Bird News Sunday 13th August

A probable adult American Golden Plover was with 5 Golden Plover at Myroe before been flushed by a Peregrine. (Stuart McKee / Garry Armstrong)

A Greenland White-fronted Goose (with a damaged wing) and a Whimbrel were at the Roe Estuary (Garry Armstrong)

A high count of over 20 Little Egret were at Ballykelly (Philip West)

Two Arctic Skua were at Burial Island, Co Down (Richard Weyl)

Victoria Park, Sydenham had a Greenshank and 60 Black-tailed Godwits (Ian Enlander) 

14 Greenshank, 3 Little Egret and 145 Mergansers were at Glynn (Gerard McGeehan / Shirley Dunlop)

Thanks to Michael Latham for this picture of a Crossbill taken at Capanagh, Co Antrim. Note the bird has two faint wing bars:

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