Bird News Friday 1st March

Waxwings were at the entrance to Kensington Ave, Castlewellan Rd, Banbridge this morning (David McCready)

Up to 8 Waxwings were between 276 Coast Road Ballygally and the Ballygally Castle Hotel (co. Antrim) this morning.

A Peregrine was circling above Great Victoria Street railway station, Belfast this morning (Alistair Prentice)

In Donegal, a Green-winged Teal was at Blanketnook and a drake Smew on Inch (Chris Ingram)

A Willow Warbler was at Curryfree Hill, Derry (Tyrone Nelson) This is the first summer migrant of the year.

5 Little Egret were at the Quoile pondage.(J.Lamont)


Our thanks (from the top) to Joe Lamont for this picture showing four of the five Little Egrets from the Quoile pondage,to Tom McCreery for the Dipper, to Chris Colhoun for the Grey Heron and to Alex Coroliu for this picture of a Buzzard and also to Stephen Maxwell for the male Siskin.

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