Bird News Wednesday 19th September

The Grey Phalarope is still showing well on the north Balancing Lake in Craigavon this morning. (Clifford Sharp). The bird was at the east end of the North lake at 5:50pm (Keith Bennett)

Briggs Rocks near Groomsport had 2 adult Mediterranean Gull, 12 Pink-footed Geese, 6 Pale-bellied Brent, a Red-throated Diver and a pale morph Arctic Skua (Colin Guy).

Yesterday Ramore Head over two and a half hours had 2 Red-throated Diver, 15 Manx Shearwater, 35 Leach's Petrel, at least 26 Grey Phalarope, 4 Great Skua, 2 Arctic Skua and 4 Puffin (Hill Dick)

A Stock Dove was at Belvoir Park Forest this morning (Adam McClure)

At Kilmore Quay, Lisnaskea was a Water Rail and a Little Grebe with a very late family of chicks. An extremely photogenic Hedgehog is visiting a garden in Fivemiletown. Photographers are welcome so email us and we will put you in touch with Colin (Colin Bell)

An American Golden Plover was at Termonfeckin, County Louth.

Thanks to Robert McDowell for this picture of a Dipper from Glenarm Forest, and to Zach McCreery for the pic of a Sanderling. You can see more excellent pics at

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