Thursday, 13 January 2011

Bird News Thursday 13th January

A Meally Redpoll was at Lurgan Park Lake Co.Armagh this morning (Dave Allen)
 
A male and female Smew were at Portmore Lough (Dave Allen)

 
16 Pochard are at Lough Cowey Co.Down but the Ring Necked Duck not present. (Keith Bennett)

4 Purple Sandpipers were at Ballyhalbert and 3 at Orlock Point. A Grey Plover was at Portavogie


The American Coot is still at Termoncarragh Lake at Belmullet

An Asian Lesser Whitethroat is in Drogheda anyone wishing to visit contact us for details.


 
Thanks to Shelagh Henry for these pictures of Fieldfares and Redpoll in her garden at Ardarragh near Rathfriland


The UK's first Slaty Backed Gull was found today in London!






Check out the BBC website for a link about drunk birds:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/12170571



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