Thursday, 20 January 2011

Bird News Thursday 20th January

Sanderling by Geoff Campbell

A redhead Smew was at Derrytrasna, Lough Neagh, Co. Armagh

The adult Ring Billed Gull was on the neach at Portrush along with a Sanderling and other not so rare gulls. A Purple Sandpiper was at Ramore Head. 5 Argentatus Herring Gulls and a Sparrowhawk were at Cor Blimey Reservoir at Portrush (Gregory Gordon)

10 Waxwing were at the Northway at Portadown
15 Brambling were at Crarickfergus.
Liitle Egret and Merlin at Strangford Lough

A Barn Owl was seen this morning at a private site near Seaforde (Peter Crory)


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