I read John Newnham's note on Ringed Plovers Charadrius hiaticula nesting on a warehouse roof (BritBirds 113: 125) with a sense of déjà vu. I had suspected for a number of years that Ringed Plovers nest occasionally on a warehouse roof at Midleton, Co. Cork, at the northeast tip of Cork Harbour, and I finally confirmed this in 2018.

On 2nd September 2010, I saw eight Rin


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