Saturday, August 18, 2012

Grey Phalarope

I made a visit to Carrownouskey near Louisberg in Mayo where I came upon this storm wrecked adult  Grey Phalarope, that was moulting into winter plumage.  The bird was exhausted and I wonder did it make it through the night and back out to sea.

Grey Phalarope © John N Murphy


  1. Crackin shots Murf! Very tasty bird - it does look totally fecked though and what is it doing in the fourth shot?