Rough-legged Buzzard looked for without luck. 4 Russian White-fronts still present n. of Greyabbey with 320 Greylag. 1 Black-throated Diver n.of Mount Stewart Gasworks. Mixed flock of c.100 House and Tree Sparrows and c.12 Yellowhammers at junction between Lough Cowey and Marlfield. 6 Sandwich Terns Portaferry.(Chris and Tim Murphy)
3 Iceland Gull were at Enniskillen dump(Irishbirding)
On the Antrim side of Belfast Lough the Black Redstart and 5 Red-throated Diver were at Black Head (Gerard McGeehan). 3 Red-throated Diver and 2 Purple Sandpiper were at Whitehead (Cameron Moore).
The second-winter Ring-billed Gull was at Groomsport.
The drake Smew still showing on Drumgay Lough Co Fermanagh.
Our thanks to both Stephen Maxwell who kindly sent in the Goldfinch photograph and David Hill for the Little Egret (middle) and Greenshank (bottom).