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.