The Red-throated Diver was at Harvey’s Quay again today (TT)
The Red-throated Diver was at the Custom House marina (Maura Turner).
A Barn Owl was a road casualty on the Croom Bypass (Andrew Holmes).
A Merlin was at Carrigkerry (Geoff Hunt).
Three Brent Geese and a Black Guillemot were at Tarbert Bay (GH).
The adult Ring-billed Gull was at O’Callaghan Strand (Paul Troake).
Two Blackcaps were at Monaleen (TT).
A Buzzard was at Derryknockane (TT).
Red-throated Diver ©Geoff Hunt
A Red-throated Diver was at Harvey’s Quay, Limerick City (Geoff Hunt). This is the first known occurrence of this diver species in Limerick City.
Crossbill ©Geoff Hunt
Three Crossbills and a Buzzard were seen in the Lough Gay area (Mike Flanagan, Geoff Hunt & Michael Sheehy)
Crossbill ©Tom Tarpey
At least 20 Crossbills were seen in the Lough Gay area today (TT et al.). There was no sign of the Two Barred Crossbill.
21 Whooper Swans were at Athlacca (Geoff Hunt).
17 Little Egrets were at Grange Bridge (GH).
A pair of Buzzards were at Mortlestown (Andrew Holmes).
A Two Barred Crossbill was found at Lough Gay (Allan Mee). This record, if accepted, will be the sixth for Ireland and the first for Limerick. 20 Crossbills were also present in the area.