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

- Greater yellowlegs (13/10/2021): seen daily since 28/09/2021

- Lesser yellowlegs (13/10/2021): seen daily  since 30/09/2021

- Little Egret (13/10/2021): 4 birds seen daily 

- Red-crested pochard (10/10/2021) 

- Pink-footed geese (10/10/2021)- 1530 birds across whole reserve 

- Whooper Swan (10/10/2021) - 733 birds across whole reserve

- Golden plover (10/10/2021) - 81 birds on low ground

- Red-breasted merganser (10/10/2021) - 6 females seen on loch

- Dunlin (10/10/2021) - 33 birds seen on 03/10/2021

- Pectoral sandpiper (03/10/2021

- Common crane (03/10/2021) - 3 birds

- Greenshank (03/10/2021) 

- Redshank (03/10/2021)

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