Ireland 2012 In early April Tricia and I spent ten days in Ireland on vacation and did a lot of birding while we were there. Here are some photos: A Shag and a Herring Gull take it all in. Inoshbofin, Ireland European Oyster Catchers, Cleggan Ireland. Northern Gannet – from the ferry between Cleggan and Inishbofin Whimbrel, Westport Quay, Ireland. Photo by Tricia. Gray Heron outside of Westport, Ireland. Atlantic Puffin, Cliffs of Moher, Ireland. Razorbill, Cliffs of Moher, Ireland. Cliffs of Moher More Atlantic Puffins. Blue Tit, Cleggan, Ireland.