Bird News Wednesday 16th December

Approximately 10 Waxwings were in a tree at 10.15am along the M1 country bound out of Belfast opposite the Royal Victoria Hospital (Mark Smyth)

Today at the Floodgates (Newtownards) were 100 Pintail, 450 Shelduck and 2500 Golden Plover (Suzanne Belshaw)

A Black Redstart was at Newcastle harbour along with a Great Northern Diver. (Nigel Moore Garry Wilkinson)

Yesterday the adult Ring-billed Gull was at Portrush East Strand car park, and on Monday a fem/imm Smew was at the south end of Lough Beg (Matthew Tickner)

Late news was that on Sunday night at approx 5pm a Barn Owl was seen again on the Maghersdartin Road sitting on a fence post (Derek McGregor / Garry Wilkinson)

For those interested, a Hudsonian Whimbrel was seen today in Co Kerry (Ed Carty)

Thanks to David Hill for this pic of a Chough taken in Inishowen. You can see more pics at

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