N. IRE­LAND

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HIGH­LIGHTS: Three Gar­ganeys were at Lough Beg (8th) and one at Port­more Lough (5th). A Lesser Scaup was on Lower Lough Erne (10th). A Mediter­ranean Gull was at Glen­wherry, Co. Antrim (27th), with four at Belfast Har­bour (29th). A Ring-billed Gull at the Round O in En­niskillen (14th-29th), was pos­si­bly a county first. A Lit­tle Gull was on Lower Lough Erne (8th). An Osprey flew over the Copeland Is­lands (12th), with an­other at Lough Melvin, Co. Fer­managh (24th). A White-tailed Ea­gle was on Up­per Lough Erne (23rd). A Quail called from the south-west cor­ner of Lough Beg (4th), with an ex­cel­lent 11 at Mill Bay, Co. Down (1st). May’s Lit­tle Stint at Belfast Har­bour re­mained (to 4th). There were 65 Cross­bills near Brooke­bor­ough, Co. Fer­managh (5th). Ian Gra­ham – all records be­low have yet to be as­sessed by t6he Records Com­mit­tee, please sent any sight­ings/re­ports to nibirds@live.co.uk

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