Wildfowl numbers are really starting to increase here at RSPB Belfast Harbour Reserve, with high counts of 32 Wigeon, 228 Teal, 58 Shoveler, 22 Mallard and 1 Shelduck. Numbers of waders using the reserve as a high tide roost are also still high, with 474 Oystercatcher, 24 Golden Plover, 58 Lapwing, 2 Knot, 162 Black-tailed Godwit, 63 Bar-tailed Godwit, 19 Curlew and 6 Redshank. Gull numbers are also rising, as there have been counts 66 Black-headed Gulls, 43 Common Gulls, 6 Lesser Black-backed Gulls and 2 Herring Gulls. Other sightings have included 6 Grey Herons, 2 Snipe, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 5 Cormorant, and 1 Pink-footed Goose. Keep checking back for the latest sightings!
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