Bird News Saturday 23rd April

10 Reed Warbler were at Ballyherly Lough. Another 4 Reed Warbler were at
Lough Cowey and 5 Whimbrel a mile south of Portavogie (Richard Weyl).
A Grasshopper Warbler and 3 Whitethroat were at Derryane Bog, Peatlands
Park. 2 male Garganey were at the Lapwing pools at Portmore Lough - the hide
is closed as new boardwalks are being built (Keith Bennett).
Around Lough Beg 2 Pink Footed Geese, 40 Whimbrel, 7 White Wagtail and 6 Greenland
Wheatear were at Mullagh. A Greenshank was along the west shore of the Beg
and lots of Sedge Warbler were noted (David Steele).
85 Dunlin were at Kinnegar shore (Stuart McKee).
120 Pale-bellied Brent, at least 2 Whimbrel and 2 Commic Tern were at
Ballykelly, Lough Foyle (Stephen Davis).
The drake Ring-necked Duck was at Templewater, Castle Ward, Co. Down.
A Cuckoo was at Monea, and 7 White Wagtail, 3 Whimbrel, 13 Black-tailed Godwit and 3 Grasshopper Warbler at Lower Lough Erne (Brad Robson)
3 White Wagtail and a Swift were at Kearney Point, Co. Down (Paul Scott)

The female Pallid Harrier (first for Ireland) was on show first thing this morning at Youghal, Co. Cork. (Irish Birding)

Common Sandpiper, Orlock Point - George McKee

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