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Published Irish Bird Report / Irish Rare Bird Report records: skuas, gulls, terns, auks

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Pomarine Skua 1 Brownstown Head 31-May 1975 [3rd county record]
Pomarine Skua 4 Brownstown Head 04-Jun 1975
Pomarine Skua 3 Brownstown Head 05-Jun 1975
Pomarine Skua 1 Brownstown Head 03-Jun 1976
Pomarine Skua 1 Waterford Harbour 07-May 1976
Pomarine Skua 1 Brownstown Head 18-Sep 1977
Pomarine Skua 1 Great Newtown Head 26-Aug 1977
Pomarine Skua 1 Brownstown Head 20-May 1978
Pomarine Skua 2 Brownstown Head 05-Jun 1978
Pomarine Skua 1 Brownstown Head 17-Jun 1978
Pomarine Skua 1 Brownstown Head 08-Jul 1978
Pomarine Skua 4 Brownstown Head 09-Jul 1978
Pomarine Skua 7 Brownstown & Great Newtown Hds 2-18 June 1979 [several records]
Pomarine Skua total of 29 Brownstown Head 10 & 11 May 1980 [27E, 1W 10 May; 1E 11 May]
Pomarine Skua adult Brownstown Head 25-May 1985
Pomarine Skua 1 [correction: 10] Co. Waterford May 1989
Pomarine Skua 1 Co. Waterford Sept 1989
Pomarine Skua 1 Helvick Head 22-Aug 1999
Pomarine Skua 2 Helvick Head 19-Sep 1999
Pomarine Skua 1 Helvick Head 15-Oct 2001
Pomarine Skua 1 Brownstown Head 18-May 2002
Pomarine Skua 6 Helvick Head 20-May 2002
Pomarine Skua 2 Helvick Head 17-Aug 2002
Pomarine Skua [up to] 3 Helvick Head [area] Jan/Feb 2002 late Jan/early Feb, winter record
Arctic Skua 64 flew W Brownstown Head 01-Oct 1977 in 3 hours
Arctic Skua 1 Brownstown Head 30-Dec 1990 winter
Arctic Skua 2 Helvick Head 19-Sep 1999
Arctic Skua 13 Helvick Head 06-Oct 2001

Long-tailed Skua juvenile nr Lemybrien 18-Oct 1994 c.4 miles inland, along T12 trunk route [3rd county record]
Long-tailed Skua 3 juveniles Helvick Head 29-Oct 2005
Long-tailed Skua immature Helvick Head 20-Sep 2006
Long-tailed Skua juvenile Helvick Head 23-Sep 2006
Great Skua 1 Brownstown Head 02-Jan 1978 January record
Great Skua 43 Brownstown Head 16-Sep 1978
Great Skua total of 13 Brownstown Head 13 Apr-31 May 1980
Great Skua 2 Dungarvan Bay 28-Dec 1987 winter records
Great Skua 1 Tramore Bay 29-Dec 1987 winter records
Great Skua 1 Brownstown Head 03-Jan 1988 winter records
Great Skua 2 Clonea 02-Jan 1988 winter records
Great Skua 1 Dungarvan 1 & 2 Jan 1988 winter records
Great Skua 1 Waterford Harbour 28-Dec 1988 winter records
Great Skua 3 Brownstown Head 24-25 Dec 1989 winter
Great Skua 2 Brownstown Head 30-Dec 1990 winter
Great Skua 1 Clonea 04-Feb 1990 winter
Great Skua 1 Helvick Head 28-Dec 1990 winter
Great Skua 1 Bunmahon 26-Jan 2002 winter
Great Skua 1 Helvick Head 26-Jan 2002 winter
Ivory Gull immature Dungarvan Harbour 21-Jan 1988 1st county record
Sabine's Gull imm [juv] Dunmore East 19-Sep 1980 [1st county record]
Sabine's Gull juvenile Tramore 04-Oct 1988
Sabine's Gull 2 ads & 1 juv Brownstown Head 19-Sep 1989
Sabine's Gull juvenile Rathmoylan Cove 20-28 Sept 1996 [slightly oiled bird]
Sabine's Gull 2 1st-summers Helvick Head 19-Jul 1998
Sabine's Gull 1 Helvick Head 08-Sep 1999
Sabine's Gull 2 Helvick Head 18-Sep 1999
Sabine's Gull juvenile Dungarvan 03-Sep 2001
Sabine's Gull juvenile Helvick Head 06-Oct 2001

