1st year Iceland and Mediterranean Gulls were at Black Arch, Drains Bay, Co Antrim. A 2nd year Iceland Gull was at Portmuck, Islandmagee. A White Wagtail was at Sandy Bay (Neal Warnock)
Ballyquintin (Down) today had 1 Short-eared Owl still present; 1 Peregrine; ca 5 Purple Sandpipers with turnstones (Keith Bennett). Later 3 Short-eared Owl and 7 Whimbrel were seen (Richard Weyl)
2 Sandwich Tern, 200+ Black Tailed Godwit and 8 Golden Plover were at Belfast RSPB reserve. (Chris Harper).
A singing Blackcap and a calling Chiffchaff were at Comber Greenway, 4 Gadwall and 4 Little Grebe were on the lake at Billy Neill Playing Fields between Dundonald and Comber. (Stephen Maxwell).
The first-year Glaucous Gull was still at Groomsport. Three Iceland Gulls (2 adults and a second-year) were at Corbally Dam in Portrush (Colin Guy).
An adult Iceland Gull and a Little Egret were at Whitehouse Lagoon in Belfast (Stuart McKee).
A Buzzard was in a field beside Redburn Country Park in Holywood (Ricky McQuillan).
Thanks to Christine Cassidy,Cecil Smyth and Stephen Maxwell for todays pictures.
|Eider - Cecil Smyth|
|Buzzard - Cecil Smyth|
|Blackcap - Stephen Maxwell|
|Gadwall - Stephen Maxwell|
|Kestrel - Christine Cassidy|
|Meadow Pipit - Christine Cassidy|
|Little Grebe - Stephen Maxwell|