Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Saturday 31st March 2018

A pair of Buzzards was seen just east of Patrickswell (Andrew Holmes).


Friday 30th March 2018

Six Iceland Gulls (five 1st winters, inc. one showing characteristics of Kumlien’s Gull and an adult) were on the Shannon between Harvey’s Quay and Arthur’s Quay (TT).
Three Buzzards were at Ballyorgan (Tony Mee).
Four Hawfinches were at Curraghchase (per Irishbirding)


Wednesday 28th March 2018

Two Buzzards were seen near Ballingarry (Paddy Dunworth)


Tuesday 27th March 2018

Three Yellow-legged Gulls, two 2nd winters and 1st winter, and an adult Iceland Gull were at O’Callaghan’s Strand (Jeff Copner).
A male Brambling was at Curraghchase (JC).


Friday 23rd March 2018

A 2nd winter Yellow-legged Gull, a 1st winter Kumlien’s Iceland Gull, a 1st winter Iceland Gull, an adult and a 2nd winter Ring-billed Gull and drake Gadwall were on the Shannon between Harvey’s Quay and O’Callaghan’s Strand this afternoon (John N Murphy & Tom Tarpey).


Thursday 22nd March 2018

Three Yellow-legged Gulls, two 2nd winter and 1st winter, three Iceland Gulls, a third winter/adult and two 1st winter, and a 2nd winter Ring-billed Gull were at O’Callaghan’s Strand (Paidi Cullinane and Cliff Baxter).


Monday 19th March 2018

An adult Iceland Gull was on the Shannon at Corbally (Pat Lysaght). A Chiffchaff, three Sand Martins, a male Peregrine, two Dippers, a Redshank and 11 Tufted Duck were also in the area (TT).
A 1st winter Iceland Gull was at Thomond Weir (TT).
Four Hawfinches were at Curraghchase (per Irishbirding).


Sunday 18th March 2018

A Swallow and seven Sand Martins were on the Shannon at the Mill Road, Corbally (TT).
A Blackcap was at Monaleen (TT).


Saturday 17th March 2018

A Swallow and two Sand Martins were on the Shannon at Corbally (Pat Lysaght & Maura Turner).
Two Buzzards were at Glenwilliam (Andrew Holmes) and another was at the Rosbrien intersection (TT).


Friday 16th March 2018

A Sand Martin and a 1st winter Iceland Gull were on the Shannon in Limerick City this afternoon (TT).


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