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Bird News Monday 18th September


 Two Ruff and a Common Sandpiper were at Belfast Lough RSPB WoW reserve this morning. (Bob Watts).

A Black Tern is at Belfast Lough RSPB WoW reserve and a winter plumaged Mediterranean Gull at Whitehouse Lagoon. (Tony Dodds).

Adult and juvenile Sabine’s Gulls were off the harbour in Rathlin this morning. (Ric Else & Hazel Watson).

The Lesser Yellowlegs remains at Blanket Nook in Donegal.

A Mediterranean Gull was at Antrim Marina, it is likely to be the same bird that was there at the end of August. (Gareth Platt).

A flock of 4 Wheatear were along the coastal path at Whitehead. (Conor McCoy).

Thanks to Tony Dodds for the picture of the Black Tern and to John McClean for the picture of the Manx Shearwater which was found in the backyard of a house in Bangor: