The Spotted Redshank and a Common Sandpiper were at Kinnegar pool and the first year Little Gull was at the Belfasft Lough RSPB reserve. (Garry Armstrong).
Over 20 Swallows and House Martins returned to Crossgar over the weekend (Spencer Marshall)
Four Sanderlings, two Whimbrels, 18 Ringed Plovers and 10 Sandwich Terns were at Ballywalter this morning (James Robinson)
Cushendall, Agnew's Field had 2 Whimbrel, 2 Sandwich Tern, 1 Great Northern Diver. Cushendall beach had 2 Great Northern Diver and a Twite.(John McKillop).
7 Swift where at Oxford Island.(William Smiton)
Yesterday 2 Grey-bellied Brent Geese were on the beach at the stream outfall just north of Killard. (Garry Armstrong).
|Black Guillemot - Liam McCafferty|
Grey-bellied Brent Goose - Garry Armstrong
Yellow Wagtail - Tom McCreery
Robin - Mark Elliott
A male and female Great Spotted Woodpecker were seen in Mount Stewart estate today. (R Graham).
The Green-winged Teal and the adult and juvenile Little Gulls were still off the hide at the Quoile Pondage, 2 White Wagtail and 3 Common Tern were also present. (Garry Armstrong).
A Common Sandpiper was at Newry Estuary/River this morning. (Frank Carroll).
A Peregrine and 2 Raven were at Carrickarede together with Fulmars, Kittiwakes, Razorbills and Guillemots. An adult Mediterranean Gull was at Ballycastle harbour.(Kevin Kirkham-Brown).
A male Cuckoo and a male Crossbill were at Lough Braden, County Tyrone this morning (Richard Donaghey).
3 Glossy Ibis were at Oxford Island today. (Birdguides).
A Cuckoo was at Belleek (Fionbarr Cross).
5 Wheatear were at Colebrooke River at Upper Lough Erne (Brad Robson).
The Spotted Redshank was still at Kinnegar Pool. (Stuart McKee/Tom Ennis).
Oxford Island today had 2 Swift and 2 Common Terns. (James O'Neill).
The Spoonbill was still at Castle Espie today. (Tom Ennis).
An adult Iceland Gull was at Fanad Head in Donegal. (Wilton Farrelly).
Thanks to today's photographers, James O'Neill, Lindsay Hodges, Richard Donaghey, Christine Cassidy, Stuart McKee and Karl Martin. You can see more NI bird pictures at www.nibirdpics.blogspot.co.uk
The near summer Spotted Redshank was still at Kinnegar shore.(William Smiton) see photo below
Scarva to Poyntzpass this morning produced...
39 Willow Warblers, 13 Blackcap, 10 Chiffchaff, 1 Sedge Warbler, 20+ Swallow, 3 Raven & 10+ Buzzard & 1 Sparrowhawk.(Fulton Somerville)
Yesterday 70-80 White Wagtails were at Paddy's Dubh,Lough Beg. (Ciarán Burns)
|Male Hen Harrier - Dick Glasgow.|
|Female Hen Harrier - Dick Glasgow.|
|Black Guillemot - Tom McCreery.|
|Willow Warbler - Tony Donaldson.|
|Spotted Redshank - William Smiton.|
Portmore Lough RSPB reserve today had a male Wheatear, 2 Grasshopper Warblers reeling, 6 Swallows, 4 House Martins, a Kestrel pair, 250 Golden Plover and 60+ black-tailed godwits (Amy/Laura/Ken/Phyllis)
The two Glossy Ibis were still at Oxford Island (Bird Guides)
This morning 3 male Wheatear and 2 Swallow, Myroe Levels Co Derry (Brian Hegarty)
5 House Martin were along Castlewellan Road in Banbridge (Karen Elliott)
Three Sedge Warblers were at Lough Neagh (Irish Birding)
Copeland Bird Observatory today had a Ring Ouzel (the first ringed there in 14 years), 6 Greenland Wheatear, a Carrion Crow, 6 Willow Warbler and 2 Chiffchaff (Chris Acheson)
There were still 100 Whooper Swans at Inch Levels in Donegal, a Common Tern was also present. (Christine Cunningham).
A pair of Chough and a pair of Raven were on the Inishowen Peninsula today. (Christine Cassidy).
A dead Long-eared Owl was at the verge at Killycolp one mile south of Cookstown (David Steele).
A House Martin was at Aghalee (Brad Robson).
Yesterday evening 12 Whooper Swan flew into Ballykeel fishing lake (Garry Wilkinson).
A male Cuckoo was calling this morning near Kileter in Co. Tyrone (Richard Donaghey).
Swallows have been widely reported today including in Portaferry, Newtownards, Millisle, Donaghadee and at Inch in Donegal. (Nicholas Sanders, David McCormick, Christine Cunningham)
The Mediterranean Gull with a white ring E742 photographed by Cameron Moore at Glynn on 8th was ringed at De Kreupel Island in North Holland on 21st June 2012.
A Grasshopper Warbler was reeling at the Newry Canal near Moneypenny's Lock today. (James O'Neill)
A sub-adult Golden Eagle was observed at 4.30pm being mobbed by hooded crows, adjacent to Enagh Road between Slieve Croob and Waringsford, Co Down. Also at least 4 singing skylarks near to path/road leading up Slieve Croob earlier in afternoon. (Andrea Johnston)Thanks to today's photographers, to Dick Glasgow, Chris Henry, Christine Cassidy, Thon Shannon, Christine Cunningham, Karl Martin,Stephen Maxwell and James O'Neill. You can see more NI bird pictures at www.nibirdpics.blogspot.co.uk
A Short-eared Owl and male Shoveler were at Balloo Wetland in Bangor (Aaron Devlin).
The Spoonbill still remains at Castle Espie.(Birdguides)
|Skylark - Noel Austin.|
|Blackcap - Fulton Somerville.|
|Sparrowhawk - Christine Cassidy.|
|Willow Warbler - Zach McCreery.|