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Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Video of Lesser Yellowlegs

Lesser Yellowlegs, Ballinskelligs, 22nd October 2012 (Video: Michael O'Clery).

This was the 18th record for Co. Kerry. Of these, 13 were found between 6th August and 28th September with only two previous records from October and one from November. The longest staying bird so far has been 17 days, a bird at Akeragh Lough in 1998.The Ballinskelligs bird is the 4th longest stayer, at 10 days (details courtesy of Ed Carty).