An adult Ring-billed Gull was at O’Callaghan’s Strand.
There were three Goldeneye and one Otter at Bunlickey.
One Jay was at the Curraghchase.
A male Blackcap was seen at Monaleen.
An adult male Green-winged Teal was found at Lough Gur (Tom Tarpey). The bird was associating with the main Teal flock at the southern end of the lake. Other birds of note there were 381 Teal, 320 Wigeon, 87 Tufted Duck, 43 Mallard, eight Shoveler, two Gadwall, 65 Curlew, 100 Lapwing and a Peregrine Falcon.Leave a comment
A Chiffchaff showing characteristics of the Siberian race tristis was seen at Coonagh today(Geoff Hunt). Also seen there were 114 Teal, 32 Tufted Duck, 22 Pochard, 15 Shoveler, 12 Gadwall, six Wigeon, 250 Coot, 22 Greylag Geese, 12 Mute Swans, three Little Grebes, 42 Black-tailed Godwits, 18 Lapwing, two Snipe, a Little Egret and Grey Heron.Leave a comment
There was 121 Whooper Swans, 20 Greylag Geese, a Little Egret and a Raven at Shannongrove, Pallaskenry.
A large flock of about 1000 Lapwing, a Litte Egret, two Kestrels and a mixed flock of Chaffinches, Linnets, Goldfinches and Reed Buntings were seen at Ballydoole, Pallaskenry.
The first reported Blackcap of the winter was seen at Monaleen, Castletroy.