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August 2011 photo gallery

 
August 2011

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Buff-tip caterpillar, Tramore, 30 Aug 2011 M Hearne

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Elephant Hawk-moth caterpillar, Seafield, 27 Aug 2011 D Weldon

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Wheatear, Seafield, 27 Aug 2011 D Weldon

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Mediterranean Gull, colour-ringed juv, Ballyneety, Dungarvan, 26 Aug 2011 M Cowming

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Kingfisher & Common Sandpiper, Portlaw, 26 Aug 2011 D Clarke

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Cuckoo, the Vee, Knockmealdown Mountains, 25 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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Sedge Warbler, Whiting Bay, Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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Kingfisher, Bunmahon, 24 Aug 2011 J Hearne

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Ringed Plover chick (still flightless), the Cunnigar, Dungarvan, Aug 2011 F O'Connell

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Semipalmated Sandpiper, juvenile, the Cunnigar, Dungarvan, 21 Aug 2011 M Cowming

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Kingfisher, Bunmahon, 21 Aug 2011 J Hearne

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Kingfisher, Ballyneety, Dungarvan, 21 Aug 2011 D Clarke

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Semipalmated Sandpiper, juvenile, the Cunnigar, Dungarvan, 20 Aug 2011 F O'Connell

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D Weldon

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video

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Sperm Whale, the Cunnigar, Dungarvan, 19 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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F O'Connell

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Sooty Shearwater, south of Ram Head, 17 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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Great Skua, south of Ram Head, 17 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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Storm Petrel, south of Ram Head, 17 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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Fulmar, south of Ram Head, 17 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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Manx Shearwater, south of Ram Head, 17 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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PM Walsh

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Kittiwake, south of Ram Head, 17 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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Gannet, south of Ram Head, 17 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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PM Walsh

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Great Black-backed Gull, south of Ram Head, 17 Aug 2011 PM Walsh

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Herring Gull, south of Ram Head, 17 Aug 2011 PM Walsh

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Grasshopper Warbler, Seafield, 8 Aug 2011 D Weldon

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Gatekeeper, Kilmeaden pools, 6 Aug 2011 C Flynn

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Common Sandpiper, Ballyneety, Dungarvan, 5 Aug 2011 D Clarke

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Chough feeding on sandhoppers, Curragh beach, Ardmore, 5 Aug 2011 A Malcolm

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Yellow-legged Gull, 3rd-calendar-year with GBB Gull, Killongford, Dungarvan, 4 Aug 2011 C Flynn

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Puffin, immature/subadult, off Mine Head, 2 Aug 2011 D Clarke

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Manx Shearwater, off Mine Head, 2 Aug 2011 D Clarke

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Guillemot, adult, off Mine Head, 2 Aug 2011 D Clarke

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Wood Sandpiper, Kilmeaden Pools, 1 Aug 2011 P Archer

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Note: Sightings listed here are reports, not necessarily authenticated records.  * = species for which the Irish Rare Birds Committee currently requires substantiating descriptions or photographs.  Records are regularly updated, and older records added or amended where necessary .  Many thanks to observers who provided records above - any further records (current or older) would be appreciated.  
 
Please email any sightings, or text details of scarcer species to 0861701599.

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