Four Buzzards were seen at Knockfennel, Lough Gur (Geoff Hunt).
Cattle Egrets at Mungret ©Tom Tarpey
Four Cattle Egrets were seen at Mungret today (Trevor Browne, Tom Tarpey). The birds are in a field with cattle just south west of the railway crossing on the R510 between the Dock Road and Raheen. At least two birds have been in the area since Tuesday last(TB).
A 2nd calendar year Iceland was at Harvey’s Quay (TT).
Three Hen Harriers were seen at the Branch out to the Ballyhouras (Tony Mee, Maura Turner et al.)
Willow Warblers were in song along the Shannon at Rhebogue and Dromroe (TT).
Four Sand Martins, two Redshank and a Kingfisher were on the Shannon near the Mill Road, Corbally (TT).
Three Buzzards were at Glenanaar and a single bird was at Ballyorgan (Tony Mee).
Two Buzzards were at Ballyorgan this morning (Tony Mee).
A Barn Owl was seen in Ballingarry this evening (Andrew Holmes).
Six Buzzards were in the Ballingarry area (TT) and four were at Curraghchase (Geoff Hunt).
Chiffchaffs were in song near Corranoher, Knockfeerina and at Abbeyfeale (TT).
Ring-billed Gull ©Geoff Hunt
The adult Ring-billed Gull and two 2nd calendar year Iceland Gulls were at O’Callaghan’s Strand (Geoff Hunt).
Swallow at Grove Island ©Pat Murphy
The first Swallow of the Spring was seen at Grove Island, Corbally today (Pat Murphy).
A female Blackcap was at Monaleen (TT).
A Kingfisher was at UL (Maura Turner).