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2021 Sightings

 December 2021
 30th December: Spotted Redshank, 2 Long-tailed Duck & 6 Pintail , Tawin (Sean Holland).
 30th December: Ad. Win. Little Gull, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (David O'Keeffe).
 30th December: Fem. Goosander, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 28th December: 4 Hen Harrier (Male & 3 ringtails), Barranny, Lough Corrib (Mike Sylvia).
 28th December: Marsh Harrier & Great White Egret, again present, Barranny, Lough Corrib.
 28th December: Iceland Gull, Waterside, Galway city (Tom Cuffe).
 27th December: 3 Brambling, now present, Moycullen.
 27th December: 2 Brambling, Ardrahan (John Dempsey).
 27th December: White-tailed Eagle, 3 Great White Egret, Marsh Harrier & 2 Hen Harrier, again present, Muckrush, Lough Corrib.
 27th December: Fem. Goosander, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 25th November: Ad. Win. Little Gull, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Andy Smith).
 25th November: Ad. Win. Forster's Tern, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 25th December: Brambling, again present, Moycullen.
 24th December: Fem. Goosander, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 24th December: Storm Petrel, Tawin (Sean Holland).
 23rd December: White-tailed Eagle (#10), Coarsefield, Lough Corrib (Mike Sylvia).
 22nd November: 73 Greenland White-fronted Goose & Pink-footed Goose, Rahasane turlough (Sean Holland).
 22nd December: 1st yr. Glaucous Gull, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Brian Gormley).
 21st December: 3 Glossy Ibis, again present, Mweenish Island & Rusheenacolla, Nr. Carna.
 20th December: 2 Brambling, again present, Moycullen.
 19th December: 7 Glossy Ibis, Mweenish Island, Nr. Carna (Dermot Breen).
 19th December: Fem. Common Scoter, Caranavoodaun turlough (Ray Glynn).
 18th December: 2nd yr. White-tailed Eagle, Derryclare Lough (Dermot Breen).
 18th December: 4 Glossy Ibis, Mweenish Island, Nr. Carna (Cillian Boyd & Maria Casey).
 17th December: Marsh Harrier, ringtail Hen Harrier & White-tailed Eagle, again present, Barranny, Lough Corrib.
 17th December: 2 Brambling, Moycullen (Gerard Walshe).
 16th December: Fem. Goosander, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 12th December: Short-eared Owl, found injured, Loughrea (per John Carrig).
 9th December: Fem. Goosander & Ad. Ring-billed Gull, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 6th December: Fem. Goosander, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 5th December: Fem. Goosander & Ad. Ring-billed Gull, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 5th December: Ad. Win. Little Gull, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Dermot Breen).
 5th December: 2 Great White Egret, again present, Muckrush, Lough Corrib.
 5th December: Brambling, Angliham, Lough Corrib (Dermot Breen).
 4th December: Fem. Goosander & Ad. Ring-billed Gull, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 3rd December: Fem. Goosander, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 1st December: Iceland Gull, Waterside, Galway city (Tom Cuffe).
 November 2021
 29th November: Juv. Lesser Yellowlegs, again present, Rahasane turlough.
 28th November: Male Brambling, Ballinaboy Bridge, Nr. Clifden (Dermot Breen).
 27th November: Ad. Little Gull, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Gerard Walshe).
 25th November: White-tailed Eagle, again present, Lough Corrib.
 25th November: Fem. Goosander, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 25th November: Ad. Win. Forster's Tern, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 24th November: Fem. Goosander, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 23rd November: 10 Twite, Murlach, Ballyconneely (Dermot Breen).
 23rd November: Ad. Win. Forster's Tern, now present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 23rd November: Fem. Goosander, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 22nd November: Twite, Rossadillask (Dermot Breen).
 22nd November: Fem. Goosander, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Denis Healy).
 22nd November: Pink-footed Goose, Caherglassaun turlough (Paul Troake).
 21st November: Juv. Lesser Yellowlegs, again present, Rahasane turlough.
 21st November: Ad. Win. Forster's Tern, again present, Kinvara Bay.
 18th November: 35 Greenland White-fronted Goose & Peregrine, Belclare turlough (Cathal Forkan).
 16th November: Ad. Win. Forster's Tern, Kinvara Bay (Fintan Damer).
