C); Wheatear (apparently Greenland subspecies) at the Cunnigar (DC).
Sunday, April 18, 2010
Saturday, April 17, 2010
Nr BUNMAHON: 3 Common Sandpipers at River Mahon, 2 Yellowhammers nr Bunmahon, also 2 Snipe drumming (DW).
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: Merlin, 3 Wheatears, single Chiffchaff & Willow Warbler (MAD, PMW).
CLONEA: White Wagtail, 35 Whimbrel and 5-6 Bottlenose Dolphins offshore @ Ballinclamper. Wheatear & White Wagtail @ Ballinard. (MC & CF)
ANNESTOWN: Common Sandpiper. (")
DUNGARVAN: Common Sandpiper @ Ballyneety. (")
Friday, April 16, 2010
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Sunday, April 11, 2010
CLONEA STRAND: 3 Great Northern Divers (2 calling), 12 Black Guillemots, 210 Brent Geese, 3 Whimbrel, 45 Sanderling & a White Wagtail at Ballinclamper (MC, CF, PMW).
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND: 25 Whimbrel west of the spits, 225 Brent Geese; Yellowhammer near Lisselan (PMW).
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: Blackcap singing.
Saturday, April 10, 2010
Friday, April 09, 2010
Wednesday, April 07, 2010
Monday, April 05, 2010
DUNGARVAN (yesterday): WATER PIPIT just north of the car-park (Ken Preston).
Sunday, April 04, 2010
RAM HEAD: Porpoise & small numbers of Manx Shearwaters (first reported of year) (AM).
BALLYQUIN (nr Ardmore): Plenty of Swallows & Sand Martins (AM).
KNOCKADERRY RESERVOIR: Male RING-NECKED DUCK with 4 Tufted Duck on smaller / backwater lake (presumed same as Ballyshunnock bird from March), also c30 Swallows & c20 Sand Martins (PMW).
CARRICKBEG HILL (south of Carrick-on-Suir): 8 Chiffchaffs & 1 Willow Warbler singing (MAD, PMW).
Saturday, April 03, 2010
DUNGARVAN: 2 Swallows at Killongford, 6 Sandwich Terns at the Cunnigar (CF).
HELVICK HEAD: Swallow, female Blackcap & 2 Chiffchaffs (CF).
ANNESTOWN: House Martin & 3 Swallows. (MC & CF)
CLONEA STRAND: Whimbrel, 6 Sandwich Terns, Wheatear & 3 Swallows @ Ballinclamper ("); Swallow at castle-end carpark (EB).
KILMURRIN COVE: 5 Sand Martins. (")
DUNGARVAN: House Martin (first of spring) at Abbeyside (FO'C).
ANNESTOWN BOG: 2 Water Rails calling (tetrads X49Z & X59E), Little Egret, male Blackcap, 4 Chiffchaffs singing (MAD, PMW).
Nr TRAMORE: Sand Martin & 2 Willow Warblers, Monvoy; Swallow, Coolnagoppoge / Islandtarnsey (").
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: 2 Willow Warblers (PMW).