About 40 Whooper Swans were in flooded fields between Croom and Bruff (Andrew Holmes).
Yellow-legged Gull ©Tom Tarpey
An adult Yellow-legged Gull was at Thomond Weir (TT).
An adult Ring-billed Gull, a Common Sandpiper and a Redshank were at O’Callaghan’s Strand (TT).
Redshank ©Tom Tarpey
A Common Sandpiper and two Redshank were at O’Callaghan’s Strand. A colour-ringed 1st winter Black-headed Gull (Blue K183) from Belarus was also present (TT). The bird was ringed as a nestling on 20/6/2019 at the Smolevichi Reservoir, just east of Minsk and has travelled 2413km west to get to Limerick. It is the first record of a colour-ringed Black-headed Gull from Belarus in Ireland.
Two Green Sandpipers were on the Maigue just downstream of the railway bridge at Adare (TT)
Little Egret ©Tom Tarpey
A very late Swallow was seen around the old house at Curraghchase today (Geoff Hunt).
Buzzards were seen at Ballysimon, Banemore, Patrickswell and Derryknockane (TT).
14 Little Egrets were at Grange, Newcastle West (TT).
Juvenile Buzzard at Curraghchase John N Murphy
At least 30 Little Egrets were at Grange, Newcastle West (Andrew Holmes).
One Buzzard was at the Curraghchase. (John N Murphy).
There were 13 Little Egrets were at Newbridge. (JNM)
Common Sandpiper ©Tom Tarpey
A Common Sandpiper was at O’Callaghan’s Strand (TT).
Nine Jays and 30 Chaffinches were at Curraghchase (Geoff Hunt)