Flora & Fauna






Recent Sightings of Interest:
26-Oct-2016 Rock PipitAnthus petrosus 3 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
26-Oct-2016 SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus 1 Tom Cooney Alder Marsh 
26-Oct-2016 GoldcrestRegulus regulus 2 Tom Cooney Northern end 
26-Oct-2016 Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea 1 Tom Cooney north mudflats 
25-Oct-2016 Little GullLarus minutus 4 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
25-Oct-2016 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator 10 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
25-Oct-2016 Little GrebeTachybaptus ruficollis 4 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
25-Oct-2016 KestrelFalco tinnunculus 2 Ger Franck Dunes southern end 
25-Oct-2016 SnipeGallinago gallinago 2 Ger Franck Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
25-Oct-2016 StonechatSaxicola torquata 3 Ger Franck Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
25-Oct-2016 Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus 5 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
24-Oct-2016 WhinchatSaxicola rubetra 1 Tom Cooney south saltmarsh, Causeway 
24-Oct-2016 GoldcrestRegulus regulus 1 Tom Cooney Northern end 
24-Oct-2016 PeregrineFalco peregrinus 1 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
22-Oct-2016 Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus 1 Maris Ging, Jimmy McDonnell  
22-Oct-2016 WhinchatSaxicola rubetra 1 Mark Collins, Maris Ging, Jimmy McDonnell north saltmarsh, Royal Dublin Golf Course 
22-Oct-2016 PeregrineFalco peregrinus 1 Mark Collins north saltmarsh 
21-Oct-2016 PeregrineFalco peregrinus 2 Ger Franck north saltmarsh 
21-Oct-2016 GoldcrestRegulus regulus 4 Tom Cooney Alder Marsh 
21-Oct-2016 Common BuzzardButeo buteo 1 Mark Collins Causeway 
21-Oct-2016 SkylarkAlauda arvensis 18 Mark Collins Alder Marsh, north saltmarsh 
21-Oct-2016 StonechatSaxicola torquata 7 Mark Collins Alder Marsh, north saltmarsh 
21-Oct-2016 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 1 Mark Collins Alder Marsh 
21-Oct-2016 GoldcrestRegulus regulus 3 Mark Collins Alder Marsh 
21-Oct-2016 WhinchatSaxicola rubetra 1 Mark Collins north saltmarsh 
21-Oct-2016 Short-eared OwlAsio flammeus 1 Tom Cooney Dunes northern end 
21-Oct-2016 SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus 1 Tom Cooney Dunes northern end 
20-Oct-2016 ShelduckTadorna tadorna 458 Tom Cooney north mudflats, south mudflats 
20-Oct-2016 RedwingTurdus iliacus 2 Tom Cooney Dunes northern end 
20-Oct-2016 Song ThrushTurdus philomelos 1 Tom Cooney Alder Marsh 

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
26-Oct-2016 Dogs off leashes 2 roost sites/roosting birds,   north saltmarsh, north mudflats 
20-Oct-2016 Bait-digging 3 Inter-tidal habitat,   Sutton Creek 
05-Oct-2016 Dogs off leashes 4 Birds in dunes,  , General disturbance,   Dunes northern end, the Point 
05-Oct-2016 Bait-digging 6 Inter-tidal habitat,  , Invertebrates in mudflats,   Sutton Creek, north mudflats 
03-Oct-2016 Dogs off leashes 6 shorebirds,   the Point 
19-Sep-2016 Bait-digging 8 Inter-tidal habitat,  , Invertebrates in mudflats,  , Birds on mudflats,   north mudflats 

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