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Saturday, September 10, 2016

HELVICK HEAD: 1 Common Scoter, 1 Storm Petrel, 4 Pomarine Skuas, 7 Arctic Skuas, Porpoises & an influx of Painted Ladies in off sea (seawatch 16:00-17:15), also 3 Common Sandpipers on rocks (BS, FO'C, JAP)

DUNGARVAN: Juvenile Curlew Sandpiper in Western Bay; Kingfisher at Ballyneety (").

CLONEA BEACH: 5 Roseate Terns ("); 144 Sandwich & 8 Common Terns at Ballinclamper, 14:40-15:00; c310 terns, mainly Sandwich there at 16:30 (MC snr).
5 roseate tern


VARIOUS: total 87 species for the day (").

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