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A Very Rare Bird

This picture was taken by our own rare bird man Eric Dempsey. It is a bird called an Elegant Tern. Eric and widlife artsit Michael O'Clery found this bird last Tuesday (19th July) on Gormanstown Strand, Meath.

It is a bird of the Pacific Ocean and is only the 5th time the species has been recorded in Ireland. It stayed for only 12 minutes before flying back out to sea.

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