Flora & Fauna



Recent Sightings of Interest:
21-Apr-2018 Sand MartinRiparia riparia 4 Mark Collins Wooden Bridge 
21-Apr-2018 WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 1 Mark Collins Wooden Bridge 
21-Apr-2018 GreenfinchCarduelis chloris 3 Ger Franck corner Royal Dublin/BW Reed Marsh 
21-Apr-2018 ChiffchaffPhylloscopus collybita 1 Ger Franck corner Royal Dublin/BW Reed Marsh 
21-Apr-2018 SwallowHirundo rustica 2 Ger Franck Bull Wall 
21-Apr-2018 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 3 Ger Franck Dunes southern end 
21-Apr-2018 SnipeGallinago gallinago 1 Ger Franck Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
21-Apr-2018 MoorhenGallinula chloropus 1 Ger Franck Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
20-Apr-2018 Sand MartinRiparia riparia 5 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
20-Apr-2018 SwallowHirundo rustica 4 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
20-Apr-2018 MoorhenGallinula chloropus 1 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall Reed Marsh 
20-Apr-2018 Black GuillemotCepphus grylle 13 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall port side 
20-Apr-2018 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator 6 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall port side 
20-Apr-2018 Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus 8 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall port side 
18-Apr-2018 Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis 1 Ciaran Dunne the Point 
18-Apr-2018 WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 12 Ciaran Dunne flyover, Causeway 
18-Apr-2018 ChaffinchFringilla coelebs 2 Ciaran Dunne River Santry outflow 
18-Apr-2018 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 1 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
18-Apr-2018 WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 1 Tom O'Flynn north mudflats 
17-Apr-2018 Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis 8 Mark Collins south lagoon (high water) 
17-Apr-2018 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 3 Mark Collins Causeway 
17-Apr-2018 KittiwakeRissa tridactyla 17 Mark Collins Bull Wall 
16-Apr-2018 Black GuillemotCepphus grylle 22 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
16-Apr-2018 GuillemotUria aalge 2 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
16-Apr-2018 ShagPhalacrocorax aristotelis 1 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
16-Apr-2018 GannetMorus bassanus 5 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
16-Apr-2018 Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis 9 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
16-Apr-2018 Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus 16 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
16-Apr-2018 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator 10 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
16-Apr-2018 KittiwakeRissa tridactyla 200 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 

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
16-Jan-2018 Dogs off leashes 1 Birds in dunes,   Dunes northern end 
10-Dec-2017 Bait-digging 2 Inter-tidal habitat,  , Birds on mudflats,   Wooden Bridge 
06-Oct-2017 Dogs off leashes 1 Birds on saltmarsh,   north saltmarsh 
26-Sep-2017 Dogs off leashes 1 Birds on saltmarsh,   north saltmarsh 

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