Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Monday 1st May 2017

The Night Heron Was still present at Garraunboy, Adare (per Irish Birding).
A Swift was seen in Monaleen (TT).

Sunday 30th April 2017

Three Cuckoos, a Little Egret and 110 Whimbrel were at Coonagh this evening (TT).

Thursday 27th April 2017

The Night Heron is still in a private garden at Adare (John N Murphy)

Wednesday 26th April 2017

Wednesday 26th April 2017

Night Heron ©Tom Tarpey

The Night Heron was seen again today near Adare (Tom Tarpey, Andrew Holmes, Paidi Cullinane & Seamus Feeney). A Buzzard was also seen nearby.

Tuesday 25th April 2017

The Night Heron was seen again today near Adare (Mick Madden, Mark Stewart and Ger Murray).
A Buzzard was seen at the Raheen Industrial Estate (Andrew Holmes).
170 Whimbrel, 300 Black-tailed Godwits and seven Gadwall were seen on the Shannon Estuary between Beagh Castle and Courtbrown (Paul Troake).

Monday 24th April 2017

Monday 24th April 2017

Night Heron near Adare John N Murphy

An adult Night Heron was seen in a private site near Adare today (Mick Madden, John N Murphy and Tom Tarpey). The bird was first seen there last Friday (21/4).

Friday 21st April 2017

75 Whimbrel, a Common Sandpiper, a pair of Ringed Plover, two Snipe, 20 Gadwall, a pair of Shelduck, a drake Teal and a drake Pochard were at Coonagh today along with numerous Willow Warblers, Sedge Warblers and Whitethroats (TT).
Two 2nd calendar year Iceland Gulls were at Harvey’s Quay, Limerick City (TT).

Wednesday 19th April 2017

A 2nd calendar year Iceland Gull was on the Shannon in Limerick City again today(Andrew Holmes).

Saturday 15th April 2017

Saturday 15th April 2017

Cattle Egrets at Coonagh ©Tom Tarpey

Two Cattle Egrets at the Coonagh Nature Reserve this morning. 16 pairs of Gadwall were also present (TT).
A Buzzard was at Mungret(TT).

Wednesday 12th April 2017

Wednesday 12th April 2017

Iceland Gull ©Geoff Hunt

A 2nd calendar year Iceland Gull was at Sarsfield Lock (Geoff Hunt).

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