Kittiwake c.150 pairs colony in Dunmore East 1956 "now estimated"
Kittiwake nesting 2 colonies E of Dunmore East 1959 including Ardnamult Head?
Kittiwake 97 nests Helvick Head 1959 "cf. Birds of Ireland (1954) p.248"
Kittiwake c.190 nests Inner Harbour colony, Dunmore East 1959
Kittiwake 2 nests other colony W of Dunmore East 1959 "established 1959"; Benlea?
Kittiwake 150-160 nests Portally 1959 "established about 1952"
Kittiwake breeding Dunmore East colonies 1963 "about the same strength as in 1959"
Kittiwake 12+ nests east of Counsellor's Strand 1963 nr Dunmore East; "new colony"
Kittiwake c.90 nests Dunmore East: between light & pier 1965
Kittiwake 30-50 nests Dunmore East: cliff, blasted, in hbr 1965
Kittiwake c.50 nests Dunmore East: N of the strand 1965
Kittiwake 300-350 nests Dunmore East: new wharf to strand 1965 "mostly at Badgers's Cove"
Kittiwake est. 30-70 nests Dunmore East: S of light above hbr 1965
Kittiwake 500-610 nests Dunmore East: total 1965 "conservative", "more … than 12 years ago"
Kittiwake 1215 prs Dunmore East 1973
Kittiwake 34 [prs] Beenlea Head 1976 [nests with chicks]
Kittiwake 998 [prs] Dunmore East (three sites) 1976 [nests with chicks]
Kittiwake 23 [prs] Foilankippin 1976 [nests with chicks] [Foilakippeen]
Kittiwake 487 [prs] Portally 1976 [nests with chicks]
Kittiwake 944 prs nesting Dunmore East 1978 "inner colony is increasing, but other two are decreasing"
Kittiwake probably 20,000+ Annestown-Hook Hd last wk Dec 1985 large numbers
Kittiwake 1,000 Brownstown Head 29-Dec 1985 large numbers
Kittiwake 9,000 Tramore 29-Dec 1985 large numbers
Kittiwake 7,000 Waterford Harbour 31-Dec 1985 large numbers
Kittiwake "Large numbers" Waterford Harbour late Dec 1985
Kittiwake 1,380 Dunmore East 24-Dec 1986 "Again, high totals"
Kittiwake 3,900 Tramore 25-Dec 1986 "Again, high totals"

