Bird News Thursday 24th March

A first winter Little Gull was feeding at Groomsport Beach (Geoff Jones)

Six Greenland Whitefronted Geese where at Larne Lough, coming from Port Muck past Earl's shop they where best viewed from the Gobbins Road which appear's on your left hand side.    (Cameron Moore)

Yeaterday Sandy Bay, Larne had six Purple Sandpiper, one Sanderling, two White Wagtail, 30 + Brent flying north a Gannet and a Peregrine (Gavin Ferguson)

A Spoonbill was at Mullagh, Lough Beg this evening - a 1st summer bird. Also: a male Green-winged Teal and female Smew at the sw corner, 21 Greenland whitefronts at the Creagh, 1100 Black-tailed godwits, 20 Ruff and a ringtail Hen Harrier on the western shoreline of Lough Beg. (David Steele)

Today at Ballykelly were 11 Little Egrets; Myroe had 350 Brent Geese, 30 Greylag Geese, 8 Whooper Swans and 4 Little Egret ; Bann Estuary held 135 Black-tailed Godwits ;The Ring-billed Gull is still showing at East Strand Car Park, Portrush. (Hill Dick/Peter Robinson)

Thanks for Cameron for these pics of the Whitefronts:

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