A Cattle Egret was at the Groody Valley just north of the Dublin Road in Limerick City today (Tom Tarpey). This is the third record of the species for Limerick. A Little Egret and 200 Lapwing were also present.
A Chiffchaff showing characteristics of Siberian Chiffchaff was seen at the Corcanree Industrial Estate today (Irish Birding/Dave McGrath). See photo on Irishbirding.com.
Two Short-eared Owls were seen near Courtmatrix, Rathkeale today (Pat Fitzgerald).
A Green Sandpiper was seen at Shanagolden (Andrew Holmes).
A Goldeneye, a Pochard, seven Tufted Duck, six Gadwall, four Teal, 59 Coot, 12 Little Grebes, 24 Mute Swans and four Snipe were at Coonagh.
20 Wigeon, 15 Tufted Duck and six Mallard were in Flooded fields near the Mill Road, Corbally.
100 Lapwing were at St. Thomas’s Island, Corbally.
A Peregrine Falcon was seen at Lough Gur this morning (Tony Mee)
The juvenile White-tailed Eagle that had been stating around the Mellon Point area has moved northwards to south Galway in the past week (Golden Eagle Trust).