• Tue. Nov 28th, 2023


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Bird News Sunday 1st October


The 1st winter female Surf Scoter remains at Corbally Road Reservoir (Ian Dickey, Aaron Long et al).

Grey Phalarope still present at Belfast Lough RSPB WoW reserve (Gerry Judge). Also single Common Sandpiper, 3 Ruff, a Wheatear at nearby D3 and a pair of Ravens (Daniel Newton).

4 Purple Sandpipers and a Sanderling at the Portrush Coastal Zone (Aaron Long).

Barred Warbler still present East End of Tory Island (Joe Adamson).

This afternoon an adult Mediterranean Gull off the Blue Quarry, just south of Newcastle (Danny Bailie).

Ringtail Hen Harrier and Kestrel on Divis this afternoon (John O’Boyle).

Two Twite were at Killowen Point in Rostrevor. (Joe Devlin).

Two Snow Buntings, a Merlin and four Knot were on Rathlin. (Ric Else & Hazel Watson).

Ringed juvenile Polish and Scottish Black-Headed Gulls were on Kinnegar Beach. (Gareth Platt).

Surf Scoter & Purple Sandpipers, Aaron Long:

Wheatear, David Hunter.

Polish & Scottish Ringed Black-headed Gulls, Gareth Platt.