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Helvick Head: published Irish Bird Report records

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Species Number Location Date Year Comment
Black-throated Diver 1 Helvick Head 04-Apr 1998
'Dark-phase'/'Blue' Fulmar 1 Helvick Head 28-Feb 1983
" 1 Helvick Head 22-Apr 1985
" 1 on a ledge Helvick Head 01-Jun 1985 "possibly the same bird"
" 1 [on ledge] Helvick Head 31 May & 18 June 1986 same bird as on 1 June 1985
" 1 Helvick Head 28-Dec 1994
Fea's or Zino's Petrel 1 Helvick Head 06-Sep 1998 1st county record
Cory's Shearwater 1 Helvick Head 12-Aug 1977
Great Shearwater 20 Helvick Head 15-Aug 1989
" 30 Helvick Head 02-Aug 1999
" 54 Helvick Head 08-Sep 1999
Balearic Shearwater 1 Helvick Head 22-Jul 1978 [1st county record]
" 1 Helvick Head 02-Aug 1999
" 15 Helvick Head 08-Sep 1999
" 2 Helvick Head 18-Sep 1999
" 1 Helvick Head 27-Nov 1999
" 6 Dungarvan [Helvick Head] 01-Aug 2000
" 1 Helvick Head 30-Sep 2001
" 1 Helvick Head 16-Oct 2001
Leach's Petrel 12 Helvick Head 18-Sep 1999
Red-footed Falcon female Helvick Head 05-May 1994 [1st county record]
Hobby 1 Helvick Head 02-May 1994
Quail 1 Helvick Head 08-May 1994
" 1 Helvick Head 10-May 1999
Grey Phalarope 5 Helvick Head 18-Sep 1999
Pomarine Skua 1 Helvick Head 22-Aug 1999
" 2 Helvick Head 19-Sep 1999
" 1 Helvick Head 15-Oct 2001
Arctic Skua 2 Helvick Head 19-Sep 1999
" 13 Helvick Head 06-Oct 2001
Great Skua 1 Helvick Head 28-Dec 1990 winter
Mediterranean Gull 2nd-winter Helvick Head 29-30 Dec 1986
Sabine's Gull 2 1st-summers Helvick Head 19-Jul 1998
" 1 Helvick Head 08-Sep 1999
" 2 Helvick Head 18-Sep 1999
" juvenile Helvick Head 06-Oct 2001
Iceland Gull 1 Helvick Head 31-Jul 1959 "apparently adult" [1st county record]
" 1 Helvick Head 05-Apr 1982
Glaucous Gull 1 Helvick Head 05-Apr 1982
" 2 adults Dungarvan & Helvick 25 Jan-22 Feb 1986
" adult Helvick 06-Nov 1986
Kittiwake 97 nests Helvick Head 1959 "cf. Birds of Ireland (1954) p.248"
Black Tern 1 [6] Helvick Head 01-Sep 1979 [6 birds, not 1 as published]
Little Auk 2 Helvick Head 28-Dec 1990
" 2 Helvick Head 04-Oct 2001
Alpine Swift 1 Helvick Head 16-Apr 1988 [2nd county record]
Hoopoe 1 Helvick Head 18-Mar 1978
" 1 Helvick Head 18-24 Apr 1992
Swallow "very heavy build up" Helvick Head 03-Aug 1959 "of migrants"
Tree Pipit 2 Helvick Head 01-May 1999
Black Redstart ad male Helvick Head 28-Dec 1960
" 4 Helvick Head 01-Nov 1980 records of >2 birds
" 1 Helvick Head 03-May 1986
" 1 Helvick Head 29-Nov 1986
" 6 [+] Helvick Head 23-Oct 1996
" 1 Helvick Head 23-Oct 1999
Redstart 1 female/imm Helvick Head 25-Oct 1996 [not adult female as published]
" 2 Helvick Head 25-Apr 1999
Reed Warbler 1 Helvick Head 25-Oct 1996
Icterine Warbler 1 Helvick Head 26-Sep 1997
Lesser Whitethroat 1 Helvick Head 15-Oct 1985
" 1 Helvick Head 20-Oct 1985
" 1 Helvick Head 26-Sep 1997
Pallas's Warbler 1 Helvick Head 25-Oct 1999 1st county record
Yellow-browed Warbler 1 Helvick Head 19-Oct 1985
" 1 Helvick Head 06-Oct 1986
Radde's Warbler 1 Helvick Head 15-Oct 1985 2nd Irish [1st county] record
Firecrest 1 Helvick Head 19-Oct 1989
" 1 Helvick Head 12-Oct 1990
Coal Tit recorded Helvick Head Sept/Oct 1985 "Migration records" [or local birds]
Red-breasted Flycatcher 1st-winter Helvick Head 13-Oct 1996 1st [accepted] county record; [also 14-15 Oct]
Pied Flycatcher 1 Helvick Head 20-May 1989
" 1 Helvick Head 22-Sep 1996
" 1 Helvick Head 21-Sep 1997
" 1 Helvick Head 26-Sep 1997
" 1 Helvick Head 25-Apr 1999
" 2 Helvick Head 26-Aug 1999
" 1 Helvick Head 06-Oct 2001

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