A male Blackcap was at Oak Park EnnisLeave a comment
Late staying Blackcap at Monaleen ©Tom Tarpey
A Blackcap was seen at Monaleen. Wintering Blackcaps appear to have stayed late this year while there is still no sign of the summer visitors. The males usually arrive first in the early days of April, followed a week or so later by the females.Leave a comment
A single Hawfinch was seen at Curraghchase (Geoff Hunt).
A Wheatear, seen at Coonagh today, was the first of the Spring in Limerick.
Chiffchaffs were heard at Ballybronogue, Patrickswell and at Coonagh.
A pair of Long-eared Owls was seen at Corbally.
Coonagh also had 16 Redshank, 14 Snipe, eight Lapwing, eight Dunlin, 25 Teal, 18 Pochard, 12 Tufted Duck, two Gadwall and a Little Egret as well as a late staying flock of 42 Fieldfares and two Redwings.