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Bird News Sunday 26th November

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Late news from yesterday evening of Bonaparte’s Gull at Drains Bay, Larne (Matthew Flood per Steven Fyffe). No sign today by 2pm nor at Ballycarry or Sandy Bay (Daniel Newton).

2 Slavonian Grebes still at Hazelbank (Daniel Newton/Ade Fox/Michael Latham). 

Red-necked Grebe at Macedon also Great Northern Diver & Long-tailed Duck (Daniel Newton/Shirley Dunlop). 3 Slavonian Grebe, 3 Red-throated Diver, 176 Common Scoter, 4 Gadwall off Macedon (Stuart McKee).

Group of 15 Waxwings in the hawthorn hedge along the first section of back path towards the Joey Dunlop Leisure Centre from Riverside Park, Ballymoney at 1003 (David O’Neill). No sign at 1300 (Tom Garner).

Long-tailed Duck from Todd’s Corner, Ardmore, Lough Neagh (Garry Armstrong).

Immature Velvet Scoter still at Fanad in Glassagh Bay with the Long-tailed Duck flock (Wilton Farrelly).

Presumed hybrid falcon still at Myroe, slightly larger than Peregrine (Ian Dickey).

Bonaparte’s Gull, Steven Fyffe:

Slavonian with Great Crested Grebe, Michael Latham:

Red-necked Grebe, Daniel Newton:

Presumed hybrid flacon, Ian Dickey: