Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Thursday 14th September 2017

Thursday 14th September 2017

Juvenile Black Tern ©Tom Tarpey

Four Buzzards were at Ballinruane (Robert Imbusch).
The two juvenile Black Terns were still present at Coonagh today along with two Arctic Terns and two Swifts (Tom Tarpey & Maura Turner).


Wednesday 13th September 2017

The two Black Terns and the Arctic Tern were still at Coonagh today (Maura Turner & TT).
Three Shoveler, 40 Teal, 80 Mallard, a Wigeon, six Tufted Duck, 14 Little Grebes and 16 Mute Swans were at the Charleville Lagoons (Geoff Hunt).


Tuesday 12th September 2017

Two juvenile Black Terns, a 2nd calendar year Arctic Tern and three Swift were at Coonagh (TT).


Monday 11th September 2017

Monday 11th September 2017

Juvenile Black Tern ©Tom Tarpey

A juvenile Black Tern, an Arctic Tern and four Swift were at Coonagh this evening (TT).


Sunday 10th September 2017

Sunday 10th September 2017

Sub-adult Lesser Black-backed Gull ©Geoff Hunt

A Scottish colour-ringed Lesser Black-backed Gull (White 8W4C) was seen at O’Callaghan’s Strand today. Ringing details will be posted when avialable (Geoff Hunt)


Thursday 7th September 2017

Four adult Mediterranean Gulls were at Tarbert Bay (Geoff Hunt).


Tuesday 5th September 2017

1100 Black-tailed Godwits were at Beagh Castle. A Sanderling (scarce in Limerick) was seen at Courtbrown (Paul Troake).


Monday 4th September 2017

An Osprey was seen just west of Bushy Island, Ballysteen. It’s a fifth record for the County. Two juvenile Hen Harriers and 1,200 Black-tailed Godwits were also seen in the area (Paul Troake).


Wednesday 30th August 2017

A Buzzard was seen at Ballinruane (Andrew Holmes).


Sunday 27th August 2017

Sunday 27th August 2017

Yellow-legged Gull ©Tom Tarpey

An adult Yellow-legged Gull, 34 Redshank, five Greenshank and a Kingfisher were at Loghill (TT).
A Spotted Redshank, 81 Redshank, 13 Greenshank, 15 Curlew, a Dunlin, 346 Lesser Black-backed Gulls and a Little Egret were at Robertstown (TT).
300 Redshank, ten Dunlin and five Little Egrets were at Askeaton (TT).


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