 15th November: 1st yr. Glaucous Gull, Ross Beach, Ballynakill Harbour (Dermot Breen).
 10th November: 220+ Whooper Swan, 60 Greenland White-fronted Goose & Pink-footed Goose, Rahasane turlough (Tom Murtagh).
 7th November: Green Sandpiper, Lough Coy, Peterswell (Ray Glynn).
 4th November: 2 Siberian Chiffchaff (P. c. tristis), Inishmore (Mike Sylvia).
 October 2021
 31st October: Black-throated Diver & Whimbrel, Traught (Michael Hoit).
 30th October: 11 Greenland White-fronted Goose, Baranny, Lough Corrib (Cathal Forkan).
 30th October: Male Marsh Harrier & Great White Egret, again present, Muckrush, Lough Corrib.
 30th October: Juv. Lesser Yellowlegs, Rahasane turlough (Dermot Breen).
 27th October: Long-tailed Duck, Tawin (Sean Holland).
 25th October: White-tailed Eagle, mouth of Cregg River, Lough Corrib (Ian O'Connor).
 24th October: 2 (Ad. male & Fem./Imm.) Marsh Harrier, again present, Barranny, Lough Corrib.
 23rd October: Great White Egret, again present, Muckrush, Lough Corrib.
 23rd October: Male Marsh Harrier, again present, Baranny, Lough Corrib.
 23rd October: Great White Egret, flying alongside the N67 between Clarinbridge and Kilcolgan (Gerard Walshe).
 22nd October: 2 Marsh Harrier & Hen Harrier, Baranny, Lough Corrib (Ian O'Connor).
 22nd October: Pink-footed Goose, Caranavoodaun turlough (Sean Holland).
 21st October: 45 Gadwall, Turloughcor/Doolough, Nr. Headford (Neil Sharkey).
 21st October: Glossy Ibis, Kiltullagh Lough (Martin Ryan).
 20th October: 2 Great White Egret, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Mike Sylvia).
 20th October: Lesser Whitethroat, again present, Inishmore.
 20th October: Juv. American Golden Plover, again present, Omey Strand.
 19th October: Fieldfare & Fem. Hen Harrier, lower Lough Corrib (Mike Sylvia).
 18th October: Red Kite, Woodford (Eoin Murphy).
 18th October: Juv. American Golden Plover, again present, Omey Strand.
 17th October: 2 ringtail Hen Harrier & Fem. Marsh Harrier, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Marcus Hogan).
 17th October: Hoopoe, Pied Flycatcher & Spotted Flycatcher, again present, Inisbofin.
 17th October: Lesser Whitethroat, Hen Harrier, 4 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Long-tailed Duck & Whooper Swan, Inishmore (Dermot Breen, Hugh Delaney & Gerard Walshe).
 16th October: 17 Whooper Swan, Caherglassaun turlough (Paul Troake).
 16th October: 2 Green Sandpiper, again present, Lydacan turlough.
 16th October: 24 Greenland White-fronted Goose, Glennamaddy turlough (Cathal Forkan).
 16th October: Juv. Surf Scoter, Kinvara (Paul Troake).
 15th October: Common Rosefinch, Reed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat & Snow Bunting, again present, Inishmore.
 15th October: Lesser Whitethroat, Inisbofin (Steve Millar & Tom Buckley).
 15th October: Hoopoe & Pied Flycatcher, again present, Inisbofin.
 14th October: Hoopoe, again present, Inisbofin.
 14th October: Pied Flycatcher & Merlin, Inisbofin (Steve Millar & Tom Buckley).
 14th October: 29 Greenland White-fronted Goose, Pink-footed Goose, Juv. Peregrine & Storm Petrel, Rahasane turlough (Paul Troake).
 14th October: Juv. American Golden Plover, Truska, Ballconneely (Chris Peppiatt).
 13th October: Reed Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Spotted Flycatcher & Snow Bunting, Inishmore (Mike Sylvia).
 13th October: Yellow Wagtail, Inisbofin (Steve Millar).
 13th October: Hoopoe, again present, Inisbofin.
 13th October: Juv. Common Rosefinch, Creig an Cheirín, Inishmore (Hugh Delaney).
 12th October: Hoopoe & Siberian Chiffchaff (P. c. tristis), Inisbofin (Steve Millar).
 12th October: Snow Bunting, again present, Rossaveal.
