Flora & Fauna


North Bull Island Nature Reserve Management Plan 2020-2025



Recent Sightings of Interest:
30-May-2020 DunnockPrunella modularis 1 Ger Franck corner Royal Dublin/BW Reed Marsh 
30-May-2020 SwallowHirundo rustica 1 Ger Franck Dunes southern end 
30-May-2020 House MartinDelichon urbicum 15 Ger Franck Royal Dublin Golf Course 
30-May-2020 Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceus 1 Ger Franck boundary Royal Dublin Golf and south saltmarsh 
30-May-2020 Song ThrushTurdus philomelos 1 Ger Franck Royal Dublin Golf Course 
30-May-2020 Bar-tailed GodwitLimosa lapponica 60 Ger Franck south mudflats 
30-May-2020 WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 1 Ger Franck south mudflats 
29-May-2020 Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus 1 Derek O'Reilly  
29-May-2020 Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceus 2 Ger Franck boundary Royal Dublin Golf and south saltmarsh, Sea Scouts 
28-May-2020 Reed WarblerAcrocephalus scirpaceus 2 Ciaran Dunne boundary Royal Dublin Golf and south saltmarsh, Sea Scouts 
28-May-2020 OystercatcherHaematopus ostralegus 113 Ciaran Dunne the Point 
28-May-2020 Brent GooseBranta bernicla hrota 1 Ciaran Dunne Sutton Creek 
26-May-2020 Reed BuntingEmberiza schoeniclus 2 Gerry Power boundary Royal Dublin Golf and south saltmarsh 
26-May-2020 SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia 1 Tom Doyle, Paul Milne north mudflats 
26-May-2020 StonechatSaxicola torquata 2 Gerry Power Southern end 
26-May-2020 Sedge WarblerAcrocephalus schoenobaenus 1 Gerry Power boundary Royal Dublin Golf and south saltmarsh 
25-May-2020 SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia 1 Paul Milne  
24-May-2020 CuckooCuculus canorus 1 Kevin Dooney Southern end 
22-May-2020 SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia 1 Ciaran Dunne north mudflats 
22-May-2020 Brent GooseBranta bernicla hrota 2 Ciaran Dunne Sutton Creek 
20-May-2020 SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia 1 Paul Milne north lagoon (high water) 
20-May-2020 Brent GooseBranta bernicla hrota 1 Ciaran Dunne Wooden Bridge 
19-May-2020 SpoonbillPlatalea leucorodia 1 PaulMilne north lagoon (high water) 
17-May-2020 Sand MartinRiparia riparia 6 Gerry Power Northern end 
14-May-2020 WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 3 Ciaran Dunne south mudflats 
14-May-2020 SanderlingCalidris alba 4 Ciaran Dunne Beach south end 
14-May-2020 Manx ShearwaterPuffinus puffinus 2 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
14-May-2020 GuillemotUria aalge 1 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
12-May-2020 CuckooCuculus canorus 1 Colm McConnell  
11-May-2020 Brent GooseBranta bernicla hrota 1 Ciaran Dunne the Point 
09-May-2020 Sand MartinRiparia riparia 20 PaulMilne Sutton shoreline 
08-May-2020 Brent GooseBranta bernicla hrota 75 Sean A O'Laoire Sutton Creek 
07-May-2020 Brent GooseBranta bernicla hrota 1 Ciaran Dunne Sutton Creek 
07-May-2020 WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 3 Ciaran Dunne Sutton Creek 
07-May-2020 Common TernSterna hirundo 2 Tom Doyle Wooden Bridge 
07-May-2020 DunlinCalidris alpina 350 Tom Doyle Beach southern end 
07-May-2020 GannetMorus bassanus 13 Tom Doyle Beach southern end 
07-May-2020 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 2 Tom Doyle Dunes southern end 
07-May-2020 Carrion Crow hybridCorvus corone corone/cornix 1 Tom Doyle Dunes southern end 
07-May-2020 Willow WarblerPhylloscopus trochilus 1 Tom Doyle boundary Royal Dublin Golf and south saltmarsh 

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