Bird News Tuesday 6th October

A Snow Bunting was at Myroe, Lough Foyle today. (David Hill).

In Fermanagh the juvenile Pale-bellied Brent was still at Muckross, Lower Lough Erne (Brad Robson).

St John’s Pt. from 8.00-9.00 had 500 Razorbills (north), very small numbers of Guillemot and Black Guillemot (north), flock of 10 Red-breasted Mergansers (north),1Arctic Skua (north), 1 Great Northern and 3 Red-throated Divers (south) plus a few Manx Shearwaters and Sandwich Terns. c.200 Skylarks flew inland. Also 3 Stonechats, 1 Wheatear, 1 Kestrel, 1Goldcrest and c.100 Linnets. Eight Jays flew north in a single file high over Killough Road, Downpatrick at mid-day. (Chris Murphy)

Thanks to David for this picture of the Snow Bunting and the picture of the Linnets.

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