Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Monday 26th February 2018

A Blackcap was at Monaleen (TT).
A Buzzard was at Glenwilliam (Andreww Holmes).

Friday 23rd February 2018

The 1st winter Kumlien’s Gull and two 1st winter Iceland Gulls were at Bishops Quay (TT).
An adult Ring-billed Gull was at O’Callaghan’s Strand (TT).
A Buzzard was at Rosbrien (TT).

Thursday 22nd February 2018

Six Buzzards were seen near Ballingarry and a single bird was also at Kilfinny. (Paddy Dunworth).

Sunday 18th February 2018

A 1st winter Kumlien’s Gull and two 1st winter Iceland Gulls were seen at O’Callaghan’s Strand during the Branch outing this morning (TT et al)

Saturday 17th February 2018

A 1st winter Kumlien’s Gull, a 1st winter Iceland Gull, a first winter Yellow-legged Gull, a 2nd winter Ring-billed Gull and a Redshank were at O’Callaghan’s Strand. Two colour-ringed Gulls, a British Black-headed Gull, Yellow 2EB2 and a Norwegian Common Gull, Green JT78 were also present(TT).
The Common Gull was ringed as chick in near Karmoy in southwestern Norway on 4/7/2016 and was last reported in Fredrickstad in southeastern Norway on 25/9/2016.
The Black-headed Gull was ringed as a chick at Forvie on the Ythan Estuary, north of Aberdeen, Scotland on 19/6/2016. It is the first Scottish ringed Black-headed Gull found in Limerick.
Buzzards were at Ballysimon and Rosbrien (TT).
Two Shelduck, 16 Gadwall, eight Shoveler, 20 Teal, 38 Tufted Duck , 20 Pochard, 75 Coot, four Greylag Geese, ten Mute Swans and seven Snipe were at Coonagh (TT).

Monday 12th February 2018

A Buzzard was at the Rosbrien intersection (TT).

Thursday 8th February 2018

40 Whooper Swans were at Athlacca (Geoff Hunt).
600 Golden Plover were at Knockainey (GH).

Wednesday 7th February 2018

A Buzzard was Attyflin (TT).

Tuesday 6th February 2018

A Green Sandpiper was at Ballyagran (Andrew Holmes).

Monday 5th February 2018

Monday 5th February 2018

Drake Goosander ©Tom Tarpey

One drake Goosander was at Corbally today (Maura Turner).
A Buzzard was at M7/M20 slip road in Rosbrien (TT).
A 1st winter Iceland Gull was at O’callaghan’s Strand (Andrew Holmes).

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