Bonaparte's Gull adult Ardmore Beach 28-29 Oct 2007
Little Gull 4 Co Waterford 1971
Little Gull 2 sub-adults Tramore 8 & 12 March 1972
Little Gull adult Tramore 12-Mar 1972
Little Gull adult Tramore 09-Sep 1972
Little Gull 2 sub-adults Tramore 9 & 10 Dec 1972
Little Gull 5 adults Corbally [Tramore Backstrand] 08-Jun 1973
Little Gull 2 adults Tramore 15-Sep 1973
Little Gull 4 imms Tramore 18-Nov 1973
Little Gull adult Waterford Bridge 12-Feb 1973
Little Gull 2 imms Waterford Quays 06-Nov 1973
Little Gull 2 adults Corbally 09-Aug 1974
Little Gull 2 imms Passage East 25-Feb 1974
Little Gull 2 adults Saleen [Tramore Backstrand] 20-Jan 1974
Little Gull 4 adults Tramore 09-Feb 1974
Little Gull adult Tramore 15-Mar 1974
Little Gull 2 adults Tramore 10-Nov 1974
Little Gull adult Waterford Bridge 30-Nov 1974
Little Gull 2 (ad + im) Waterford City 15-Feb 1974
Little Gull 2 (ad + imm) Woodstown 25-Feb 1974
Little Gull 2 Woodstown 21-Sep 1974
Little Gull adult Dunmore East 05-Jan 1975
Little Gull 2 imms Dunmore east 19-Aug 1975
Little Gull 2 adults Tramore 16-Feb 1975
Little Gull 2 adults Tramore 27-Jul 1975
Little Gull 1 Waterford Harbour 09-Oct 1975
Little Gull adult Dunmore East 04-Apr 1976
Little Gull adult Tramore 18-Sep 1976
Little Gull sub-adult Waterford Harbour 13-Aug 1976
Little Gull 2 sub-adults Waterford Harbour 20-Aug 1976
Little Gull imm Brownstown Head 17-Sep 1977
Little Gull 4 Dunmore East 05-Feb 1977
Little Gull imm Waterford City 07-Feb 1977
Little Gull 14 Waterford Harbour 29-Jan 1977
Little Gull imm Brownstown Head 30-Sep 1979 [1st-winter]
Little Gull imm Brownstown Head 07-Oct 1979 [1st-winter]
Little Gull imm Dungarvan 24-Feb 1980
Little Gull imm Dunmore East 07-Sep 1980 [1st-w]
Little Gull 2 imms Tramore Bay 12-Sep 1980 [1st-w]
Little Gull imm Tramore Bay 23-Sep 1980 [1st-w]
Little Gull 2 imms Tramore Bay 12-Oct 1980 [1st-w]
Little Gull 1 [adult] Dunmore East 28-Dec 1981
Little Gull 1st-winter Dunmore East 09-Oct 1982
Little Gull 1st-winter Tramore [Bay] 28-Feb 1982
Little Gull 2 [1st-ws] Tramore [Bay] 14-Mar 1982
Little Gull 1st-winter Tramore [Bay] 15-Aug 1982
Little Gull 1st-winter Dungarvan 05-Feb 1983
Little Gull up to 3 ads & 2 imms Tramore 19 Feb-20 March 1983
Little Gull 1st-winter Dungarvan 07-Sep 1985
Little Gull 2 [adults] Co Waterford [Dunmore East] [15] Feb 1986
Little Gull 1 [1st-winter] Co Waterford [Tramore] [1] Oct 1986
Little Gull 1 Co. Waterford Dec 1987
Little Gull 1 Co. Waterford Sept 1988
Little Gull 1 Dungarvan 04-Sep 1995
Little Gull 1st-winter Cheekpoint 21-Jan 1996
Little Gull 1 Dunmore East 28-Jan 1996
Little Gull 1 Ballynacourty Point 26-Jan 2002
Little Gull 1 Helvick Head 17-Jun 2002

Mediterranean Gull adult Ballymacaw 20-Jul 1974 [also 19 July, 1st county record]
Mediterranean Gull 2nd-year Dunmore East 15-Mar 1980 [2nd-w]
Mediterranean Gull 1st-winter Tramore 14-Mar 1981
Mediterranean Gull 1st-winter Tramore 27-Nov 1983
Mediterranean Gull adult & 1st-winter Dungarvan 17-Feb 1986
Mediterranean Gull 2nd-winter Helvick Head 29-30 Dec 1986
Mediterranean Gull 2 Co. Waterford Sept 1989
Mediterranean Gull 2nd-winter Dungarvan 01-Jan 1992
Mediterranean Gull adult Dungarvan 06-Oct 1992 [originally published in error as Tramore]
Mediterranean Gull adult Dunmore East 03-Jan 1992 [originally published in error as Tramore]
Mediterranean Gull 1st-winter Dungarvan 31-Dec 1994 to 6 Jan 1995
Mediterranean Gull adult Tramore 30-Oct 1994
Mediterranean Gull adult Dungarvan 06-Jan 1995
Mediterranean Gull 1st-winter Dungarvan 10 Feb-2 March 1996
Mediterranean Gull adult Tramore Backstrand 17-Feb 1996
Mediterranean Gull 1st-winter Dungarvan 01-Mar 1998
Mediterranean Gull juv/1st-winter Clonea Strand 05-Sep 1999 juv moulting to 1st-w
Mediterranean Gull adult summer Woodstown 24-Jul 1999
Mediterranean Gull 2nd-summer Woodstown 25-Jul 1999
Mediterranean Gull 1st-winter Passage East 27-Dec 2000
Mediterranean Gull adult Ballynacourty Point 13-Oct 2001
Mediterranean Gull 2nd-winter Dungarvan 27-Aug 2002
Common Gull 650 Geneva Strand, Waterford Hbr 31-Dec 1985 high numbers
Common Gull 2,700 Woodstown, Waterord Hbr 31-Dec 1985 high numbers

