Bird News Friday 21st September

A Buff-breasted Sandpiper and Pectoral Sandpiper were at the east end of Myroe this morning (Jeff Larkin).

A sea-watch at Ramore Head, Portrush this morning produced 14 Leach's Petrel, 3 Sabine's Gulls, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 7 Bonxie's and 3 Arctic Skua's. (Stuart McKee).

Further sea-watching at Ramore this afternoon and this evening produced 29 Bonxie's, 28 Arctic Skua's, 3 Leach's Petrel, a single Storm Petrel, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 21 Arctic Tern, 2 Red-throated and a Great Northern Diver, a Whimbrel, 6 Red-breasted Merganser, 15 Brent Geese and 16 Wigeon. (Matthew Tickner).

Also recorded at Ramore this evening were 4 Leach's Petrel, 32 Arctic Skua, 30 Bonxie's 2 Grey Phalarope, 120+ Brent Geese, 2 Sooty Shearwaters, 18 Arctic Terns, 3 Great Northern and 2 Red-throated Divers, a juvenile Mediterranean Gull, 3 Red-breasted Merganser and 12 Wigeon. (Neal Warnock).

A skein of 70 Pink-footed Geese flew high south over Rathlin this morning. (Ric Else & Hazel Watson).

Thanks to Mervyn Guthrie for the picture of the Pectoral Sandpiper from Myroe:

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