A male Hen Harrier was seen at Ballinruane, Ballingarry today.Leave a comment
There were 14 Long-tailed Ducks and a Merlin off Aughinish Island. Ten Razorbills and 40 Great Northern Divers were off Finvarra Point. Another 50 Great Northern Divers, two Guillemots, five Razorbills, two Gannets, 18 Common Scoter and 48 Brent Geese were between Ballyvaughan and Black Head.Leave a comment
Chiffchaff showing characteristics of tristis race at Coonagh ©James Hayes
At least two Chiffchaffs, including one showing some characteristics of the Siberian race ‘tristis’ were at Coonagh today. A Buzzard was also seen passing through the site heading westwards.
A Buzzard was seen at Curraghchase.
A Short-eared Owl was seen near Courtmatrix, Rathkeale.
A Chiffchaff was seen again today at Healy’s Fields, Corbally on the annual Limerick Branch Christmas Outing. An exceptionally large flock of 43 Shoveler was also present.
A first winter Mediterranean Gull was at Arthur’s Quay, Limerick City.
Blackcaps were reported from gardens in Monaleen, Raheen and Ballingarry.