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Dungarvan: published Irish Bird Report records - wildfowl & waders

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Species Number Location Date Year Comment
Brent Goose 200-300 Dungarvan bay winter pre-1957
" 120 Dungarvan Harbour 19/20 Nov 1960
" 36 Dungarvan Harbour 25/26 Nov 1961
" 128 Dungarvan Harbour 21/22 Jan 1961
" 117 Dungarvan Harbour 20/21 Jan 1962
" 33 Dungarvan Harbour 23-Feb 1964 "only 33"
" 135 Dungarvan Bay 04-Apr 1964 "April counts"
" 65+ Dungarvan Harbour 03-Oct 1964 "First arrivals"
" 200+ Dungarvan Harbour 03-Apr 1965
" 104 Dungarvan Harbour 5/6 Feb 1966 part of national counts
" 114 Dungarvan Harbour 11/12 Nov 1966 part of national counts
" 42 Dungarvan Harbour 27/28 Nov 1967 part of national counts
" 76 Dungarvan Harbour 11/12 Feb 1967 part of national counts
" 92 Dungarvan harbour 11/12 Nov 1967 part of national counts
" 158 Dungarvan 31-Dec 1967
" 71 Dungarvan Harbour 16/17 Nov 1968 part of national counts
" 317 Dungarvan harbour 17/18 Feb 1968 part of national counts
" 126 Dungarvan harbour 08-Nov 1970
" c.240 Dungarvan harbour 28-Mar 1970
" up to c.200 Dungarvan harbour winter 1970
" 259 Dungarvan Harbour Jan 1978 national census
" 651 Dungarvan 02-Dec 1995 high counts
'Dark-bellied' Brent Goose 1 Dungarvan Bay 27-Nov 1983 Branta bernicla bernicla [1st county record]
" adult Dungarvan from 20 Nov 1986 to 16 March 1987
" adult Dungarvan 01-Jan 1992
" 1 Dungarvan 16-Feb 2000
" 1 Dungarvan 13-Jan 2001
'Black Brant' adult Dungarvan from 26 Dec 1986 to 3 Jan 1987
" 2 adults Dungarvan 13-Jan 2001 [also 1+, 16 Apr & 2, 17 Apr]
Wigeon 816 Dungarvan 12-Jan 1986 peak counts
" 1,014 Dungarvan 08-Jan 1987
Garganey eclipse male Dungarvan 05-Sep 1999
Eider female Dungarvan 24-Feb 1980 outside more normal range
" 2 Dungarvan from 27 Nov 1987 into 1988
" ad female Dungarvan 20-Jan 1996 outside normal range
" female & imm male Dungarvan 10-Feb 1996 outside normal range
" ad female Dungarvan 30-Dec 1996 outside normal range
Long-tailed Duck 18 Dungarvan 27-Dec 1991 high count
Velvet Scoter 2 females Dungarvan Bay from 20 Nov 1983 into 1984
" 1 Dungarvan from 27 Dec 1993 to 1 Jan 1994
" 1 Dungarvan 07-Dec 1996
Red-breasted Merganser 70 Dungarvan 11-Apr 1987
Goosander male + female Dungarvan Bay Dec 1953 [3rd county record]
" female/immature Dungarvan 6-8 Dec 1996
"  2 female/imms Dungarvan 10-Jan 1999
" 2 females Dungarvan 9-29 Dec 2001
Oystercatcher breeds Dungarvan Bay 1956 "Now breeds regularly"
" 443 Dungarvan Harbour Jan 1971
" 1294 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Ringed Plover 89 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Golden Plover 8110 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Grey Plover 172 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
" 475 Dungarvan 16-Feb 1986
" 610 Dungarvan 24-Feb 1991 high count
Lapwing 2990 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Knot 50+ Dungarvan Harbour 20-Dec 1960
" 1600 Dungarvan Harbour Jan 1971 3rd highest count of 19 Dublin-Cork estuaries
" 2258 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Sanderling 105 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Semipalmated Sandpiper juvenile Cunnigar [Dungarvan] 27-Sep 1998 1st county record
Little Stint 1 Dungarvan 7-26 Sept 1985
" adult Dungarvan 22 July-14 Oct 1986
" 2 Dungarvan 02-Oct 1993
Curlew Sandpiper up to 16 Dungarvan 27 Sep-9 Oct 1975
" 1 Dungarvan 23-Aug 1980
" 1 Dungarvan 14-Sep 1985
" 36 Dungarvan 26-Sep 1985
" 1 Dungarvan 05-Sep 1986
" 2 Dungarvan 11-14 Oct 1986
" 4 Dungarvan 02-Oct 1993
" 4 Dungarvan 22-Sep 1995
" 78 Ballyneety, Dungarvan 78 1999
" 95 Ballyneety, Dungarvan 95 1999
" juvenile Dungarvan 01-Oct 2001
" 1 Dungarvan 09-Dec 2001 [winter]
Dunlin 2415 Dungarvan Harbour Jan 1971 5th highest count of 19 Dublin-Cork estuaries
" 3840 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
" 5,336 Dungarvan 12-Jan 1986
Buff-breasted Sandpiper juvenile Dungarvan 14-Oct 1986
Ruff 3 R. Brickey [Dungarvan] 09-Sep 1958
Snipe 127 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
" 164 Dungarvan 13-Dec 1986 peak
Black-tailed Godwit 500+ R. Brickey estuary [Dungarvan] 09-Sep 1958
" 148 Dungarvan 20-Dec 1960
" 250 Dungarvan 28-Dec 1960
" c.50 Dungarvan Harbour 18-Apr 1960
" 622 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
" 622 Dungarvan Harbour Jan 1971 3rd highest count of 19 Dublin-Cork estuaries
" 1,120 Dungarvan 15-Nov 1986 peak count
" 1,481 Dungarvan 08-Jan 1987
" 1,500 Dungarvan 15-Aug 1987
" 1,100 Dungarvan 24-Feb 1991
Bar-tailed Godwit 300+ Dungarvan Harbour 20-Dec 1960
" 991 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
" 1,370 Dungarvan 16-Feb 1986
Whimbrel 200 Dungarvan 20-Apr 1986
" 110 Dungarvan 27-Jul 1990 high autumn count
Curlew 1251 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Spotted Redshank 1 R. Brickey estuary [Dungarvan] 09-Sep 1958
" 1 Dungarvan Harbour 21-Jan 1961
" 5 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
" 6 Dungarvan Oct 1975
Redshank 490 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Greenshank 16 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
" 27 Dungarvan 07-Sep 1985 high count
" 31 Dungarvan 22-Jul 1986
Green Sandpiper 1 Dungarvan 14-Jul 1976
" 1 Dungarvan 16-Feb 1980
" recorded Dungarvan Apr-Dec 1986
" 4 Dungarvan 15-Oct 1986 peak
" 4 Dungarvan 16-Nov 1986 peak
" 1 Dungarvan 31 Jan & 14 March 1987
" 4 Dungarvan 3 & 7 Jan 1988 winter records
" 2 Dungarvan Dec 1988 winter records
" 2 Dungarvan 04-Jan 1992
Wood Sandpiper 2 Dungarvan 17-Aug 1986
Common Sandpiper c.10 R. Brickey estuary [Dungarvan] 09-Sep 1958
" 27 Dungarvan 22-Jul 1986 peak
" 1 Dungarvan 16-Nov 1986 [winter]
" 2 Dungarvan 1-31 Jan 1996 winter
Turnstone 199 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
" 229 Dungarvan 16-Feb 1986
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