 11th October: Sooty Shearwater & Great Skua, Aran Ferry between Galway and Inishmore (Gerard Walshe).
 11th October: Pied Flycatcher, Seven Churches, Inishmore (Paul Troake).
 11th October: Snow Bunting, again present, Rossaveal.
 10th October: Ring Ouzel, Inisbofin (Steve Millar & Paul Kelly).
 10th October: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Garden Warbler & Lesser Whitethroat, again present, Inisbofin.
 9th October: Ad. Ring-billed Gull, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 9th October: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, & 26 Pink-footed Goose, Inishbofin (Steve Millar & Paul Kelly).
 9th October: Western Bonelli's Warbler, Seven Churches, Inishmore (Paul Troake).
 9th October: Great White Egret, opposite Angliham, Lough Corrib (Jacob Mead).
 9th October: Snow Bunting, Rossaveal (Sean Farrell).
 8th October: Ad. Ring-billed Gull, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 8th October: Marsh Harrier, again present, Angliham, Lough Corrib.
 8th October: 4 Swallow & 4 Whooper Swan, Inchiquin, Lough Corrib (Neil Sharkey).
 8th October: Imm. White-tailed Eagle, Galway Wind Park, Seecon (Paidi Cullinan).
 6th October: Red-eyed Vireo, East End, Inishbofin (Paul Kelly).
 5th October: Ringtail Hen Harrier, again present, Baranny, Lough Corrib.
 5th October: Lesser Whitethroat, again present, Inishbofin.
 5th October: Snow Bunting, Nr. Dog's head, Inishmore (Aonghus O'Donaill).
 4th October: Lesser Whitethroat, Garden Warbler, Lapland Bunting & Redwing, Inishbofin (Paul Kelly & Steve Millar).
 3rd October: Ad. Ring-billed Gull, again present, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 3rd October: Pink-footed Goose & Spotted Flycatcher, Inishbofin (Paul Kelly).
 3rd October: American Horned Lark/Shorelark, Nr. Dog's head, Inishmore (Mike Sylvia).
 2nd October: 3 Garganey & 5 Ruff, Rahasane turlough (Paul Troake).
 1st October: Juv. American Golden Plover, again present, Omey Strand.
 1st October: 2 (Male & ringtail) Hen Harrier, Barranny, Lough Corrib (Ian O'Connor).
 September 2021
 30th September: Turtle Dove, Doonloughan Road, Nr. Ballyconneely (Dermot Breen).
 29th September: 2 Pink-footed Goose, Inishbofin (Dermot Breen).
 28th September: Imm. Marsh Harrier, Garganey, Green Sandpiper, 6 Ruff, Greenshank, Ringed Plover & 330 Golden Plover, Rahasane turlough (Paul Troake).
 26th September: 3 Ruff, Rahasane turlough (Aonghus O'Donaill).
 26th September: Ad. Ring-billed Gull & 9 Sandwich Tern, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Tom Cuffe).
 24th September: Juv. American Golden Plover, again present, Omey Strand.
 23rd September: White Wagtail, Inishmore (Mike Sylvia).
 23rd September: Juv. American Golden Plover, Omey Strand (Dermot Breen).
 23rd September: Buff-breasted Sandpiper, Omey Island (Dermot Breen).
 22nd September: 6 (Ad. & 5 Juv.) Little Gull & Arctic Skua, Mutton Island, Galway city (Mike Sylvia).
 21st September: Wood Sandpiper, again present, Caranavoodaun turlough.
 20th September: Light-bellied Brent Goose, Tawin (Sean Holland).
 19th September: Juv. Curlew Sandpiper, Rusheen Bay, Galway city (Dermot Breen).
 19th September: 7 Ruff, Rahasane turlough (Paul Troake).
 19th September: White Wagtail, Caranavoodaun turlough (Dermot Breen).
 19th September: Juv. Little-ringed Plover, Juv. Pectoral Sandpiper, Juv. Little Stint, Wood Sandpiper, 2 Juv. Ruff, 4 Common Sandpiper & Garganey, again present, Caranavoodaun turlough.
 18th September: Osprey, Inagh Lough (John Flaherty).
 18th September: Juv. Baird's Sandpiper, Inishdawros Strand (Dermot Breen).
 17th September: Kingfisher, Canal Road Upper, Eglinton Canal, Galway city (Cathal Forkan).
