Category Archives: Limerick Sightings

Thursday 19th January 2023

A Buzzard and a Blackcap were at Clashganniff, Shanagolden (Clodagh Glasgow).
The sub-adult Iceland Gull was at Arthur’s Quay (TT).

Wednesday 18th January 2023

Wednesday 18th January 2023

Adult winter Mediterranean Gull White 3NYT ©Tom Tarpey

A Black-necked Grebe was at Foynes (Tom Tarpey). This is the sixth record for the County coming 11 years after the last records at Lough Gur in April 2012 and September 2008.
Two adult Mediterranean Gulls and a Common Sandpiper were also in the area (TT). One of the Mediterranean Gulls was colour ringed White 3NYT as a chick in Ijesselmeer, Holland in June 2015.

Tuesday 17th January 2023

154 Whooper Swans were at Cooperhill and 14 were at King’s Island (TT).
A Buzzard was at Tervoe (TT).

Monday 16th January 2023

An adult Ring-billed Gull was at Harvey’s Quay and the sub-adult Iceland Gull was at Honan’s Quay (TT).
A Blackcap was at Ashbrook (TT).
A Polish ringed Black-headed Gull, Yellow TLW5, was back at the Mill Road, Corbally after an absence of two years. The bird was ringed as an adult near Szczecin in northwestern Poland in May 2019 and was first seen in Corbally on 26/15/19 and was subsequently seen in Holland on 6/8/20 (TT).
A Norwegian ringed Common Gull, White JH584, was at Thomond Weir. This 6cy bird is wintering in Limerick for the third year in a row(TT).
A Barn Owl was at Devon Cross.(Nuala and Tom Lynch)

Saturday 14th January 2023

A Buzzard was at Clashganniff, Shanagolden (Clodagh Glasgow).
A Blackcap was at Monaleen (TT).

Monday 9th January 2023

The 3CY Iceland Gull was at O’Callaghan’s Strand (Jeff Copner).

Tuesday 3rd January 2023

A Blackcap was at Monaleen (TT).

Saturday 31st December 2022

Blackcaps were at Clashganniff, Shanagolden (Clodagh Glasgow) and Crecora (Derek Casey).

Tuesday 27th December 2022

The 3cy Iceland Gull was on a rooftop at Howley’s Quay (TT).

Sunday 25th December 2022

Sunday 25th December 2022

3cy Iceland Gull ©Tom Tarpey

A 3cy Iceland Gull was at Honan’s Quay (TT).

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