Northern Ireland Bird News 10 January 2014

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Northern Ireland Bird News 10 January 2014

Postby Jabberwocky » Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:41 am

Drake Ring-necked Duck was still at Castle Ward today (Stuart McQueen)

The Siberian Chiffchaff was still showing along the coastal path at Rockport School, Co Down (Birdguides)

A first-winter Iceland Gull, was at Kilkeel, Co. Down. (David Knight)

A 1st winter Glaucous Gull was at East Strand Car Park Portrush (Colin Guy) & an adult Ring-billed Gull.

A Sandwich Tern was at the Netwalk in Killyleagh (Spencer and Joan Marshall)

450 Whooper Swans, 245 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 3000 Golden Plover, 500 Lapwing and 5 Little Egrets were in the Myroe/Ballykelly area. Also the Bann Estuary held 90 Sanderling. (Hill Dick/Peter Robinson)

4 Purple Sandpiper were at Ballywalter this afternoon.

The Ivory Gull was still showing today at Tacumshin, Co Wexford.

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