A report has been received of a possible Belted Kingfisher, seen in Lower Lough Erne, Co Fermanagh by Ian Wilton-Jones on Wednesday 14th September. The bird in question was just south of Castle Caldwell in an area only accessible by boat. It was seen from a Kayak.The location is Ned's Island just North of Rough Island and East of Ferny Island. The bird was looked for today from a boat, by Brad Robson but without success.
Feedback on the picture and video is welcome from anyone who may have experience of the species. Thanks also to Ian for sending in this record.
The bird was videoed (also at this site where the quality may be better: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/