Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Monday 17th May 2021

A Cuckoo was by the Shannon at Rhebogue (Paul O’Connell).

Sunday 16th May 2021

Cuckoos were at Caherass (Frank Keohane) and Crecora (Derek Casey).
A Buzzard was also at Caherass (FK).

Saturday 15th May 2021

A Cuckoo was at Portcrusha, Castleconnell (Tiernan Downes).

Friday 14th May 2021

Friday 14th May 2021

Male Great Spotted Woodpecker collecting food for young ©Tom Tarpey

A male Pallid Harrier has been occupying a territory near Athea in west Limerick in recent weeks. The bird apperas to be paired with a female Hen Harrier. This is the first record of the species in Limerick (Frank Connolly & Sheriene Acun).

A pair of Great Spotted Woodpeckers was seen near Cappamore (Mike Quirke & Tom Tarpey)

Wednesday 12th May 2021

A Cuckoo was at Monaleen (TT).

Tuesday 11th May 2021

A Cuckoo was at Loughill (Paul O’Connell).

Monday 10th May 2021

Monday 10th May 2021

Swift Tom Tarpey

45 Swifts, seven Gadwall and four Pochard were at Coonagh (TT).
A Cuckoo was at Caherass (Frank Keohane).

Saturday 8th May 2021

A Cuckoo was at Seefin mountain (Mike Quirke).

Friday 7th May 2021

A Whinchat was seen near Ballyneety (Derek Casey).

Thursday 6th May 2021

At least ten Swifts were in Limerick City today (TT).
Three Swifts were at Glenstal Abbey (Gordon Young & TT).

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