Flora & Fauna




Recent Sightings of Interest:
28-Sep-2016 Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea 3 Ciaran Dunne Causeway 
28-Sep-2016 SnipeGallinago gallinago 1 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
28-Sep-2016 Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea 3 Tom Cooney north mudflats 
28-Sep-2016 Little StintCalidris minuta 3 Tom Cooney north mudflats 
28-Sep-2016 SwallowHirundo rustica 100 Paul McMahon, Tom Cooney Northern end 
28-Sep-2016 SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus 1 Paul McMahon Alder Marsh 
28-Sep-2016 RedpollCarduelis cabaret 1 Paul McMahon Alder Marsh 
28-Sep-2016 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator 9 Paul McMahon Sutton Creek 
28-Sep-2016 PeregrineFalco peregrinus 1 Paul McMahon the Point 
28-Sep-2016 Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis 2 Paul McMahon the Point 
28-Sep-2016 White WagtailMotacilla a. alba 1 Tom Cooney, Mark Stewart, John Fox the Point 
28-Sep-2016 StonechatSaxicola torquata 3 Paul McMahon Alder Marsh 
28-Sep-2016 SnipeGallinago gallinago 1 Paul McMahon Alder Marsh 
28-Sep-2016 GoldcrestRegulus regulus 6 Paul McMahon Alder Marsh, Dunes northern end, Causeway 
28-Sep-2016 Baird's SandpiperCalidris bairdii 1 Paul McMahon, Tom Cooney, John Fox, Mark Stewart the Point 
27-Sep-2016 Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea 6 Ciaran Dunne, Tom Cooney Causeway, north mudflats 
27-Sep-2016 SwallowHirundo rustica 50 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
27-Sep-2016 Little StintCalidris minuta 3 Tom Cooney north mudflats 
27-Sep-2016 MerlinFalco columbarius 1 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
27-Sep-2016 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 2 Tom Cooney the Point 

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
19-Sep-2016 Bait-digging 8 Inter-tidal habitat,  , Invertebrates in mudflats,  , Birds on mudflats,   north mudflats 
18-Sep-2016 Dogs off leashes 2 roost sites/roosting birds,   River Santry outflow 
14-Sep-2016 Dogs off leashes 3 roost sites/roosting birds,   south saltmarsh 
13-Sep-2016 Dogs off leashes 3 roost sites/roosting birds,   the Point 
05-Sep-2016 Bait-digging 1 Inter-tidal habitat,  , Invertebrates in mudflats,  , Birds on mudflats,   Sutton Creek 
05-Sep-2016 Shellfish collecting 1 Invertebrates in mudflats,   Sutton Creek 

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