Two Hawfinches were at Curraghchase (Ian O’Connor).
50 Tufted Duck, a Pochard, seven Mallard and two Blackcaps were seen at Westfields during the annual Limerick Branch Christmas outing. A Redshank was also seen at Clancy’s Strand along with 25 Oystercatchers at King’s Island (Maura Turner, TT et al.)
An Polish colour ringed adult Black-headed Gull, Yellow TLW5, was the Lax Weir, Corbally (TT). The bird was ringed as an adult on 15/5/2019 at Lubczyna in north western Poland, close to the German border, 1551km from Limerick. This is the second eastern European Black-headed Gull recorded in Limerick this winter.
50 Tufted Duck, two Pochard, eight Mallard and five Mute Swans were at Westfields (TT).
Two Buzzards were seen between Ballingarry and Kilfinny (Andrew Holmes).
An adult Ring-billed Gull was at O’Callaghan’s Strand (TT).
Buzzards was seen near Boher (Clodagh Glasgow) and Kilmeedy (Andrew Holmes).
An adult White-tailed Eagle was at Templeglantine (David Kenneally).
Two Brambling were at Curraghchase (Ian O’Connor).
82 Gadwall, 18 Shoveler, nine Tufted Duck, seven Pochard, 46 Lapwing and 12 Snipe were at Coonagh (TT).
20 Whooper Swans were at Lough Gur (James McGrath).
A Spotted Redshank was at Askeaton Harbour (Geoff Oliver).
Buzzards were at Banemore and Ballucummin (TT).
An adult Ring-billed Gull and four Redshank were at O’Callaghan’s Strand (TT).
Buzzards were at Kilmeedy and Dromcollagher (Andrew Holmes).