Brian Carruthers, Joe Delaney, Joe Geragty, Vincent Hall, Mir Harris, Liam Kane, Inta Kaulina, 
Edd Kealy, Samantha Kondos, Ita Martin, Cian Merne

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31 August 2014

Bull Wall:   Spotted around 10 Black-tailed Godwit.JD

Black-tailed Godwit at Bull Wall (Photo by Joe Delaney)

28 August 2014

Rogerstown:  2 Buzzard,1 Red Kite, 200 Black-tailed Godwit, and 50 Grey Plover, and a ringed Redshank (details sent to Niall TierneyBWI. LK

Grey Plover and one Redshank at Rogerstown - taken from Turvey South Hide (Photo by Liam Kane)

27 August 2014

Sparrowhawk at Merrion Square South (Photo by Samantha Kondos)

25 August 2014

Victoria Quay, Dublin:  1 Little Egret feeding on the exposed mud at low tide of the River Liffey.JG

23 August 2014

Little Egret at Booterstown Nature Reserve (Photo by Joe Delaney)

Juvenile Redshank at Booterstown Nature Reserve (Photo by Joe Delaney)

22 August 2014

Ruff at Broadmeadows Estuary (Photo by Ita Martin)

Black Swan at Broadmeadows Estuary (Photo by Ita Martin)

19 August 2014

Spotted Flycatcher at Rogerstown (Photo by Vincent Hall)

Goldcrest at Rogerstown (Photo by Vincent Hall)

17 August 2014

A colour ringed Bar-tailed Godwit, one of several ringed birds visible from the Wooden Bridge, Dollymount today (Photo by Cian Merne)

14 August 2014

Pickardstown:  A 'Kettle' of Buzzards (7) over Pickardstown @ rear of Dublin Airport.BC

House Martins at Balscaddan, Howth (Photo by Dave MacPherson)

10 August 2014

Malahide:  2 Kingfishers on the river at Malahide Estuary today.MH

Booterstown nature reserve:   excellent views of a hunting Sparrowhawk (fm), Kestrel, Greenshanks, Little Egrets, Wren, Coots, Moorhens, Robin, Blackbirds, Starlings, Mute Swan & cygnets, Curlews, Swallows, Dunnock, Teal, Mallard, Little Grebe, Jackdaws, Grey Herons, Sanderlings, Dunlin, Bar-tailed Godwit, Redshank, Black-headed Gull, Sandwich Tern, Woodpigeon and a very obliging Pied Wagtail. BC

Sandymount Strand @ Merrion gates:   Oystercatcher, Bar-tailed Godwit, Ringed Plover, Curlew, Great Black-backed Gull, Redshank, Common Tern, Herring Gulls, Pied Wagtail family, Dunlin and Sanderling. BC

Irishtown nature reserve:  walking out as far as Poolbeg Lighthouse overlooking Dublin Bay with terrific close views of 200+ Turnstone, 250+ Dunlin, 100+ Sanderling, also Common Tern, Black-headed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gulls, Hooded Crows, Cormorants, Shags, Black Guillemot, Goldfinch, Linnet, Collared Dove, Pied Wagtail and Rock Pipit. We met another birder that sighted an Arctic Skua along the pier overlooking Sandymount.BC

Dunlin and Sanderling at Irishtown Nature Reserve (Photo by Brian Carruthers)

Turnstone at Irishtown Nature Reserve (Photo by Brian Carruthers)

Common Tern at Sandymount (Photo by Brian Carruthers)

9 August 2014

Oystercatcher with a large lugworm at Bull Island (Photo by Inta Kaulina)

5 August 2014

Killester:   27 Long Tailed Tits in the garden at 7pm.MH

4 August 2014

Bull Island. 3 Common Sandpipers, 3 Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, 2 Teal, 2 Peregrine, 1 Med Gull.EK

Tolka River Valley Park:  Morning walk, watched a pair of Buzzards keeping a close eye on two juveniles been harassed by the Magpies close to their nesting site, looks like the juvs had yellow tags on them. BC

Common Sandpiper at Bull Island (Photo by Edd Kealy)

3 August 2014

Tolka River Valley Park:  Out for a walk today along the Tolka River Valley Park about 3pm - lots of stuff out starting to feed with lots of juveniles about, amongst them 3 Curlew, Sparrowhawk, Kingfisher, Bullfinch, Long-tailed Tit and the biggest Rat that crossed my path EVER . . . made me jump when sighting it 8ft away. BC


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