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Sunday, December 04, 2016

BLACKWATER CALLOWS: 100 Whooper Swans (91 west of, 9 east of) Ballyduff (TM).




Saturday, December 03, 2016


November 2016

























Sunday, November 06, 2016


Saturday, November 05, 2016

CLONEA BAY: 32 Chough at Ballynacourty (EAMacL).

DUNGARVAN: Yellow-legged Gull still present (").

BROWNSTOWN HEAD: 3 Blackcaps, a Chiffchaff & 3 Goldcrests (PMW).


November 1-4, 2016








October 27-31, 2016


DUNGARVAN: 4 SPOONBILLS, 2 Pintail, 1 Yellow-legged Gull in Western Bay Area (JAP, BS).

HELVICK HEAD: Black Redstart (").










Thursday, October 27, 2016



Wednesday, October 26, 2016

CARRIGAVANTRY: 4 Crossbills (EAMacL).

TRAMORE BACKSTRAND: 20 Whooper Swans at Lisselan (").

FERRYPOINT: Brent Geese - first of autumn here (ADM).

Monday, October 24, 2016


TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  21 Whooper Swans (18 adults & 1 1st-winter) (DS).


Sunday, October 23, 2016

BROWNSTOWN HEAD: Fieldfare, Redwing, Tree Sparrow, Chiffchaff, 9 Goldcrests & 5+ Redpoll (MAD, JDP, PMW).


Saturday, October 22, 2016

BROWNSTOWN HEAD: Merlin (MAD, PMW).

BLACKWATER CALLOWS: 8 Whooper Swans (incl 1 juv), 250-300 & a Common Sandpiper (TM).

Friday, October 21, 2016

TRAMORE BACKSTRAND:  20 Whooper Swans including 3 1st-winter birds at Lisselan (AJ).

BALLYSHUNNOCK RESERVOIR:  2 adult Whooper Swans & 1 female Tufted Duck (MC).

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016




Monday, October 17, 2016




Sunday, October 16, 2016


DUNGARVAN: 2 House Martins over Abbeyside & flew W (FO'C).


Saturday, October 15, 2016


Also another Yellow-browed Warbler (trapped & ringed in main garden) at Brownstown Head (AK PK MAD PMW et al).







Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Thursday, October 13, 2016



Wednesday, October 12, 2016


Tuesday, October 11, 2016

CARRIGNAGOUR (nr Lismore): Redwings this morning (ADM).

BROWNSTOWN HEAD: