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Tramore Backstrand & Bay: published Irish Bird Report records - other species

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Species Number Location Date Year Comment
Red-throated Diver 107 Tramore Bay 24-Dec 1995 high counts
" 110 Tramore Bay 28-Dec 1996 high count
Black-throated Diver 2 Tramore Bay 17-Mar 1982
Slavonian Grebe 1 Tramore 18-19 Nov 1995
'Dark-phase'/'Blue' Fulmar 1 Great Newtown Head 26-31 March 1978 [1st county record]
Cory's Shearwater 3 Tramore Bay 21-Aug 1980
Little Egret 1 Tramore 15-17 Sept 1981
" 2 Tramore 4-17 Apr 1990
" 1 Tramore Feb 1991
" 1 Tramore 4 Jan-18 May 1992
" 2nd bird Tramore 8 Feb-3 May 1992
" 1 Tramore from Nov 1992 to at least April 1993
" 2nd bird Tramore from 13 Dec 1992 "seen copulating"
" 3 Tramore 28-Mar 1993
" 1 Tramore 28-May 1993
" 1 Tramore 16-Oct 1993
" 2 Tramore 29-Nov 1993
" 3 Tramore from 28 Dec 1993
" 4 Tramore 5-6 Jan 1994
" up to 3 Tramore 1 Jan-7 May 1994
" 4 Tramore 06-Jan 1994
" 5 Tramore throughout March 1994
" 2 Tramore from 19 Sept 1994 to 1995
" 3 Tramore 2-12 Oct 1994
" 2 Tramore 1-7 Jan 1995
" 1 Tramore 05-Feb 1995
" 3 Tramore 05-Mar 1995
" 4 Tramore 12-Mar 1995
" 1 Tramore 27 Aug-1 Oct 1995
" 4 Tramore 22-Oct 1995
" 3 Tramore 30-Oct 1995
" 4 Tramore 19-Nov 1995
" 2 Tramore 28-Dec 1995
" present Tramore Backstrand throughout year 1996
" 9 Tramore Backstrand 05-Oct 1996 peak
" present Tramore Backstrand throughout year 1997
" 7 Tramore Backstrand 06-Apr 1997 spring peak here
" 6 Tramore Backstrand 21-Sep 1997 autumn peak here
" peak of 17 Tramore Backstrand 13-Sep 1998
" 13 Tramore Backstrand 26-Sep 1999 peak counts
" 5 Tramore Backstrand 16-Jan 2000
" 3 Tramore Backstrand 27-Feb 2000
" 13 Tramore Backstrand 29-Mar 2000
" 8 Tramore Backstrand 26-Aug 2000
" 1 Tramore Backstrand 22-Oct 2000
" 34 Tramore Backstrand 23-Sep 2001
Buzzard 1 Tramore 05-May 1996 outside normal range
" 1 nr Tramore Backstrand from late Oct 1998 into 1999
Osprey 1 Tramore 16-Oct 1999
" 1 Tramore backstrand late Aug 2000 for at least a week
Pomarine Skua 1 Great Newtown Head 26-Aug 1977
" 7 Brownstown & Great Newtown Hds 2-18 June 1979 [several records]
Great Skua 1 Tramore Bay 29-Dec 1987 winter records
Mediterranean Gull 1st-winter Tramore 14-Mar 1981
" 1st-winter Tramore 27-Nov 1983
" adult Tramore 30-Oct 1994
" adult Tramore Backstrand 17-Feb 1996
Little Gull 2 sub-adults Tramore 8 & 12 March 1972
" 2 sub-adults Tramore 9 & 10 Dec 1972
" adult Tramore 12-Mar 1972
" adult Tramore 09-Sep 1972
" 2 adults Tramore 15-Sep 1973
" 4 imms Tramore 18-Nov 1973
" 5 adults Corbally [Tramore Backstrand] 08-Jun 1973
" 2 adults Saleen [Tramore Backstrand] 20-Jan 1974
" 2 adults Corbally 09-Aug 1974
" 2 adults Tramore 10-Nov 1974
" 4 adults Tramore 09-Feb 1974
" adult Tramore 15-Mar 1974
" 2 adults Tramore 16-Feb 1975
" 2 adults Tramore 27-Jul 1975
" adult Tramore 18-Sep 1976
" 2 imms Tramore Bay 12-Sep 1980 [1st-w]
" imm Tramore Bay 23-Sep 1980 [1st-w]
" 2 imms Tramore Bay 12-Oct 1980 [1st-w]
" 1st-winter Tramore [Bay] 28-Feb 1982
" 2 [1st-ws] Tramore [Bay] 14-Mar 1982
" 1st-winter Tramore [Bay] 15-Aug 1982
