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Bird News Saturday 11th May


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An Alpine Swift was over the southern end of Ballycastle this evening. (Daniel McAfee, Geoff Campbell).

Male Grey-headed Wagtail on Rathlin at Glebe Marsh; field/pool behind bar where Blue-headed & Ashy-headed seen previously (Clive Mellon et al)

Yesterday, an adult Bonapartes Gull was at RSPB WoW (Lilian Ferguson)

There was no sign of the Bonaparte’s Gull at RSPB WoW reserve this morning but 3 Mediterranean Gulls were present. A Whimbrel and a Knot were present this afternoon but there was still no sign of the Bonaparte’s Gull. (Aaron Long).

A White-tailed Eagle was over the sea at Portstewart. (Peter Hough).

A Roseate Tern was at Belfast Lough RSPB WoW reserve. (Dot Blakeley, Aaron Long). An Arctic Tern was also present. (Bob Watts).

2 Mediterranean Gulls were at Portmore Lough RSPB. (Alan Dickson).

A Cuckoo was calling at Sharvogues Bog outside Randalstown. (Norman Allison).

Bonaparte’s Gull, Lilian Ferguson:

 Grey-headed Yellow Wagtail, Ric Else. 

Roseate Tern & Cuckoo, Michael Latham.