Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Friday 29th January 2021

Friday 29th January 2021

Scaup pair with Tufted Duck Tom Tarpey

An immature Marsh Harrier, 20 Shoveler, 12 Gadwall and two Scaup were at Coonagh (TT). This is the first winter record for Marsh Harrier at Coonagh.


Thursday 28th January 2021

A Barn Owl was at Ballinarooga, Ballingarry (Andrew Holmes).
Single Buzzards were at Patrickswell, south of Crecora, at Camas South and two near Bruree. (JNM)


Sunday 24th January 2021

Sunday 24th January 2021

Fieldare Geoff Hunt

Two Blackcaps (male and female) were in a garden in Monaleen (TT).


Saturday 23rd January 2021

A female Blackcap was at Monaleen (TT).
A Buzzard and a Blackcap were at Crecora (Derek Casey).
A buzzard was also seen at Caherass (per Irishbirding)


Friday 22nd January 2021

Friday 22nd January 2021

1st winter Iceland Gulls Tom Tarpey

Two 1st winter Iceland Gulls were at O’Callaghan’s Strand (TT).


Wednesday 20th January 2021

Wednesday 20th January 2021

Two of the three Mealy Redpolls at Fort East John N Murphy

At least three Mealy Redpolls were seen in a flock of Lesser Redpolls on the Limerick side of the county boundary at Fort East, north of Charleville.(John N Murphy).
Two Buzzards and a male Merlin were also seen in the area.(JNM)
Buzzards were also seen at Rosbrien and Bunliickey.(JMN)


Tuesday 19th January 2021

A Green Sandpiper was on the Deel near Rathkeale (Davey Farrar).


Sunday 17th January 2021

A Great Northern Diver and a Kingfisher were on the Shannon at Corbally (Pat Lysaght).


Thursday 14th January 2021

Thursday 14th January 2021

Blackcap Derek Casey

A pair of Great Spotted Woodpeckers was drumming near Murroe (Gordon Young).
A male Blackcap was in a garden at Crecora (Derek Casey)
A female Blackcap was in a garden in Monaleen (TT)


Monday 11th January 2021

A Blackcap was in a garden in Newcastle West (Geoff Hunt).


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