Bird News for Sunday 3rd April

The Great Grey Shrike was again seen at Slievenacloy, although the bird was present all day it can at times be very elusive.

The Ring-Necked Duck was at Kinnegoe Bay, Oxford Island.(G.Armstrong)

The Snow Goose continues to be seen in fields in and around the RSPB Portmore Lough Reserve.

Ardboe Co. Tyrone had a nice array of birds to-day which included, 1 Spotted Redshank,,1 Common Tern, 10 Swallow, 50 Sand Martin, 2 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 25 Tree Sparrow, 3 Wheatear and 22 Whooper Swan.(D.Coney)

St John's Point Co.Down had 5 Wheatear, 4 Manx Shearwater, 3 Red-throated Diver, there was 1 Carrion Crow at Portaferry and the Glaucous Gull still at Portavogie, 4 Red Grouse(3m,1f)were in the Antrim Hills.(C.Nash)

600+ Black-tailed Godwit, 30 Sand Martin and 6 Swallow were at Lough Beg. 20 Ringed Plover were at Paddy's Dub and a Stock Dove flew over Mullagh (David Steele).
A fem/imm Smew, 3 Sand Martin, a Swallow and 2 singing Blackcap were at Quoile Pondage (Keith Bennett).

2 singing Chiffchaff and 2 Grey Wagtail were at Whitehouse Lagoon in Belfast (Andy Elliott).
The Heronry at Crom held 22 nests this year (Stephen Scarlett)
As a correction the Waxwings at Sainsbury's car park yesterday were at Carrickfergus (Stuart McKee).

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