 16th September: Marsh Harrier, differing from bird seen earlier this month, Angliham, Lough Corrib (Aonghus O'Donail).
 16th September: Ad. White-tailed Eagle, again present, lower Lough Corrib.
 16th September: Juv. Little-ringed Plover, Juv. Pectoral Sandpiper & Wood Sandpiper, again present, Caranavoodaun turlough.
 15th September: Common Buzzard & Spotted Flycatcher, Inishmore (Dermot Breen).
 15th September: Glossy Ibis, Caranavoodaun turlough (Paul Troake).
 15th September: 2 Juv. Little-ringed Plover, 2 Juv. Pectoral Sandpiper, Juv. Little Stint, 3 Wood Sandpiper & Garganey, again present, Caranavoodaun turlough.
 14th September: 11 Mediterranean Gull, Kilkieran Bay (Dermot Breen).
 14th September: Ad. White-tailed Eagle, Angliham, Lough Corrib (Aonghus O'Donail).
 13th September: Little Stint & Wood Sandpiper, again present, Caranavoodaun turlough.
 12th September: 2 Juv. Little-ringed Plover, Juv. Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Juv. Little Stint, Wood Sandpiper & Green Sandpiper, again present, Caranavoodaun turlough.
 12th September: Tree Pipit, over Renvyle Point (Niall Keogh).
 11th September: 2 White Wagtail, Ballyconneely Bay (Dermot Breen).
 11th September: 2 Curlew Sandpiper, Crompaun Bay (Dermot Breen).
 11th September: Wood Sandpiper & Garganey, Rahasane turlough (Paul Troake).
 11th September: 2 Juv. Little-ringed Plover, 2 Juv. Pectoral Sandpiper, 2 Juv. Little Stint, 2 Wood Sandpiper, Juv. Ruff, 2 Garganey & Osprey, Caranavoodaun turlough (Paul Troake & Tom Murtagh).
 10th September: 2 Curlew Sandpiper, Kilcaimin (John Curley).
 10th September: Little Stint, Sanderling & Spotted Redshank, Rusheen Bay, Galway city (Gerard Walshe).
 10th September: ringtail Hen Harrier & 2nd yr. Fem. Marsh Harrier, still present, Muckrush, Lough Corrib.
 10th September: 2-1st yr. Little Gull & Black Tern, Angliham, Lough Corrib (Paul Troake).
 10th September: Pectoral Sandpiper & Wood Sandpiper, Caranavoodaun turlough (Sean Pierce).
 9th September: 2 Wheatear & 40 Red-breasted Merganser, Tawin (Neil Ellis).
 9th September: 4 Pectoral Sandpiper, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Aonghus O'Donaill & Ian Brophy).
 9th September: Pied Flycatcher, Kilmurvey woods, Inishmore (Cathal Forkan).
 9th September: Arctic Skua & 2 Minke Whale, Loughaunbeg, Galway Bay (Aonghus O'Donaill).
 8th September: ringtail Hen Harrier & 2nd yr. Fem. Marsh Harrier, still present, Muckrush, Lough Corrib.
 8th September: 2 Pectoral Sandpiper & Juv. Little Stint, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Paul Troake).
 7th September: Ad. White-tailed Eagle, Barna (Cathal Forkan).
 7th September: 2 Wood Sandpiper & Juv. Little-ringed Plover, still present, Caranavoodaun turlough.
 6th September: Reed Warbler, Inishbofin (Dermot Breen).
 6th September: 2 Green Sandpiper, Lydacan turlough (Paul Troake).
 6th September: 4 Wood Sandpiper, Juv. Little-ringed Plover, 2 Garganey, 4 Gadwall, 2 Pintail, Peregrine & 4 Common Buzzard, Caranavoodaun turlough (Paul Troake).
 5th September: 3 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, Curlew Sandpiper & Common Sandpiper, Caranavoodaun turlough (Dermot Breen).
 5th September: 3 Juv. Little Stint, 3 Curlew Sandpiper & Spotted Redshank, Rusheen Bay, Galway city (Dermot Breen & Gerard Walshe).
 5th September: 3 Little Stint, 2 Peregrine, ringtail Hen Harrier & 2nd yr. Fem. Marsh Harrier, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Aonghus O'Donaill).
