Portmore Lough had 43 Whooper Swans, 3 Greylag, 2 Raven, 2 Sparrowhawk and a Kestrel. (Ed O'Hara)
At Greyabbey, the Long-tailed Duck was still present along with three Slavonian Grebe and a Little egret (Keith Bennett)
The adult Ring-billed Gull was at Portrush East Strand car park (Richard Hoy).
Briggs Rocks near Groomsport had 8 Siskin flying in off the sea as well as 2 Red-throated Diver. A Little Egret was at Ballymacormick Lagoon (Colin Guy).
Groomsport had 6 Swallow, 4 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Great Northern Diver, a Red-throated Diver, Whimbrel, Stonechat and probably the same Little Egret (Gerard McGeehan)
A drake Ring-necked Duck was at Lough Shinvagh, Glenties, Co. Donegal (Chris Ingram)
Thanks to Ed (Whooper), Alistair (Buzzard - it is a wild bird!) and Colin Guy (Snow Bunting) for the pictures below. You can see more pics at www.nibirdpics.blogspot.co.uk
|Raven - Ed O'Hara|
|Buzzard - Alistair Prentice|