Flora & Fauna



Recent Sightings of Interest:
22-Aug-2017 DunlinCalidris alpina 650 Tom Cooney north mudflats, north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 KnotCalidris canutus 8 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 StarlingSturnus vulgaris 110 Tom Cooney south saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 Common SandpiperActitis hypoleucos  1 Tom Cooney Causeway 
22-Aug-2017 WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 13 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 CurlewNumenius arquata 1,600 Tom Cooney south saltmarsh, north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 LinnetCarduelis cannabina 170 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 Common TernSterna hirundo 40 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus 132 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis 24 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 Little EgretEgretta garzetta 83 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh, south saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 RuffPhilomachus pugnax 1 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 5 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 GreenshankTringa nebularia  43 Tom Cooney south saltmarsh, north saltmarsh 
22-Aug-2017 Ringed PloverCharadrius hiaticula 241 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
21-Aug-2017 RuffPhilomachus pugnax 1 Tom Carroll Causeway 
21-Aug-2017 GreenshankTringa nebularia  1 Tom Carroll channel in southern mudflats 
21-Aug-2017 Golden PloverPluvialis apricaria 3 Tom Carroll Causeway 
21-Aug-2017 KnotCalidris canutus 1 Tom Carroll Causeway 
21-Aug-2017 DunlinCalidris alpina 100 Tom Carroll Causeway 
20-Aug-2017 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 1 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
19-Aug-2017 WhimbrelNumenius phaeopus 1 Mark Collins Causeway 
19-Aug-2017 RuffPhilomachus pugnax 1 Mark Collins Causeway 
19-Aug-2017 ShovelerAnas clypeata 2 Mark Collins River Santry outflow 
19-Aug-2017 KingfisherAlcedo atthis 1 Mark Collins River Santry outflow 

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
23-Jul-2017 Kayaking 1 roost sites/roosting birds,   south lagoon (high water) 
17-Jul-2017 Motor boat 1 General disturbance,   Sutton Creek 
09-Jul-2017 Canoeing 1 Birds on water at high tide,   south lagoon (high water) 
26-Jun-2017 paddling surf boards 1 roost sites/roosting birds,   south lagoon (high water) 

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