Bird News Tuesday 12th March

The Green-winged Teal was this afternoon at Barr Hall Bay just before the road bends. (Tony Donaldson)

The Little Gull was still at Craigavon Balancing Lakes (Ed O'Hara)

On 5th March there were 7 Waxwing feeding on berries at Ballyhalbert Co Down. (Jack Hughes)

A male Great Spotted Woodpecker was showing on feeders on the Stormont Estate this morning.

Two Shelduck were on a flooded field at Cotton Road, Bangor (David McCormick)

A Red-legged Partridge was present this afternoon in the dis-used limestone quarries above Carnlough. (Richard Donaghey)

3 Little Ergets and a flock of approx 300 Golden Plover were at Myroe (Christine Cassidy)

2 Great Northern Diver were at the Netwalk in Killyleagh (Spencer and Joan Marshall).

A Short-eared Owl was in the dunes between Portstewart Strand and Bann Estuary (Paul Toner)

29 Waxwing were in Cullybackey. The were along Ballymena road feeding on cotoneaster in a garden near the level crossing (Shirley Gray)

Many thanks to Ed for the Little Gull pic, to Danny Boyd for the Black-tailed Godwit and to Tony Donaldson for the Green-winged Teal. You can see more pics at

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