Monthly Archives: March 2012

Friday 30th March 2012

Friday 30th March 2012

Willow Warblers have arrived noticeably early this year ©Tom Tarpey

A Willow Warbler was in song at Gooig Bog.

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Thursday 29th March 2012

A Blackcap, Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff were all in song at Gortadroma, Ballyhahill today.
A dead Barn Owl (road casualty) was found on the N21 at Reens Pike, west of Rathkeale.
Up to eight Sand Martins were seen in Bruff.

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Wednesday 28th March 2012

One Grasshopper Warbler was singing at Gortcoirce, Dysert. This is one of the earliest records ever in the county.

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Tuesday 27th March, 2012

One Sand Martin was at Ballysimon this morning.
Two Willow Warblers and a Chiffchaff were in song at Cratloe East, Athea. This is the first Willow Warbler record of the year in Limerick. Nine Golden Plover were also seen in the area.

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Monday 26th March 2012

Three Sand Martins were seen on the River Mulkear at Castletroy. These are the first recorded in the County this year.
A Hen Harrier was seen near Cooperhill, Mungret.

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Monday 26th March 2012

One Swallow was at the White Strand, Killard, Doonbeg.
Three Sand Martins were on the River Fergus in the middle of Ennis Town.
Willow Warblers were heard singing at the Shannon Airport Lagoon, The New Line in the Burren and Rosroe Lake, Newmarket-on-Fergus.

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Sunday 25th March 2012

One Swallow was at Carrigaholt, this was the first recorded in Clare this year.
At Loop Head there was one Glaucous Gull, five Iceland Gulls and 250 Manx Shearwaters.
One second-year Glaucous Gull was at Seafield, Quilty along with two Sand Martins and a Wheatear.
A Chiffchaff was at Lees Road, Ennis.

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Sunday 25th March 2012

Three Chiffchaffs and three Dippers were seen on the river walk between Ballyorgan and Darragh today.

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Saturday 24th March 2012

A Chiffchaff was at the Charleville Lagoons this evening along with 70 Tufted Duck, 68 Wigeon, 50 Teal, ten Shoveler, six Pochard, three Shelduck, 19 Mute Swans and a Whooper Swan.
A lone Crossbill was seen at Glenanair.

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Monday 19th March 2012

A flock of 15 Fieldfares was seen moving northwards at Glenanair today.

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