 4th September: Dotterel, heard in flight over Frenchman's Beach, Inishmore (Paul Troake).
 4th September: Barred Warbler, St. Colman's Church, Inishbofin (Gerard Walshe).
 3rd September: Glossy Ibis, Inishbofin.
 3rd September: Glossy Ibis, Rosleague, Letterfrack (Brian Graham).
 2nd September: Juv. Spotted Redshank, Murlach, Ballyconneely (Dermot Breen).
 2nd September: Juv. Little-ringed Plover, Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 2 Gadwall & Whooper Swan, again present, Caranavoodaun turlough.
 1st September: 2 Ruff, 2 Pintail & Whooper Swan, Caranavoodaun turlough (Tom Murtagh & Chris Peppiatt).
 1st September: 2 Garganey, Green Sandpiper & Common Sandpiper, still present, Caranavoodaun turlough.
 August 2021
 31st August: 4 Ruff, Rahasane turlough (Dermot Breen).
 31st August: 2 (Male & Female) Garganey, Black Tern, Fem. Marsh Harrier & 3 Black-tailed Godwit, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Cathal Forkan).
 31st August: Wood Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, Juv. Little-ringed Plover & 2 Garganey, Caranavoodaun turlough (Paul Troake).
 29th August: 5 Corncrake (Adult & 4 young), Inishbofin (per Inishbofin Nature Trust).
 29th August: 2 Garganey, 3 Gadwall, 13 Wigeon, 10 Teal & 9 Shoveler, Caranavoodaun turlough (Ray Glynn).
 29th August: Spotted Flycatcher, Inishbofin (Gerard Walshe).
 27th August: Green Sandpiper, in flight over Knocknacarra, Galway city (Aonghus O'Donaill).
 25th August: White-tailed Eagle, Annaghdown Bay, Lough Corrib (Peter Tyndall).
 25th August: Osprey, Renville, Oranmore (Sean Holland).
 21st August: Garganey & Ruff, Rahasane turlough (Paul Troake).
 20th August: Green Sandpiper & Kingfisher, Belagill Bridge, River Suck, Cos. Galway/Roscommon border (Pete Capsey).
 18th August: Great-spotted Woodpecker, Portumna Forest Park (Michael Ryan).
 18th August: Juv. Little Gull, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Sean Holland).
 15th August: Spotted Redshank, 3 Knot & Little Gull, Rusheen Bay, Galway city (Dermot Breen).
 12th August: Drake Garganey, 350 mallard, 8 Shoveler, 2 Teal, 3 Common Sandpiper, 14 Black-tailed Godwit, 120 Lapwing & 42 Little Egret, Rahasane turlough (Paul Troake).
 2nd August: 2 Wilson's Petrel, 17 Storm Petrel, Balearic Shearwater, 2 Sooty Shearwater, 8 Arctic Tern, Long-tailed Skua, Great Skua & 21 Puffin, from a boat 4-5 kilometres south of Inishmeain (Mike Sylvia).
 July 2021
 31st July: Great White Egret, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Sean Holland).
 30th July: Little Gull, Rusheen Bay, Galway city (Mike Sylvia).
 29th July: 6 Mediterranean Gull, Kilkieran Harbour (Dermot Breen).
 27th July: White-rumped Sandpiper, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Aonghus O'Donaill & Ian Brophy).
 27th July: Fem. Marsh Harrier (wing tagged), Peregrine, Dunlin & Black Tern, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Cathal Forkan & Mike Sylvia).
 26th July: Black-winged Stilt, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Aonghus O'Donaill).
 25th July: Ad. Ring-billed Gull, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Michael Davis).
 24th July: Ad. Mediterranean Gull, Airfield, Inisheer (Oscar Campbell).
 21st July: 32 Swift, Nr. the Small Crane, Galway city (Mike Sylvia).
 19th July: 3 Swift, Woodquay, Galway city (Fearghas Mac Lochlainn).
 19th July: 4 Swift, Claddagh, Galway city (Fearghas Mac Lochlainn).
 19th July: Pomarine Skua & Puffin, 4 km SW of Skerd Rocks (Niall Keogh).
 18th July: 5 Jay, Menlo Cemetery, Galway city (Neil Sharkey).
 18th July: Snowy Owl, Bun Gabhla, Inishmore (per Aonghus O'Donaill).
