Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Thursday 28th December 2017

Two Ring-billed Gulls (adult & 2nd winter) were at Westfields. A first winter Black-headed Gull, Black 2BTH, was also present(TT). The bird was ringed as a chick on June 7th last at Marsh Lane Nature Reserve, Meriden, which is situated between Coventry and Birmingham.
66 Tufted Duck, eleven Pochard, one Scaup, one Goldeneye, 12 Wigeon, eleven Mallard, 115 Coot, 12 Little Grebes, four Mute Swans, two Herons, a Little Egret, ten Snipe and a Curlew were at Coonagh. An Otter was also at the site (TT).

Wednesday 27th December 2017

One 2nd winter Ring-billed Gull was at Westfields (TT).
Eight Hawfinches, three Brambling, a Buzzard and two Jays were at Curraghchase (Geoff Hunt).
25 Greylag Geese were at Lough Gur (James McGrath).

Tuesday 26th December 2017

A flock of 40 Whooper Swans was at Toomdeely, Askeaton (Ellie B.).

Sunday 24th December 2017

Sunday 24th December 2017

Blackcap ©Geoff Hunt

A Blackcap was at Newcastle West (Geoff Hunt).

Tuesday 19th December 2017

Tuesday 19th December 2017

Buzzard ©Paddy Dunworth

A Buzzard was at Glenmilliam, Ballingarry (Paddy Dunworth).

Saturday 16th December 2017

Eight Hawfinches were at Curraghchase (Tom Buckley & Steve Millar).
Two Scaup, 45 Tufted Duck, five Pochard, five Shoveler, two Gadwall, two Mallard, 60 Snipe and a Lapwing were at Coonagh (TT).

Friday 15th December 2017

A Buzzard was at Clarina (Ellen B.)

Thursday 14th December 2017

A Blackcap was seen in the hospital grounds at Dooradoyle (Jeff Copner).

Monday 11th December 2017

At least ten and possibly up to 15 Hawfinches were at Curraghchase today (Karl & Laura Woods).
Buzzards were seen at Ballysimon and Rosbrien (TT). One Buzzard was near Boher. (John N Murphy)

Sunday 10th December 2017

Sunday 10th December 2017

Buzzard ©Paddy Dunworth

A Buzzard was Glenwilliam (Paddy Dunworth).

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