THANKS TO OUR CONTRIBUTORS  and ADVISERS DURING  March 2015...

   Harry Bailey, Maureen Carroll, Tom Carroll, Brian Carruthers, James Cavanagh, Joe Geraty, Liam Kane, Inta Kaulina,
Michael Keating, Dave MacPherson, Fiacra Nagle

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25 March 2015

Meadow Pipit at Bull Island(Photo by Liam Kane)


Buzzard at Balheary, Swords (Photo by Harry Bailey)



24 March 2015

Dun Laoghaire:  Plenty of Brent Geese in Scotsman Bay today, none of them tagged.JC

Greenfinch at Killiney Hill
(Photo by James Cavanagh)



Buzzard in Mmeakstown, Finglas (Photo by Michael Keating)



23 March 2015


Belfield:  Buzzard in the grounds of UCD Belfield being harassed by Crows.FN

Song Thrush on Seafield Road, Clontarf (Photos by Dave MacPherson)


Adult and immature Great Black-backed Gulls quarrelling on East Pier Extension, Howth (Photos by Dave MacPherson)


continued at sea... (Photos by Dave MacPherson)


22 March 2015

Mandarin Duck (m) in Blessington Street Basin, Dublin (Photos by Michael Keating)


Mandarin Duck (f) in Blessington Street Basin, Dublin (Photos by Michael Keating)


21 March 2015

Resident Buzzard in Mmeakstown, Finglas this morning (Photo by Michael Keating)


20 March 2015

Grey Wagtail at Grand Canal Dock (Photo by Harry Bailey)


Rock Pipit at Bullock Harbour (Photo by Harry Bailey)



18 March 2015


Merrion Street, Dublin 2 at 4.30pm. 2 Common Buzzard soaring high over Merrion Street, and  1 male Sparrowhawk flying over Merrion Square.JG

Robin and Wren in full song in Finglas (Photos by Brian Carruthers)
   

Redshank at Broadmeadows (Photo by Harry Bailey)


Black-headed Gull at Broadmeadows (Photo by Harry Bailey)




15 March 2015

Dun Laoghaire west pier (16:00): 1 Redshank, 3 Oystercatchers, 2 Brent Geese, 4 Hooded Crows, and Shag sporting an upcurved forecrest;  and...

Sandycove (17:40): 20 Turnstones, 2 Mediterranean Gulls (viewed from end of Sandycove Ave East), and in glorious colour a Kingfisher diving in rock pools (along base of Joyce Tower).TC&MC

Mediterranean Gull at Sandycove (Photo by Tom Carroll)



12 March 2015

Hooded Crow with white primary feathers in Phoenix Park (Photo by Inta Kaulina)



10 March 2015

Rook at Broadmeadows (Photo by Harry Bailey)



9 March 2015

Brent Geese at Bull Island (adult ringed PZRR has been reported - see Ringing page for detail) (Photo by Tom Carroll)




8 March 2015

Signs of nesting birds everywhere today.   Blackbirds and House Sparrows are collecting nesting material in Grange Abbey, Baldoyle and  Jackdaws attempting to disassemble slate over roof soffit; Rooks trying to carry branches too large for them in Municiple Park, Clongriffin.  Also spotted in Baldoyle garden were Robin, Wood Pigeon, Starling, Blue Tit, Great Tit, and Goldcrest.TC

Goldcrest at Baldoyle (Photo by Tom Carroll)



4 March 2015

Starling at Seagrange Park, Baldoyle (Photo by Liam Kane)



Hooded Crow at Grand Canal, Mespil Road (
Photo by Joe Geraty)


Black-headed Gull at Grand Canal, Mespil Road (Photo by Joe Geraty)


Herring Gull at Fitzwiliam Quay, River Dodder (Photo by Joe Geraty)


 

 
 

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