Sunday, October 9, 2011

Pomarine Skua Kilbaha

At Loop Head today 8th October 2011, there were eight Snow Buntings (one immature/female on the Horse Island Road, one male near the parking area at Fodry, one on Fodry Hill and five at the tip of Fodry Point). One juvenile Pomarine Skua was in Kilbaha Harbour. On the headland there was one male Merlin, 40 Snipe, one Wheatear, ten Swallows.  One Grey Phalarope was off the Fodry Point along with three juvenile Bonxies and 16 Brent Geese.

John N Murphy

Pomarine Skua © John N Murphy
 Snow Bunting © John N Murphy

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