In Co. Tyrone 10 Waxwing were along the A4 between Ballygawley and Augher.
Thanks to Allison Dean for this photo of a Waxwing at Stranmillis today (11 Waxwing were at the Knightsbridge Park end)
In Co. Down 17 Red-throated Diver, 2 Great Northern Diver, 35 Common Scoter and 12 Great Crested Grebe were off Newcastle Harbour.
Off Ballykinler there were 2 Great Northern Diver, 7 Red-throated Diver, 8 Red-breasted Merganser and 282 Sanderling were on the beach.
A female Merlin was at the RSPB Reserve (I.Dickey)
At the Myroe Levels a single Barnacle Goose was in a small flock of 40 Greylags. 1000 Golden Plover, 500 Lapwing, 80 Curlew, 2 Knot, 1000 Common Gull, 1 Little Egret and 5 Buzzards were seen in a quick look.
At Inch Levels in Donegal 1000 Greylag and 50 Whoopers were in a single field, just 2 Greenland Whitfronts were in the flock. 3 Sparrowhawks and 2 Buzzards were in the area and a flock of 20 Tree Sparrows were in one of the lanes.
At Big Isle Letterkeeny a flock of 700 Greenland Whitefronts contained another single Barnacle Goose.
8 Great Northern Divers were off the pier at Mountcharles near Donegal town while the only gulls of note at Killybegs were a 2nd winter Med Gull and 2 Scandanavian Herring Gulls. 184 Barnacle Geese were in a small field 3 miles west of Killybegs.
In Co. Wexford the Northern Harrier / Marsh Hawk was still present along with a Cetti's Warbler, a Water Pipit and a Glossy Ibis
Thanks to Mark Killops for this stunning picture of a Rook - just because there's millions of them in this country doesn't mean they aren't worth looking at!!
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