August 16, 2016

Solitary Sandpiper

Late afternoon and we heading off to Loop Head in hope of seeing the Solitary Sandpiper that had been found on Cloghaun Lough earlier. A rare American wader and a 1st County record of the species.
The bird showed well out on the mud banks with a Least Sandpiper ,Common Sandpiper a few Snipe, Curlew, Mallards and Wagtails

Cloghaun Lough

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