A Stock Dove and a Spotted Flycatcher were at Crecora (Derek Casey)
An untagged Red Kite was seen flying east at Askeaton this morning (Ian McDermott). This is only the second record of the species in Limerick in modern times.
A male Hen Harrier was at Glenroe (Adrian Insley).
Drake Garganey ©Tom Tarpey
A Marsh Harrier, two drake Garganeys, 21 Gadwall, two Buzzards and a Reed Warbler were at Coonagh (TT).
A pair of Great Spotted Woodpeckers and a pair of Spotted Flycatchers were at Murroe (Mike Quirke & Gordon Young).
Two Scottish colour-ringed Lesser Black-backed Gulls were in Limerick City today. White 25E:C, a 4cy bird from Horse Isle, Ardrossan on the Firth of Clyde, was also seen in the City last September on its autumn passage southwards. The second bird, White 35C:C, also from Horse Isle, was ringed as a chick on 14/7/2018.
Seven Reed Warblers, 16 Gadwall, 13 Swifts, 79 Sand Martins, a Whitethroat and a Buzzard were at Coonagh.
Two drake Garganeys were at Coonagh (TT).
Brendan, a 4cy White-tailed Eagle from the Iveragh, Co. Kerry arrived in the Galtees on its first long distance movement out of it’s natal area.