Here are some sightings from the Loch of Strathbeg reserve from the last fortnight. Dates shown are the most recent recorded for each species:

- Common crane (01/09/2021) - 4 birds seen regularly since 29/08/2021

- Marsh harrier (01/09/2021) - Male, female and juvenile birds seen across the two week period

- Peregrine (01/09/2021)

- Spotted redshank (01/09/2021) - 2 adults, juvenile seen on 27/08/2021

- Greenshank (01/09/2021)

- Dunlin (01/09/2021)

- Wood sandpiper (31/08/2021)

- Little stint (29/08/21) - seen from lagoon

- Ruff (28/08/2021) - up to 4 birds 

- Black-tailed godwit (28/08/2021) -up to 12 birds

- Green sandpiper (23/08/2021) 

- Arctic skua (19/08/2021) - seen from lagoon

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