WAXWING DUNDALK

WAXWING      DUNDALK
Waxwing Dundalk 2011

Friday, 19 December 2014

Lesser black backed gull Intermedius type with colour ring.

This bird was seen in front of hide at Lurgangreen Hide yesterday. Very dark bid with grey  blue ring on left leg.

Thursday, 27 November 2014

Saturday, 22 November 2014

GREEN WINGED TEAL AT SEABANK

PHOTO BY P. KELLY
A GREEN WINGED TEAL WAS FOUND TODAY BY P.KELLY . IT WAS SEEN ABOUT 12 NOON  ON A HIGH TIDE AT THE NORTH END OF SEABANK .
ALSO AT HERMITAGE A MALE VELVET SCOTER AND 2 SHORT EARED OWLS IN THE FIELDS AT THE NORTH END OF CRUIESTOWN BEACH ALSO SEEN BY P. KELLY......

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Velvet Scoter, Ring billed gull and Pinkfeet today.

 A male and female Velvet Scoter at Hermitage plus Adult Ring billed gull at Cruiestown. At Lurgangreen quality Pinkfeet in the fields.

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Spoonbill

The Spoonbill first seen sunday morning at sea going north at Hermitage was refound at Seabank on monday.It was also seen today at Seabank feeding at the nor.th end

Sunday, 19 October 2014

Hermitage today

A Spoonbill was seen going north at sea at Hermitage.
Also the Surfscoter was seen in late afternoon at the same site.


Sunday, 12 October 2014

Ring billed gull at Cruiestown.

 The adult  Ring billed gull was again in the fields on the north end of Cruiestown beach.And  A  colour ringed Black headed gull light green right leg was noted and a  small tern on the beach could be the Forsters tern.A Merlin  showed well in front of the Lurgangreen hide.In the garden at Clogher head a male Blackcap and a few Goldcrest were seen today.Hermitage had a Surf Scoter.


Monday, 22 September 2014

FORSTERS TERN STILL SHOWING AT SOLDIERS POINT.

PEREGRINE AND HOODED CROW



SOME  GOOD BIRDS  SEEN IN LOUTH OVER THE LAST FEW WEEKS.
LITTLE STINT/ LURGANGREEN
PEC SAND/ SEABANK// LURGANGREEN AND SOLDIERS POINT.
MARSH HARRIER //CRUIESTOWN
CURLEW SANDS AND RUFF
YELLOW WAGTAIL //LURGANGREEN
BLACK TERN// CLOGHER.
FORSTERS TERN//SOLDIERS POINT 14 SEP

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Osprey seen again

The Osprey was seen again today at 1pm at Seabank to Annagassan also 2 Black Swans  were just north of Annagassan.At Blackrock main  beach 4 Artic Skuas were having fun with some Terns.

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

BALTIC GULL AT DUNDALK DOCKS ???

A   POSSIBLE  ADULT   BALTIC/INTERMEDIUS TYPE  LESSER  BLACK BACK GULL WAS AT DUNDALK DOCKS ON TUESDAY 19TH.DUE TO THE LATENESS OF THE SIGHTING THE LIGHT WAS TOO BAD FOR A PHOTO.
THE BIRD WAS VERY DARK AS DARK AS G.B.B.G. WIT,H ALL DARK PRIMARIES EXCEPT FOR ONE SHOWING A WHITE TIP JUST UNDER LOWER TERTIAL,LONG WINGS ,LONGISH NARROW BILL.
THIS BIRD WAS LOOKED FOR TONIGHT WITHOUT ANY LUCK.

Sunday, 10 August 2014

BLACK TERN,OSPREY AND SKUAS TODAY

A BLACK TERN ADULT PASSED NORTH TODAY AT CLOGHER HEAD PLUAS 2 ARTIC SKUAS ,7 FULMARS AND A FEW MANX SHEARS.
2 MORE ARTIC SKUAS PASSED CLOSE IN AT HERMITAGE.
1 OSPREY FLEW SOUTH AT SEABANK.





Sunday, 27 July 2014

Monday, 21 July 2014

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Glossy Ibis seen again.

IBIS GIVING GREAT VIEWS LAST NIGHT AT POND WEST OF GRANGEBELLEW.
RED KITE SEEN FLYING OVER TIPPINGS WOOD BELURGAN TODAY.

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Glossy ibis seen today

A Glossy ibis  was seen again today at 7am  around ponds in the Grangebellew area.

Thursday, 16 January 2014

Clogher hd news

At Clogher head harbour yesterday a Black restart female was seen around the rocks at the harbour wall also in the same area a Purple sandpiper was noted.