Sunday 28th February News

Ruddy Duck - 18, Lough Neagh

A report of a Cattle Egret in moat Park, Dundonald was, as expected, a Little Egret. Over 30 have been reported from Castle Espie this winter.

Republic of Ireland
Smew - Drake Inch Lake, Donegal 

Late news for the 27th - No sign of the Dressers Eider or the Snow Goose in Donegal

Saturday 27th February News

Canada Goose
- 1, Flatfields, River Lagan, near Moira, Co. Down. Presumed parvipes
Pink footed Goose - 1, Lady Bay, Antrim (Lough Neagh)
Little Egret - 3, Ballycarry, Co.Antrim
Lapwing - 500, Dundrum, Co. Down
Sanderling - 55, Tyrella, Co. Down
Whimbrel - 1, Seapark \ Grey Point, Co. Down
Ring Billed Gull - Carrrickfergus, Co. Antrim - Probably a third winter?
Hybrid Ring Billed Gull x Common Gull - 1, Millisle Car Park,Co. Down
Iceland Gull - 1, Kilkeel,Co. Down
Brambling - 3, Whitehead, Co. Antrim
Brambling - 1, Carnlea, Co. Antrim