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Sunday, July 10, 2016

HELVICK HEAD: Seawatch 12:00-13:30: 13.30: 1 dark/phase Arctic Skua, 6 Storm Petrels, 7 Puffins, 2 Common Terns, 1 Arctic Tern & lots of Manx Shearwaters, Gannets & large auks (JAP).

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Seawatch 10:15-15:15 (EAMacL, BS, JAP):
Puffin 46
Sooty Shearwater 8
small shearwater sp. 1 at 14:00
Storm Petrel 6
Bonxie 4
Arctic Skua 1
Common Tern 2
Otter 1  

DUNGARVAN: 3 adult Mediterranean Gulls at Barnawee, 3-4 Common Sandpipers & 2 Whimbrel at Killongford, Yellow-legged Gull at Dungarvan town (JAP, BS).

CLONEA BAY: Sub-adult Mediterranean Gull at Clonea, 2 Common Sandpipers at Ballyvoyle & 1 at Ballinclamper, 3 Great Northern Divers in bay ("). 

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