Friday, December 31, 2010
TRAMORE BOATING LAKE: Adult Ring-billed Gull (").
STRADBALLY: Dipper (").
BALLYVOYLE: 10+ Great Northern Divers, 8+ Red-throated Divers & a Dipper (").
BOATSTRAND: 4 Common Scoters flew east (MC).
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND: Pink-footed Goose, 5 White-fronted Geese, also Shoveler, Pochard, Tufted Duck, at new racecourse area, Lisselan (").
DUNGARVAN: Female Tufted Duck in park opposite McDonalds (present all year), female Blackcap on feeder at Abbeyside (EB).
Thursday, December 30, 2010
WATERFORD CITY: Siskin on bird feeder at King's Channel (DMcG).
LOWRY BRIDGE: Red Squirrel (").
DUNGARVAN: Slavonian Grebe & 2 BLACK-NECKED GREBES off Ballynacourty pier (MC, DW).
BALLYSHUNNOCK RESERVOIR: 13 Shoveler, 5 Gadwall (2 male), 2 male Pintail, 3 Tufted Duck, 3 Coot & 13 Whooper Swans (MC).
COOLFIN: 17 Whooper Swans, 7 Greylag Geese, 52 Cormorants & a Chiffchaff (PMW).
ANNESTOWN: Male Shoveler, 36 Teal & a Great Crested Grebe on river, 45 Skylarks on stubble fields (").
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
RINCREW: Adult Yellow-legged Gull at Tourig estuary, roosting Cork side, flew inland Waterford side (MC).
BLACKWATER VALLEY: c280 Whooper Swans; Coot & 2 male Tufted Duck at Ballyneroon (MC).
BUNMAHON: 55 Teal & 20 Wigeon (high counts for River Mahon), a Coot (site first?) and 3 Bar-tailed Godwits (locally scarce) (DW).
BALLYSHUNNOCK RESERVOIR: 3 Pintail (2 male + 1 female), 3 Gadwall & 8 Shoveler; lakes partly frozen (CF).
Monday, December 27, 2010
DUNGARVAN: 2 BLACK-NECKED GREBES off Ballynacourty pier, 2 male Tufted Duck & 3 Goldeneye at Ballyneety (JAP, BS).
STRADBALLY: 2 Dippers & a Mink (").
Sunday, December 26, 2010
TRAMORE: Blackcap in garden again (Anne Phelan).
Saturday, December 25, 2010
DUNGARVAN: Grey Plover in garden at Seapark, Abbeyside (BS); Redwing in garden at Abbeyside (June Hayes).
Nr BALLYDWAN COVE: Bar-tailed Godwit feeding with Snipe in garden just above the turning to the cove (George Munday).
TRAMORE: Blackcap, several Long-tailed Tits and a Mistle Thrush among other species in garden over the last week (Anne Phelan).
Friday, December 24, 2010
Wednesday, December 22, 2010
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
BALLYSHUNNOCK RESERVOIR: 7 Gadwall & 8 Shoveler amongst small numbers of commoner duck; both lakes frozen except for small area on each lake (CF).
Monday, December 20, 2010
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Thursday, December 16, 2010
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Tuesday, December 14, 2010
DUNGARVAN: Blackcap at Strandside, Abbeyside (DC).
BUNMAHON: Kingfisher (").
Nr KILMANAHAN (SW of Clonmel): c45 Whooper Swans at Ballydonagh (").
Monday, December 13, 2010
WATERFORD CITY: Male Blackcap, Goldcrest & 4 Lesser Redpolls in garden (DS).
Sunday, December 12, 2010
RINCREW: Yellow-legged Gull on Youghal/Cork side among good numbers of large gulls (CF).
Saturday, December 11, 2010
STRADBALLY: 5 Red-throated Divers (").
DUNGARVAN: BLACK-NECKED GREBE off Ballynacourty, Barnacle Goose at Ballyneety, 2 male Shoveler off pitch & putt course (MC).
BALLINARD: Female Eider (MC).