Bird News Tuesday 11th February

A Common Crane flew south past Glynn Station at 12.52 and tried to land but was chased off by gulls etc (Neal Warnock). This bird was subsequently seen at Whitehead (Cameron Moore)

The Glossy Ibis was still at Oxford Island. With patience It can always be seen around the Closet Meadows. (Noel Austin)

A Little Egret was on the shore at Kinnegar and a hybrid Mediteranean / Black-headed Gull was also present (Brian Murphy)

A flock of 24 Pied Wagtails were on the football pitch in Galgorm, Ballymena this afternoon. (Irene Miller and John Loughlin)

Five Little Egret were at Larne Lough (Cameron Moore)

For an interesting video of a Treecreeper interacting with the feeding actions of a Red Squirrel, filmed by Christine Cassidy, see:

Thanks to Mark Killops for the top two Oxford Island Glossy Ibis pics and Noel Austin for the bottom pic:

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