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Bird News Monday 1st August


Aug 2, 2022

 2 Spotted Flycatchers were at Slievenacloy Nature Reserve in the Antrin hills this morning. (David Clarke).

Yesterday a Chough was at Fair Head. (Trevor Davison).

Belfast Lough RSPB WOW reserve today had a Roseate Tern, a Whimbrel, a summer plumaged female Ruff, 3 Common Sandpipers, 3 Bar-tailed Godwits, a summer plumaged bird and 2 juvenile/winter plumaged birds, and 2 adult Dunlin. (Tom Ennis).

A Carrion Crow was at the causeway on the way into the Quoile Pondage.(David McCreedy).

St John’s Point between 5.45 and 8.45pm had 11,000 Manx Shearwaters, 94 Puffins and 46 Common Scoters. (Chris Murphy).

Thanks to David Clarke for the picture of the Spotted Flycatcher, to David McCreedy for the pictures of the Carrion Crow and to Terry Hanna for the picture of the House Martin: