NI Bird News Tuesday 24th September

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NI Bird News Tuesday 24th September

Postby Jabberwocky » Tue Sep 24, 2013 9:29 pm

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Bird News Tuesday 24th September

At Burial Island between 11.30 and 12.00 3 Great Skua and 10 Red-throated Diver.

At Ballyquintin Point yesterday were a Whitethroat, a Whimbrel, 9 Red-throated Diver and 8 Scoter. (Richard Weyl)

Around Larne Lough 1 Little Stint a Sanderling, 7 Dunlin, 3 Little Egret were at Ballycarry Bridge and 11 Greenshank, 5 Little Egret a Whimbrel and 7 Snipe at Glynn.(Cameron Moore)

A Ruff was at the Quiole pondage and yesterday a 1st winter Little Gull and ad Med Gull at Killough Harbour. (Tim Murphy)

The Ring-billed Gull has once again returned to East Strand car park in Portrush.(Colin Guy)

Slightly further afield...Tory Island had a good haul with 2 Yellow broweds, 2 Turtle Doves a Rosefinch, 2 Garden Warblers, 2 Pied Flys, a Whitethroat, Blackcap and Chiffchaff. (Davy Hunter)

Much further afield.... For those of you who are just returning from the Wilson's Warbler on Dursey Island, stop, do a u-turn and head to Inishboffin, Co Galway were an Eastern Kingbird has been found only the second ever to be seen in the Western Palearctic.

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