Bird News Tuesday 23rd August

An adult and a juvenile Arctic Skua were at St John’s Point, 8.30am. Eight Willow Warblers at 9.15am moved quickly from the cattle grid up the road towards Kelly’s Wood. Also 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Stonechat, 1 Whitethroat and 1 Reed Bunting (Chris Murphy).

3 Greenshank were at Macedon Point this morning. (Julian Greenwood & George Henderson).

A Little Egret was at Knockninny Marina on Upper Lough Erne at 18.15 yesterday. (Colin Gates).

A Great Spotted Woodpecker was seen this afternoon at Blackwood Golf Club in Bangor. (Colin Cardy).

Belfast Lough RSPB WOW reserve this afternoon had 8 Ruff, 4 Curlew Sandpipers, 2 adult Roseate Terns, one with a ring on the right leg and the other with rings on both legs, 45 Bar-tailed Godwits, some still in summer plumage and 2 adult Sandwich Terns. The juvenile Black Tern was seen in the evening. (Tom Ennis/Stephen Maxwell).

Grey Point this evening had 4 Arctic Skua, an adult Mediterranean Gull, 500+ auks, 400+ Manx Shearwater and 3 Porpoise. (Wilton Farrelly).

Yesterday evening a juvenile Osprey was at Lough Beg. (David Steele).

Thanks to Wilf Swain for the picture of the Little Egret from Dundrum to Stephen Maxwell for the pictures of the Roseate Tern and the Black Tern.



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