 16th July: Kingfisher, Ower Bridge, Nr. Headford (Neil Sharkey).
 4th July: Wilson's Petrel, from the RV Celtic Explorer, 24 km WNW of Slyne Head (Niall Keogh).
 June 2021
 28th June: Rose-coloured Starling, N59, approx. 3 km east of Clifden (Neil Ellis).
 28th June: Ad. plumage Long-tailed Skua, Loughaunbeg (Chris Peppiatt).
 23rd June: Rose-coloured Starling, Inishbofin (per Ciaran Coyne).
 21st June: 2 calling Corncrake, Knock & Fawnmore, Inishbofin (Fearghas Mac Lochlainn).
 16th June: Rose-coloured Starling, Clifden (Roger Harrison).
 6th June: Rose-coloured Starling, Tuam (Anna Corrigan & Keith Corrigan).
 6th June: Rose-coloured Starling, Clifden Castle (Dermot Breen).
 6th June: 34 Black-tailed Godwit, Kilcaimin (Paul Troake).
 6th June: 2 Puffin, 2 Storm Petrel & Arctic Skua, Tawin (Paul Troake).
 3rd June: Great-spotted Woodpecker, Merlin Park, Galway city (per Tom Cuffe).
 May 2021
 23rd May: 2 Storm Petrel, Loughaunbeg (Gerard Walshe).
 23rd May: 4 Whinchat, beside Bishop's Island, Nr. Clonfert (Dermot Breen).
 22nd May: 2 (Male & Fem.) Garganey, Rahasane turlough (Cathal Forkan).
 22nd May: Ruff, Muckrush, Lough Corrib (Dermot Breen).
 22nd May: Fem. Long-tailed Duck, Angliham, Lough Corrib (Dermot Breen).
 21st May: Stone Curlew, Carrowkeelanahglass, 6 km North of Clonbern (Chris Peppiatt).
 21st May: Foster's Tern, Inishroo, Corranroo Bay, Nr. Kinvara (Paul Troake).
 19th May: Spotted Flycatcher, Connemara National Park, Letterfrack (Dermot Breen).
 15th May: 2 Corncrake, Knock, Inishbofin (Fearghas Mac Lochlainn).
 6th May: Red Kite, North over Gurteen Bay (James O'Neill).
 1st May: 3 Yellowhammer, Coldwood, Nr. Craughwell (Colin Stanley & Chris Peppiatt).
 April 2021
 27th April: 45 Whimbrel, Lettermullan (Sean McCann).
 26th April: 13 White Wagtail, 105 Whimbrel, 160 Kittiwake, 3 Puffin, Arctic Skua, 8 Red-throated Diver, 3 Wheatear & 2 House Matin, Tawin (Paul Troake).
 26th April: 16 Teal, 24 Shoveler, Wigeon & drake Pintail, Ahapouleen (Paul Troake).
 25th April: 4 Swift, Dangan, Galway city (Cathal Forkan).
 25th April: 4 Whitethroat, Nr. Monivea (Paidi Cullinan).
 24th April: Fem./Imm. Marsh Harrier, Little Gull, 53 Common Tern, 6 Shoveler, 12 Gadwall, 4 Teal, 8 Pochard, Pintail & Whimbrel, Angliham, Lough Corrib (Jacob Mead & Dermot Breen).
 23rd April: Greenland Wheatear, Truska, Nr. Ballyconneely (Dermot Breen).
 22nd April: Great White Egret, again present, Murlach, Nr. Ballyconneely.
 22nd April: Sedge Warbler, Ballyconneely (Dermot Breen).
 21st April: 3 Shelduck, Levally Lough (Chris Peppiatt).
 21st April: Grasshopper Warbler, Bearna (Cathal Forkan).
 19th April: Corncrake, Inishbofin (per NPWS Corncrake Census).
 19th April: Great White Egret, again present, Murlach, Nr. Ballyconneely.
 19th April: 25 Whimbrel, 6 White Wagtail, 6 Common Tern, & 3 Wheatear, Rusheen Bay, Galway city (Mike Sylvia).
 19th April: 25 Whimbrel, 8 Greylag Goose, 2 Arctic Tern & 30 Common Gull, Curraghmore, Nr. Inchiquin, Lough Corrib (Neil Sharkey).
 18th April: 10 Whimbrel & 4 Wheatear, Lettermullan (Sean McCann).