Ring-billed Gull 1st-winter Kinsalebeg 13-Jan 1985 1st county record
Ring-billed Gull adult Dungarvan 04-Mar 1990
Ring-billed Gull adult Dungarvan from early Dec 1991 to 1 Jan 1992
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore from 8 Oct 1991 to 4 Jan 1992
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore from 4 Oct 1992 to 2 Jan 1993
Ring-billed Gull 3 (2 ads, 1 2nd-w) Tramore 03-Jan 1993
Ring-billed Gull 2 Tramore 28-Feb 1993 still present, incl ad since 1992
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore from 30 Sept 1993 to Jan 1994
Ring-billed Gull adult Belle Lake 09-Dec 1994
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore 23 Sept-30 Dec 1994 presumably same bird
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore to 27 March 1994 at least; since 1993
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore 1-15 Jan 1995
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore from 3 Oct 1995 to 1996
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore boating lake 20-28 Dec 1996 [from 20 Oct; to 25 Feb 1996]
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore Boating Lake 19-Jan 1997 [probably same bird 1997, not "up to 4"]
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore Boating Lake 16-Feb 1997
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore Boating Lake 21-Sep 1997
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore Boating Lake 12-Oct 1997
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore 15 Nov & 27 Dec 1998
Ring-billed Gull 1st-winter Dungarvan 09-Jan 1999
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore 31-Jan 1999
Ring-billed Gull 2nd-winter Tramore Backstrand 27-Feb 1999
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore Backstrand [boating lake]  13-Nov 1999 same as boating lake
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore Boating Lake 13-26 Dec 1999
Ring-billed Gull adult + 1st-winter Dungarvan 17-Nov 2000
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore boating lake 16-Jan 2000
Ring-billed Gull 2 adults Dungarvan 09-Dec 2001
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore 30-Sep 2001
Ring-billed Gull 2 adults Tramore 25-Mar 2002
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore [boating lake] 06-Jan 2002 to 10 Feb
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore boating lake 06-Nov 2002 to 8 Dec

Lesser Black-backed Gull 2 Brownstown Head 27-Jan 1980 winter record
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Brownstown Head 09-Feb 1980 winter record
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1 Belle Lake 31-Jan 1981 winter
Lesser Black-backed Gull 264 Dungarvan 27-Dec 1985 high winter counts
Lesser Black-backed Gull 353 Tramore 29-Dec 1985 high winter counts
Lesser Black-backed Gull "Large numbers" Waterford Harbour late Dec 1985
Lesser Black-backed Gull 214 Dungarvan 29-Dec 1986 peak winter counts
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1,060 Tramore 11-Jan 1986 peak winter counts
Lesser Black-backed Gull 95 Co. Waterford late Dec 1987 "County total" [main sites]
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1,321 Co Waterford Dec 1988 winter; "county total" [main sites]
Lesser Black-backed Gull 1,140 Dungarvan 30-Dec 1988 winter counts
Lesser Black-backed Gull 63 Co. Waterford Jan 1989 winter counts
Lesser Black-backed Gull 123 Co. Waterford Dec 1989 winter counts
Lesser Black-backed Gull 700 Tramore Backstrand 04-Feb 1996 high count
Scandinavian' LBb Gull 1 Dungarvan 12-Mar 1984 Larus fuscus intermedius or L. f. fuscus
Scandinavian' LBb Gull adult Tramore Bay 07-Oct 2002 showing characters of Scandinavian subspecies intermedius 
Herring Gull 9 prs Dunmore East (buildings) 1975 nested
Herring Gull 1 pr Kilmacthomas (building) 1975 c. 5 miles from sea; raised young
Herring Gull 11 prs nested Dunmore East buildings 1978
Herring Gull nesting Dunmore East (chimneys of buildings) 1945- "since at least 1945"
Herring Gull 2-7 prs bred Dunmore East (chimneys of buildings) 1962-72

