An adult Ring-billed Gull and 3 adult Med. Gulls where at Glynn this afternoon.(Neal Warnock)
On the east side of Strangford 29 Slavonian Grebe (25 between Greyabbey and Kircubbin, 2 at Horse Island and 2 at Newtownards Sailing Club) and 4 Black-throated Diver at Horse Island.(Richard Weyl)
The ever popular Black Redstart was still showing well around Newcastle harbour.(Phillip West)
A very late report of a Montagu's Harrier seen last Tuesday(23rd) was reported to Irishbirding to-day, it was seen at Crigshane, a wind farm south of Killeter Co.Tyrone, we have no other info. on the bird.
There was a hunting Merlin at Portmore Lough this evening. (James O'Neill)
In Donegal the male Smew and 2 male Scaup were at Inch Lake, and a Greenland White-fronted Goose, a Barnacle and 3 Pink-footed Geese were with 1,000 Greylag Geese at Inch Levels (Richard Gray)
The adult Mediterranean Gull, now in summer plumage, was at the north promenade in Newcastle (Leonard Charles).
The Glossy Ibis was still on the Antrim side of the River Bann at Toome this afternoon. (Neal Warnock).
A pair of Goosander was along the River Maine at Slaght in Ballymena. Lough Beg had 24 Pintial, 30 Shoveler and 750 Black-tailed Godwit. The fem/imm Smew and 8 Little Egret were at Mullagh, and 11 Ruff in wet fields at the Creagh (David Steele).
Thanks to Ray Brogan for the picture of the Sparrowhawk and to Cecil Smyth for the picture of the Twite at Whitehead boatyard.
A second year Mediterranean Gull and the third-year Iceland Gull were at Loughshore Park (Stuart McKee).
Lower Lough Erne Islands RSPB had a fem/imm Smew, 2 Goosander and 2 Great Northern Diver (Fionbarr Cross, Amy Burns).
An Iceland Gull was at the marina on Lough Foyle.(Martina Boyle)
At 08.20 this morning a Red Kite flew over the Motorway approx. two miles from the Moira roundabout , heading towards Lurgan.(Tim Ryan).
1 Barnacle Goose was amongst a flock of 89 Canada Geese and 52 Greylag Geese in Co. Fermanagh. (Gareth Buchanan).
|Twite - Cameron Moore.|
|Jay - Martina Boyle.|
|Barnacle Goose - Gareth Buchanan|
|Greenfinch - Wilfred Swain|
A red-head Smew was at the Mullagh, Lough Beg. 10 Pintail were on Lough Beg intake and 6 Little Egrets all together in a tree roost along the east shore of Lough Beg today (Gareth Bareham)
|Sparrowhawk - Christine Cassidy.|
|Golden Plovers - Linda Thompson.|
A Chiffchaff was at Derryboye, Crossgar, this morning. A Chiffchaff was also at Reedy Flat, Lough Neagh this afternoon. 5 Slavonian Grebe were at Greyabbey Bay (James O'Neill)
The Little Egret was seen again at Moat Park in Dundonald.
A Black-headed Gull with an orange leg ring 2anx and a Common Gull with an orange ring 2ao6, were in Carrickfergus. (Cameron Moore).
Three Otters were along the north coast. (Sean Hickey)
Thanks to Wilf Swain for the pictures of the Brent Geese and the Curlew and to Cameron Moore for the picture of the Grey Wagtail.
A Woodcock was flushed in the Balloo Wetlands reserve, Bangor Co.Down.(David McCormick).
The Black Redstart was still at Newcastle harbour and a Red Kite was at Clough. (Karl Martin).
2 Choughs were present on Rathlin. Also present was 1 Fieldfare, 1 Redwing, 30+ Song thrushes and 5 Wigeon .(Colin Guy).
|Black Redstart - Karl Martin|
|Kestrel - Karl Martin|
|Dunlin - Wilfred Swain.|
|Goldfinch - Wilfred Swain|
The Lesser Scaup was still with the Scaup flock in Dargan Bay, a Yellowhammer was at Ballycarry Bridge and a Long Eared Owl was near Nutts Corner. (Nigel Moore).
Thanks to Stephen Maxwell for the picture of the Sparrowhawk, to Noeni Bryars for the picture of the Grey Wagtail, to Linda Thompson for the picture of the Skylarks and to Nigel Moore for the pictures of the Lesser Scaup and the Yellowhammer.
The Iceland Gull was still at Whiteabbey shore this afternoon, see picture below. (Gareth Platt).
The single White-fronted Goose and Pink-footed Goose were with the Greylag flock near Ballycarry Bridge. (Linda Thompson).
The Red Kite was still along the M1 near the junction for Moira (Annette Elkin).
A Merlin was between Tunny Cut and Portmore. 2 Greenland White-fronted Geese were with the Greylag there (Paul Toner).