South Dublin Branch - Notes

Wryneck (photo: Michael O'Keeffe)

Miscellaneous Notes

This page contains a variety of notes etc on various birding topics that may be of interest to South Dublin members. The documents in this page will open in a new window or tab depending on the browser being used.

† Notes and bird lists marked with a dagger are available in two file sizes. The larger file is of printable quality and the smaller file is compressed for easier download. Both files have identical contents.

Title / Subject Author View
‡ ID of juvenile terns by Pat Lonergan updated February 2015.
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A Closer Look at Swifts and Hirundines (PDF 3MB). Dave Bird HERE
My Best Day Birding (PDF 2MB). Dermot Breen HERE
Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia (PDF 7.6MB)†. Mark Carmody HERE
Drygalski Fjord, South Georgia (PDF 650KB)†. Mark Carmody HERE
ID of Winter Ring-billed & Common Gulls (PDF 3.2MB). Derek Charles HERE
My Best Few Hours Birding in Ireland (PDF 2.1MB). Derek Charles HERE
Identification of Glaucous & Iceland Gull (PDF 4.7MB). Dick Coombes HERE
I'm Just Going to Check that Garden... (PDF 13MB)†. John Coveney HERE
I'm Just Going to Check that Garden... (PDF 700KB)†. John Coveney HERE
Rare trio on Cape Clear Island in 1983 (PDF 5.5MB)†. John Coveney HERE
Rare trio on Cape Clear Island in 1983 (PDF 500KB)†. John Coveney HERE
The Day with the Sting in the Tail (PDF 14MB)†. Kieran Fahy HERE
The Day with the Sting in the Tail (PDF 800KB)†. Kieran Fahy HERE
2016 South Dublin Bavaria Trip Report (PDF 1.7MB). Sean Geraty HERE
First Irish records from Co. Galway (PDF). Joe Hobbs HERE
First Irish records from the East Coast region (PDF). Joe Hobbs HERE
Notes for Beginner Bird Watchers (PDF 5.25MB)†. Joe Hobbs HERE
Notes for Beginner Bird Watchers (PDF 750KB)†. Joe Hobbs HERE
The most recent Official Irish List (31-12-2015) (PDF). IRBC HERE
A Memorable Weekend Birding (PDF 8.8MB). Aidan G. Kelly HERE
2017 Dublin Bird Race - sightings round-up (PDF). Niall T. Keogh HERE
Juvenile Common, Arctic & Roseate Terns‡ (PDF 4MB). Pat Lonergan HERE
Identification of Juvenile Peeps (PDF 6.3MB). Pat Lonergan HERE
2014 Branch Trip to AndalucĂ­a - Report (PDF 1MB). Stephen McAvoy HERE
2015 Branch Trip to Austria - Report (PDF 1.7MB). Stephen McAvoy HERE
Identification of Cormorants and Shags (PDF 3MB). Michael O'Keeffe HERE
Dublin Bay Birds Project (PDF 730KB). Ricky Whelan HERE

Bird Lists compiled by Joe Hobbs

List Title View
* List of Irish Birds by Joe Hobbs updated to version 4.2 in August 2017.
** Rarer Birds in Dublin by Joe Hobbs updated to version 1.3 in December 2017.
End of Bird Lists
A List of Irish Birds - version 4.2 (PDF 6MB)*. HERE
Some Rarer Birds in Dublin v.1.3 (PDF 14MB)** †. HERE
Some Rarer Birds in Dublin v.1.3 (PDF 3MB)** †. HERE
Rare Birds on Cape Clear Island: Non Passerines v.1.0 (PDF 6MB) †. HERE
Rare Birds on Cape Clear Island: Non Passerines v1.0 (PDF 2MB) †. HERE
Rare Birds on Cape Clear Island: Near Passerines v.1.1 (PDF 7MB) †. HERE
Rare Birds on Cape Clear Island: Near Passerines v1.1 (PDF 1MB) †. HERE
Rare Birds on Cape Clear Island: Shrikes to Warblers v.1.3 (PDF 14MB) †. HERE
Rare Birds on Cape Clear Island: Shrikes to Warblers v.1.3 (PDF 2MB) †. HERE