Yellow-legged Gull 1 Tramore 18-Apr 1975 [record no longer accepted (IBR)]
Yellow-legged Gull adult Dungarvan 08-May 1987  in IBR for 2001 [1st county record]
Yellow-legged Gull adult Tramore 15 & 21 Jan 1996 Larus (argentatus) michahellis
Yellow-legged Gull 3rd-winter Dungarvan 28-Feb 1999
Yellow-legged Gull 3rd-winter Tramore Backstrand 27-Feb 1999
Yellow-legged Gull adult Dungarvan 25-Dec 2001
Caspian Gull 1st-winter Kinsalebeg 24-Nov 2007 flew from Youghal refuse tip (Co Cork)
Caspian Gull 1st-winter Rincrew (Co Waterford side) 28-Nov 2007 same as Kinsalebeg, also Youghal refuse tip (Co Cork) 24 Feb to 6 Mar 2007
'American' Herring Gull 2nd-winter Waterford City Dump 03-Jan 1998 Larus argentatus smithsonianus; [1st county record]
Iceland Gull 1 Helvick Head 31-Jul 1959 "apparently adult" [1st county record]
Iceland Gull 2nd-w Dunmore East 30 Jan-9 Feb 1974
Iceland Gull 1 Dunmore East 15-Feb 1975
Iceland Gull 2nd-w Tramore 03-Mar 1979
Iceland Gull 1st-winter Dunmore East 22-Nov 1981
Iceland Gull 1st-winter Dunmore East 24 Jan-4 Apr 1982
Iceland Gull 1st-w & 2nd-w Dunmore East 06-Mar 1982 [total 3 birds present]
Iceland Gull 1st-winter Dunmore East from 23 Dec 1982 into 1983
Iceland Gull 1 Helvick Head 05-Apr 1982
Iceland Gull up to 3 Dunmore East Jan-Apr 1983
Iceland Gull adult Dungarvan 29-Dec 1986
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford March 1987
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford Dec 1987
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford Jan 1988
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford Feb 1988
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford March 1988
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford Dec 1988
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford March 1989
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford Apr 1989
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford Jan 1990
Iceland Gull 2 Co. Waterford March 1990
Iceland Gull 1 Co. Waterford Apr 1990
Iceland Gull 1 Dungarvan 06-Jan 1995
Iceland Gull 1st- [or 2nd-] winter Clonea 19-Apr 1996
Iceland Gull 1 Dunmore East 28-Jan 1996
Iceland Gull 1st-winter Dunmore East 11-17 Feb 1996
Iceland Gull 1st-winter Clonea Strand 04-Apr 1999
Iceland Gull 1st-winter Dunmore East 15-Jan 2000
Iceland Gull 2 (ad + 1st/2nd-w) Woodstown Beach 06-Feb 2000
Iceland Gull 2nd-winter Dungarvan 09-Feb 2002

Glaucous Gull 1 Dungarvan 07-Oct 1966 "in white plumage"
Glaucous Gull 2 sub-adults Dunmore East 12 Nov to 1973 1972
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East 25 Nov to 1973 1972
Glaucous Gull adult Creadon Head 27-Dec 1973
Glaucous Gull adeult Dunmore East 03-Feb 1973
Glaucous Gull 2nd-yr Dunmore East 3 Feb-10 Mar 1973
Glaucous Gull 2 sub-adults Dunmore East 1972 to mid Feb 1973
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East 1972 to early Mar 1973
Glaucous Gull adult Tramore 15-Sep 1973
Glaucous Gull sub-adult Woodstown 06-May 1973
Glaucous Gull 2nd-yr Dunmore East 14 Jan-16 Mar 1974
Glaucous Gull another 2nd-yr Dunmore East 16-Mar 1974
Glaucous Gull 2 1st-yrs Dunmore East 02-Nov 1974
Glaucous Gull 2nd-yr Dunmore East 08-Nov 1974
Glaucous Gull sub-adult Dunnore East 19-Mar 1974
Glaucous Gull 17 Tramore 13-Jan 1974 4 1st-yr, 10 2nd-yr, 3 ads
Glaucous Gull 2nd-yr Tramore 03-Nov 1974
Glaucous Gull 2nd-yr Woodstown 21-Sep 1974
Glaucous Gull imm Dungarvan 29-Sep 1975
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East 2 Jan-14 May 1975
Glaucous Gull 2 sub-adults Dunmore East 11 Jan-2 Feb 1975
Glaucous Gull 1 sub-adult Dunmore East to 26 May 1975
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East 16 Sep-Dec 1975 to end of year
Glaucous Gull adult River Suir 14-Oct 1975
Glaucous Gull adult Tramore 16-Feb 1975
Glaucous Gull 2nd-yr Tramore 22-Feb 1975
Glaucous Gull 3rd-yr Woodstown 20-Apr 1975
Glaucous Gull 2nd-yr Dunmore East 04-Jan 1976
Glaucous Gull 2 adults Dunmore East 12-Mar 1976
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East 8 Sep-23 Nov 1976
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East to 13 Jan 1976 from 1975
Glaucous Gull 3 ads Dunmore East 02-Jan 1977
Glaucous Gull 3rd-year Dunmore East 26-Dec 1977 into 1978
Glaucous Gull 2nd-year Tramore 04-Dec 1977

