Thursday, 23 August 2012

Bird News Wednesday 22nd August

In Co.Antrim: A 2nd summer Glaucous Gull, 2 Twite and a White Wagtail were at  Ballintoy Harbour.
Off Ramore Head Portrush 2 adult Pomarine Skuas, 4 Arctic Skuas a Swift and 3 Whimberal were present (Ronald Surgenor)

A juvenile Meditterean Gull was at Drains Bay (Neal Warnock)

In Co.Londonderry: Off the Barmouth, Bann Estuary 2 Balearic Sheawaters, 15 Arctic Skua, juvenile Roseate Tern, juvenile Little Gull, 12 Whimberal and 2000 Manx Shearwater were present. A Basking Shark was also seen

In Co.Down: Black Tern was still at Belfast Lough RSPB Reserve

maybe even post some photos later!