Bird News Sunday 29th September

A Crane is currently at the Roe Estuary (Myroe), Derry. Also 2 Pink-footed Geese at Roe estuary, 2 American Golden Plover with a large flock of European Golden Plover, and 3 Ruff on Myroe fields. (Keith Bennett)

A Sanderling was at Ballywalter Beach, Co Down (James Robinson)

10 Crossbill were at Gosford Forest, Co Armagh (Alistiar Prentice)

Three Jack Snipe and 4 Curlew Sandpiper were at RSPB Belfast Harbour reserve (Ed O'Hara)

At 4pm,a Pectoral Sandpiper was on the muddy pool on turf field at eastern end of Myroe also 2 Pink footed geese now in the stubble field (Jeff Larkin)

A Little Gull and 21 Pintail were at Lough Beg (David Steele)

A Red Kite was circling behind Tyrella Beach, Co Down; mobbed by Hoodies, Jackdaws and a Raven (Kevin Kirkham-Brown)

Two Buff-breasted Sandpipers were at Myroe this afternoon (Jeff Larkin)

A male Common Scoter, 3 Greenshank, juvenile Wheatear, 3 Little Egret and a Peregrine were at Ballycarry Bridge in Larne Lough (Cameron Moore)

16 Crossbills in Fews Forest near Newtownhamilton, Armagh (Dermot Hughes)

At Burial Island between 10 and 11.30 27 Red-throated Diver, 520 Manx shearwater and 4 Common Scoter (Richard Weyl)

Thanks to Keith Bennett for this distant digi-scoped shot of the Crane and to Alistair Prentice for the Crossbill. Also thanks to Dick Glasgow for the pic of the probable Greenland Wheatear and Ed O'Hara for the Snipe (top pic Jack and Common), second pic Jack Snipe and Cameron Moore for the Common Scoter:

No comments:

Post a Comment