CASTLETOWN FEN: Green Sandpiper at the pool this evening (MC).
CLONEA BAY: 3 Arctic Terns & 2 Common Terns at Ballinclamper (FO'C).
DUNGARVAN: Only up to 25 Swifts in town centre (").
KNOCKMEALDOWN MOUNTAINS: Female/immature hen Harrier (ADM).
Nr ARDMORE: 2 recently fledged Long-eared Owls calling & showing well in the early hours (J Proudfoot).
Monday, July 18, 2016
DUNGARVAN: 2 adult Mediterranean Gulls & 3 Common Sandpipers at Ballyneety Bridge, another Common Sandpiper opposite the Park Hotel (PV).
BUNMAHON: Juvenile Mediterranean Gull in field immediately west of Bunmahon beach (MC).
Sunday, July 17, 2016
ARDMORE: 6 Mediterranean Gulls (adult & 5 2nd-calendar-yrs) at Curragh, also a summer-plumage Black-tailed Godwit there (ADM).
Off MINE HEAD: Sooty Shearwater 2.5 miles SW of Mine Head (FO'C).
KNOCKMEALDOWN MOUNTAINS: Female Hen Harrier (").
Nr LISMORE: Crossbills in garden again at Carrignagour (").
DUNGARVAN: 17 Common Sandpipers together at Killongford (EAMacL); Kingfisher at old dump & a Common Sanspiper upriver (PV).
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Nr LISMORE: 3 Crossbills (juvenile & 2 males) in garden at Carrignagour (ADM).
CLONEA BAY: Adult Mediterranean Gull, 4 adult Roseate terns, adult Common Tern & adult Arctic Tern with Sandwich terns (MC).
TRAMORE BACKSTRAND: 6 Common Sandpipers at Lisselan (DS); Mediterranean Gull & 3 Common Sandpipers at Pickardstown (AJ).
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: 10 Storm Petrels mp3-lured overnight (AA, PMW); a dead Greater White-toothed Shrew found on land (PMW), first record for the site apparently though recorded previously arround Tramore Backstrand/