An adult summer plumaged Sanderling was at Belfast Lough RSPB reserve, two summer plumaged Knot were at Kinnegar Pool and yesterday four Whimbrel were at Kinnegar Shore. (Stuart McKee).
Thanks to Stuart for these pictures of the Knot.
Dundrum Inner Bay north had 20 Little Egrets and 3 Greenshank. (Spencer & Joan Marshall).
Nine Little Egrets at the high tide roost at Paton's Marsh in Newtownards. A further nine were seen at the end of the wall past the WWT works. A Wheatear and a Skylark were also seen. There were also three Brent Geese at the marsh. (Angus Kennedy).
A Little Egret was with 30 Grey Heron at Toome Eel Fishery (Sean McGarvey).
Thanks to Lilian Cummings for the picture of the Whitethroat.
Late news yesterday of a Common Crane in a field on the left between Maghera park and ride on
Glenshane Road and Knockloughrim.(Craig Nash).
Also from yesterday... WOW reserve in Belfast had 5 Common Sands. 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Med Gull. 4 Yellowhammer and 9 Greenshank where seen on the Ballydrain Rd Co Down.(Gerard McGeehan/Shirley Dunlop)
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A Ruff, Little Egret and 2 Common Sandpipers were at Belfast Lough RSPB Reserve this afternoon. (Kevin Kirkham-Brown).
Several Common Sandpipers were at Whitehead. (Michael Latham).
The Forsters Tern was still at Soldiers Point in Co. Louth this morning. (Daniel Newton).
An Osprey was at Lough Beg this evening. (Gary Cunningham)
Reed Warblers were also around Kinnegoe Hide at Oxford Island. (David Hill).
A pale phase Arctic Skua was off the Gobbins this afternoon. (Richard Woods).
Thanks to Stan Davidson for the picture of the Reed Warbler, to Michael Latham for the picture of the Common Sandpiper and to David Hill for the picture of the Sedge Warbler.
A Little Tern was with Common Terns at Lady Bay (Brankin's Island Rd) this afternoon, see pictures below. Also one Dunlin and one Oystercatcher. (Suzanne Belshaw).
The Spotted Redshank, well into moult and looking patchy, was at Bann Estuary; also present 1 Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpipers, 25 Sanderling, 1 Snipe, 39 Bar-tailed Godwits and 4 Black-tailed Godwits. (Hill Dick/Peter Robinson)
Late news for yesterday was that an Osprey was at the south end of Lough Melvin, Co Leitrim (D Stinson).
Also yesterday 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Egret and 3 Mediterranean Gulls were at Belfast Lough RSPB reserve. (Derek Polley)
Thanks to Suzanne Belshaw for the pictures of the Little Tern and to William Smiton for the picture of the Whinchat.
A Ruddy Shelduck (of unknown source) and a juvenile Cuckoo were in the south-west corner of Lough Beg (Jeff Larkin) see Jeff's pics below.
A female Garganey joined the Shelduck this evening at the Beg.(Davy Steele)
A Little Gull was at the Boathouse at Carnfunock this morning (Linda Thompson)
Two Little Egret and two Greenshank were at Kinnegar (Daniel Newton)
Many thanks to Michael Latham for this pic of the Red Kite and to Jason Bain for the Merlin:
Late news for yesterday was that a second summer Mediterranean Gull was at Glenarm (Colin Guy)
An Osprey was seen at Lower Lough Macnean over the weekend (per Brad Robson)
The Ruff was still at Belfast Harbour Lagoon. Also a Reed Warbler was this evening in reed beds to right of roadside hide (Stuart McKee)