Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Thursday 7th June 2018

A 2nd summer Yellow-legged Gull was at Harvey’s Quay, Limerick City. (TT)
33 Sand Martin nests were counted in the quay walls between Charlotte’s Quay and Harvey’s Quay (TT).

Sunday 3rd June 2018

Two male Reed Warblers were in song at Coonagh this morning. Two pairs of Gadwall with chicks were on the upper lagoon along with another Gadwall pair and two pairs of Great Crested Grebes (TT).

Friday 1st June 2018

A Buzzard was at Kilglass(TT).

Wednesday 30th May 2018

An untagged adult Red Kite was seen flying south at Tournafulla (Allan Mee).
A Buzzard was at Flemingstown Kilmallock (Andrew Holmes).

Tuesday 29th May 2018

Two Buzzards were at Curraghchase (Fergus Flood).
A Jay was at Ballyengland, Askeaton (TT).

Monday 28th May 2018

One and possibly two Reed Warblers were singing at Coonagh. A Cuckoo, a drake Pochard, four Great Crested Grebes and a Little Egret were also seen (TT).

Sunday 27th May 2018

Sunday 27th May 2018

Reed Warbler ©Tom Tarpey

A Reed Warbler was in song at Coonagh today (Tom Tarpey). This is the first possible breeding record in Limerick. A Merlin, a drake Gadwall, a pair of Tufted Ducks and three Great Crested Grebes were also present.
A Buzzard was at Curraghchase (Maura Turner).
A Long-eared Owl passed over the M7 at Rosbrien (TT).

Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Three Buzzards were feeding in a silage field near Ballingarry (per Andrew Holmes).

Monday 14th May 2018

A Buzzard was at Ballysimon (TT).

Saturday 12th May 2018

A 2nd summer Yellow-legged Gull and a third summer Iceland Gull were at Harvey’s Quay (TT).
Two Whimbrel, two Redshank, 220 Black-tailed Godwits, a Little Egret, four Herons and a Shelduck were at Tarbert Bay (Geoff Hunt).

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