This morning between Portrush and Portstewart on the coastal path were a pair of Wheatear,4 Whimbrel,a Curlew,a pair of Ring Plover on a known nesting spot calling to one another. Also two different pairs of Rock Pipit also guarding nest sights. A single Raven was at Ballyreagh Golf course. Several pairs of Eider and one pair of Shelduck were also present. (Jeff McIntyre).
A Cuckoo was at Ardglass. (Stephen Corr).
The second-summer Ring-billed Gull, 5 Gannet and a Red-throated Diver were at Groomsport.
A Little Egret was at Whitehouse Lagoon in Belfast. (Irish Birding).
5 Whimbrel were at St John's Point, Co. Down. (Irish Birding).
Yesterday around the large lake at Loughgall Country Park were a pair of Bullfinch, a Goldcrest and 3 Long Tailed Tits. (Trevor Simpson).
Thanks to Christine Cassidy, Alistair Prentice and Jim McKeown for today's pictures.
|Dipper - Christine Cassidy|
|Pied Wagtail - Christine Cassidy|
|Starlings - Alistair Prentice|
|Mute Swans - Jim McKeown|
|Woodpigeon - Jim McKeown|