Friday, 28 January 2011

Bird News Friday 28th January

It's all quiet out there at the moment........spookily quiet......AHA!!

A Bittern has been found dead at Lough Beg

16 Waxwings are currently around the Kings Bridge/Queens PE centre area of the river Lagan in Belfast. also 4 Black Guillemots behind Central train station, again on the river, displaying outside their usual nesting sites beside the Lagan Watersports Centre (Ronald Surgenor)

24 Red Throated Divers were in Belfast Lough.

Late News from yesterday: a Barn Owl was at Lissize, near Rathfriland, yesterday evening (P. Crory)

The American Coot is still at Belmullet! Go and see if you can get a better photpgraph than me although i doubt if that is possible!
2 Velvet Scoter were off Mervagh, Donegal

Here's a picture of a Moorhen by Stuart Broadley - hard to beat a Moorhen. Enough said


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