CASTLETOWN FEN: MARSH HARRIER at 20:40, then went down into reeds (JF).
HELVICK HEAD: 3 Basking Sharks & a Wall Brown butterfly (JAP).
DUNGARVAN: 6-8 Wheatears (at least soem appearing large) & a Common Blue Butterfly on the Cunnigar, Holly Blue in Dungarvan town (").
MODELIGO: Cuckoo calling (per MC snr).
Wednesday May 11, 2016
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: SHORT-EARED OWL, 2 Spotted Flycatchers. 7 Whitethroats. Sedge Warbler, 2 Wheatears, Chiffchaff & Willow Warbler (DS).
CASTLETOWN FEN: Cuckoo (DS).
HELVICK HEAD: Reed Warbler, 2 Garden Warblers, 10 Blackcaps, 4+ Spotted Flycatchers & a very tired Cuckoo (FO'C, MC snr, MC, CF et al.), also Basking Shark off the head (CF).
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: 2 Spotted Flycatchers, 3 Whitethroats, 3 Sedge Warblers & a Tree Sparrow (DS, MC).
Monday, May 09, 2016
BLACKWATER VALLEY: Reed Warbler back singing at Raheen Quay, Clashmore broads (JAP).
KILMURRIN COVE: 2nd-cal-yr Iceland Gull (PV) - late bird.
Sunday, May 08, 2016
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: Female Whinchat (MC), also HOBBY (EAMacL).
RATHMOYLAN COVE: Male WOODCHAT SHRIKE (MAD, PMW et al.)
WATERFORD CITY: HAWFINCH in private garden at Congress Place for about a half-hour today.
BALLYVOYLE: Male Whinchat, Spotted Flycatcher, Whitethroat, Blackcaps, Willow Warblers & Chiffchaffs (FO'C).