A Cuckoo, 14 Gadwall, four Pochard, two Tufted Duck, a Little Egret and two Reed Warblers were at Coonagh (TT).
A 2cy Lesser Black-backed Gull from Lough Ree, Blue 475:R, was at O’Callaghan’s Strand (TT).
Two Great Spotted Woodpeckers, an adult male and a recently fledged juvenile, were seen at Murroe (Mike Quirke & Gordon Young). This is the first evidence of successful breeding in Limerick since the species re-colonised the country in mid 2000’s.
A Cuckoo was calling at Gooig Bog.
Three 3cy Lesser Black-backed Gulls ringed in Lough Ree, Blue 030:R, Blue 136:R and Blue 138:R, were seen on the Shannon in Limerick City in the past few days (TT). These are the first re-sightings of 3cy birds from the Lough Ree project back in Ireland and also the first re-sightings of these birds since they were ringed as chicks on Incharmadermot Island, County Longford on 15/6/2018.
Cuckoos were calling at Corbally, Plassey and Gooig Bog.
An untagged Red Kite was seen flying east at Askeaton this morning (Ian McDermott). This is only the second record of the species in Limerick in modern times.
A male Hen Harrier was at Glenroe (Adrian Insley).