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Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Snow Bunting and Curlew Sandpiper

Adult male Snow Bunting. Mt Brandon Nature Reserve, 26th May 2014 (Kilian Kelly).

Only the fourth May record for Kerry. The first county record was on the Tearaght in May 1887, with only two in May since, on Great Blasket in 2004 and on Mt. Eagle in 2009 (with thanks to Ed carty).

Curlew Sandpiper, Black Rock, 26th May 2014 (David O'Connor).

The first May record for Co. Kerry.