" up to 3 ads & 2 imms Tramore 19 Feb-20 March 1983
" 1 [1st-winter] Co Waterford [Tramore] [1] Oct 1986
Sabine's Gull juvenile Tramore 04-Oct 1988
Ring-billed Gull adult Tramore from 8 Oct 1991 to 4 Jan 1992
" adult Tramore from 4 Oct 1992 to 2 Jan 1993
" 3 (2 ads, 1 2nd-w) Tramore 03-Jan 1993
" 2 Tramore 28-Feb 1993 still present, incl ad since 1992
" adult Tramore from 30 Sept 1993 to Jan 1994
" adult Tramore to 27 March 1994 at least; since 1993
" adult Tramore 23 Sept-30 Dec 1994 presumably same bird
" adult Tramore 1-15 Jan 1995
" adult Tramore from 3 Oct 1995 to 1996
" adult Tramore boating lake 20-28 Dec 1996 [from 20 Oct; to 25 Feb 1996]
" adult Tramore Boating Lake 19-Jan 1997 [probably same bird 1997, not "up to 4"]
" adult Tramore Boating Lake 16-Feb 1997
" adult Tramore Boating Lake 21-Sep 1997
" adult Tramore Boating Lake 12-Oct 1997
" adult Tramore 15 Nov & 27 Dec 1998
" adult Tramore 31-Jan 1999
" 2nd-winter Tramore Backstrand 27-Feb 1999
" adult Tramore Backstrand [boating lake]  13-Nov 1999 same as boating lake
" adult Tramore Boating Lake 13-26 Dec 1999
" adult Tramore boating lake 16-Jan 2000
" adult Tramore 30-Sep 2001
Lesser Black-backed Gull 353 Tramore 29-Dec 1985 high winter counts
" 1,060 Tramore 11-Jan 1986 peak winter counts
" 700 Tramore Backstrand 04-Feb 1996 high count
'Yellow-legged' Gull 1 Tramore 18-Apr 1975 [record no longer accepted (IBR)]
" adult Tramore 15 & 21 Jan 1996 Larus (argentatus) michahellis [1st county record]
" 3rd-winter Tramore Backstrand 27-Feb 1999
Iceland Gull 2nd-w Tramore 03-Mar 1979
Glaucous Gull adult Tramore 15-Sep 1973
" 17 Tramore 13-Jan 1974 4 1st-yr, 10 2nd-yr, 3 ads
" 2nd-yr Tramore 03-Nov 1974
" 2nd-yr Tramore 22-Feb 1975
" adult Tramore 16-Feb 1975
" 2nd-year Tramore 04-Dec 1977
" imm Great Newtown Head 12-Aug 1978 [summer record]
" 1st-w Tramore [pier] 1 & 2 Nov 1978
" 3 Tramore 03-Mar 1979 2 1st-ws, 1 sub-ad
" 2nd-year Great Newtown Head 22-Jun 1979 [summer record]
" 1st-w & 2nd-w Tramore 14-Mar 1981
" up to 3 Tramore Jan-March 1983
" 1st-winter Tramore 23 & 29 Dec 1985
" ad & 2 1st-ws Tramore 26-Jan 1986
" 1 1st-w Tramore to 16 March 1986 from 26 Jan
" 1 Tramore 04-Jan 1992
" 1st-winter Tramore Backstrand 4-17 Feb 1996
" 1 Tramore Backstrand 19-Jan 1997
Kittiwake 9,000 Tramore 29-Dec 1985 large numbers
" 3,900 Tramore 25-Dec 1986 "Again, high totals"
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"
Black Tern 1 Tramore 15 [corr: 14] Sept 1995
Little Auk 1, found dead Tramore 04-Jan 1991
Hoopoe 1 Tramore 31-Mar 1965
" 2 together Tramore early April 1965 "could have included the bird of March 31st"
" 1 Corbally 16-Aug 1974
" 1 Saleen/Corballymore 13-14 March 1993
" 1 Tramore 1-2 Apr 1993 [golf driving range]
Swallow 3 Clougherra [Clohernagh] 02-Nov 1974 winter record
Waxwing 25 Tramore [town] 4-18 Feb 1996
" 20 Drumcannon [nr Tramore] 04-Feb 1996
Black Redstart up to 2 Tramore [pier] Nov/Dec 1992
Yellow-browed Warbler 1 Corbally [church] 25-28 [25-26] Sept 1984 [1st county record]
Woodchat Shrike adult near Tramore [Westown] 21 & 22 June 1974 1st county record
Brambling 43+ Tramore Feb & March 1994 high counts
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