Barred Warbler on Copeland Islands a 5th Northern Irish record.

On the 13th September a juv Barred Warbler was trapped and ringed on Copeland Island Bird Observatory, this represents only the 5th record of the species in Northern Ireland, all but one have come from the Copelands, that being a bird seen in a quarry between Portstewart and Coleraine back in 1971, which incidentally was the first for the province. Our kind thanks to Chris Acheson and  Ian McKee (who provided the pics.)

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