Flora & Fauna



Recent Sightings of Interest:
26-Aug-2016 Common BuzzardButeo buteo 1 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy Dunes southern end 
26-Aug-2016 SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus 1 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy Causeway 
26-Aug-2016 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 1 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy Bull Wall 
26-Aug-2016 RuffPhilomachus pugnax 1 Ger Franck south mudflats 
26-Aug-2016 KingfisherAlcedo atthis 1 Jim Duffy, Ger Franck, Tom Cooney, John Fox south saltmarsh 
26-Aug-2016 RavenCorvus corax 3 Jim Duffy, Ger Franck, Tom Cooney, John Fox Causeway 
26-Aug-2016 PeregrineFalco peregrinus 1 Ger Franck, Tom Cooney, Jim Duffy, John Fox south saltmarsh 
26-Aug-2016 Little StintCalidris minuta 1 John Fox, Tom Cooney, Ger Franck, Jim Duffy south mudflats 
26-Aug-2016 Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea 10 Tom Cooney, Ger Franck, Jim Duffy, John Fox south mudflats 
26-Aug-2016 Spotted RedshankTringa erythropus 1 Tom Cooney, Ger Franck, Jim Duffy, John Fox south mudflats 
25-Aug-2016 Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea 24 Tom Cooney Causeway, south mudflats 
25-Aug-2016 Little StintCalidris minuta 1 Tom Cooney Causeway 
25-Aug-2016 RuffPhilomachus pugnax 1 Tom Cooney south mudflats 
25-Aug-2016 PeregrineFalco peregrinus 1 Tom Cooney north mudflats 
24-Aug-2016 TealAnas crecca 6 Tom Cooney River Santry outflow 
24-Aug-2016 GuillemotUria aalge 2 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
24-Aug-2016 PeregrineFalco peregrinus 1 Tom Doyle, Niall Griffin north saltmarsh 
24-Aug-2016 ShovelerAnas clypeata 19 Tom Doyle, Niall Griffin north lagoon (high water) 
24-Aug-2016 Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea 9 Tom Doyle north mudflats 
24-Aug-2016 RuffPhilomachus pugnax 2 Tom Doyle north mudflats 
24-Aug-2016 StonechatSaxicola torquata 1 Ger Franck Dunes southern end 
24-Aug-2016 Grasshopper WarblerLocustella naevia 1 Ger Franck Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
24-Aug-2016 Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus 1 Tom Cooney Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
24-Aug-2016 RuffPhilomachus pugnax 1 Tom Cooney Causeway 
24-Aug-2016 KnotCalidris canutus 51 Tom Cooney south mudflats 
24-Aug-2016 Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula 106 Tom Cooney Wooden Bridge 
24-Aug-2016 Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilus 2 Tom Cooney Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
24-Aug-2016 Little StintCalidris minuta 2 Tom Cooney Causeway 
24-Aug-2016 Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea 10 Tom Cooney Causeway, south mudflats 
23-Aug-2016 KingfisherAlcedo atthis 1 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy Causeway 

DISTURBANCE REPORTS: reported by naturalists and the general public where excessive disturbance/damage was caused to birds, wildlife and habitats within the National Nature Reserve. PHOTOS
DateActivityNumberImpact onLocation
13-Apr-2016 Canoeing  Birds on water at high tide,   north lagoon (high water) 
13-Mar-2016 Orienteering race  General disturbance,   Alder Marsh, Dunes northern end 
13-Mar-2016 Drone 1 Birds on saltmarsh,   north saltmarsh 
06-Feb-2016 Kitesurfers 4 General disturbance,   Beach 
15-Jan-2016 Bait-digging 4 Birds on mudflats,   north mudflats 
10-Jan-2016 Kayak group/school 12 roosting/feeding shorebirds,   Beach south end 

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