Nine Shoveler, 16 Gadwall, 12 Teal, 14 Wigeon, a Goldeneye, a Pochard, eight Tufted Duck, 42 Greylag Geese, 240 Coot, four Moorhens, 20 Little Grebes, 14 Mute Swans, three Lapwing, three Snipe, a Cormorant and a Kestel were at Coonagh (TT).
Four Buzzards were seen on a re-seeded field near Croagh (Jerome McSweeney).
A Jay was seen outside normal range near Ballingarry today (Andrew Holmes). This may be part of an unusual migration movement of the species this autumn as birds have also been recorded at headlands/migration watch points on the west and south coasts in recent days.
Buzzards were seen at number locations inc. three near Ballingarry (Paddy Dunworth),two near Feenagh(AH) and one at Rosbrien(TT)
A dead Barn Owl was found on the N20 north of Croom (AH).
A Long-eared Owl was at the Shannon Fields, Corbally (Blair McClure).
Sixty Gadwall, 35 Shoveler, ten Mallard, three Wigeon and 15 Tufted Duck were at Coonagh (TT).
A Ruff, 65 Redshank, two Greenshank, five Dunlin, 12 Black-tailed Godwits, nine Golden Plover, 70 Lapwing, 40 Teal and 10 Mallard were at Robertstown (TT).
71 Redshank, 145 Curlew, 20 Teal, four Mallard, two Little Egrets and a Grey Heron were at Loughill (TT).
A Buzzard was at Rosbrien (TT).
An adult Mediterranean Gull and a Whimbrel were at Tarbert Estuary.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)
Black-Headed Gull Yellow 208P (Geoff Hunt)
Black-headed Gull Yellow 208P was seen at Harvey’s Quay today (Geoff Hunt). This bird was ringed as a chick at Lough Mask, County Mayo eleven years ago and has spent most of its winters on the Shannon in Limerick City.