Bird News for Wednesday 29th August

Brent Geese have been widely reported arriving in Northern Ireland today.
350 Brent flew past Whitehead this morning en route to Strangford Lough (Ian Enlander).
100 Brent flew west along Belfast Lough at Hollywood at 5.30pm (Richard Woods).
33 Brent flew along the ast Strand in Portrush this evening. (John Clarke).
700 Brent were between Ballintoy and the Giants Causeway. (Colin Guy).
500 Brent were at the Giants Cuaseway. (Gerard McGeehan, Shirley Dunlop).
80 Brent in two skeins were over Newtownards. (Ian McKee).

The Hobby was seen again at Montiaghs Moss near Portmore Lough (Paul Toner).        

The juvenile Spotted Redshank was at Belfast Harbour Lagoon (Stuart McKee).

Thanks to Ed O'Hara for todays pictures of a Common Sandpiper and Tom McCreery for the picture of a Sanderling. Check out more NI bird pictures at

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