The Glossy Ibis was still in the Derrymacash area of Lurgan. The bird was giving excellent views at lunchtime from Roughlin Lane, in lough side fields around farm buildings at end of concrete road. (David McCreedy, Clifford Sharpe and Cliff Dawson).
The second Glossy Ibis is still present at Ballycarry near Larne. (Clifford Sharpe).
The Spoonbill was showing at the main lake, Castle Espie.
Five Long-tailed Duck were off Carrickfergus Harbour (Adam McClure).
Portrush East Strand had 3 Snow Bunting, the adult Ring-billed Gull and the first winter Glaucous Gull (Christine Cassidy / Theo Campbell)
A pair of Raven were at Moy Rd Portadown (Peter Guy)
In case you have missed them, there are three recent articles on the new Bird Atlas by Shane Wolsely in previous blog posts.
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Thanks to Christine Cassidy for the pics of the Snow Buntings, Ring-billed Gull and Glaucous Gull at Portrush and Alex Coroliu for the Red-breasted Merganser: