Saturday, 31 March 2012

Bird News Saturday 31st August

In Co, Down:
A whimbrel was at Drumfad Bay and the hybrid ring-billed gull at Millisle (Richard Weyl)

A 1st winter Kumlien's Gull, a first winter Iceland Gull, 2 second winter Iceland Gulls and a 1st winter Glaucous Gull were at Ardglass. At St. John's Pt / Rossglass  - a 2nd winter Iceland Gull. (D. Charles et al)

In Co. Antrim:
A spring plumaged Iceland Gull was at McConnell Weir, Belfast (Ronald Surgenor)

A Mediterranean Gull and an Iceland Gull were at Glynn, Larne Lough

Here's some sightings from Gavin Ferguson. 'Few wee birdies from roond Larne and a wee bit further afield. Thirteen Pale-bellied Brent geese, a carrion crow, large flock of Linnet, pair of Great Black-backed Gulls and loads of Pied Wagtails and Rock Pipits himmering the heeds aff each other at Sandy Bay. Also fishing a good bit off shore were three Gannets. Also seen a Peregrine and four Buzzard along the Antrim Coast road,
That's al for noo,

Ferg.'

Here's some pics from Gavin....















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