On this date.

The 3rd December 1983 saw the first Forster's Tern for Northern Ireland. It was found at the Bann Estuary and remained for 2 days. There has been about 9 records since, the last back in 2008 a well watched adult bird which stayed around Killyleagh harbour for about 3 months. The first Irish record was a bird found in Dublin Bay in Nov 82 and the first British record was from Cornwall Feb 80.

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