Glaucous Gull 1st-w Dunmore East 15 Jan-8 Apr 1978
Glaucous Gull 1 Dunmore East 25 Nov-3 Dec 1978
Glaucous Gull 1st-w Dunmore East 16-Dec 1978 to 6 Jan 1979
Glaucous Gull imm Great Newtown Head 12-Aug 1978 [summer record]
Glaucous Gull 1st-w Tramore [pier] 1 & 2 Nov 1978
Glaucous Gull adult Waterford City 15-22 Apr 1978
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East 11-25 Feb 1979
Glaucous Gull 2 (1st-w & sub-ad) Dunmore East 06-Jan 1979
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East 07-Oct 1979
Glaucous Gull 2nd-year Great Newtown Head 22-Jun 1979 [summer record]
Glaucous Gull 3 Tramore 03-Mar 1979 2 1st-ws, 1 sub-ad
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East to 27 Jan 1980 since 7 oct 1979
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East 19 Sept-11 Oct 1980
Glaucous Gull 1st-winter Dunmore East 3-31 Jan 1981
Glaucous Gull adult Dunmore East 31-Jan 1981
Glaucous Gull 1st-w Dunmore East 14 March-14 June 1981
Glaucous Gull 2 adults Dunmore East 24 Nov-late Dec 1981
Glaucous Gull 1st-w Dunmore East late Dec 1981 into 1982
Glaucous Gull 1st-w & 2nd-w Tramore 14-Mar 1981
Glaucous Gull 2 1st-ws Creadan Strand 11-Apr 1982
Glaucous Gull 2nd-winter Dunmore East 06-Mar 1982
Glaucous Gull 2nd-summer Dunmore East 14 Aug-9 Oct 1982
Glaucous Gull 1st-w & 2nd-w Dunmore East from 28 Nov 1982 into 1983
Glaucous Gull 1 Helvick Head 05-Apr 1982
Glaucous Gull 3 Dungarvan 05-Feb 1983
Glaucous Gull 2nd-winter Dunmore East 26-Nov 1983
Glaucous Gull up to 4 Dunmore East Jan-Apr 1983
Glaucous Gull up to 3 Tramore Jan-March 1983
Glaucous Gull 2nd-winter Woodstown 01-Jan 1983
Glaucous Gull 1st-winter Tramore 23 & 29 Dec 1985
Glaucous Gull 2nd-winter Waterford [city dump] 31-Dec 1985
Glaucous Gull 1st-summer Dungarvan 13 June-6 Oct 1986
Glaucous Gull 1st-winter Dungarvan 7 Sep-31 Dec 1986
Glaucous Gull up to 2 adults Dungarvan late Dec 1986
Glaucous Gull 2 adults Dungarvan & Helvick 25 Jan-22 Feb 1986
Glaucous Gull 2nd-winter Dunmore East 24-Dec 1986
Glaucous Gull adult Helvick 06-Nov 1986
Glaucous Gull ad & 2 1st-ws Tramore 26-Jan 1986
Glaucous Gull 1 1st-w Tramore to 16 March 1986 from 26 Jan