 18th April: Great White Egret, Murlach, Nr. Ballyconneely (Eamonn Mannion).
 17th April: 3 Little Tern, 2 Common Tern, 60 Sandwich Tern & 3 White Wagtail, Loughaunbeg (Cathal Forkan).
 11th April: Redwing, Ellagh, Headford (Neil Sharkey).
 11th April: Common Sandpiper & Redwing, Derryclare Wood (Dermot Breen).
 10th April: Whimbrel, Lettermullan (Sean McCann).
 8th April: 2 Whimbrel, Tully Cross (Dermot Breen).
 7th April: 5 (3 Male & 2 Fem.) Long-tailed Duck, Coral Strand, Carraroe (Aonghus O'Donaill).
 5th April: House Martin, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Tom Cuffe).
 March 2021
 31st March: Cuckoo, Rosmuc (Noreen Ryan).
 31st March: Willow Warbler, Bearna (Cathal Forkan).
 30th March: Swallow, Clarenbridge (Pádraig Keirns).
 30th March: Swallow, Killursa, Headford (Neil Sharkey).
 30th March: Swallow, Lettermullan (Sean McCann).
 29th March: Long-eared Owl, Aillebrack, Nr. Ballyconneely.
 25th March: Wheatear, Tully Hill, Renvyle (Dermot Breen).
 6th March: White-tailed Eagle & Hen Harrier, Baranny, Lough Corrib (Ian O'Connor).
 6th March: 3 Sand Martin, over R. Corrib, Dangan, Galway city (Cathal Forkan).
 6th March: Great-spotted Woodpecker, Moycullen (Jane Stark).
 February 2021
 27th February: Slavonian Grebe, Ardfry (Mike Sylvia).
 27th February: 1st Win. Iceland Gull, Rusheen Bay, Galway city (Cathal Forkan).
 22nd February: c. 500 Common Gull, Slieveroe, Nr. Lough Corrib (Neil Sharkey).
 19th February: Ad. Little Gull & Ad. Ring-billed Gull, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Mike Sylvia).
 18th February: pair Goosander, Lehanagh Lough, Inagh Valley (Dermot Breen).
 8th February: Drake American Wigeon, again present, Kilcolgan.
 6th February: 16 Purple Sandpiper & drake Eider, Salthill, Galway city (Mike Sylvia).
 3rd February: 20 Yellowhammer, Glenrevagh, Corrandulla (Peter Tyndall).
 2nd February: Snow Bunting, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city.
 January 2021
 27th January: 2 Dipper, River Corrib Canal, Newtownsmith, Galway city (Sally O'Meara).
 26th January: Kingfisher, Canal Road Lower, Galway city (Ciaran Bruton).
 26th January: Drake American Wigeon, again present, Kilcolgan.
 25th January: Common Sandpiper, Kilcolgan (Paul Troake).
 17th January: 16 Yellowhammer, Glenrevagh, Corrandulla (Peter Tyndall).
 15th January: Forster's Tern, 5 Sandwich Tern & 3 Long-tailed Duck, Pollagh (Paul Troake).
 9th January: Drake American Wigeon, again present, Kilcolgan River.
 8th January: possible 2nd Win. American Herring Gull, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Tom Cuffe).
 7th January: Glossy Ibis, Rusheen Bay, Galway city (Veronica O'Neill).
 7th January: 3 Ad. Mediterranean Gull, off Fornais/Furnace Island (Sean McCann).
 5th January: 2 Woodcock, Renville Woods, Oranmore (Stephen Walton).
 4th January: 2nd Win. Iceland Gull, 8 Sandwich Tern & 1st Win. Glaucous Gull, Nimmo's Pier, Galway city (Tom Cuffe).
 3rd January: Forster's Tern, Oranmore Bay (John Curley).
 3rd January: 6 Long-tailed Duck, Mulroog (Paul Troake).
 3rd January: 118 Tufted Duck, 59 Shoveler & 75 Whooper Swan, Kiltiernan turlough (Paul Troake).
 3rd January: drumming Great-spotted Woodpecker, Monivea Woods (Paidi Cullinan).
 2nd January: Fem. Ring-necked Duck, Lough Corrib, Nr. Moycullen (Paul Troake).
 1st January: Whimbrel, Nr. Ballinderreen (Paul Troake).

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