Last night in south Down 23 Storm Petrel were ringed and 1 controlled at Sheepland (Declan Clarke).
Along the north coast 33 Storm Petrel were ringed and 4 controlled at Ballyreagh (Richard Hoy).
Yesterday 4 Common Sandpiper and 300 Black-tailed Godwit were at Belfast Harbour Lagoon. Another 6 summer plumage Black-tails were at the adjacent landfill site and a Greenshank was at Dargan Bay. A Greenshank and 9 Common Sandpiper were at the Blackstaff at Dundrum Inner Bay North (Richard Gray).
3 Common Sandpiper were seen along the Newry Estuary this morning (Frank Carroll)
Four Red Kite were at Castlewellan (Irish Birding)
Thanks to Martina Boyle for this picture of a Swallow chick. There are more pictures at: www.nibirdpics.blogspot.co.uk