Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Bird News Tuesday 29th February

Thanks to Ian Dickey for this extrememly violent photo. Those Redshank must be from Ballymun or Finglas (or more likely Stranraer where Ian is in exile)

In Co.Down: The 2nd winter Ring Billed Gull is still at Groomsport (Carlos Rafferty)

A Barnacle Goose was with the Brent Geese in front of the Slieve Donnard Hotel Newcastle (Dan Baille)

The 2 Iceland Gulls were still at McConnells Weir, River Lagan Belfast

Around Greybabbey the Red Necked Grebe, 4 Russian Whitefronts, 6 Slavonian Grebes and an adult Meditterean Gull were in their usual positions!

A putitive Grey Bellied Brent was still at Killough (no photos as yet!!)

In Co.Antrim: 2 Brambling were at Carrickfergus

In Co.Armagh: A Bewick Swan was at Closet Meadows!