Glaucous Gull 3 Co. Waterford Jan 1987
Glaucous Gull 2 Co. Waterford March 1987
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford May 1987
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford July 1987
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford Aug 1987
Glaucous Gull 2 Co. Waterford Dec 1987
Glaucous Gull 2 Co. Waterford Jan 1988
Glaucous Gull 2 Co. Waterford March 1988
Glaucous Gull 3 Co. Waterford Dec 1988
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford Jan 1989
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford Feb 1989
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford March 1989
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford May 1989
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford Nov 1989
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford Jan 1990
Glaucous Gull 2 Co. Waterford Feb 1990
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford March 1990
Glaucous Gull 1 Co. Waterford Dec 1990
Glaucous Gull 1 Dunmore East 3-4 Jan 1992
Glaucous Gull 1 Dunmore East 30-Jan 1992
Glaucous Gull 1 Tramore 04-Jan 1992
Glaucous Gull 1st-[or 2nd-]winter Dungarvan 07-Dec 1996
Glaucous Gull 1 Dunmore East 28-Jan 1996
Glaucous Gull 2 1st-[or 2nd-]winters Dunmore East 11-Feb 1996
Glaucous Gull 4 1st-[or 2nd-]winters Dunmore East 17-24 Feb 1996
Glaucous Gull 1st-winter Tramore Backstrand 4-17 Feb 1996
Glaucous Gull 1 Tramore Backstrand 19-Jan 1997
Glaucous Gull immature Dungarvan 24-Jan 1998
Glaucous Gull 1st-summer Clonea Strand 18-Apr 1999
Glaucous Gull 2nd-/3rd-winter Waterford City 27-Dec 1999
Glaucous Gull 1st-winter Dunmore East 15-Jan 2000
Glaucous Gull 2nd-winter Dungarvan 09-Feb 2002
Glaucous Gull 1st-summer Dungarvan: the Cunnigar 24-Mar 2002
Glaucous Gull adult & imm Tramore Backstrand 09-Feb 2002
Glaucous Gull 1 Dungarvan 22-Jun 2003 summer

Whiskered Tern adult Dungarvan 24-30 April 1994 earliest Irish, 1st county record
Black Tern 1 Dungarvan Bay 08-Sep 1956 [7th county record]
Black Tern 1 Brownstown Head 15-Aug 1977
Black Tern 1 [6] Helvick Head 01-Sep 1979 [6 birds, not 1 as published]
Black Tern 2 Brownstown Head 27-Sep 1980
Black Tern 4 Bunmahon 22-Sep 1980
Black Tern 2 Dunmore East 20-Sep 1981
Black Tern 4 Brownstown Head 23-May 1988
Black Tern 1 Tramore 15 [corr: 14] Sept 1995
Black Tern juvenile Belle Lake 26-Sep 1999 [inland]
Black Tern 2 Whiting Bay 23-Aug 2000
Black Tern 1 Helvick Head 17-Aug 2002
Sandwich Tern 1 Dungarvan 01-Feb 2003 winter
Forster's Tern 1st-winter Dungarvan Harbour 26 Jan-2 Feb 1985 [1st county record]
Forster's Tern adult Dungarvan 3-10 March 1987
Forster's Tern adut Dungarvan 30 Oct-2 Dec 1995
Forster's Tern 1st-winter Dungarvan 17-19 Mar 2006 photographed, previously seen Co Cork (Ballycotton 11-18 Feb, Ballyvergan 29 Jan & 28 Feb)
Common Tern c.8 Back Strand, Tramore 07-Oct 1956 "with Arctic Terns"
Arctic Tern c.8 Back Strand, Tramore 07-Oct 1956 "with Common Terns"
Guillemot 1 St John's River, Waterford City 11-Jan 1990 inland
Little Auk 1 Ballygagin 21-Dec 1979 "found ... released at sea" [4th county record]
Little Auk 1 found dead Lismore 25-Mar 1984
Little Auk 1 Dungarvan 29-30 Nov 1986 "found exhausted, later released"
Little Auk 1 Clonea 02-Jan 1988
Little Auk 1 Brownstown Head 29-Dec 1990
Little Auk 2 Clonea 28-Dec 1990
Little Auk 2 Helvick Head 28-Dec 1990
Little Auk 1, found dead Tramore 04-Jan 1991
Little Auk 1 Brownstown Head 02-Jan 1992
Little Auk 2 Helvick Head 04-Oct 2001
Little Auk 1 Dungarvan Harbour 28-Dec 2002
Little Auk 1 Helvick Head 29-Apr 2007

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