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Monday, 29 July 2013

MONGOLIAN SANDPLOVER in Ireland

A summer-plumaged male MONGOLIAN SANDPLOVER (that from Moray in fact) was present from Saturday evening through most of Sunday near Youghal on the Ballymacoda Estuary (County Cork). It represented the first record for Ireland. Aidan Kelly obtained the following footage of the bird on Sunday - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAr2IdQ11TI&feature=youtu.be