Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Sunday 1st December 2019

Three Buzzards were at Curraghchase (Fergus Flood).
A Barn Owl was at Ashfort, Crecora (FF).

Saturday 30th November 2019

Saturday 30th November 2019

Juvenile Buzzard Geoff Hunt

A Buzzard was at Broadford (Geoff Hunt)

Thursday 28th November 2019

About 40 Whooper Swans were in flooded fields between Croom and Bruff (Andrew Holmes).

Saturday 23rd November 2019

Saturday 23rd November 2019

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).

Monday 18th November 2019

Monday 18th November 2019

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.

Sunday 17th November 2019

Two Green Sandpipers were on the Maigue just downstream of the railway bridge at Adare (TT)

Thursday 14th November 2019

Thursday 14th November 2019

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).

Wednesday 13th November 2019

Wednesday 13th November 2019

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)

Tuesday 12th November 2019

19 Little Egrets were at Moviddy, Newcastle West (TT).

Sunday 10th November 2019

Sunday 10th November 2019

Common Sandpiper ©Tom Tarpey

A Common Sandpiper was at O’Callaghan’s Strand (TT).

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