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Tramore Backstrand & Bay: published Irish Bird Report records - wildfowl & waders

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Species Number Location Date Year Comment
Snow Goose 2 Tramore 21-Oct 1972 "possibility ... birds were escapes cannot be overlooked"
Brent Goose 110 Tramore back strand 19/20 Nov 1960
" 11 Tramore back strand 25/26 Nov 1961
" 116 Tramore back strand 21/22 Jan 1961
" 72 Tramore back strand 20/21 Jan 1962
" 112 Tramore Bay 04-Apr 1964 "April counts"
" 38 Tramore back strand 5/6 Feb 1966 part of national counts
" c.150 Tramore backstrand 20-Feb 1966 "flew into the bay"
" 74 Tramore back strand 27/28 Nov 1967 part of national counts
" 90 Tramore back strand 11/12 Feb 1967 part of national counts
" 100 Tramore back strand 17/18 Feb 1968 part of national counts
" c.25 average Tramore back strand winter 1970/71
" 1 Tramore summered 1974 "single birds, possibly injured"
" 1 Tramore summered 1975 "single birds, possibly injured"
" 138 Tramore 07-Dec 1975 maximum
" 135 Tramore Dec 1976 peak counts
" 320 Tramore 17-Jan 1976 peak counts
" 229 Tramore Bay Jan 1978 national census
" 261 Tramore 05-Jan 1979 peak counts
" 188 Tramore 05-Jan 1980 peak counts
" 225 Tramore 29-Oct 1980 peak counts
" 249 Tramore Dec 1981 peak count
" 404 Tramore 23-Jan 1982
" 190+ Tramore 13-Feb 1983 peak counts
" [430 quoted incorrectly] Tramore [10 Dec] 1983 count is of Greylags at Coolfin
" 513 Tramore 31-Oct 1993 high count
" 530+ Tramore 31-Dec 1995 high counts
'Dark-bellied' Brent Goose ad & 4 1st-winters Tramore 12-15 Apr 1991
" adult Tramore 09-Oct 1994
" adult Tramore 22-Feb 1998
'Black Brant' adult Tramore from 25 Nov 1978 Branta bernicla nigricans; to 3 March 1979 [1st county record]
" adult Tramore from Sept 1980 to 4 Apr 1981
" adult Tramore 11-15 Oct 1988 .
Eider 1st-w male Tramore 19-20 Dec 1993 [also 18 Dec]
" adult male Tramore 01-Jan 1994 different from Dec 1993 bird
" female & imm male Tramore Bay 03-Mar 1996 outside normal range
Long-tailed Duck F shot Tramore 17-Nov 1959 "in the National Museum, Dublin" [2nd county record]
" 1 or 2 [1] Tramore [28 Oct & 23 Dec] 1985
Velvet Scoter 8 Tramore Bay 24-Dec 1991
" 5 Tramore 2 Jan-2 Feb 1992
Goosander female Tramore 23-Dec 1983
Oystercatcher 1294 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Black-winged Stilt ad male & female Tramore 04-May 1995 [1st county record]
Avocet 1 Tramore Backstrand 31-Mar 1997 presumed same as N Slob, Wexford, 12-22 March [2nd county record]
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 113 Tramore Jan 1971
" 172 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
" 109 Tramore 28-Feb 1982
Lapwing 2990 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Knot 10+ Back Strand, Tramore 16-Sep 1960
" 2258 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Sanderling 46 Tramore 07-Oct 1956
" c.30 Tramore 26-Nov 1961
" c.30 Tramore 21-Jan 1962
" 105 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Little Stint 1 Tramore 12-Sep 1993
" 1 Tramore 01-Jan 1994 winter record
" 2 Tramore 24-Sep 1995
" 6 Tramore Backstrand 19-Sep 1998
Curlew Sandpiper 2 Tramore 27-Aug 1977
" 1 Tramore 24-Oct 1981
" 1 Tramore 12-Sep 1993
" 1 Tramore 24-Sep 1995
" 10 Tramore Backstrand 05-Oct 1996
" 32 Tramore Backstrand 19-Sep 1998
" 2 Tramore Backstrand 23-Sep 2001
Dunlin 3840 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Ruff 1 Tramore 27-Aug 1992
" 1 Tramore 20-Dec 1992
Snipe 127 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Bar-tailed Godwit 991 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Whimbrel 1 Tramore 01-Jan 1994 winter record
" 1 Tramore 07-Jan 1995 winter
" 1 Tramore 19-Nov 1995 winter; 3rd consecutive winter thissite
" 1 Tramore Backstrand 1 Jan-25 Feb 1996 winter
Curlew 1251 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Spotted Redshank 1 Back Strand, Tramore 26-Nov 1961
" 5 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
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
" 29 Tramore 16-Aug 1986
Green Sandpiper 1 Tramore 17-Aug 1975
" 1 Tramore 15-Aug 1982
" 2 Tramore 15-Oct 1986
" 1 Tramore 28-Aug 1992
" 1 Tramore 10-Jul 1993 [corr: 11 July]
Wood Sandpiper 1 Back Strand, Tramore 4 & 5 Aug 1960 [2nd county record]
Turnstone 199 four main Waterford estuaries Jan 1971 Waterford Hbr, Tramore, Dungarvan, Youghal Hbr
Grey Phalarope 1 Tramore 22-Sep 1981
 
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