|Martello tower , Aughinish
|Pale-bellied Brent Geese heading to the fields in Munnia
|Black Brant in flock of 275+ Pale-bellied Geese
I checked the fields around the shorelines , the reefs and the Loughs from Finvarra to Aughinish , plenty of Brent geese and other local birds but no Brant.
In the afternoon small flocks of geese started to head to a field in Munnia where I was waiting. I had been patient and sure enough the Black Brant joined the flock of 275+