Friday, 24 March 2017

Lapland Bunting

15 Twite and a Lapland Bunting the best this evening per Rob Vaughan

White billed Diver

Distant White-billed diver from West end, looking towards aranmore, 5 wheatear and a stonechat.

Thursday, 23 March 2017

March 23dr Robert Vaughan

Robert Vaughan is on tory for a few days

Little auk(finally!), bonxie, puffins, 2 bridled guills, Iceland gull, 2 goldcrest, 2 littoralis rock pips best today. Will send a list when I'm back

Monday, 7 November 2016

Chris Ingram 7th November

Hi Peter,

Quiet day on Tory today.   Buzzard, Kestrel, Merlin, 31 Eiders offshore, 2 Purple Sandpipers on beach and Chiffchaff and Blackcap. Late afternoon (just after I left!) Anton had a Waxwing in his garden.  Last week on 2nd he had a Yellow-browed Warbler and on the 3rd a Lesser Whitethroat.


Sunday, 6 November 2016

Chris Ingram 2nd-3rd November

Hi Peter,

My sightings for 2nd and 3rd November, all recorded in west:

Heron   1
Barnacle Goose  flock of 14 feeding at south lake
Eider  16 offshore and 3 over the lighthouse 
Buzzard  1 on 3rd
Kestrel  1 both days
Lapwing  3 at south lake
Ringed Plover   5 on beach on 2nd, 33 there on 3rd
Skylark  1 amongst pipits on 3rd
Blackbird  1 heard
Song Thrush  1 on 2nd
Redwing  around 100 both days
Robin  1
Black Redstart  1 at lighthouse on 2nd, still present on 6th (A.M)
Chiffchaff  1 at lighthouse on 2nd, 2 there on 3rd 
Blackcap  2 on 2nd, 1 on 3rd
Lapland Bunting  2 over calling on 2nd


Wednesday, 2 November 2016


Chris is on per Anton. Best so far. Yellow browed Warbler and a Black Redstart
Black Redstart

Sunday, 23 October 2016

Canada Goose

Photos of the recent Canada Goose  and moribund juvenile Gannet attached