A single Hawfinch was seen at Curraghchase today (Dave Fox et al).Leave a comment
Hawfinch ©Brain Carruthers
Great Spotted Woodpeckers were heard calling in two locations at Curraghchase today. Reports of the species in Curraghchase have long been anticipated following range expansion in the north and east of the country and reports from Glenstal, Dromore Wood and Castlehewson in recent years. Four Hawfinches and three Buzzards were also seen in the area (Irish Birding/Brian Carruthers & Rachel Hynes).
The first winter Iceland Gull was seen again today in the flooded field at Ballyfookeen (Irish Birding/Dave McGrath).Leave a comment
First winter Iceland Gull ©Geoff Hunt
Three Hawfinches were seen at Curraghchase this morning (Irish Birding/Andrew McMillan & Mick Boyle).
The first winter Iceland Gull was seen at Sarsfield Lock in Limerick City again today (Andrew Holmes, Krunoslav Rajakovic and Geoff Hunt).
An adult Ring-billed Gull was see at Harvey’s Quay (Krunoslav Rajakovic).Leave a comment
18 Tufted Duck, 16 Pochard, six Gadwall, two Shoveler, eight Mallard, 16 Mute Swans, 64 Coot, six Little Grebes and a Great-crested Grebe were at Coonagh (Geoff Hunt).
Eight Whooper Swans inc. three juveniles, were in a field between Caherconlish and Herbertstown (Andrew Holmes).