Waxwing Dundalk 2011

Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Forsters Tern on show.

Forster's Tern at Soldiers Point

Forster's Tern

Forster's Tern

Forster's Tern

Sandwich Tern
Tom Gittings found a Forster's Tern at Soldiers Point today. Presumably the returning bird. It showed on and off from lunchtime to 6 O'Clock. Commuting up and down the river.

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Artic skua and swallow at Hermitage

More Med Gulls etc

About 700 terns at Cruisetown today. Mainly Common but also 20 Roseate and 30 Sandwich Terns. 1 adult and 3 sub adult Med Gulls also present amoung the large number of commoner gulls.

Lurganreen had another sub adult Med Gull and 3 Ruff. 2 Pale bellied Brent also present.

Wednesday, 15 August 2012


Great winds today east to south east f6/8.Also Ring Ouzel reported from Drogheda garden.An all white Common gull and 2 argentatus Herring gulls were also at Lurgengreen.
                                      LURGANGREEN.         CLOGHER HD.   HERMITAGE.

GREY PHAL                                                         4  + 2                      1
ARTIC SKUA                      4                               10                           18
POM SKUA                                                          1
BLACK TERN                                                      1 + 2
LIT. GULL                           1                                1
Y.L. GULL                           1(ad)
MANX SHEAR                                                     100+