Buzzard at Glencurrane Wood, Anglesboro (Elaine Keegan).Leave a comment
Five Sand Martins seen today at Coonagh are the first reported spring migants this year. 28 Gadwall, four Teal, a Wigeon, five Shelduck, 30 Tufted Duck, six Pochard, three Great-crested Grebes, a Little Egret, a Snipe and a Greenshank were also present.
Two Buzzards were seen near Bunlickey (Tom Tarpey) and two were also seen at Ballyelan, Ballingarry (per Andrew Holmes).
Buzzard at Clareville ©Tom Tarpey
The Green-winged Teal was at Tarbert Bay again today along with 37 Shelduck, 180 Teal, six Mallard, 340 Dunlin, 23 Redshank, four Greenshank, six Oystercatchers, 23 Curlew, a Ring-billed Gull and a Merlin (Geoff Hunt).
Three Buzzards were seen near Clareville, Lisnagry (Tom Tarpey).
A Green-winged Teal was seen at the Limerick side of Tarbert Bay today (Davey Farrer, Geoff Hunt et al). This is the 12th record of the species in Limerick.
A Red-throated Diver was also seen in the bay (Geoff Hunt).
A Buzzard was seen at Glenanaar and two Sparrowhawks and a Dipper were at Ballyorgan (Tony Mee).