Monday, 20 June 2011

Bird News Monday 20th June

In Co. Londonderry:
A 2nd year Glaucous Gull was on the River Foyle, Derry City

In Co.Antrim
The long staying Marsh Harrier and a pair of Whinchat were at Glenwherry.

A first summer Ring Billed Gull was seen at the harbour at Ballycastle (Colin Guy)

In Co.Fermanagh
A Peregrine and Long Eared Owl were at Boa Island

In Co.Tyrone
A male Hen Harrier was present in the west of the county


Thanks to Stephen McCandless for this Cuckoo pic from Murlough NNR - contrary to what people might believe we are not bored of Cuckoo photos yet! Check out Stephen's websites:
www.betweenthehedges.net
www.ruffledfeathersphotoblog.net
www.flickr.com/photos/ruffledfeathersphotoblog





Thanks to Rory McIlroy for finding the time to send us these Red Kite shots:















.....and finally - heres a couple of wheeker Swift shots from Mark Killops, go have a snifter at his Flickr page for more:
http://www.flickr.com/people/natmak/










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