Ballykelly had small groups of Whooper Swans totalling 40 birds, 35 Pale-bellied Brent, 2 Pink-footed Geese, 1 Pintail, 3 Little Egrets and c 80 Skylarks. Myroe Levels produced 20 Whooper Swans,1 Pink-footed Goose,1 Long-tailed Duck,1 Scaup (the latter two in the drainage channel) 2 Little Egrets, a Peregrine with a kill and 12 Greenshank. (Coleraine RSPB Group)
A Red-flanked Bluetail, the fourth Irish record, was at Tarmon on the Mullet Peninsula.
Thanks to Karl Martin for this pic of a Stonechat at Tyrella and to Margaret Adamson for the Pintail at the Maltings, Strangford: