The juvenile Spoonbill was at Castle Espie. See separate blog post with pics. (Angus Kennedy / James O'Neil)
The two Long tailed Ducks were still on the Quoile River (Tony Donaldson)
4 Goosander (1M, 3F) were at Lough Island Reevy, Co Down (Keith Bennett)
A Red Kite was over Castlewellan road, Banbridge. Two more Red Kites were at the horse shoe bend near Castlewellan. In Tollymore Forest park there was a Great spotted Woodpecker, lots of jays, siskins, a dipper & good views of a red squirrel (Mark Elliott)
The drake American Wigeon was still at Reedy Flats, Co Armagh (Birdguides)
The Pectoral Sandpiper was at Ardmore Point, Lough Neagh (Birdguides)
An adult Mediteranean Gull was at Ballyholme Beach, Co Down (W Farrelly)
Thanks to Tony Donaldson for the pic of the Long tailed Ducks, Dick Glasgow for a female Merlin and Ed O'Hara for the Whooper family:
Yesterday at Warrenpoint 9 Great Northern Divers were off shore and c400 Pied Wagtails roosted in Main Street. Today a Long-tailed Duck was close inshore. (Stephan Dunstan).
30 Pale-Bellied Brent, 50 Lapwings and 2 Curlew were at Ballyvester Beach, Millisle this afternoon. (David McCormick).
The Ring-billed Gull was still in Portrush today. (David Hill).
An adult Mediterranean Gull (a new bird with a green ring) was at Loughshore on the Antrim side of Belfast Lough (Gerard McGeehan).
Thanks to David Hill for the pictures of the Ring-billed Gull and the Purple Sandpiper.
Myroe Levels had approx 900 Whooper Swans, 1000 Golden Plover and 250 Brent Geese (Charles Stewart)
Thanks to Tony Donaldson for the picture of the Long Tailed Ducks and Charles Stewart for the Whooper.
Thanks to Alex Coroliu for these pictures of a Black-headed Gull and a Cormorant.
The male American Wigeon was still at Reedy Flat. A Chiffchaff was in the area and a very late Swallow at Derrytrasna (Jeff Larkin).
3 Sandwich Tern, 2 Sanderling, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit and 3 Grey Plover were at Ballywalter, Co. Down this am (James Robinson)
Adult Little Gull at small lake on the left on Comber Greenway between Dundonald playing fields and dog agility centre.(G.Wilkinson).
A Slavonian Grebe was between Ardmore Point and Emerson's Sandpit on the south shore of Lough Neagh. 12 Whooper Swan and 60 Greylag Geese were at Reedy Flats. (Ed O'Hara).
At Belfast Lough a Great Northern Diver, a Red-throated Diver and 12 Scaup were at Loughshore. 5 Porpoise were at Macedon Point (Stuart McKee).
Our thanks to Ed O'Hara for this fine picture of an Eider, also to Kay Wheeler for the photo of a Buzzard.
Thanks to Chris Henry for the picture of some of the Grey Plover, to Ed O'Hara for our two species of Sparrow, to Dick Glasgow for the pictures of the Fieldfare, Redwing and Stonechat and to Noel Austin for the pictures of the Lapwing and the Linnet. You can see more NI bird pictures at www.nibirdpics.blogspot.co.uk
2 Long Tailed Ducks were on Portmore Lough this afternoon. (Amy Burns).
3 Jack Snipe were east of Tievenadarragh Wood between Drumaness and Loughinisland. (Richard Weyl).
A first-winter Iceland Gull and a Pink-footed Goose were at Corbally Dam near Portrush (Matthew Tickner).
The adult Ring-billed Gull was still at Carrickfergus Harbour (Cameron Moore).
Thanks to today's photographers, to Noel Austin for the first Redwing picture and the Fieldfare picture, to Brian Hegarty for the second Redwing picture and to Cameron Moore for the picture of the Ring-billed Gull and the pictures of the Common Gull which has a Norwegian ring.
The juvenile Spoonbill was still at Strangford Lough today. (Birdguides)
This is the twelfth record , most of the records were in the late 19th and early 20th century the last being in 1957.
10 Red Grouse and a Peregrine were at Agnew's Hill.(S. Greif)
A Long-tailed Duck was at Ballyhalbert. (R.Weyl)
An adult Mediterranean Gull was still at Loughshore. Up to 1,000 Golden Plover were in flight high over Islandhill (Stuart McKee).
A Merlin was also in the Islandhill area.(Eric Randall \ Rian Foley)
An adult Little Gull was at Kinnegar Pool and a Carrion Crow perched nearby outside B&Q (Norman Milligan).
A female Blackcap was in a garden in Brunswick Road in Bangor this morning. (Derek Polley).
3 Kingfishers, a pair of Bullfinch, Treecreeper, Goldcrest, 6 Jay and a flock of Long-tailed Tits were along the River Bann at Portglenone. (John Loughlin).
2 Crossbill and 25 Golden Plover were at Clabby Mountain, Co. Fermanagh this morning. (Colin Bell).
The adult Ring-billed Gull was still at Carrickfergus harbour. At Larne Lough a Carrion Crow was at Mill Bay (Cameron Moore).
Thanks to today's photographers, to Chris Henry for the first three Spoonbill pictures, to Joe Lamont for the fourth and fifth pictures of the Spoonbill, to Lindsay Hodges for the picture of the Redpoll with the 'yellow cap' and to David Hill for the pictures of the Stonechat and the Grey Heron. You can see more NI bird pictures at www.nibirdpics.blogspot.co.uk