Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

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).

Sunday 4th February 2018

Sunday 4th February 2018

Siberian Chiffchaff ©Tom Tarpey

A Siberian Chiffchaff was at the eastern bank of King’s Island. Two Whooper Swans, 97 Oystercathcers and a 1st winter Iceland Gull were also present on the adjacent flooded marsh and playing fields. (TT)
Two drake Goosanders were at Corbally Weir (TT).
A 1st winter Kumlien’s Gull and a 1st winter Iceland Gull were at O’Callaghan’s Strand and another was at Healy’s Field. Two Ring-billed Gulls, an adult and a 2nd winter, were also at O’Callaghan’s Strand. (TT).
Twelve Hawfinches, four Brambling and a Buzzard were at Curraghchase (per Irishbirding).

Thursday 1st February 2018

A Kittiwake was at Bushy Island and a Shag was at Beagh Castle (Paul Troake).
A Buzzard was seen near the M7 at Rosbrien(PT).

Monday 29th January 2018

Four Whooper Swans, all adults and 25 Teal were in a flooded field at Ballyengland, Askeaton (TT).
A juvenile Buzzard was at the Golf Links Road, Ballysimon (TT).

Saturday 27th January 2018

25 Hawfinches were at Curraghchase (per Irishbirding).

Friday 26th January 2018

A Goosander was on the Shannon at Corbally (Pat Lysaght).

Thursday 25th January 2017

A Buzzard was seen near the N18 at Rosbrien (Paul Troake)

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

1st winter Kumlien’s Gull ©Tom Tarpey.

A 1st winter Kumlien’s Gull and two 1st winter Iceland Gulls were at O’Callaghan’s Strand. All appear to be new arrivals over the past week. An 2nd winter Yellow-legged Gull was also present. This is the bird that was first seen there in January 2017(TT).
At least 25 Hawfinches were at Curraghchase (Jeff Copner).

Monday 22nd January 2018

Buzzards were seen today at Ballysimon, Clooncunna and Rathjordan (TT).
Two 1st winter Iceland Gulls were at Harvey’s Quay (Geoff Hunt).

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