Bird News over the weekend.
The star of the show is the juvenile Spoonbill at Castle Espie. The hybrid Ring Billed Gull x Common Gull was at Millisle and a male Long Tailed Duck was at Knockenelder Bay but there was no sign of the Avocets.
The Red Necked Grebe was seen again Greyaabbey Bay (Keith Bennett) along with 10 Slavonian Grebes.
At Lough Foyle 45 Slavonian Grebe,, 40 Red Throated Diver, 18 Great Northern Diver, 21 Common Scoter and 4 Pintail were between Myroe and Magilligan.
An adult and juvenile Meditterean Gull were at Ballywalter
Thanks to Ronald Surgenor for these Sooner pics and a Larry McGarry