Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Monday 3rd April 2017

Four Buzzards were seen at Knockfennel, Lough Gur (Geoff Hunt).

Sunday 2nd April 2017

A Swallow and 30 Sand Martins were on the Shannon at Corbally (TT).

Saturday 1st April 2017

Saturday 1st April 2017

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.)

Monday 27th March 2017

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).

Sunday 26th March 2017

Three Buzzards were at Glenanaar and a single bird was at Ballyorgan (Tony Mee).

Saturday 25th March 2017

Two Buzzards were at Ballyorgan this morning (Tony Mee).
A Barn Owl was seen in Ballingarry this evening (Andrew Holmes).

Friday 24th March 2017

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).

Wednesday 22nd March 2017

A Chiffchaff was in song at Adare Town Park today (Geoff Hunt).

Tuesday 21st March 2017

Tuesday 21st March 2017

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).

Sunday 19th March 2017

Sunday 19th March 2017

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).

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