September 23, 2009

Three Kilbaha locals




Dunlin , Ringed Plover @ a Snipe ,all can be viewed while having a pint in Keatings bar ( what more can you ask)

Loophead Lighthouse


A sunny day , so you drive 50 miles you get to destination and a big black storm is waiting for you, but thats the joy of the one of the futhermostly westerly point of Ireland , the weather is very unpredictable

September 18, 2009

Peregrine Falcons




Father and son , an adult Peregrine teaching his chick how to hunt waders at Clahane

The Egrets of Auganist



The bridge to Doorus & Auganist island is a haven for the Little Egret , easy to see here, on this evening i counted 29 , 10 years ago they would of been a rareity

September 9, 2009

Quilty beach




As the passage migrants fly past south and the waders return to there feeding grounds, quilty beach can host a good variety of birds , Sabines gull, Dunlin , turnstone and many more

September 6, 2009

Sanderlings



Juvenile Sanderlings at clahane , Easier to see from the road on very high tide

September 2, 2009

The finches of the garden






some of our local finches at the garden, " the best coloured birds are found at home "