Bird News Tuesday 27th March

1st w Iceland Gull was at Enniskillen Tip. A Willow Warbler was also at Monea (Brad Robson)

Along the north coast a first-winter Glaucous Gull and 13 Iceland Gull (3 first-winter, 6 second-winter, a third-winter, fourth-winter and 2 adult) were at Corbally Dam at Portrush. 80 Razorbill, 30 Guillemot and 20 Black Guillemot were at Ramore Head and 9 Whooper Swan on the water well out to sea (Tim Murphy)

Summer visitors are arriving in good numbers now, Boho, E' killen had a Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and Blackcap.(I.Enlander)
3 Sand Martin were just west of Garvagh.(D.Allen)
A Willow Warbler was at the Bog Meadows.(D.Hughes)
A Swallow was seen over Kircubbin.(D.McCormack)
At Lough Foyle a Sand Martin was at Roe Estuary. A Chiffchaff, Willw Warbler, 2 Wheatear and a Buzzard were at Binevenagh (C Stewart)
A Willow Warbler was at the Quoile along with 101 Black tailed Godwits(C.Nash)
On Saturday an Osprey was at Ballysallagh Lower Reservoir at Craigantlet for half an hour before flying off towards Clandeboye (Leslie McKee)

Our kind thanks to Jeff Silvers who sent in the top photo of a skein of Brent Geese, Tony Donaldson for the mating Buzzards photo and also to Liam McCafferty who sent in the image of the two Robins

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