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Peak I-WeBS counts: main rivers

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Peak I-WeBS counts at sites on the main Co Waterford rivers:
highest counts for each species based on counts in winters 1994/95 to 2004/2005
 
Figures here are based on available data from the first 11 winters of the survey (1994/95 to 2004/05), and will be updated when more complete data have been compiled.  Last updated 13 Feb 2005.
 
River Suir lower includes Fiddown/Tibberoughney, Coolfin/Portnascully and Belview - Little Island - Faithlegg.
 

 

 

 

Blackwater

 

River

 

Lower

 

River

 

 

 

Callows

 

Bride

 

Blackwater

 

Suir

 

 

 

(Waterford

 

 

 

River

 

Lower

 

 

 

& Cork)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Grebe

 

 

1

 

 

 

4

 

2

Cormorant

 

 

9

 

14

 

363

 

96

Grey Heron

 

 

11

 

1

 

58

 

23

Little Egret

 

 

1

 

1

 

117

 

5

Mute Swan

 

 

79

 

43

 

43

 

27

Bewick's Swan

 

 

36

 

17

 

20

 

 

Whooper Swan

 

 

233

 

114

 

94

 

43

White-fronted Goose

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

5

Greylag Goose

 

 

9

 

11

 

12

 

1044

Pink-footed Goose

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Canada Goose

 

 

 

 

2

 

1

 

1

Light-bellied Brent Goose

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

 

 

Barnacle Goose

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shelduck

 

 

3

 

 

 

82

 

12

Wigeon

 

 

4217

 

11

 

357

 

52

Teal

 

 

1844

 

140

 

723

 

374

Green-winged Teal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Mallard

 

 

844

 

20

 

329

 

62

Pintail

 

 

4

 

 

 

4

 

2

Shoveler

 

 

50

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pochard

 

 

1

 

 

 

1

 

5

Tufted Duck

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

61

Scaup

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

Goldeneye

 

 

 

 

 

 

27

 

 

Red-breasted Merganser

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

1

Water Rail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Moorhen

 

 

15

 

2

 

9

 

6

Coot

 

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oystercatcher

 

 

 

 

 

 

166

 

26

Golden Plover

 

 

24

 

2141

 

2500

 

2750

Grey Plover

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

Lapwing

 

 

1210

 

485

 

575

 

3250

Knot

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

 

 

Curlew Sandpiper

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

Dunlin

 

 

1

 

 

 

1290

 

216

Jack Snipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Snipe

 

 

2

 

25

 

22

 

63

Black-tailed Godwit

 

 

1243

 

 

 

346

 

30

Bar-tailed Godwit

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

 

 

Whimbrel

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Curlew

 

 

819

 

142

 

394

 

300

Redshank

 

 

3

 

1

 

217

 

72

Greenshank

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

 

7

Green Sandpiper

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

1

Common Sandpiper

 

 

 

 

1

 

2

 

2

Turnstone

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

 

4

Mediterranean Gull

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Black-headed Gull

 

 

881

 

500

 

1320

 

567

Common Gull

 

 

14

 

4

 

169

 

33

Lesser Black-backed Gull

 

 

35

 

185

 

120

 

25

Herring Gull

 

 

1

 

 

 

198

 

80

Great Black-backed Gull

 

 

1

 

 

 

51

 

5

Sandwich Tern

 

 

 

 

 

 

45

 

 

Common Tern

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

Arctic Tern

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Black Tern

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

 

Kingfisher

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackwater

 

River

 

Lower

 

River

 

 

 

Callows

 

Bride

 

Blackwater

 

Suir

 

 

 

(Waterford

 

 

 

River

 

Lower

 

 

 

& Cork)

 

 

 

 

 

 
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