The Ruff still present at the WOW reserve in Belfast along with a Greenshank and 3 Common Sandpiper.(Daniel Newton)
A male Hen Harrier was seen near Lisnakea.(Brian Sutton)
|Spotted Flycatcher - Harry Bryon.|
A Stock Dove was also present at Belfast WOW reserve this morning. (Daniel Newton).
A Cuckoo and several Whinchat were in the Antrim hills above Cushendun. (Michael Latham).
Two Great Spotted Woodpeckers were seen at Oxford Island (R Illingworth)
The Rosy Starling influx continues with birds reported throughout Britain and Ireland so keep a look out for one with your local Starlings.
Great Skua, Rathlin - Linda Thompson:
Wilf Swain - Sparrowhawk:
This morning a Great Skua was on the water off the west lighthouse, Rathlin, having killed an auk. Several hours later a pair of Great Skuas was seen at Kebble, Rathlin. (Ian & Philip McKee).
Belfast WOW reserve had 600+ Black-tailed Godwits, 4 Knot, 3 Dunlin and 12 Gadwall. (Derek Polley).
Thanks to Cameron Moore for this unusual picture of a Grey Heron that has its tongue protruding through it's neck:
A female Cuckoo was seen in flight at Lough Fea. (Shane McGarvey).
Yesterday four Tree Sparrows were at Balls Point. (James Clancy).
Thanks to Jmaes O'Neill for the picture of the Long-eared Owl, to Derek Polley for the picture of the Arctic Tern and to Wilf Swain for the picture of the Goldfinch:
|Corncrake - Anton Meenan|
An Arctic Skua flew north at Burial Island (Richard Weyl)
Nesting on an Antrim rooftop at the exact same spot for the third year running, the Med (male) x Common Gull (female), have successfully hatched out three chicks, for the first time ever (Gareth Platt).
Late news from yestersay - 8 Cuckoo around the Inishowen Peninsula (Christine Cassidy & Dermot Mc Laughlin)
A pair of Great Spotted Woodpecker are visiting a garden in Downpatrick (Christopher Passmore)