Thursday, 5 March 2020

Gulls and Shore birds at Rossaveel and Barna, County Galway, 2/3/2020

Rossaveel,    2/3/2020

The weather changing dramatically every 30 mins.

High winds, heavy rain, hailstorm, black clouds and grey skies to perfect, no wind, still, blue skies, rainbows and sunshine.

No Glaucous Gull seen today.

Shag





Herring Gull, adult


Common Gull, adult


Black-headed Gull, adult winter

Great Black-backed Gull, adult

Great Black-backed Gull, 2nd winter (3rd cy)   ? ? ?

Great Black-backed Gull, 1st winter (2nd cy)

Great Black-backed Gull, 1st winter (2nd cy)

Herring Gull,  1st winter (2nd cy)

Black-headed Gull, adult winter

15..00 hours, at Barna, dark clouds disappear, it's rainbows and nice light

Hooded Crow, Dunlin, Bar-tailed Godwits, Ringed Plover, Turnstone, Oystercatcher
Stonechat m & f,  Greenfinch