Sat 30 June:
DUNGARVAN: HOBBY at Ballynagaul; 5 Common Sandpipers at
HELVICK HEAD: 5 Storm Petrels.
CLONEA STRAND: 1st-summer Little Gull, 2nd-summer Ring-billed Gull, 1st-summer Mediterranean Gull, Great
Skua, 7 Arctic & 2 Pomarine Skuas at Ballinclamper; 16 Pomarine Skuas off Ballyvoyle.
Weds 27 June:
CAMPHIRE (lower Blackwater): Reed Warbler singing south
of Camphire slip, 3 Spotted Flycatchers (2 locations) & Jay nr Camphire bridge.
Sun 24 June:
EAST KNOCKMEALDOWN MOUNTAINS: 2 Hen Harriers &
a Long-eared Owl.
COMERAGH MOUNTAINS: Pair of Red Grouse west of Laghtnafrankee
RAM HEAD: Lots of Porpoises with very small calves.
Sat 23 June:
CLASHMORE: Reed Warbler ringed.
CLONEA STRAND: 1st-summer Mediterranean Gull at Ballinclamper.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: Turtle Dove; also a Delicate moth.
Fri 22 June:
EAST KNOCKMEALDOWN MOUNTAINS: Nightjar seen.
LISMORE TOWN: Hummingbird Hawk-moth.
Sun 17 June:
DROMANA area: Spotted Flycatcher.
TOWER HILL (nr Portlaw): Jay & Spotted Flycatcher.
CURRAGHTAGGART LAKE: 5+ Emperor dragonflies.
FENOR BOG: 4 Emperor dragonflies (2 females ovipositing).
Sat 16 June:
NEWPORT (lower Blackwater): Female/immature Hen Harrier.
HELVICK HEAD: Arctic Skua.
CLONEA STRAND: Great Northern Diver.
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: Delicate moth.
Weds 13 June:
DRUM HILLS: Jay nr Toor Cross Roads.
NORTH COMERAGH MOUNTAINS: Female Hen Harrier.
Tues 12 June:
EAST CO WATERFORD: Pair of Buzzards
seen; also several recent sightings of single birds from various nearby locations. [This is in addition to sightings
this spring/summer at 3 or 4 other broad areas of the county.]
TRAMORE TOWN: Bordered Straw moth.
DRUM HILLS: Spotted Flycatcher nr Toor Cross Roads.
Mon 11 June:
TRAMORE TOWN: Striped Hawk-moth.
Sun 10 June:
Nr KILL (c.6 km inland): 2 Choughs.
Sat 9 June:
NEWPORT/BALLYNATRAY area: 11 Yellowhammers (6 singing), 7 Blackcaps singing &
2 Jays; Reed Warbler singing at Newport reedbed.
RAM HEAD: 154 occupied Kittiwake nests at study plots (171+ nests in whole colony),
a 13% increase compared with 136 nests in plots in June 2006.
Fri 8 June:
WHITING BAY: Arctic Skua.
BALLINLOUGH: Water Rail calling.
Thurs 7 June:
CROUGHAUN HILL (east Comeraghs): Woodcock roding, Long-eared Owl
chick calling & Grasshopper Warbler singing.
Nr BALLYLANEEN: Cuckoo calling.
Weds 6 June:
RIVER FINISK: Dipper.
Tues 5 June:
BROWNSTOWN HEAD: Arctic Skua; also
17 Diamond-back Moths.
Mon 4 June:
BALLYMACAW COVE: Male Cuckoo calling.
Sun 3 June:
RAM HEAD: 2 Pomarine Skuas, 7 Fin Whales
& a Minke Whale.
Sat 2 June:
CLONEA STRAND: Little Tern at Ballinclamper.
HELVICK HEAD: 4 Arctic Skuas, 7 Puffins,
2 Storm Petrels, hundreds of Manx Shearwaters, & 2 Spotted Flycatchers.