Monday, September 29, 2014

Little Stint

I was back at Seafield again this morning to see the waders .
A single Little Stint was feeding along  the shoreline with Dunlin and Turnstone.








          


Sunday, September 28, 2014

Curlew Sandpipers -Quilty

A few Curlew sandpipers are still to be seen on the shorelines of Quilty and Seafield






Speckled Wood Butterfly




Plenty of Speckled Wood Butterflys can be seen at The Glebe woodland walk, Ennistymon

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Burren Goats

While taking a few family members through a tour of the Burren , we came across a herd of 22 Feral Goats in the Caher valley , the `bucks` or Billy Goats were quite impressive creatures and approachable from down wind.




Saturday, September 20, 2014

Clahane

A nice morning at Clahane, the warm spell continues 
Several juvenile Wheatears were feeding along the wall and seaweed,with Rock Pipits and wagtails
Three Chough were still around the field and small flocks of juvenile Linnet were roaming the high reef and roadside for seed and water








Morning at The Loop

Early morning scenery at Loop Head




Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Back at Seafield

I was back at Seafield again this morning on the high tide.
Hundreds of juvenile Ringed Plover mixed with Dunlin, Sanderling and small numbers of Curlew Sandpiper were running the shoreline wash.




Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Curlew Sandpipers at Seafield

  On the dropping tide at Seafield this morning .
 3 Curlew Sandpipers and a Ruff joined the parties of Ringed Plover,Dunlin ,Sanderling and other local waders to rumage for food in the seaweed that covers the shoreline